A line in the sand

A line in the sand

The recall of Judge Aaron Persky was a far harder battle than it should have been.
Jun 6 · 8 minutes
He's back!

He's back!

Michael Arrington has chosen this of all moments to loudly re-enter the public eye.
Dec 1 · 3 minutes
Karma to Pishevar: You've been Sherved

Karma to Pishevar: You've been Sherved

How dare anyone (except Shervin Pishevar) claim that Shervin Pishevar is tight with Putin.
Nov 9 · 3 minutes
Facebook will be regulated, just maybe not by America

Facebook will be regulated, just maybe not by America

Zuckerberg's arrogance is giving European lawmakers all the excuse they need.
Nov 3 · 3 minutes
 “Why are we trying to hide this?”: Finally, Uber gets its big, ugly, un-hackable day in court

“Why are we trying to hide this?”: Finally, Uber gets its big, ugly, un-hackable day in court

My vote for 2017’s person of the year: The judicial branch.
May 3 · 7 minutes
"We can do better"

"We can do better"

Here’s a good rule of thumb: If the New York Times reporting on what your business does -- not something bad it did, just the actual thing it does to make money -- triggers a wave of outrage from users, then your business is horrible.
Apr 24 · 6 minutes
British MPs scream pointlessly (for now) at Silicon Valley patsies

British MPs scream pointlessly (for now) at Silicon Valley patsies

But Facebook et al shouldn't ignore growing European frustration in the age of Trump.
Mar 15 · 5 minutes
Apple vs Samsung: Copycats really don't need any more help

Apple vs Samsung: Copycats really don't need any more help

As if President Elect Donald Trump threatening to force Apple to move its manufacturing to the US wasn’t bad enough, this week another branch of the federal government messed with Apple.
Dec 9 · 4 minutes
It's official: Techtopus has made it all the way to the White House

It's official: Techtopus has made it all the way to the White House

The White House's Council of Economic Advisors explains why Silicon Valley wage fixing is so damaging to workers, and the economy.
Oct 28 · 3 minutes
TSFKAMSFWLIVE: Reasonable Doubtfire

TSFKAMSFWLIVE: Reasonable Doubtfire

In the latest episode of my US Presidential Election podcast, I'm joined from Las Vegas by capital defense attorney (and Pando contributor) Dayvid Figler.
Aug 23 · 0 minutes
In death, where is the Gawker for Gawkering Gawker?

In death, where is the Gawker for Gawkering Gawker?

Nick Denton reportedly hid away $12.8m for a rainy day. Gawker's fearless army of snarkers united in silence.
Aug 18 · 5 minutes
Denton denied last minute reprieve, now faces bankruptcy (just as Peter Thiel prepares to speak to RNC)

Denton denied last minute reprieve, now faces bankruptcy (just as Peter Thiel prepares to speak to RNC)

Thiel might look out over the RNC crowd, pausing just a second longer on the Florida delegation, and consider himself amongst friends.
Jul 20 · 2 minutes
In Britain, the lunatics are now in charge of the data asylum

In Britain, the lunatics are now in charge of the data asylum

A good-news-bad-news day for anyone concerned about government’s ability to access personal data held by global tech companies.
Jul 14 · 2 minutes
It's all fake! Nick Denton thinks Hulk Hogan might have a secret Silicon Valley backer

It's all fake! Nick Denton thinks Hulk Hogan might have a secret Silicon Valley backer

Denton sees our conspiracy theory and raises an even more amazing one of his own.
May 24 · 2 minutes
Your monthly helping of serious ridesharing allegations

Your monthly helping of serious ridesharing allegations

The latest installment in Pando's ongoing series of ridesharing crime roundups.
Apr 29 · 6 minutes
The 1099 Self-Organizing Act: Well done, sharing economy startups

The 1099 Self-Organizing Act: Well done, sharing economy startups

As if rising rents weren’t enough, non-techies in California have a new reason to hate startups.
Apr 21 · 3 minutes
Google promises not to Google potential jurors in its own trial

Google promises not to Google potential jurors in its own trial

Does it bother you that Google knows pretty much everything about you? Your hopes, your fears, your dreams and, of course, your fetishes? Then I have some good news.
Apr 4 · 1 minute
How to get away with temporarily inflating the price of your Twitter stock

How to get away with temporarily inflating the price of your Twitter stock

"Let me help you. Let me help you. Because if you do, I promise you will get away with this."
Feb 18 · 2 minutes
Judge accepts final settlement in Zynga shareholder class action

Judge accepts final settlement in Zynga shareholder class action

Finally some good news for Zynga shareholders! (Not really.)
Feb 16 · 0 minutes
Nondisclosure Nation: A History, From Ober to Assange

Nondisclosure Nation: A History, From Ober to Assange

As the UN rules in favor of Julian Assange, Mark Ames examines the dark history of non-disclosure agreements used by the US government (and even Assange himself).
Feb 4 · 51 minutes
The Verge sued for trademark theft by site you’ve never heard of, also called The Verge

The Verge sued for trademark theft by site you’ve never heard of, also called The Verge

They’re going to be so sorry when they find out who Nilay Patel is.
Feb 4 · 1 minute
Wealth manager asks us to delete story about MeUndies founder going to federal prison

Wealth manager asks us to delete story about MeUndies founder going to federal prison

Surely by now Jonathan Shokrian has learned the importance of entrusting his clean-up work to people who know what they're doing.
Feb 3 · 4 minutes
Zenefits makes "one-time offer" of cash to former employees, if they promise not to sue over PTO

Zenefits makes "one-time offer" of cash to former employees, if they promise not to sue over PTO

"If you choose not to take advantage of this offer, Zenefits may contest any and all claims that may arise in the future related to this matter."
Dec 3 · 3 minutes