Pando

Friday May 16, 2014

  1. Project 100 wants to revolutionize transportation, but will it be another unrealized Vegas dream?

    As Zach Ware, CEO of the newly funded transportation startup Project 100, explains his vision I can’t help but think that he’s gone a little crazy.

    By Carmel DeAmicis , written on

    From the News desk

  2. OpenGov raises $15 million – Software prepares to eat Uncle Sam

    Yesterday, Mountain View startup OpenGov announced it had closed their Series B round of financing at $15 million. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from Thrive Capital and Formation 8. The investment marks the first for Andreesen Horowitz in the civic technology field, and represents the maturing of the civic innovation market.

    By Dan Raile , written on

    From the News desk

  3. Big data needs to be more than just expensive noise

    For all the vaunted potential of big data, the consumer benefits aren't fully apparent yet. Netflix still recommends me movies I don’t want to watch, Spotify still nudges me towards bands I don’t particularly like and most of the companies targeting ads at me on Facebook are still barking up the wrong tree.

    By James Robinson , written on

    From the News desk

  4. Russian regulators threaten to shut down Twitter, Facebook and anyone else they damn well please

    For the past few months, Pando has been reporting on the contrast between whistleblower Edward Snowden's rhetoric on freedom of speech and the reality on the ground in his adopted Russian home.

    By Paul Bradley Carr , written on

    From the News desk

  5. Peter Thiel: The US as we know it depends on us rediscovering our innovation

    [Editor’s note: This is a guest contribution by Niv Dror, analyst at DataFox. The post went through Pando’s usual editorial process and Mr. Dror was not paid for his work.]

    By Niv Dror, Guest Contributor , written on

    From the News desk

  6. Fortune: "There is a strong case" General Catalyst violated New Jersey pay-to-play rules

    Fortune magazine's Boston-based correspondent Dan Primack has been a longtime critic of PandoDaily. He has also been an enthusiastic defender of the financial industry and a stalwart defender Gov. Chris Christie's pension officials.

    By David Sirota , written on

    From the News desk

  7. Quantcast's new report shows that the market for apps is a vast wasteland where social is all that counts

    Yesterday, Quantcast released its latest report, looking at how we’re discovering content on mobile. Given that it draws from web traffic data from the more than 100 million sites Quantcast monitors, it is one of the more comprehensive pieces of research out recently into how the mobile web is changing the media landscape.

    By James Robinson , written on

    From the News desk

  8. Marcy Wheeler leaves the Intercept, preemptively denies connection with Ukraine output

    Marcy Wheeler, one of the all-star launch line-up of Pierre Omidyar's "The Intercept" has left her role as senior policy analyst at the site, even before it has officially launched.

    By Paul Bradley Carr , written on

    From the News desk

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