Shit hit the fan on Thursday; the U.S. government took down Megaupload, one of the largest file-sharing sites in the world. Here’s a quick recap of the key events in this crazy story:
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Another great article by NYT’s Evelyn Rusli and Ben Protess:
“Wall Street, as always, is going where the money is — and right now that is Silicon Valley. The latest Internet boom meansread more
For the first time in years, I will not be attending CES. It’s a strange yet relaxing feeling not being part of the massive crowds that converge each January on Sin City.
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Scott Thompson, the President of eBay’s PayPal division, has just been named the new CEO of Yahoo.
Thompson, who was previously Yahoo’s CTO, has been a big reason why eBay and PayPal haveread more
The unemployment rate in the U.S. is 8.6%, but you wouldn’t know that by looking at the tech industry.
There is an all-out war for engineering and design talent here in Silicon Valley, andread more
Kingdom Holdings Company, the investment vehicle of Saudi Prince Al-waleed bin Talal, has announced that it has pumped $300 million into Twitter as a “strategic” investment.
KHC hasread more
The landscape of the tech news and blogging world has been radically altered in the last year, and it just got another big jolt by the news that ReadWriteWeb has been acquired by SAY Media.