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Inside Tech Companies' Private Bus System

Tech shuttle buses have taken over San Francisco's streets, creating a transportation caste system. I wanted to know what it was like inside. So I got on.

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

Why Disney Bought Lucasfilm

In two words: Star. Wars.

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

5 Pieces Of Infrastructure That Are Still Spotty Thanks To Sandy

The storm has passed New York City, but services are still on the fritz in many places. (Updated.)

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago
Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

11 Viral Photos That AREN'T Hurricane Sandy

Don't share these images from storms past, or storms that never existed.

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

Do We Need A Pandora For Art?

Start-up Art.sy is making a play for online art market by introducing an art discovery tool. But it only pays galleries, not individual artists. What disruption does — and doesn't — look like in the art world.

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

6 Things We Learned From Facebook's Earnings Report

Mobile makes money, Zynga isn't a very good friend and Sam's Chowder House loves Facebook.

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

12 Board Games That Should Not Exist

Internet memes, "Jersey Shore," and ESPECIALLY Zynga ripoffs-of-board-games-turned-back-into-board-games are an affront to gaming. They must be stopped.

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

The Onion Talks: So TED, It Hurts

In the first offering from their new TED Talks satire, the Onion nails pretty much every element of the thought leader experience. "Imagine," says Onion Talker, "what other ground-breaking ideas could I be thinking of?"

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

The Heart Of Silicon Valley Is Now In The Mission

In this tech boom, all of the action is happening in San Francisco's most hipster of hoods. A pied-à-terre for Zuckerberg.

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

Patent Trolling: It's As Bad As You Think

A new study provides the data to what many knew anecdotally: The rise of patent trolls has gotten out of control. And they're killing innovation.

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

The Trouble With The New "Share Economy"

It's kinda illegal. Which businesses like Uber and Lyft are finding out as they try to disrupt the taxi industry.

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

Can The Internet Catch Susie Ko's Killer?

[Updated] Three days ago, a Northern Californian woman was murdered during a robbery. Her family's taken to the web to track down the culprit.

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

Tech Confessional: The Secrets Of Second Life

A former employee of Linden Labs, the creator of the virtual world, talks about walking in on users having (virtual) sex, being a Second Life celebrity, and why it was such an inspiring job. Also, furries!

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

What Happens When "The Love Connection" Host Gets Into A Fight On Twitter

After Tom Scharpling of WFMU began debating politics with ex-Love Connection host Chuck Woolery, things got real weird, real fast. It's new media vs. 72-year-old media.

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

Where Googlers Get Sassy

Where Googlers hate on their own kind — and pay respect to Steve Jobs. An exclusive look at more images from Google's secret mockery machine.

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

The Anti-Facebook Mask

Be invisible. Or, at least, fool Facebook for Halloween.

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

Inside Google's Internal Meme Generator

How do Googlers blow off steam? They make memes, for internal use only. Until now.

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

Should "TheFacebook" Be Allowed On Your Campus?

In 2004, students at Brandeis University had a lively debate about privacy, security and other issues with Facebook. And also talked about ConnectU!

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago

How To Register To Vote Online (And Off)

It's National Voter Registration Day! Let's get service-y.

Reyhan Harmanci • 6 years ago