Friday's technology stories


Stephen Totilo
Nov 19, 2021 - Technology

Former Activision studio chief questions leadership's future

Paul Reiche
Paul Reiche, former head of Toys for Bob. Photo: Robin Marchant/Getty Images
Stephen Totilo
Nov 19, 2021 - Technology

"Halo Infinite" developers used 1-year delay for polish, not expansion

A screenshot of Halo Infinite
Screenshot: 343 Industries.
Ben Geman
Nov 19, 2021 - Technology

Apple car buzz gets loud again

A dial with the Apple logo
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Small business holds key to tech's antitrust fate

Illustration of four small cursor hands holding up a large metal key
Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

Broadband subscriber growth stalls after pandemic gains

A milestone in delivery by drone

Ashley Gold
Nov 18, 2021 - Technology

State AGs launch Instagram investigation

Illustration of a place setting with the Instagram app icon taking the place of a plate.
Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

Over 800 Activision Blizzard employees call for Kotick's resignation

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Sara Fischer
Nov 18, 2021 - Technology

Audiobooks, podcasts gain share of listening time

Streaming growth stalls

Sara Fischer
Nov 18, 2021 - Technology

Facebook makes it easier for advertisers to avoid sensitive topics

Photo: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Texts or calls to 988 must route to suicide prevention hotline by July

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Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios
Bryan Walsh
Nov 18, 2021 - Technology

OpenAI's GPT-3 gets a little bit more open

Animated gif of a computer screen that reads "A.I" with the "I" as a blinking cursor
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Fintwits goes mainstream

Illustration of the Twitter bird with a hundred dollar bill in its beak.  
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Suicide hotline's text upgrade could strain system

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Crypto co-stars with Hollywood

Photo illustration of the Hollywood sign spelled partially with binary code
Photo illustration: Annelise Capossela. Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images