Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of 33:

Andrew Leonard / Salon:
The candidate from Facebook: Silicon Valley's march on Washington   —  The tech economy elite are pouring money into Ro Khanna's campaign for Congress.  What do they want in return?  —  It is a Thursday night in mid-May in San Francisco's North Beach and Silicon Valley is feeling its oats.
Oct 23, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Andrew Leonard / Salon:
The Internet's next victim: Advertising   —  What the story of AdBlock Plus tells us: The online economy is broken, and won't be easy to fix  —  “Everyone agrees that advertising on the Internet is broken,” says Till Faida, CEO of Adblock Plus, creator of by far the most popular ad-blocking software on the Web.
Sep 3, 2013, 1:15 AMIn context
Andrew Leonard / Salon:
AdBlock Plus lets some advertisers pay to play   —  The hugely popular browser extension charges a fee from big advertisers such as Google to let some ads go through  —  If you use AdBlock Plus to keep your Web browsing experiencing free of annoying clutter, this is the kind of tweet that might grab your attention:
Jul 5, 2013, 3:40 PMIn context
Patrick Wensink / Salon:
My Amazon bestseller made me nothing   —  My novel shot to the top of the site's bestseller list last summer.  You won't believe how little I got paid  —  In one more week I was going to be a millionaire.  —  At least, that was the rumor circulating around my wife's family.
Mar 18, 2013, 4:40 AMIn context
Natasha Lennard / Salon:
Anonymous group claims to show BofA monitored hackers, activists   —  Hacker group leaks data reportedly from Bank of America showing (shoddy) monitoring of activist and hacker activity  —  An Anonymous group, identifying itself as Par:AnoIA (aka Anonymous Intelligence Agency) …
Feb 27, 2013, 6:25 PMIn context
Thomas Rogers / Salon:
Are we on information overload?   —  The Internet has transformed knowledge.  An expert explains why it's launched the greatest period in human history  —  The last two decades have completely transformed the way we know.  Thanks to the rise of the Internet, information is far more accessible than ever before.
Jan 2, 2012, 10:55 AMIn context
Michio Kaku / Salon:
What happens when computers stop shrinking?   —  By around 2020, the age of the ever-smaller chip will come to an end — and we'd better prepare for it  —  I remember vividly sitting in Mark Weiser's office in Silicon Valley almost twenty years ago as he explained to me his vision of the future.
Mar 21, 2011, 5:55 AMIn context
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
The leaked campaign to attack WikiLeaks and its supporters   —  (updated below - Update II [Sat.])  —  There's a very strange episode being widely discussed the past couple of days involving numerous parties, including me, that I now want to comment on.  The story, first reported by The Tech Herald …
Feb 12, 2011, 8:55 AMIn context
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Homeland Security's laptop seizures: Interview with Rep. Sanchez   —  For those who regularly write and read about civil liberties abuses, it's sometimes easy to lose perspective about just how extreme and outrageous certain erosions are.  One becomes inured to them, and even severe incursions start to seem ordinary.
Jan 16, 2011, 8:35 AMIn context
Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
DOJ subpoeans Twitter records of several WikiLeaks volunteers   —  Last night, Birgitta Jónsdóttir — a former WikiLeaks volunteer and current member of the Icelandic Parliament — announced (on Twitter) that she had been notified by Twitter that the DOJ had served …
Jan 8, 2011, 1:10 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Microsoft Brings World's Fastest Texting to Windows Phone 8.1  —  Gaurav Sharma appeared relaxed but focused in his purple hoodie on Jan. 16, 2014.  Less than 20 seconds later, Sharma, a 15-year-old …
Atlassian:
Every team needs kick-ass code reviews  —  Code reviews help spread knowledge and coding best practices throughout a team.  In this article we'll take a look at why code reviews are important, and how to optimize the practice.
Zoho Blogs:
2 Ways Live Chat Can Enhance Your Customer Service  —  Landing a new customer is 5x more expensive than keeping an existing customer.  How do we keep our customers happy?  By providing outstanding support.
Silicon Valley Bank:
Strengthening the U.S. Innovation Economy by Ending Abusive Patent Litigation  —  In Silicon Valley Bank's Innovation Economy Outlook 2014 survey, we asked executives what they see in today's patent system …