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Max Chafkin / Fast Company:
An in-depth look at Travis Kalanick, his prior startups and how his changing philosophies are influencing Uber   —  What Makes Uber Run  —  Jordan Kretchmer remembers what Travis Kalanick was like before Uber was Uber.  —  Kretchmer was a 25-year-old college dropout with a lot of ideas, and Kalanick had even more.
Sep 13, 2015, 6:40 PMIn context
Nick Bilton / Vanity Fair:
Observations of notable investors as they confront the seemingly ubiquitous signs of a tech bubble   —  Is Silicon Valley in Another Bubble . . . and What Could Burst It?  —  With the tech industry awash in cash and 100 “unicorn” start-ups now valued at $1 billion or more, Silicon Valley can't escape the question.
Sep 1, 2015, 2:05 PMIn context
Ruth Reader / VentureBeat:
Confide, an ephemeral, off-the-record messaging app, expands to desktop for Windows and Mac, available for free; paid business version coming later this year   —  Confide brings ephemeral messaging to desktop, with Mac and Windows clients  —  When off-the-record messenger Confide launched …
Aug 19, 2015, 6:40 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
‘Shark Tank’ Gets a Tech Infusion This Season, With Guest Judges Ashton Kutcher, Troy Carter and Chris Sacca   —  It's easy to see the link between “Shark Tank” and the current Web boom.  The notion that some combination of ingenuity, hard work and luck can unlock an entrepreneurial success story …
Jul 21, 2015, 12:30 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Sources: Ultrasound wireless charging firm uBeam looking to raise about $50M or more in Series B potentially valuing the company at $500M+   —  uBeam's Ultrasound Wireless Charging Is Real, And About To Be Really Funded  —  What if wireless power at a distance actually worked?
Apr 27, 2015, 10:25 PMIn context
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
The history of YouTube and how Google overcame legal, financial, and technological problems to build a site that has almost 50 years of video uploaded daily   —  Cheaper bandwidth or bust: How Google saved YouTube  —  Leading the Web video revolution was an almost constant battle for survival.
Apr 24, 2015, 10:20 AMIn context
Rebecca Jeschke / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
USPTO ruling invalidates key claims in infamous Personal Audio patent after EFF petition, curtailing the ability of patent trolls to threaten podcasters   —  EFF Busts Podcasting Patent, Invalidating Key Claims at Patent Office  —  Ruling from USPTO Invalidates All Claims Used to Threaten Podcasters
Apr 10, 2015, 4:45 PMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Former Motionloft CEO Jon Mills Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For Wire Fraud   —  Founder and former Motionloft CEO Jon Mills has been found guilty on two counts of wire fraud, and ordered to serve 24 months in jail.  In addition, he was ordered to pay $6,000 in fines and to pay restitution to his victims in the amount of $572,039.
Apr 3, 2015, 9:55 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Meerkat now lets you follow people inside streams, discover streams your friends like, and opt out of tweeting comments   —  Meerkat Strikes Back At Periscope With New Ways To Follow  —  With Twitter's much more polished live-streaming app Periscope now on the market, Meerkat needs to strengthen …
Mar 27, 2015, 2:40 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
How Super Angel Chris Sacca Made Billions, Burned Bridges And Crafted The Best Seed Portfolio Ever   —  Between the parade of wet suits and abundant seafood and yoga joints, Manhattan Beach, just south of Los Angeles, tries to cling fast to its surf town roots.  It's a tough battle.
Mar 26, 2015, 3:00 PMIn context

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