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Full transcript: ‘Brotopia’ author Emily Chang on Recode Decode

Her new book is all about the bro culture of Silicon Valley.<p>On this episode of <b>Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher</b>, Bloomberg Technology executive producer Emily Chang talks about her new book, “Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley.” One goal Chang feels Silicon Valley should …

Silicon Valley

The Future of Zoos: Challenges Force Zoos to Change in Big Ways

For a mother escorting her kids through the Philadelphia Zoo, it was a close encounter of the ferocious kind. Directly in front of her as she …

Buenos Aires

YouTube’s Monster: PewDiePie and His Populist Revolt

Felix Kjellberg, known to his fans as PewDiePie, is by far YouTube’s biggest star. His videos, a mix of video-game narration, humorous rants and commentary, have cumulatively been viewed billions of times, and more than 53 million people subscribe to his channel. He has been called “the king of …

Internet

Champions League last-16: previews for the big midweek matches

A look forward to Bayer Leverkusen v Atlético Madrid and Manchester City v Monaco on Tuesday, plus Porto v Juventus and Sevilla v Leicester on Wednesday<p>By Martin Laurence for WhoScored?, part of the Guardian Sport Network<p>Bayer Leverkusen v Atlético Madrid, Tuesday<p>Eighth in the Bundesliga faces …

Soccer

The Man Who Broke Ticketmaster

The most infamous ticket scalper of all time used bots to buy millions of tickets. Now he wants to stop them.<p><b>A version of this story appeared in the February issue of VICE magazine. Click HERE to subscribe.</b><p>In February 2005, after the band won its third Grammy of the night, U2 drummer Larry Mullen …

Bots

How Anna Nicole Smith Became America's Punchline

From her first Playboy appearance in 1992 to her death in 2007, Anna Nicole Smith’s story was about a beautiful girl lifted up from the dust, and then about a beautiful woman destroyed.<p><b>How does a</b> <b>woman turn</b> from a mortal to an icon overnight? Think of Pamela Anderson, in a tight Labatt Blue shirt, …

24 Hours at JFK: The Hour-by-Hour Account of Two Iraqis’ Detainment and Release

Last Friday night, after a very long week, Mark Doss, a 29-year-old attorney with the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), was out to …

The Inside Story of BitTorrent’s Bizarre Collapse

Last April, a pair of cousins named Bob Delamar and Jeremy Johnson became co-CEOs of BitTorrent. Delamar was a bearded Canadian Japanophile in his …

Vanishing point: the rise of the invisible computer

In 1971, Intel, then an obscure firm in what would only later come to be known as Silicon Valley, released a chip called the 4004. It was the world’s first commercially available microprocessor, which meant it sported all the electronic circuits necessary for advanced number-crunching in a single, …

Quantum Computing

‘He Has This Deep Fear That He Is Not a Legitimate President’

On the eve of the inauguration, Trump’s biographers ponder his refusal to bend his ego to his new office.<p>In the days immediately after the election that shocked the world, POLITICO Magazine convened the group of people who know Donald J. Trump better than anyone outside his family. We asked his …

Donald Trump

Chelsea Manning's Commutation: What It Means

Before President Obama granted clemency, Manning was serving 35 years in prison, the longest sentence for a leak in U.S. history<p>On Tuesday, President …

Inside IMAX's Big Bet to Rule the Future of VR

The best place on the planet to watch a movie is almost certainly from the center seat in the second-to-last row of the David Keighley Theater at …

Using Tinder in Your Hometown Is Like Visiting an Alternate Reality

Surfing the app on a trip back home can be a way of regressing, or imagining what life would be like if you never left.<p>My parents moved out of my hometown almost as soon as I left for college, and therefore I am obsessed with the idea of other people’s hometowns. Over any major holiday or break …

Relationships

South Korean Prosecutors Want to Arrest the Head of Samsung

South Korea’s special prosecutors’ office said it will seek a warrant to arrest the head of Samsung Group, the country’s biggest conglomerate, as a …

South Korea

The Bush Sisters Wrote the Obama Girls A Letter

Scott Olson—Getty Images<p>Charles Ommanney—Getty Images<p>Emmanuel Dunand—AFP/Getty Images<p>Callie Shell—Aurora for Time<p>Christopher Morris—VII for TIME<p>Pete …

Barack Obama

Nintendo Switch: All the details you've been waiting for

Nintendo just lifted the lid on everything we wanted to know about its latest device. Here are all the details on price, games and extras.<p>It's here! Nintendo is in the midst of revealing every detail you need to make a decision on whether you're going to drop the dough on its new Nintendo Switch -- …

Nintendo Switch

Obama Team Gives Trump Advice: White House Survival Guide

It’s one thing to be elected President of the U.S. Learning how to do the job usually takes longer<p><b>A Presidential handoff comes with established rites</b> …

Donald Trump

The evolution of startups, told through an analysis of thousands of company bios

By itself, the company bio of a startup doesn’t make for great reading.<p>But in aggregate, company descriptions reveal important trends in Silicon Valley. Do founders still aspire to create the next big app? How big is “big data” now compared to five years ago?<p>To answer these these questions, we …

Startups

Obama’s Farewell Address in Pictures

iPod godfather Tony Fadell describes early work on iPhone, time he almost lost a prototype in an airport

Earlier today we shared some of the tricks Apple used to perfect its on-stage demonstration of the iPhone 10 years ago. Phil Schiller and Tim Cook have also offered up comments on the anniversary, with Cook touting that “the best is yet to come.”<p>Now, Tony Fadell, commonly referred to as the …

Pharrell Williams, Making Noise for ‘Hidden Figures’ Everywhere

Wherever he goes and whatever he may be doing, Pharrell Williams can’t help calling attention to himself. At the start of a typical week in early December, this musician and producer was modeling in a Chanel show in Paris. By Thursday evening, he was in New York, talking to Jimmy Fallon on “The …

Virginia Beach

What It Took

How a lifetime of compromises and concessions brought one woman to the brink of history.<p>In early 1979, on a community access television program called <i>In Focus</i>, the wife of the new governor of Arkansas was peppered with question after question about all the ways in which she was an untraditional …

Government

Exclusive Clinton op-ed: I'll look for common ground

Why you should vote for me.<p>In January, America is going to have a new president. Things are going to change — that much is certain. The question is, what kind of change are we going to have?<p>We can build an economy that works for everyone, or stack the deck even more for those at the top.<p>We can keep …

Immigration Reform
Donald Trump

One picture can unlock all your apps

PhotoLogin lets people take a photo and use it as a password to access their online content.<p>What if you never had to remember another password again?<p>That's the promise coming from LogMeOnce, a company that says it can store all your passwords in one secure place and has developed a new feature …

Apps

Maxwell: Hostage of Love

On his very first album, Maxwell was not afraid to pop the question. “Will you marry me?” he purred near the end of <i>Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite</i>, his star-making 1996 debut. Back then, he was in his early 20s, making music that grooved with frictionless precision while calling back to an earlier era …

Michael Jackson

6 TED Talks to Share With Your Kids This Summer | Inc.com

I know, I know. It's summer, and kids want to keep the ultimate separation of school and play intact. But since they're going to be on their tablets and phones playing Minecraft or Candy Crush, why not inspire a new addiction? One that might fuel a new interest, spark inspiration or innovation, or …

Kids

A Selfie For The Planet

Geographer Ed Parsons helps shape how Google sees the world–literally.<p>Ed Parsons, Google’s geographer-in-chief, is leaning over an 18th century woodcut map from the <i>Chonhado</i>, the Korean atlas of the world. Here, on thin parchment, the earth is a wobbly blue watercolor dot centered around the sacred …

Google Earth

Can Xiaomi Live Up to Its $45 Billion Hype?

<b>By Scott Cendrowski</b><p>Photograph by Julie Glassberg for Fortune Magazine<p>June 24, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p>The “Apple of China” gets a reality check as its …

Mobile