Sean Eldridge, the 26 year-old husband of Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, has filed paperwork to run as a Democratic candidate in New York’s 19th district, currently represented by two-term Republican incumbent Chris Gibson.
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday February 8, 2013 11:29 am|
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday February 4, 2013 11:01 am|
Last night Yoko Ono presented the 2013 Courage Award to Julian Assange, who accepted in absentia in New York.
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday January 28, 2013 1:05 pm|
Welcome to Data Privacy Day! To celebrate the fact that, ahem, we don’t have much….
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday January 25, 2013 2:53 pm|
Steve Wozniak is not a fan of the Ashton Kutcher jOBS clip that was released yesterday. “Never happened” says Woz. Starting this Saturday, it will be illegal to unlock your smartphone without your carrier’s permission. Thanks, DMCA. Apple sacks Chinese manufacturer Guangdong Real Faith Pingzhou Electronics for hiring 74 underage workers. Meg Whitman’s hard at [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday January 24, 2013 5:12 pm|
The Steve Jobs biopick starring Ashton Kutcher premieres this Friday at Sundance, and a clip was released today. Actually Kutcher does look like Jobs, but it’s always hard to dispel the aura of Michael Kelso.
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday January 23, 2013 1:11 pm|
Silicon Valley phenoms including Alexis Ohanian, Robert Scoble and Tim Draper appear in a video to raise money for small businesses hit by Hurricane Sandy. Nobody should give up their day jobs, but that’s part of the video’s appeal.
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday January 22, 2013 4:55 pm|
Dreamworks announced that shooting began today on their Wikileaks movie entitled “The Fifth Estate.” The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange and Daniel Brühl as Daniel Domscheit-Berg. The cast also includes Laura Linney, Anthony Mackie, and David Thewlis. Bill Condon, fresh off the Twilight: Breaking Dawn Series, will direct.
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday January 22, 2013 3:35 pm|
In advance of Apple’s Thursday earnings report, it’s being announced that iPhone had 51.2% of all smartphone sales in the 4th quarter of 2012. Verizon posted its 4th quarter earnings today, taking a hit for subsidizing — you guessed it — the iPhone 5. WhoWhatWhy says Aaron Swarz perescutor Carmen Ortiz has a “sordid rap [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday January 16, 2013 5:28 pm|
USA Today has announced the winner of $1 million in free advertising in its contest to encourage creativity in print advertising: Google. It’s hard to know why USA Today would’ve allowed Google to enter in the first place. Google has done more than anyone to destroy print media by outright stealing its revenue over the [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday January 14, 2013 1:08 pm|
Following the death of Aaron Swartz, Anonymous is claiming credit for hacking the Massachusetts Institute of Technology website yesterday.