It’s Possible to Be Too Rich

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. Here is a collection of past columns. Amazon has more than 800 people working on what sound like videoconference gadgets on wheels, but it isn’t sure that customers want them. Apple has spent nearly a decade and untold billions of dollars starting, retreating from and repeatedly …

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An Experiment to Stop Online Abuse Falls Short in Germany

“We have zero tolerance for hate speech and support the aims of NetzDG,” Facebook said in a statement. Twitter, which received around 833,000 complaints and removed roughly 81,000 posts during the same period, said a majority of those posts did not fit the definition of illegal speech, but still violated the company’s terms of service. …

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