Juul and the business of addiction

Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Bloomberg’s Lauren Etter on the rise and decline of an e-cigarette upstart Several years ago, I went to a splashy launch party for a new tech… Read full article

The Murky Merits of a Private Spy Registry

Years ago, while stationed in Moscow as the bureau chief for a major news magazine, I was approached by a representative of a multinational company and presented with a tantalizing offer. He said he … Read full article

A People’s History of Black Twitter, Part I

Near the end of 2009, during the twilight months of a decade that saw the first Black man elected to the US presidency, Ashley Weatherspoon was chasing virality on a young app called Twitter. As the … Read full article