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David Kushner / Rolling Stone:
Chris Poole hopes to sell 4chan, says Fappening and Gamergate stress triggered his departure   —  4chan's Overlord Christopher Poole Reveals Why He Walked Away  —  His website made him an unlikely teenage celebrity — then it spun out of control  —  At 11 a.m. on January 21st …
Mar 14, 2015, 10:30 AMIn context
Kory Grow / Rolling Stone:
Taylor Swift on why she left Spotify: streaming services perpetuate “the perception that music has no value and should be free”   —  Taylor Swift Shuns ‘Grand Experiment’ of Streaming Music  —  “I'm not willing to contribute my life's work to an experiment that I don't feel fairly compensates …
Nov 7, 2014, 3:40 PMIn context
David Peisner / Rolling Stone:
Markus Persson, a.k.a. Notch, is gaming's biggest rock star.  But he may never make a second album   —  Markus Persson, a.k.a. Notch, is gaming's biggest rock star.  But he may never make a second album  —  It's a wet monday morning in Stockholm, and the door to Markus Persson's office is closed.
May 8, 2014, 9:55 AMIn context
Jeff Goodell / Rolling Stone:
Bill Gates on technology, surveillance, the future of the planet and God   —  Bill Gates: The Rolling Stone Interview  —  The richest man in the world explains how to save the planet  —  At 58, Bill Gates is not only the richest man in the world, with a fortune that now exceeds $76 billion, but he may also be the most optimistic.
Mar 14, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
David Kushner / Rolling Stone:
The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out   —  How did a chain-smoking geek from Hanoi design the viral hit Flappy Bird - and why did he walk away?  —  By  —  Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam …
Mar 11, 2014, 1:25 PMIn context
Janet Reitman / Rolling Stone:
Snowden and Greenwald: The Men Who Leaked the Secrets   —  How two alienated, angry geeks broke the story of the year  —  Early one morning last December, Glenn Greenwald opened his laptop, scanned through his e-mail, and made a decision that almost cost him the story of his life.
Dec 7, 2013, 8:25 PMIn context
John Knefel / Rolling Stone:
Meet the Private Companies Helping Cops Spy on Protesters   —  Promotional materials for private spy companies show that mass surveillance technology is being sold to police departments as a way to monitor dissent  —  The documents leaked to media outlets by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden …
Oct 26, 2013, 1:45 PMIn context
Janet Reitman / Rolling Stone:
The Rise and Fall of Jeremy Hammond: Enemy of the State   —  As a devastating series of cyberattacks struck the heart of the national-security establishment, the Feds set out to destroy the legendary hacker and radical anarchist by any means necessary  —  On a cold day in mid-December 2011 …
Dec 8, 2012, 8:20 PMIn context
Patrick Flanary / Rolling Stone:
Neil Young Trademarks New Audio Format   —  Rocker developing high-def alternative to MP3's  —  Neil Young performs in Los Angeles.  —  By  —  They might sound like great song titles, but “21st Century Record Player,” “Earth Storage” and “Thanks for Listening” aren't new Neil Young tunes.
Apr 4, 2012, 3:50 PMIn context
Michael Hastings / Rolling Stone:
Julian Assange: The Rolling Stone Interview   —  Under house arrest in England, the WikiLeaks founder opens up about his battle with the ‘Times,’ his stint in solitary and the future of journalism  —  It's a few days before Christmas, and Julian Assange has just finished moving to a new hide-out deep in the English countryside.
Jan 19, 2012, 7:15 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
How technology (and people) are helping to sustain the black rhino  —  Watch: Dr. Friedrich Reinhard owns a wildlife reserve in Namibia, and for 30 years has been working with the government to stabilize …
Avangate:
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HP:
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