A Chicago-based media startup called Journatic, which we profiled earlier this year, has sparked a firestorm of controversy over the outsourcing of hyper-local journalism by newspapers such as the Chicago Tribune, after a staffer revealed that the company added fake bylines to its material — which in some cases...
Mike Dudas, an executive at Google Wallet, and Seth Priebatsch, founder and CEO of payments startup LevelUp, just tore into each other's businesses on Twitter. It's payback time in payments land! Transactional trash talk! Dudas started the Twitter fight by expressing skepticism that a big fast-food chain would use a...
If pervasive networks, cloud computing and big data are going to deliver on their promise - to make increasingly vast quantities of information always available and understandable - something is going to have to be done about existing network architecture bottlenecks. This quiet but uncomfortable truth permeates the discussion...
Gobs have been a-babble all week with news of Facebook’s Instagram acquisition and what it means for the future of the Internet, social networks, and world peace. But still fresh from the shock, we find ourselves confronted with an uncomfortable truth: We don’t really know how it’s going to shake...
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