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Dan Lyons / Gawker:
Valleywag loses new editor Dan Lyons after just six weeks with no replacement announced   —  Bad News, Good News, Bad News  —  Bad news: I've been missing in action this week, as I've been stuck in bed heavily doped up and suffering with two things — the recurrence of an old back injury, and the flu.
Feb 14, 2015, 5:30 PMIn context
Sam Biddle / Gawker:
Writer whose post helped kick off #HasJustineLandedYet mob recounts meeting and apologizing to Justine Sacco, reflects on his own fumble with Twitter irony   —  Justine Sacco Is Good at Her Job, and How I Came To Peace With Her  —  The internet is a mountain, and if you climb that mountain …
Dec 20, 2014, 2:25 PMIn context
Allie Jones / Gawker:
After Twitter suspensions, ISIS moves to decentralized Diaspora to avoid censorship   —  ISIS Finally Finds a Social Network That Can't Suspend Their Accounts  —  After ISIS militants and supporters disseminated video and images of James Foley's brutal beheading on Tuesday …
Aug 21, 2014, 11:05 PMIn context
Kevin Montgomery / Gawker:
Restaurant Reservation Scalping Site Is Everything Wrong with SF   —  There are two things startups shouldn't f**k with in San Francisco.  One is parking, and the other is restaurants.  San Francisco is, after all, a city of foodies.  Techies write bots to score competitive reservations.
Jul 3, 2014, 10:40 PMIn context
Jay Hathaway / Gawker:
Dong Nguyen says Flappy Bird will return to the App Store, but not soon   —  Enjoy Your Life While You Can, Because Flappy Bird is Coming Back  —  The most addictive, dangerous new drug of 2014 is about to come back on the market.  Game developer Dong Nguyen has announced that his hit game Flappy Bird …
Mar 19, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
Gawker:
GitHub co-founder on leave is Tom Preston-Werner, wife said to have intimidated others at the company   —  Meet the Married Duo Behind Tech's Biggest New Harassment Scandal  —  Sam Biddle and Nitasha Tiku  —  GitHub, an immensely popular and influential social network for software code …
Mar 17, 2014, 9:20 PMIn context
Adrian Chen / Gawker:
After 30 Years of Silence, the Original NSA Whistleblower Looks Back   —  The four-story brownstone at 141 East 37th Street in Manhattan has no remarkable features: a plain building on a quiet tree-lined street in the shadow of the Empire State Building.  In the summer of 1920, Herbert O. Yardley …
Nov 12, 2013, 3:50 PMIn context
Taylor Berman / Gawker:
AT&T Partnered With DEA to Provide Access to 26 Years of Phone Records   —  Since at least 2007, DEA agents and local police detectives have had regular access to a gigantic database that contains detailed records of every American phone call that's passed through an AT&T switch in the past 26 years.
Sep 2, 2013, 12:45 AMIn context
Sam Biddle / Valleywag:
AOL CEO Apologizes for Public Shame-Firing   —  It turns out, even Tim Armstrong finds Tim Armstrong obnoxious—the trouble chief of AOL just sent an apology email to his company for firing a subordinate on a conference call.  —  The email is carefully pasted here in its entirety:
Aug 13, 2013, 6:40 PMIn context
Adrian Chen / Gawker:
Massive Bitcoin Business Partnership Devolves Into $75 Million Lawsuit   —  Bitcoin, the virtual currency libertarian geeks expect us all to use to pay for pizza in the future, has had a rough few weeks.  A series of booms and busts have sent shivers down the spines of Bitcoin enthusiasts.
May 3, 2013, 12:45 AMIn context

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