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Gillmor Gang: Something Goes Right

Here we sit in the valley of predespair, 2 weeks ahead of the election and God knows where we are in the pandemic. As my partner Tina says to me on this once glorious sunny day (the view formerly known as the Pacific Ocean has been...

Rudy Giuliani's unfortunate 'Borat' appearance is now a meme

Rudy Giuliani, national clown, is once again trending.  Giuliani makes an unfortunate appearance in the Borat sequel, which premieres Friday. A picture from the incident that features Giuliani — who, let us remind you, is still President Trump's personal lawyer — in a compromising position is making...

Pumpkin Chili

Pumpkin Chili! Made with chunks of pumpkin, ground pork, black beans, a bottle of beer, and plenty of spices. Ready in under an hour. Even better the next day. Continue reading "Pumpkin Chili" ยป

Quibi, short-form video thing that made no sense, shuts down

After Quibi launched, I described it as "Hollywood's purest vision for how mobile entertainment should be consumed" for the brevity of its content and the total hostility it had toward viewers. It blocked screenshots, threatened its only significant fan podcast with a trademark lawsuit, and reportedly...

Kristin Scott Thomas and Ann Dowd on the power of privilege in Netflix's 'Rebecca'

Netflix's 'Rebecca' adaption dives heavily into class and gender disparity in 1930s Europe. Read more...More about Netflix, Mashable Video, Rebecca, Armie Hammer, and Lily James

Tesla wows on latest numbers

Tesla’s latest quarterly numbers beat analyst expectations on both revenue and earnings per share, bringing in $8.77 billion in revenues for the third quarter. With the report that Tesla had already beaten Wall Street’s expectations for deliveries earlier this month, the question for today’s earnings call...

This 15-inch touchscreen monitor can go with you anywhere and attach to nearly every device

We spend most of our days staring at screens. Either a laptop, or a phone, or a tablet. But while we spend so much time reading or working or watching all the varied screens in our life, it's strange how often they just aren't enough. —...

Datto trades modestly higher after pricing IPO at top of range

After pricing at $27 per share, Datto’s stock rose during regular trading. By mid-afternoon the data and security software company was worth $28.10, up a hair over 4%. The company’s IPO comes on the back of a rapid-fire Q3 in which a host of technology companies,...

Why GMC's new electric Hummer is a bigger deal than Tesla's Cybertruck

There were no broken windows, like the "bulletproof" ones at Tesla's Cybertruck event last year that promptly shattered under pressure, but the GMC Hummer EV reveal Tuesday night was one of the biggest moments for electric vehicles yet.  Let's back up. Last year, Tesla's announced its Cybertruck,...

This serial founder is taking on Carta with cap table management software she says is better for founders

Yin Wu has cofounded several companies since graduating from Stanford in 2011, including a computer vision company called Double Labs that sold to Microsoft, where she stayed on for a couple of years as a software engineer. In fact, it was only after that sale she...