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Jake Adelstein / The Daily Beast:
Former employee says incompetent management and faulty accounting led to collapse of Mt. Gox   —  Inside Japan's Bitcoin Heist  —  A former Mt. Gox employee says incompetent management and faulty accounting—not virtual robbers—are the real culprits in the missing millions.
Mar 1, 2014, 6:25 PMIn context
Eli Lake / The Daily Beast:
Spy Chief: We Should've Told You We Track Your Calls   —  The U.S. government long considered its collection of Americans' call records to be a state secret.  Now the Director of National Intelligence admits it would have been better if Washington had acknowledged the surveillance in the first place.
Feb 18, 2014, 10:40 AMIn context
The Daily Beast:
The Secret FISA Court Must Go   —  We are assured the secret FISA court is keeping a close eye on government surveillance, but the truth of what it has done and justified is terrifying.  Law professors Christopher Sprigman and Jennifer Granick argue that the court must go.
Jul 28, 2013, 11:00 AMIn context
Eli Lake / The Daily Beast:
Greenwald: Snowden's Files Are Out There if ‘Anything Happens’ to Him   —  Snowden has shared encoded copies of all the documents he took so that they won't disappear if he does, Glenn Greenwald tells Eli Lake.  —  As the U.S. government presses Moscow to extradite former National Security …
Jun 25, 2013, 9:00 PMIn context
Winston Ross / The Daily Beast:
Can Reddit Solve the Boston Bombing?  Probably Not   —  Boston may have caught a break in the marathon bombing.  But even before, the online community Reddit had a list of suspects.  Winston Ross on the hazards of crowdsourced detective work.  —  Was it the man in the blue robe?
Apr 17, 2013, 4:50 PMIn context
Dan Lyons / The Daily Beast:
Ethical or Not, Silicon Valley Bloggers Hit Up VCs for Angel Funds   —  It's a win-win game: Bloggers write favorably about both sides' portfolios, and everyone exits with 100x returns.  Even social media maven Robert Scoble is getting in on the game.  But whatever happened to journalistic integrity?
Feb 22, 2012, 8:45 PMIn context
Dan Lyons / The Daily Beast:
Even Woz Thinks the Android Bests the iPhone   —  Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak still loves his iPhone, but says in some ways, Android has leapt ahead.  Wow.  —  Apple CEO Steve Jobs hated the Android smartphone operating system so much that he vowed he would spend his last dying breath …
Jan 16, 2012, 3:00 PMIn context
Dan Lyons / The Daily Beast:
Google Attempts to Take Down Facebook With ‘Search Plus Your World’ Feature   —  Google risks antitrust claims by tying Google+ social network to its market-leading search engine.  But the risk might be worth it to gain access to Facebook's data, writes Dan Lyons.
Jan 12, 2012, 2:50 PMIn context
Babak Dehghanpisheh / The Daily Beast:
Syria's Revolutionary iPhone App Helps Fight the Assad Regime   —  Amid a brutal crackdown, rebels are fighting back on their iPhones.  Babak Dehghanpisheh on how the Arab Spring's newest weapon keeps the opposition informed—and the regime in check.
Nov 16, 2011, 11:40 PMIn context
John Avlon / The Daily Beast:
The Web's Stealth Presidential Race   —  Big names have quietly launched an Internet presidential race that will offer the winner a real election ballot spot in all 50 states.  Will this be 2012's spoiler?  —  Imagine what our election system might look like if it were designed today …
Jul 24, 2011, 7:05 PMIn context

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