“It was a glorious fifteen months we had of it, too. I’ll always remember NSFWCORP with gratitude. I honestly liked everyone I met there, which is not exactly my usual response.
Every generation needs its Black Mirror. In 1932, Aldous Huxley’s A Brave New World reflected the ugliest sides of consumerism, commoditization, and complacency.
Oh boy. For weeks, Pando has been covering the cosy relationship between the Tor network and the US government.
The Tor Project has issued a statement warning that it has learned of a possible “attempt to incapacitate our network in the next few days.” The statement doesn’t identify the source of the alleged threat but warns an attack might come “through the seizure of specialized servers in the network called directory authorities.” After assuring users that their anonymity won’t be compromised in the event of an attack, Tor appears to beg any would-be server seizers not to do anything mean: We hope that this attack doesn’t occur; Tor is used by many good people….
The data breach said to have affected 110 million consumers who shopped at Target in the tail-end of 2013 might become even more expensive for the beleaguered retailer.
It’s about time. Following in the footsteps of Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and practically every other major tech firm that claims to care about the environment, eBay has finally announced it will not renew its membership with the ultraconservative American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
As the trial of alleged Silk Road founder, Ross Ulbricht, gets closer, a federal judge has ruled on what federal prosecutors can and cannot bring up in court.
Los Angeles is considered by many to be a city of glitz and glamour. It’s ground zero for the entertainment industry and many of the world’s most beautiful people.
After getting a taste of international operation in 2014, Houzz is going back for a second helping in 2015.
The Motion Pictures Association of America wants to implement some aspects of the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act of 2011, and it’s enlisting the help of state-level lawmakers to do so, according to numerous reports about the association’s efforts.
Instagram recently decided to permanently delete many of the spam accounts it’s discovered on its service.
Flickr has pulled a 180 and decided not to use Creative Commons-licensed images to create posters it planned to sell to consumers.
In 2012, Jack Halprin bought an apartment building at 812 Guerrero St. in San Francisco’s Mission District for $1.4 million.
KUWAIT CITY—This has been a classic week in the defense procurement industry. The armed services are trying to boost their worst aircraft, the totally worthless F-35, by trashing their best, the simple, effective, proven A-10 Warthog.
This week’s PandoLIVE was taped in an LA hotel room as we prepared for the last PandoMonthly of the year.
Open Garden has raised $10.8 million to create the next Internet. And as crazy as that sounds, thanks to the success of its FireChat peer-to-peer messaging service, it might just work.
What’s in a name? Flowboard, the upstart presentation and storytelling platform, is betting today that a beloved product is more important than the branding with which it’s adorned.
A new report from Citizen Lab claims the so-called Islamic State could be responsible for a cyber attack meant to reveal the location of members of the “Raqqah is being Slaughtered Silently” (RSS) advocacy group for reporting on the Islamic State’s human rights violations in occupied Syria.
A tool used by law enforcement to gain access to Apple’s iCloud service has been updated to bypass the two-factor authentication feature, which requires a randomly-generated code in addition to a user’s normal password.
Women’s lifestyle site Bustle has closed a $15.5m funding round, lead by new investors General Catalyst.