Kara Swisher

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Annie Fletcher: ‘I have a huge girl crush on Cate Blanchett. I think she’s brilliant, and is very fashionable and beautiful.’

Current favourite book  As a thinker and intellectual, James Baldwin was so amazing and driving, and I’ve been re-reading The Last Interview: And(...)

Conversation is Twitter’s ‘superpower’, the social media company claims. Photograph: Thomas White/Reuters

There are stock market statements so sunny they put “Monday motivation” tweets to shame, and then there’s this, courtesy of Twitter chief financial of(...)

The front page of a Sri Lankan newspaper, showing coverage of the Easter Sunday blasts. Photograph: by Ishara S. Kodikara / AFP

After the horrific Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, which left hundreds dead and hundreds more injured, the government there moved to shut down acc(...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney: Brexit ‘could go quite badly’. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Image of the week: Carney’s caution Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney, as certain MPs and indeed sections of the British press like to remi(...)

Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey. Photograph: Chris Wattie/Reuters

Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey said Silicon Valley companies, including his own, have not done enough to protect victims of online abuse, calling(...)

Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg smiles at the conclusion of his testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, April 11th, 2018 in Washington, DC. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Sorry may be the hardest word for many people, but not Mark Zuckerberg. Few people in the public eye spend so much of their time sincerely and humbly (...)

Liam Cunningham, who plays Davos Seaworth in ‘Game of Thrones’, will speak at the Web Summit

The company behind the Web Summit has a permanent six-bedroom “crash pad” for new employees arriving in Dublin as part of efforts to circumvent the ho(...)

Snorkelling in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, known for its clear waters but much-emptied streets. Photograph: Mohamed El-Shahed/AFP/Getty

In numbers: Pilotless aircraft $26 billion Sum that airlines could save on pilot costs by introducing pilotless aircraft, according to a study by Sw(...)

The tech sector needs to accept that Peter Thiel is not going to be its intercessor with Donald Trump. Photograph: Andrew White/The New York Times

The technology industry, especially within Silicon Valley, likes to portray itself as groovily progressive.   Take weekly work time off to (...)

Marissa Mayer, president and chief executive officer of Yahoo! Inc. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Marissa Mayer is my new role model. First the Yahoo chief executive bans working from home. Now, according to Kara Swisher at Re/code, she has made al(...)

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