Beyond the Pitch: Doing Good at the #SXSW Trade Show

By: Wednesday March 20, 2013 8:12 pm

On its surface, the SXSW Trade Show is full of the kinds of marketing I declared boring in the introduction to my event coverage. Hungry marketers roam the floor seeking attention and venture capital. Oh, I filled up a couple bags with swag, from t-shirts to buttons, but I won’t bore you by recounting my [...]

Tech Bytes, Monday January 28

By: Monday January 28, 2013 1:05 pm

Welcome to Data Privacy Day! To celebrate the fact that, ahem, we don’t have much….

Dreamworks Begins Shooting Wikileaks Film Today, “The Fifth Estate”

By: 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.

22 Year-Old UK Hacker Christopher Weatherhead Convicted in PayPal DDoS Attack Over Wikileaks Blockade

By: Friday December 7, 2012 1:03 pm

Weatherhead will face sentencing later in the year. He could receive up to 10 years, a sentence comparable in the UK to that imposed for sex offenses involving children, rioting and burglary with intent to rape.

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