Stories by Andrew Leonard

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Posted on: Aug 10, 2014, Source: Salon

It speaks volumes about the company's business model.

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.

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.

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.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2014, Source: Salon

Finding ways to exploit regulatory loopholes is another way to game public goods.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2014, Source: Salon

Free-market enthusiasts have long predicted that technology would liberate humanity. It turns out they were wrong

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.

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.

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?

Posted on: Apr 22, 2014, Source: Salon

The popular sharing economy pioneer responds to political pressure by purging its listings.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2014, Source: Salon

Google’s plot for world domination now includes your credit cards.

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.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2014, Source: Salon

A new article reveals the notorious university is deep in the pockets of the Internet search giant.

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."

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.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2014, Source: Salon

Silicon Valley venture capitalists are raking it in while pretending to espouse progressive ideals.

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?

Posted on: Oct 16, 2013, Source: Salon

"The Everything Store" leaves a big unanswered question. What happens when an entire economy is "amazoned"?

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.

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."

Posted on: Jun 6, 2013, Source: Salon

Another blockbuster: New revelations expose the NSA and FBI's vast online surveillance powers.

Posted on: May 7, 2013, Source: Salon

An angry judge -- and huge "Star Trek" fan -- blasts the sleazy Prenda Law firm into oblivion.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2013, Source: Salon

Silicon Valley’s education solution: more Big Brother.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2013, Source: Salon

Another learning experience at SXSW: if you're looking for mobile innovation, look East.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2013, Source: Salon

Bobby Jindal doesn't want the GOP to be the "stupid party," but fellow governors are plotting to wreck higher ed

Posted on: Feb 15, 2013, Source: Salon

A voice-activated command-and-control center for the quantified self? Get in line now for your iWatch

Posted on: Jan 7, 2013, Source: Salon

“MyMagic+” will enable the company to more effectively gather data on customer activities.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2012, Source: Salon

A Texas student believes her school's chipped ID cards are a violation of her civil liberties. She's right.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2012, Source: Salon

From Plymouth Rock to Thanksgiving at Best Buy: The Puritan ethic went spectacularly astray, all for an iPad mini.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2012, Source: Salon

The bankers are whining big-time. Their favorite son lost, and their chief enemy won. Here's what needs to happen.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2012, Source: Salon

Farmers are cashing in on a hungry world. Everyone else is struggling to find a job.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2012, Source: Salon

Their only substantive policy proposals require spending cuts on a level that would surely boost unemployment by cutting government jobs and subtracting government demand from the economy.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2012, Source: Salon

The Justice Department will not prosecute the investment bank for mortgage fraud.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2012, Source: Salon

A new report details their excesses -- including an average CEO salary of $7.3 million.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2012, Source: Salon

President Obama has fought hard to ease the student-debt burden, but Republicans threaten his fragile gains.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2012, Source: Salon

The American middle class might not be making iPads and iPhones, but they sure are buying a lot of them

Posted on: Jan 11, 2012, Source: Salon

Pennsylvania's GOP governor announces plans to make it tougher to get food stamps.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2011, Source: Salon

The movement to make sure our money serves our own values rather than the bottom line of huge banks will only gain energy as small victories accumulate.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2011, Source: Salon

Most Americans can rightfully complain, ‘I pay more federal income taxes than General Electric, Boeing, DuPont, Wells Fargo, Verizon, etc., etc., all put together.’