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Long Before ‘Netflix and Chill,’ He Was the Netflix C.E.O.

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Long before binge-watching, the streaming wars and “Netflix and chill,” there were two guys barreling down Highway 17 — the California roadway that connects Santa Cruz to Silicon Valley — trying to come up with the next big thing. One was Marc Randolph, an entrepreneur and …

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The Week in Tech: Silicon Valley’s Alternate Reality

Each week, we review the week’s news, offering analysis about the most important developments in the tech industry. Greetings from the alternate reality we call Silicon Valley. I’m Nicole Perlroth. Here’s a look at the week’s tech news: Uber’s very bad, horrible, no good day Arguably, the biggest news to …

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House Antitrust Panel Seeks Documents From 4 Big Tech Firms

A House committee investigating Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google over possible antitrust violations on Friday sent the four companies detailed requests for documents, emails and other communications. House investigators are seeking information on the big technology companies’ businesses, acquisitions and conduct in digital markets including internet search, advertising and e-commerce. …

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