This past Tuesday I wrote about the lawsuit pending against Silent Circle, manufacture of the super-secret Blackphone.
One of the hazards of business journalism is Schadenfreude. It's one thing to feel some justice when a Turing Pharmaceuticals gets its comeuppance.
Based on the sheer number of blog posts I had to sift through for this month’s wrap-up, you’d think that the heavens parted while Moses himself etched into stone “Uber drivers aren’t paid well!
If you’re like me, you’ve lost track of who is said to be buying what parts of Yahoo for what amounts of cash. I’ve spent so many years writing about the potential fate of one of the saddest assets in Silicon Valley history, I’ll be honest: I’ve just lost interest with the day to day.
Facebook has once again announced changes to how posts by media organizations appear on the News Feed.
Tech product placement in Hollywood movies is nothing new. Since Legally Blonde and Mission Impossible in the early 90s, Apple products have shown up in hundreds of movies.
Today, I became a Postmates Unlimited customer. For $10 a month, I get free delivery on all my Postmates orders over $25.
Editor's note: This is a guest post by Nikki Pechet, VP of Marketing at Thumbtack. One of the things I love most about Thumbtack is our focus on First Principles Thinking, an approach where “you boil things down to the most fundamental truths … and then reason up from there.” With this approach, my job feels like a chance to start from scratch and build the perfect solution to any problem every day.
If you've been following our coverage of "miracle" "food" "scanner" Tellspec, you'll know the company has succeeded in delivering little more than disappointment (to its army of Indiegogo backers) and threatened lawsuits (against us). When we last updated the saga two months ago, the company had de
Beware anecdotal evidence, but I noticed a curious thing during my week off in Palm Springs. I was staying at the Ace hotel -- a favourite with hipsters from the Bay Area and (even more so) LA.
My entire social media feed last night has been about how sad it is that Lyft is for sale. The reason: The news that Lyft is reportedly working with Qatalyst Partners.
When I first heard about Silent Circle's Blackphone -- the NSA-proof smartphone -- it sounded pretty cool...
In theory, HBO’s Silicon Valley should have the same challenge as a high school drama like Saved by the Bell, 90210, or The OC. After four years or less-- depending when it starts-- the kids all graduate.
In this week's episode of the podcast formerly known as NSFWLIVE, James Aylett joins me live from London to talk about the end of the world.
Someone with a social network should buy this thing stat.
I knew Britain was doomed the moment I saw Re/Code's headline, right after the polls closed. "It’s close but it looks as though the U.K.
Just in case you needed more proof today that the world has gone loopy... "Here's the thing, nothing has gone wrong with Theranos...
Some 18 years ago Jennifer Justice (yep, that’s her real name, and she’s an entertainment lawyer) was on a three-day weekend with her friends in Malibu.
Finally, some good news for capital-hungry startups. In the wake of Microsoft's $26.2 billion purchase of LinkedIn, there's likely to be a wave of tech M&A deals coming.
I’ll put it this way. When my interview with GrubHub’s Matt Maloney wrapped up, the next guest, Thumbtack’s Marco Zappacosta had this to say, “Wow.