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Andrew Leonard is a staff writer at Salon. Follow him on Twitter: @koxinga21
What the Republican Love Affair with Uber Is About
Posted on: Aug 10, 2014, Source: Salon
It speaks volumes about the company's business model.
Thomas Friedman's Latest NYT Piece Reads Like an Airbnb Ad
Posted on: Jul 21, 2014, Source: Salon
It's unusual for the writer to focus on a company rather than the conflict in Gaza and the Malaysian Airlines plane crash.
The New Age of Global Paranoia: Russia, Ukraine, and the Plane Crash
Posted on: Jul 18, 2014, Source: Salon
Collateral damage from Ukraine's civil war: The 21st century takes another sharp turn into the unfriendly unknown.
The 1 Percent’s Increasingly Popular Way of Buying Whatever They Want Before We Can—Online Scalping
Posted on: Jul 11, 2014, Source: Salon
From parking spots to reservations, scalping apps are giving rich people what they want, when they want it.
Libertarians’ Sneaky New Crusade
Posted on: Jun 27, 2014, Source: Salon
Finding ways to exploit regulatory loopholes is another way to game public goods.
Death of a Libertarian Fantasy: Why Dreams of a Digital Utopia Are Rapidly Fading Away
Posted on: Jun 15, 2014, Source: Salon
Free-market enthusiasts have long predicted that technology would liberate humanity. It turns out they were wrong
The Tech Industry’s God Complex is Getting Out of Control
Posted on: Jun 13, 2014, Source: Salon
Silicon Valley's brightest stars are increasingly swept up in the fantasy that technology will give us superpowers.
Amazon's Scorched-Earth Campaign: Why the Internet Giant Started a War
Posted on: Jun 1, 2014, Source: Salon
Can't buy books by Colbert and Gladwell? Customers and publishers are livid. But it turns out Amazon doesn't care.
Say Goodbye to TV’s Golden Age: Why Comcast’s Rise and Net Neutrality’s Downfall Will Change Everything
Posted on: Apr 26, 2014, Source: Salon
The economic model that sustains quality TV is under assault. Does the future have room for any more Walter Whites?
Airbnb’s Big Bait-and-Switch
Posted on: Apr 22, 2014, Source: Salon
The popular sharing economy pioneer responds to political pressure by purging its listings.
Three Reasons Why You Should Keep Gmail far Away from Your Credit Card Information
Posted on: Apr 21, 2014, Source: Salon
Google’s plot for world domination now includes your credit cards.
Google Glass, Techno-Rage and the Battle For San Francisco's Soul
Posted on: Apr 18, 2014, Source: Salon
The advent of Google Glass has started an incendiary new chapter in tech's culture wars. Here's what's at stake.
Google Joins the Kochs in Pumping Funds into the Conservative George Mason University
Posted on: Apr 14, 2014, Source: Salon
A new article reveals the notorious university is deep in the pockets of the Internet search giant.
Author Michael Lewis Hits Back at Critics of 'Flash Boys'
Posted on: Apr 13, 2014, Source: Salon
The bestselling author explains the uproar caused by his new book: "This time I punched Wall Street in the balls."
Big Brother Is In Your Spotify: How Music Became the Surveillance State’s Trojan Horse
Posted on: Mar 28, 2014, Source: Salon
Big win for Big Data: As Amazon and Google drive down costs, more people are taking their listening to the cloud.
8 Ways Corporate Greed Is Perverting the Idea of the 'Sharing Economy'
Posted on: Feb 18, 2014, Source: Salon
Silicon Valley venture capitalists are raking it in while pretending to espouse progressive ideals.
Amazon, Applebee’s and Google’s Job-Crushing Drones and Robot Armies: They’re Coming for Your Job Next
Posted on: Dec 6, 2013, Source: Salon
It's inescapable: We'll be replaced by robots or turn into them. What happens to waitresses and taxi drivers then?
Amazon: Threat or Menace?
Posted on: Oct 16, 2013, Source: Salon
"The Everything Store" leaves a big unanswered question. What happens when an entire economy is "amazoned"?
Click Here to Save a Life, for Real
Posted on: Sep 15, 2013, Source: Salon
Watsi, the crowd-funding healthcare site, proves that not every change-the-world Silicon Valley start-up is a scam.
Would We Be Better Off Without the Internet?
Posted on: Jul 5, 2013, Source: Salon
We can't "repeal the Internet." But it's killing our privacy, destroying journalism, and unleashing "conflict and mayhem."
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