Rise of the techno-libertarians; Jason says he’s not getting an Apple Watch, so next week he’ll be reviewing one; Tidal streamlines, Yahoo remixes pink slips; mobilegeddon is upon us; the return of Uber; makers vs Silicon Valley fakers; you own NOTHING.
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The Morning Dump
The Star Wars Teaser Trailer Has Added $2 Billion to Disney’s Value
Can We Guess Your Age Based On The Year You Were Born?
Rise of the techno-Libertarians: The 5 most socially destructive aspects of Silicon Valley
The numbers don’t lie: Jay-Z’s Tidal music service is already a spectacular flop
Data Kills Tidal
IN THE NEWS
The Tide Is Turning Against Comcast’s Proposal To Buy Time Warner Cable
Comcast Plans to Drop Time Warner Cable Deal
Marissa Mayer makes 1,100 Yahooers jobless, calls it a “remix”
Why ‘Do It For Me’ Is The Next Big Thing
Amazon wants to deliver packages to the trunk of your car
We Can’t Let John Deere Destroy the Very Idea of Ownership
Automakers to gearheads: Stop repairing cars
Twitter’s new Highlights service gives you a daily digest of curated tweets
Twitter’s crusade against online abuse: Now updated to make trolling even easier!
How Click Farms Have Inflated Social Media Currency
How The Facebook Bubble Is Driving Online Startups Into The Arms Of Offline Advertising
Introducing Matched content: a new way to help your visitors discover content on your site
Facebook, eBay, Vice News And Others First To Support Chrome’s New Push Notifications
‘415’ Area Code Phone Numbers Selling For Thousands Of Dollars As Supply Runs Short
Amazon Web Services is now a $5 billion business
Pro/Con: Why Google’s Fi Could Be Awesome and Terrible
Uber must face lawsuit claiming bias against blind riders
Uber driver, licensed to carry gun, shoots gunman in Logan Square
An Uber driver with a concealed handgun prevented a mass shooting in Chicago
Heal Wants To Be The ‘Uber’ For Doctors Making House Calls
Petraeus receives no jail time for leaking. Whistleblowers face decades in jail.
FBI can’t cut Internet and pose as cable guy to search property, judge says
Researcher who joked about hacking a jet plane barred from United flight
You can now download your Google search history, warning: may contain embarrassment
Google Account History
PayPal Wants To Integrate Password with Human Body
Critical Vulnerability Found in Magento eCommerce Platform
COMMENT OF THE WEEK
Vapid 0039 – The Pirate in the High Castle
AT THE LIBRARY
The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
God Emperor of Dune – Frank Herbert
The New Screen Savers
Netflix Orders a Second Season of ‘Marvel’s Daredevil’
Vice on HBO
The Prodigy – The Day Is My Enemy
The Prodigy bide their time to create latest album
The Prodigy – The Fat of the Land
Canadians Are Leading ‘Game Of Thrones’ Pirates, And HBO Is Cracking Down
MORON OF THE WEEK
Gwyneth Paltrow Tried To Live Like A Poor Person, Gave Up After Four Days
Kanye reveals what’s really behind his “crazy person” rants
Ben Affleck Says He Was ‘Embarrassed’ To Discover His Ancestor Owned Slaves
ARE YOU KIDDING ME?
Take a Deep Breath if You Want to Try Competitive Vaping
Internet Outrage Machine 18: #BabyGotCat