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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
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

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