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Kleiner, Pao Attorneys Continue Battle Over Discrimination Claims

The gender discrimination case against Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers continued to wend its way through the …

Silicon Valley

Why everything geeks think they know about Kickstarter is wrong

Kickstarter has been described as the Home Shopping Network for geeks—picture an online version of the Sharper Image catalog and an investment platform for tech startups having a baby. But this is the wrong way to think about Kickstarter, because the site’s founders have actually shied away from …

Crowd Funding

Paranoid Android's Halo theme is ready for public beta testing!

Paranoid Android was enamored with Facebook Home when it came out. We all were, really, but the thought of Facebook in our face all the time was a bit much. Chatheads was a particularly cool concept, but just not as finished or nice as we would have hoped. Paranoid Android fixed that for us.<p>Their …

Watch: Blackhawks 4, Kings 3 (2OT)

There was a time, before he was sentenced to do all of his press availabilities at a podium, when Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville actually seemed to enjoy talking about hockey with reporters. This was a long-ago era, when interviews resembled conversations, and involved something more …

Edward Snowden’s employer calls PRISM leak a ‘grave violation of its code of conduct’

Edward Snowden surprised a lot of people today when he revealed himself as the source of the NSA PRISM leaks, and few are more surprised than his employer, technology consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton.<p>The company released a statement in response to the news today, confirming that Snowden had been …

Will China Hand Over The NSA Whistleblower?

Hong Kong is suddenly ground zero for the NSA/PRISM whistleblower case. It finds itself <i>de facto</i> host to Edward Snowden, the American citizen who voluntarily revealed himself over the weekend as the source of the leaks. The situation could not come at a more awkward time for both China and …

The Battle To Be First App Opened

Competition is heating up in the on-demand transportation industry, but unlike other segments of the market, there’s no lock-in that keeps customers loyal to one service or another. Users looking for a way to get from one place to another seemingly only care about the cost, convenience and …