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Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
The story of a female employee who shared on Secret that she was left out when Google acquired her 5-person startup   —  The Secret Shame of an Unacquired Tech Worker  —  Last week, amid the overwrought start-up angst and sexual escapades that clutter the anonymous messaging app Secret …
Apr 10, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
Inside the world of popular anonymous secret-sharing app Whisper   —  Inside the Angsty, Affirming World of Whisper  —  At my high school, most real online communication happened between private blogs.  Between classes, my friends and I set up password-protected Livejournals …
Feb 1, 2014, 7:15 PMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
Mirroring Amazon, Uber could evolve into a platform for transportation and logistical services   —  Uber Might Be More Valuable Than Facebook Someday.  Here's Why  —  One of the odd things about traveling between the Bay Area and New York a lot is the asynchronicity of mass culture between coasts …
Dec 8, 2013, 12:15 AMIn context
Joe Coscarelli / New York Magazine:
Meet Ross Ulbricht, the Man Charged With Running the ‘Amazon.com of Drugs,’ Silk Road   —  The dark Internet's favorite massive drug marketplace, Silk Road, was shut down by the FBI last night and its alleged mastermind arrested on an array of colorful charges after a nearly two-year undercover operation.
Oct 2, 2013, 2:35 PMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
Sorry, the Future of Computing Is Not on Your Wrist   —  I wanted to defend Samsung's new smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear.  When I saw it announced yesterday, my initial instinct was to start trumpeting: Yes! … Maybe I reacted that way because there is no category of technological devices …
Sep 5, 2013, 10:10 PMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
The Winklevoss Twins Are Starting a Bitcoin Fund   —  In case you've been hankering to invest your hard-earned money in an exchange-traded fund run by two handsome, square-jawed brothers whose claim to fame is having been played by Armie Hammer in a movie about having a world-changing company stolen …
Jul 1, 2013, 6:35 PMIn context
Dan Amira / New York Magazine:
Uber Will Ferry Hampton-Goers Via Helicopter This July 3rd   —  There are plenty of options for escaping to the Hamptons this July 4 weekend.  You could drive a car.  You could take the train.  You could ride the Jitney.  But for those who want to really flee the city like it's a Saigon embassy, the helicopter is the way to go.
Jul 1, 2013, 2:50 PMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
Meet Twitter's Newest Clique: Bloomberg's Terminal Tweeters   —  Until this week, many Wall Street bankers and traders had no access to Twitter.  Despite the fact that Twitter is now where lots of breaking news (including today's jobs day numbers) happens first, most big banks shut off access …
Apr 5, 2013, 4:45 PMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
When Is Sheryl Sandberg Leaving Facebook?   —  It's tempting to read Jodi Kantor's Times story about Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's new Lean In book and accompanying female-empowerment movement as a prelude to a run for public office, and many have done exactly that.
Feb 23, 2013, 5:35 AMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
Why Can't Silicon Valley Take a Joke?   —  Laugh, people!  It's a joke!  —  This is a momentous week for the denizens of Silicon Valley.  Yes, there's an election.  But the real action will be on cable TV, with tonight's premiere episode of Start-Ups: Silicon Valley, a reality series about tech start-up culture.
Nov 5, 2012, 7:20 PMIn context

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