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Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
Female Yahoo Exec Accused of Sexual Harassment Files for Defamation   —  Maria Zhang, the Yahoo engineering executive sued for sexual harassment by one of her female employees, is striking back.  Zhang, who helps lead Yahoo's crucial mobile efforts, filed a cross-complaint (embedded below) against her accuser, Nan Shi.
Jul 16, 2014, 5:00 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
Q&A with Larry Lessig on Why You Should Have Faith in Silicon Valley   —  The story of how a young programmer named Aaron Swartz convinced celebrated academic Lawrence Lessig that no political progress could be made without first reforming campaign finance is now part of Silicon Valley lore.
Jun 18, 2014, 6:30 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / New York Times:
Some educators believe gaming can get girls interested in coding, and mentors can be key   —  How to Get Girls Into Coding  —  WHEN I was 7 years old, I knew the capitals of most major countries and their currencies.  I had to, if I wanted to track down a devious criminal mastermind in the computer game …
Jun 1, 2014, 8:45 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
Whisper CEO Crashes and Burns Over Questions About Gwyneth Paltrow   —  Michael Arrington is a man who would prefer to keep the things people whisper about him out of the public eye.  So the blogging-capitalist, whose “conflicts of interests” run longer than his resume (literally) …
May 7, 2014, 4:50 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
As Twitter's backers deemphasize MAUs, Wall Street remains unconvinced   —  Wall Street Is Lording One Number Over Twitter.  Is It the Right One?  —  If you're one of Twitter's 255 million monthly active users or MAUs, you may have noticed company insiders sub-tweeting Wall Street.
May 6, 2014, 3:25 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
CEO of digital ad platform RadiumOne avoids felony domestic abuse charges after video evidence thrown out   —  Tech CEO Dodges Felony Charge Despite Horrifying Abuse Video  —  RadiumOne CEO Gurbaksh “G” Chahal pled guilty to two misdemeanors for domestic violence and battery last week.
Apr 23, 2014, 10:30 PMIn context
Gawker:
GitHub co-founder on leave is Tom Preston-Werner, wife said to have intimidated others at the company   —  Meet the Married Duo Behind Tech's Biggest New Harassment Scandal  —  Sam Biddle and Nitasha Tiku  —  GitHub, an immensely popular and influential social network for software code …
Mar 17, 2014, 9:20 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
How a Hacker Intercepted FBI and Secret Service Calls With Google Maps   —  Earlier this week, Bryan Seely, a network engineer and one-time Marine, played me recordings of two phone calls (embedded below.)  The calls were placed by unwitting citizens to the FBI office in San Francisco …
Feb 28, 2014, 9:15 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
Homeless Hater Greg Gopman Sued for Abusing Funds And Terrorizing CEO   —  Former AngelHack CEO Greg Gopman was just as toxic towards his own startup as he was towards homeless people .  In a lawsuit filed this month in California State Superior Court, his cofounder Sabeen Ali claims …
Feb 25, 2014, 9:00 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
Uber's Founding Architect Is Launching On Demand Healthcare for the 1%   —  Sources tell Valleywag that after housing and transportation, the latest slice of public infrastructure to get the VIP, front-of-the-line treatment is healthcare.  We hear Oscar Salazar, the founding architect for Uber …
Jan 14, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Testing a datacenter under the sea  —  Envisioned to be resilient and self-sustainable, Project Natick enters a new research phase off the Scottish coast.
IBM:
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