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Nick Denton / Gawker:
Nick Denton's farewell post, detailing the rise and fall of Gawker, as the site shuts down   — is shutting down today, Monday 22nd August, 2016, some 13 years after it began and two days before the end of my forties.  It is the end of an era.  —  The staff will move to new jobs …
Aug 22, 2016, 8:25 PMIn context
J.K. Trotter / Gawker: announces it will shut down next week, after nearly 14 years of operation   —  After nearly fourteen years of operation, will be shutting down next week.  The decision to close Gawker comes days after Univision successfully bid $135 million for Gawker Media's six other websites …
Aug 18, 2016, 3:05 PMIn context
200+ page dossier on Donald Trump allegedly authored by Democratic strategist Warren Flood leaks a day after Washington Post reported the DNC had been hacked   —  A 200+ page document that appears to be a Democratic anti-Trump playbook compiled by the Democratic National Committee …
Jun 15, 2016, 4:35 PMIn context
Nick Denton / Gawker:
Nick Denton challenges Peter Thiel to a public debate in open letter, says decade-long campaign by Thiel is out of proportion, asks about ultimate intent   —  Nearly a decade ago, after you had opened up to friends and colleagues, a gay writer for Gawker shared an item with the readers of Valleywag …
May 26, 2016, 6:45 PMIn context
Sam Biddle / Gawker:
Snapchat lost $128M and generated only $3M in revenue between January and November of 2014, according to leaked financials   —  Snapchat Lost a Ton of Money Last Year  —  In 2013, teenage attention-pit Snapchat turned down a $3 billion buyout offer from Facebook, which is only not an insane …
Aug 19, 2015, 1:05 PMIn context
Sam Biddle / Gawker:
Leaked internal documents show Uber lost $20.4M in 2012, $56M in 2013, and more than $160M in the first half of 2014   —  Here Are the Internal Documents that Prove Uber Is a Money Loser  —  Uber, Silicon Valley's prized amoral unicorn, is presumed to be a financial titan and a sure-thing IPO in the near future.
Aug 5, 2015, 4:25 PMIn context
Ashley Feinberg / Gawker:
After key employee was fired and moderators revolted by taking down popular subreddits, Reddit CEO Ellen Pao apologizes for how the transition was handled   —  Reddit In Chaos After Allegedly Firing AMA Coordinator Victoria Taylor  —  If you tried to visit r/IAmA (one of Reddit's biggest subs) …
Jul 3, 2015, 12:10 AMIn context
Sam Biddle / Gawker:
FBI: Almost 600 iCloud accounts were breached by Celebgate hackers last year; agency raided two addresses in Chicago in connection to the hack   —  Feds Seized Chicago Man's Computers in Celeb Nude Leak Investigation  —  Last summer, stolen photos of dozens of famous women flooded the internet …
Jun 10, 2015, 8:55 AMIn context
J.K. Trotter / Gawker:
Twitter revokes API access for Sunlight Foundation's Politwhoops site, which showed politicians' deleted tweets, cites violation of developer agreement   —  Twitter Just Killed Politwoops  —  A Twitter spokesperson just provided the following statement to Gawker regarding the apparent suspension …
Jun 3, 2015, 6:50 PMIn context
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

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