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Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
As Fortnite's popularity grows, companies are turning malls and movie theaters into neighborhood esports arenas and content farms are cultivating gamer talent   —  Gamers are the new stars.  Esports arenas are the new movie theaters.  —  Video games are beginning their takeover of the real world.
May 3, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Profile of Campbell Brown, Facebook's head of news partnerships; sources say she controls a $90M budget that will pay partners to make original news programs   —  It was another terrible day for Facebook and the company had dispatched Campbell Brown, its head of news partnerships, to do some damage control.
Apr 21, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Early Facebook, Google staffers, others form Center for Humane Technology, a group planning anti-tech addiction lobbying and ad campaign at 55K public schools   —  SAN FRANCISCO — A group of Silicon Valley technologists who were early employees at Facebook and Google, alarmed over the ill effects …
Feb 5, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Dozens of people, rich from blockchain startups and cryptocurrency, try to build “Sol”, a Puerto Rican city where money is virtual and contracts are public   —  SAN JUAN, P.R. — They call what they are building Puertopia.  But then someone told them, apparently in all seriousness …
Feb 3, 2018, 5:20 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Inside the community of early cryptocurrency investors, now multimillionaires, and how they manage newfound riches and the explosion of interest in the industry   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Recently the founder of something called Ripple briefly became richer than Mark Zuckerberg.
Jan 14, 2018, 3:50 PMIn context
New York Times:
How Jeff Bezos and Amazon's participation in the public sphere grew alongside the company, Bezos' other investments, and his personal wealth   —  Jeff Bezos is the world's richest person and can afford virtually any luxury.  But obscurity is no longer among them.
Jan 12, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Backlash against the push for gender equality in tech grows among some men who see it as “a witch hunt”   —  After revelations of harassment and bias in Silicon Valley, a backlash is growing against the women in tech movement.  “It's a witch hunt,” they say.
Sep 23, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / Guardian:
Facebook India's managing director Kirthiga Reddy stepping down, will relocate to Facebook US   —  Facebook India's managing director Kirthiga Reddy resigns  —  Move follows a disastrous week for Facebook during which its free internet service was blocked in India and a board member praised colonialism
Feb 12, 2016, 1:28 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / The California Sunday Magazine:
Inside the almost-adult, insular lives of ambitious teenagers flooding into Silicon Valley to join tech startups   —  The Real Teens of Silicon Valley … “Do you know Zach Latta?” asked Fouad Matin, 19, on the roof of San Francisco's unofficial tech teenager headquarters one recent night.
May 16, 2015, 10:35 AMIn context
Re/code:
Ellen Pao Loses on All Claims in Historic Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Kleiner Perkins   —  Ellen Pao lost her gender discrimination lawsuit against former employer Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Friday, a closely watched trial that has captivated Silicon Valley and served as a referendum …
Mar 27, 2015, 5:10 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:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
It's go time for Go Zoho!  —  It's not often that you hear of a tech company taking a vintage Airstream trailer on the road to help users in their own neighborhood.  Then again, Zoho's no ordinary tech company.