Farhad Manjoo

The Tech-Savvy Supreme Court

[Commentary] The two major technology-related decisions handed down by the Supreme Court this week have been widely greeted by people in the tech industry as one win and one loss.

Why Did Amazon Make a Phone? A Conversation With Jeff Bezos

A Q&A with with Jeffrey Bezos, Amazon’s founder and chief executive, about their new Fire phone and Amazon’s goals in the smartphone business.

Amazon’s Tactics Confirm Its Critics’ Worst Suspicions

[Commentary] Amazon is confirming its critics’ worst fears and it is an ugly spectacle to behold. For years, authors and publishers have warned that Amazon, Jeff Bezos’ book-selling giant, would one day use its power for ill.

Did Regulators Break the Internet or Did They Save It? Yes.

[Commentary] Ten years from now, we’ll look back on the moment federal regulators broke the Internet as we know it.

Alibaba IPO May Unleash Global Fight Over Users

The largest technology stock offering in history is looming, but few in Silicon Valley seem to care.

The Cloud Industry Needs Aereo to Win. But Consumers Need Something Better.

[Commentary] The best way to think about Aereo, the company at the center of this week’s Supreme Court battle over the future of computing, is as an example of legal performance art.