Annie Gaus

Annie is a technology reporter for TheStreet. Prior to joining TheStreet, Annie covered the tech industry for the San Francisco Business Times and as a video journalist with Discovery Digital Networks in San Francisco. In addition, she’s worked as a freelance features writer for The Guardian, Vice News, the Daily Beast and others writing about the intersection of technology and culture. Annie is based in San Francisco, Calif.

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How the DOJ's Antitrust Investigation of Alphabet Could Play Out

How the DOJ's Antitrust Investigation of Alphabet Could Play Out

Absent a forced breakup, there are other ways that an antitrust probe could put a damper on Alphabet's unchallenged dominance.

Uber to Lay Off 400 Employees in Marketing Division

Uber to Lay Off 400 Employees in Marketing Division

Since its May public offering, Uber shares have languished below its $45 per share IPO price amid questions about its profitability prospects.

Alphabet Should Proactively Break Itself Up, Spin Off YouTube: Analyst

Alphabet Should Proactively Break Itself Up, Spin Off YouTube: Analyst

Amid antitrust scrutiny by the DOJ, one analyst predicts 50% upside for investors if Alphabet were to break itself up into 2 or 3 parts.

Alphabet Opens Up, Discloses $8 Billion Annual Run Rate for Google Cloud

Alphabet Opens Up, Discloses $8 Billion Annual Run Rate for Google Cloud

Alphabet doesn't regularly disclose how much its cloud segment is bringing in.

Why Now Is a 'Perfect Environment' for Big Tech Stocks Like Amazon and Microsoft

Why Now Is a 'Perfect Environment' for Big Tech Stocks Like Amazon and Microsoft

Despite a weaker economic outlook, mega-cap tech stocks continue to outperform the market this year.

Alphabet Reports Earnings on Thursday: 3 Key Things to Watch

Alphabet Reports Earnings on Thursday: 3 Key Things to Watch

Alphabet's stock has lagged behind other FAANGs this year, thanks in part to weaker-than-expected revenue growth last quarter and its lack of clarity in explaining why.

Tesla's Longtime CTO Is Out; Musk Says It'll Be 'Around Breakeven' This Quarter

Tesla's Longtime CTO Is Out; Musk Says It'll Be 'Around Breakeven' This Quarter

CEO Elon Musk said that Tesla's longtime CTO, J.B. Straubel, is leaving his role. After missing earnings estimates by a wide margin, Musk told investors that Tesla would be "around breakeven" this quarter -- a claim that is already drawing skepticism.

Facebook Settlement a 'Watershed Moment' for Privacy Enforcement, Says FTC

Facebook Settlement a 'Watershed Moment' for Privacy Enforcement, Says FTC

At a press conference, FTC officials lamented the lack of a national privacy law but argued that the $5 billion fine and other settlement terms will deter future privacy violations.

Facebook Agrees to Pay Record $5 Billion Fine to FTC, Set Up Privacy Committee

Facebook Agrees to Pay Record $5 Billion Fine to FTC, Set Up Privacy Committee

The new privacy committee is designed to remove the 'unfettered control' of privacy issues by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, according to the FTC.

Snap Execs Attribute User Growth to 'Gender Swap' And Other Viral Filters

Snap Execs Attribute User Growth to 'Gender Swap' And Other Viral Filters

Snap's blowout quarter included an addition of 13 million new users, and a beat on both the top and bottom lines.