Latest articles Monday June 29, 2015

  1. As gay pride fills San Francisco, Rand Paul is a no-show at his own hackathon

    But at least Rowan Farrow showed up to play Taylor Swift.

    By Dan Raile

    From the Disruption desk

  2. Watch day one of Pando's all-star $100k startup competition

    The first five startups take to the stage in Nashville to compete for real investment.

  3. Here’s what happens when you let the public name your VC firm

    Atlas Venture completes its rebrand as Accomplice.

  1. Caught up in a riot? Uber can charge you up to $250 for damage to their cars

    Ridesharing giant charges passenger $250 for a door scratched by a cyclist.

    By Dan Raile

    From the Sharing Economy desk

  2. A brief history of American gun nuts

    Neither Obama nor the other gun restrictions advocates grasp what they’re really dealing with.

    By Mark Ames

    From the Second Amendment desk

  3. Flagged for deletion: Why tech companies shouldn't ban racist flags

    Don’t try to find a legal, or even logical, explanation for why Swastikas are verboten on Amazon but Jeff Bezos will gladly sell you a copy of Mein Kampf in hardback, paperback, or for your Kindle.

    By Paul Carr

    From the Confederacy desk

  4. Facebook finally told us what word made them ban our story about homelessness

    After two days of arguing with robots about profanity, we're finally able to give Facebook our money.

  5. How the legends who built Boston's tech industry are still outpacing their younger rivals

    You don’t have to be a drone-flying, Apple Watch wearing, Blue Bottle drinking twenty-something to be a player in the startup world