From Vanity Fair, is Marissa Mayer helping Yahoo — or hurting the struggling tech giant? Bethany McLean investigates. Yahoo hasn't been known for search since Google took that crown long ago — can CEO Marissa Mayer turn the company into a player again? Derrick Harris on the fall (and rise?) of Yahoo: How the web giant crumbled and built some great tech in the process. Is this the death of Apple? Steve Jobs’s creation, long thought to be the smartest company in the world, is in danger of falling behind Google and Facebook in the race to be the internet platform of the future. Apple vs Google: Did Apple learn anything from its war with Microsoft? Google in jeopardy: What if IBM’s Watson dethroned the king of search? Mat Honan on how Google's new tools show how deep Glass will embed in our lives. From The New Yorker, has the self-driving car at last arrived? Gary Marcus on what Facebook wants with artificial intelligence. Sentient code: John Koetsier on an inside look at Stephen Wolfram’s utterly new, insanely ambitious computational paradigm. The new monuments to digital domination: Technology giants in the US are building bombastic new headquarters to immortalize their grandiose ambitions, while inside they plan to turn traditional office culture on its head. Like the world fairs of old, Silicon Valley runs on booms, busts, and showboating impresarios — that's a good thing. In Silicon Valley, partying like it’s 1999 once more. Evgeny Morozov on why we are allowed to hate Silicon Valley. New Tech City: Will Oremus on how New York became the Silicon Valley of the East.

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