I’m late putting up the full audio of last week’s PandoLIVE. Apologies. It’s been a funny couple of weeks.
KUWAIT CITY—Alcohol is illegal in Kuwait. That doesn’t mean there’s no alcohol here. The place is swimming in it.
From Senators to late night talk show hosts, the chorus of voices responding to Uber’s controversy over targeting and tracking journalists keeps growing.
As American prepare for their Thanksgiving feast, South Korea’s dining industry is making headlines of its own.
It’s been two months since the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus went on sale. And while we quickly learned that consumers preferred the svelte-by-comparison, 4.7-inch model 3-to-1 over its larger, 5.5-inch phablet sibling, it’s taken a little bit longer to decipher how the various form factors would affect device usage.
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Hey kids, want to learn how to rig an election? You could try to bribe ballot counters or conjure some intricate voter ID scam.
The Japanese Trustee handling the Mt. Gox bankruptcy has turned to the bitcoin community for help in his investigation.
The United Nations on Tuesday passed a resolution determining that privacy is a basic human right, placing the international organization at direct odds with the United States, which voted earlier this month to stop a bill curbing National Security Agency programs from advancing in the Senate.
Amazon has reduced the price of its unlocked Fire Phone to $199. That’s what most consumers pay for smartphones with a two-year contract to a wireless carrier.
Editor’s note: Dayvid Figler is a defense attorney and writer, based in Las Vegas, NV. Ham sandwiches are trending today.
As most people know, when a song is streamed on Pandora or Spotify, the royalties from that play, often worth only a fraction of a penny, are split between the record label, the songwriter, and the performer.
You could forgive crypto-currency news sites and startups for evangelizing retailers offering deals only available to those paying in bitcoin this Black Friday – or as many are calling it, “Bitcoin Black Friday.” But what’s less predictable, and thus speaks more loudly about the progress the industry has made over the last year, is the fact that mainstream news organizations like ABC and NBC have jumped on the bandwagon.
For all its monumental success, Uber has gotten there in a way that is almost entirely foreign in Silicon Valley: It’s never made an acquisition.
Not long ago, it seemed like Best Buy was destined to be roadkill beneath Amazon’s tires. Sales at its retail stores were declining while its profits were plummeting.
In the Winter 2014 issue of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s “Intelligence Report,” there’s a fascinating article by Keegan Hankes called “Music & Money & Hate.” Within it, Hankes details 54 musical groups identified by the SPLC as “hate bands” whose albums, despite being full of racist lyrics, are available to buy on iTunes.
It sometimes seems like everyone in the world must have heard of Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who leaked documents about National Security Agency surveillance programs in 2013.
T-Mobile might want to change its nickname. Unless its claim of being the “un-carrier” is meant to be ironic, the moniker just can’t stand up to scrutiny from even the rosiest of tinted glasses.
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Lost amid a Bloomberg article last week about fraudulent foreclosures and non-bank mortgage servicing by Ocwen Financial is news about a key financial regulator that could have a dramatic impact on bitcoin and the broader virtual currency ecosystem.