Perhaps we’re only allowed to have one publicly traded Internet music company at a time. Pandora beat extreme odds to survive long enough, and well enough, to make it to an IPO.
There are tons of data points whizzing around about just how bad things may be getting in the tech world.
Perhaps we’re only allowed to have one publicly traded Internet music company at a time. Pandora beat extreme odds to survive long enough, and well enough, to make it to an IPO, than.
A federal judge has tentatively dismissed a long-running lawsuit filed by taxi drivers in San Francisco against Uber.
A few weeks back, Team NSFWCORP launched a Patreon campaign to bring back our NSFWLIVE radio show to cover the US presidential election.
Finally, in 2016, the Silicon Valley establishment has agreed that the whole “women in tech issue” isn’t because of education or a pipeline problem or because women just don’t like math.
Jack Dorsey finally has an answer to all those people saying Twiter is dead: “Twitter is live.” For some reason, the italic emphasis in that sentence, as per the shareholder letter released yesterday, lies on the “is.” Not the “live” and certainly not on the “Twitter.” Dorsey explained it this way: “Live commentary.
Over the last few decades, VCs have gone from financial misfits no one had really heard of, to super star king makers, to pariahs who shoved a bunch of unsustainable companies into the public markets, to the guys who say, “no, no, really, our portfolio companies are the real stars….” to “LOOK THE FUCK AT ME, I’M A GENIUS AND I BESTOW MY GENIUS ONTO THIS STARTUP!
Are you the last remaining person on earth who thinks Jack Dorsey is some Jeff Bezos like figure, with a plan for navigating Twitter through a sea of uncertainty, earplugs blocking the haters, trusting his infallible product gut and damn the consequences?
Earlier this week, Scott Banister jointly accepted (with his wife, Cyan) the Crunchie award for “best angel investor”.
Last night TechCrunch held its annual “Crunchies” award ceremony to recognize startup greatness. Along with so much of the unicorns-in-the-light-of-day motif of 2016, several of the nominations seem strange.
Whether you’re broadly pro- or anti- unions, there’s no denying they’ve performed an important role in the founding of most modern industries.
Say this for Silicon Valley: The blithe resilience built up after decades of booms and busts is as strong as ever. Even if, for the past week, the can-do faith that the tech industry has in its own future growth has started to take on an aspect of blind denial.
Ask and ye shall receive! Our sponsored membership offer is now open to all sharing economy workers On Friday, we announced that we're giving away free Pando memberships to drivers for Uber and Lyft, sponsored by our very generous Pando Patrons.
Well, wouldn't ya know it. Just as Twitter's stock hits a record new low -- of the back of rumors that the company is going to make yet another unpopular product tweak -- along comes yet another media leak designed to try to reverse the decline.
Full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. So ended the proposed strike by Uber drivers, hoping to disrupt yesterday's Super Bowl.
Last week I cited sources that Work In Progress, the co-working space inside Tony Hsieh’s Vegas Downtown Project was closing.
A few months ago, we launched our Pando Patrons program: A way for supporters of Pando's journalism to sponsor free memberships for people who might otherwise not be able to pay for them.
A few weeks ago, we were pretty hard on Lyft’s “OMG SELF DRIVING CARS!” press tour for two main reasons: It wasn’t original.
Uber’s head of “design and brand” has announced his departure from the company, immediately after the launch of Uber’s widely-mocked new logo and branding.