Latest articles Wednesday July 29, 2015

  1. Naked Capitalism: “We are in the business of making trouble”

    Mark Ames talks to Yves Smith about covering stories too complex for most media, being a women in the male-dominated finance industry and on how Greece could have become a failed state.

    By Mark Ames

    From the Economics desk

  2. The War Nerd: Don’t be fooled -- Turkey is attacking the Kurds

    You might be cheering for the Turkish Air Force, which has reportedly finally decided to strike Islamic State targets in Syria. Don’t believe it.

    By Gary Brecher

    From the The War Nerd desk

  3. “It’s been painful”: Behind the “cries and shouts” that forced Intuit open [SPONSORED]

    The mobile cloud is the biggest threat and opportunity QuickBooks has seen in years.

  1. The only Uber of anything is Uber

    Which other companies are at risk of going the way of HomeJoy?

    By Sarah Lacy

    From the Sharing Economy desk

  2. Gawker, Intercepted

    Of course Gawker and First Look Media want to merge, and of course no one wants to talk about it.

  3. As Amazon turns 20, investors grudgingly admit Bezos was right all along

    If Prime Day was about how brilliant Amazon's past has been, its earnings report offered a glimpse into how bright the company's future looks.

    By Kevin Kelleher

    From the Books desk

  4. Periscope founder: “Portrait is the future"

    ...and other philosophical insights from the bleeding edge of news and streaming video.

  5. The real lesson from Google+: Even Google can’t brute-force a social network

    Mapping the ocean? Building a self-driving car? A computer you can wear on your face? Re-wiring fiber in cities? All easier than forcing people where and when to be friends.

    By Sarah Lacy

    From the Disruption desk

  6. SF Mayor: New Airbnb ballot will "pit neighbor against neighbor"

    Ed Lee is now lobbying the public on behalf of Aibnb.

    By Dan Raile

    From the Sharing Economy desk

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