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2017

  1. In six years, Kai-Fu Lee says China has gone from mere copy cats to potential global AI domination. What changed?

    How demographics, access to capital, tech behemoths, and all that data could finally propel China ahead of the Valley.

    By Sarah Lacy , written on

    From the China desk

  2. Nine months ago, it was unclear how committed Alphabet was to beating Uber. Now, it has two powerful motivators: Revenge and $70 billion

    Once the most highly valued startup in Valley history, Uber may soon be third after DiDi and Waymo

    By Sarah Lacy , written on

    From the Travis Shrugged desk

  3. For the first time, almost entirely by accident, it’s great to be Lyft

    An astounding example of the benefits of ignoring the competition.

    By Sarah Lacy , written on

    From the Travis Shrugged desk

  4. The Beat

    Did you see Trump fired Comey? Did you see Trump gave secret intel to the Russians? Did you see Trump told Comey to stop investigating Flynn? Did you see they’ve appointed a special counsel? Did you see Trump called the investigation the biggest witch hunt in American history?

    By Paul Bradley Carr , written on

    From the The Swamp desk

  5. Ben Lerer: "We're in 1985 all over again"

    It's hard to decide who has changed the most: Thrillist or its co-founder and CEO Ben Lerer.

    By Sarah Lacy , written on

    From the Lessons from the Trenches desk

  6. What shield law? Lawyers for Ebbu co-founder Michael Wendschuh tried to subpoena Pando writer's notes and sources

    As regular readers will know, Pando has a longstanding policy of publishing any and all legal threats we receive, no matter how baseless or ridiculous.

    By Sarah Lacy and Paul Carr , written on

    From the Weed desk

  7. Even Steve Jobs worried about retaining employees. Good luck, Uber

    Slowly but surely, Lyft is getting better at this game.

    By Sarah Lacy , written on

    From the Travis Shrugged desk

  8. By Sarah Lacy , written on

    From the Gender Wars desk

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