Earlier this week, Buzzfeed fired writer Benny Johnson for plagiarizing 41 of his pieces from other online sources.
Earlier this month, Pando’s Yasha Levine revealed that almost everyone involved in Tor was (or is) funded by the US government.
Today in actually pretty funny revenge pranks… The former owner of the Orlando Predators has been accused of getting revenge on a football league by redirecting his team’s website to a police list of sexual predators.
Benny Johnson, a former writer at Glenn Beck’s the Blaze, has been fired from Buzzfeed for 41 instances of plagiarism.
What kind of chutzpah does it take to use Google’s own gmail and YouTube services to defraud the company’s cash cow AdWords business?
Earlier today, Gawker’s Valleywag blog expressed its outrage that Google is still paying barely any taxes on its revenue.
Benchmark announced this week that it’s hiring Eric Vishria as its newest general partner. It was hardly the biggest industry news of the week.
Google’s decision to enter our homes by purchasing Nest and Dropcam has attracted scrutiny from privacy advocates worried about giving the company access to even more information.
Bose has reportedly sued Beats Electronics over patents related to its noise canceling headphones, according to a breaking news tweet by CNBC.
This week, Twitter became the latest tech company to release numbers on the diversity of its workforce.
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Marc Ruxin, Founder/CEO of TastemakerX, which was recently acquired by Rdio where he has become the COO.
When we think of social networks from a brand, publisher, or celebrity perspective, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and maybe Pinterest rise to the top of our mental lists.
Europeans have asked Google to remove more than 91,000 links from its search results, and the company has granted more than half of those requests, according to a Bloomberg report.
Hey, 2300 Harrison, do you even Lyft? Late last year it was reported that ride-sharing service Lyft (that’s the one not run by a Randroid sociopath) had signed a lease on a new 65,000sq ft San Francisco headquarters on the corner of 19th and Harrison.
There are things only founders understand about building a company. Some of them are abstract, like the psychological toll of carrying the the responsibility of employees’ livelihoods and investors capital on your shoulders.
Earlier this week, I reported that an IP address connected to the US House of Representatives had made a series of bizarre updates to Wikipedia, including implicating Cuba in fake moon landing conspiracies and the assassination of JFK and accusing radio host Alex Jones of being a Russian spy.
Back in February, Sarah wrote a long “State of Pando post, announcing our new Speaking Truth To The New Power tagline and sharing our plans for the Pando’s third year. Since that time, a lot has happened: some exactly according to plan, some absolutely not.
SecondMarket founder Barry Silbert is stepping down as CEO of the company with a goal of focusing on the firm’s burgeoning digital currency business, which will soon be spun out as a standalone company.
It was barely two years ago that things were starting to look absolutely awful for Facebook. Its stock was hitting one new low after another, at one point falling to half of its IPO value.
“The German concentration camps weren’t health centers, but they appear to have been far smaller and much less lethal than the Russian ones.” —Reason magazine, January 1976 Last weekend, I wrote about how Reason magazine — and their backers, the Koch brothers — was supporting a major push to further sell Silicon Valley on the “virtues” of libertarianism.