POLITICO’s Mike Allen sheds light on the evolving relationship between the valley and the swamp.
Apple's New Ad: Don't Worry About Jobs, Follow Your Passion!
January 15, 2014
Apple is selling a lifestyle now—to those who can afford it.
7 Smuggest Lines from Jonathan Franzen's Rant Against Smugness
September 13, 2013
Jonathan Franzen wouldn’t know irony if he tripped over it. Last year, he declared that “serious readers and writers, these are my people. And we do not like to yak about ourselves,” at a public reading. At a large university.
Microsoft's Steve Ballmer Never Stood a Chance
August 23, 2013
Microsoft announced today that Steve Ballmer is stepping down as CEO some time in the next year, and you gotta feel sorry for the guy. In the theatre, they say: Never follow an act involving children.
The Myth of the Lone Inventor
May 30, 2013
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is wrong to oppose government subsidies. After all, he benefitted from them.
How Much for That Startup?
April 01, 2013
What Amazon's purchase of Goodreads tell us about the content wars.
Microsoft's Mark Penn Mistake
February 15, 2013
It's running a political campaign against Google.
China Is Not the Gaming Industry's Next Great Frontier
February 05, 2013
The People's Republic may lift its ban on consoles. It wouldn't be the boon that many expect.
Atari Is Not an Anomaly
January 29, 2013
Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo think it's all about the console and blockbuster games. Atari thought so, too.
Baudrillard and Babes at the Consumer Electronics Show
January 18, 2013
At the annual gadget-industry trade show, Lydia DePillis finds blink-controlled TVs, angry tech bloggers, and a World’s Fair for an age when brands are more important than countries.