Here’s the problem with Hollywood hating on Netflix...

Here’s the problem with Hollywood hating on Netflix...

There's a massive, massive difference between Netflix and other disruptive forces like Uber and Napster.
Aug 16 · 7 minutes
A Unicorn with a Soul: Zipline’s Unbelievable Comeback Accelerates with a new $190m Round

A Unicorn with a Soul: Zipline’s Unbelievable Comeback Accelerates with a new $190m Round

“If you are willing to endure any amount of pain and not give up, it’s really hard for someone else to kill you.”
May 23 · 14 minutes
Sheryl Sandberg is practicing what she preached

Sheryl Sandberg is practicing what she preached

The problem isn’t that Sandberg is getting called out for betraying what she told us she stood for. The problem is that male CEOs and COOs in tech don’t get called out for it.
Nov 28 · 6 minutes
 Move fast and break human lives

Move fast and break human lives

Blistering new documentary “The Bleeding Edge” shows how much tech and healthcare investing have in common after all.
Oct 24 · 8 minutes
Engineers are fixing Silicon Valley

Engineers are fixing Silicon Valley

If the past decade gave us the “cult of the founder” – where investors, users and employees, were forced to bend to the whims of the Kalanicks and Dorseys no matter how much evil they did – perhaps the next decade will be remembered for the resurgence and reiteration of the cult of the engineers.
Sep 27 · 5 minutes
Facebook is closer to being another Yahoo than another Amazon

Facebook is closer to being another Yahoo than another Amazon

Something big is happening in social media, and investors in social-media companies can't make up their minds what it is.
Aug 9 · 6 minutes
Netflix broke the old TV model, and now all hell is breaking loose

Netflix broke the old TV model, and now all hell is breaking loose

"The greatest rearranging of the media industry chessboard in history."
Jun 26 · 5 minutes
Four years after its IPO, Alibaba may be finally approaching its potential

Four years after its IPO, Alibaba may be finally approaching its potential

Of all the tech companies to go public in the past five years, none has had as much potential as Alibaba.
Jun 11 · 4 minutes
Facebook is now two companies. One is having a good week

Facebook is now two companies. One is having a good week

Any large company is going to be seen as sometimes good, sometimes bad, but rarely has that tension played out so dramatically – and so weirdly – as it is right now with Facebook.
Apr 26 · 8 minutes
Netflix, born an underdog, now eats underdogs

Netflix, born an underdog, now eats underdogs

There remains, as ever, many reasons to doubt Netflix. There is now, more than ever, ample evidence of why it doesn't pay to doubt Netflix.
Apr 18 · 7 minutes
Has Instagram accidentally taken out Pinterest on its way to taking out Snap?

Has Instagram accidentally taken out Pinterest on its way to taking out Snap?

In a market that is all about scale, does better functionality matter enough to warrant a $12 billion valuation for Pinterest?
Mar 15 · 8 minutes
Who is Meera Kaul?

Who is Meera Kaul?

A look into founder of the controversial Women in STEM conference brings up more questions than answers.
Mar 13 · 14 minutes
Silicon Valley against Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley against Silicon Valley

As valuations keep soaring, Valley elites are turning on each other.
Feb 5 · 4 minutes
Facebook, having reached a crossroad, is determined to travel down both paths

Facebook, having reached a crossroad, is determined to travel down both paths

2018 may be the year when we find out what kind of company Facebook, at its very heart, truly is.
Feb 1 · 5 minutes
Facebook wants to be liked. Will that be enough to make it change?

Facebook wants to be liked. Will that be enough to make it change?

This is the tech story to watch in 2018.
Jan 30 · 4 minutes
Early Facebook investor Roger McNamee says Facebook’s moves today aren’t nearly enough

Early Facebook investor Roger McNamee says Facebook’s moves today aren’t nearly enough

The “Haters” are Coming from Inside the Cap Table, Part 3.
Jan 12 · 14 minutes
Facebook's stunning twelve month fall from grace

Facebook's stunning twelve month fall from grace

Move over, Microsoft, there's a new Evil Empire in tech...
Jan 4 · 4 minutes
When a company says it hires “maniacs” and “ruthless” “allstars” who do “whatever it takes”, believe them

When a company says it hires “maniacs” and “ruthless” “allstars” who do “whatever it takes”, believe them

TFW Silicon Valley companies accidentally tell you who they really are...
Dec 22 · 6 minutes
There's so much that can go wrong for Snap before everything it's planning goes right.

There's so much that can go wrong for Snap before everything it's planning goes right.

Snap earnings: A service outage, followed by a financial outage.
Nov 8 · 8 minutes
Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft: With great scale comes great destructive powers

Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft: With great scale comes great destructive powers

“Some people lose their sense of proportion; I've lost my sense of scale.”
Oct 30 · 5 minutes
Twitter earnings: Continually lower expectations for a company still awash in embalming fluid

Twitter earnings: Continually lower expectations for a company still awash in embalming fluid

Assessing Twitter's financial health has always been a good-news, bad-news affair.
Oct 26 · 4 minutes
Twitter's rock bottom

Twitter's rock bottom

As a former addict with some experience in this field, I’d be remiss if I didn’t point out the glaringly obvious.
Oct 23 · 4 minutes
Faces of Silicon Valley

Faces of Silicon Valley

After eight years of sobriety, it's impossible to miss the similarities between my former addiction problem and that of the tech industry.
Oct 19 · 4 minutes
Goodbye rich powerful old gatekeepers, hello richer powerful new ones

Goodbye rich powerful old gatekeepers, hello richer powerful new ones

In a world "without gatekeepers" it has become significantly cheaper and easier to shut down an entire publication, not just a single story.
Oct 17 · 5 minutes