Nitasha Tiku · 01/17/14 11:45AM

The denial phase is over. In his speech about NSA spying tactics, President Obama just said: "We will also enable communications providers to make public more information than ever before about the orders they have received to provide data to the government."

Marc Andreessen Defends the NSA for Spying

Nitasha Tiku · 01/15/14 01:52PM

Twitter wasn't always Marc Andreessen's jam. His recent bout of 140 character logorrhea came after a lengthy 983 day silent period. But the venture capitalist is back with a vengeance and recently launched a diatribe dismissing people who question the NSA as naive and possibly illiterate.

Google Engineers to NSA: "Fuck these guys"

Sam Biddle · 11/06/13 12:18PM

Just because large, important chunks of Silicon Valley will play ball with American spies, doesn't mean all the underlings are game. Two security engineers at the company that runs your email inbox are speaking out, and they are using bad words.

Code Education Startup Will Scare You into Learning

Sam Biddle · 06/17/13 01:18PM

Codeacademy is a pretty neat idea: learning the basics of a programming language shouldn't be so intimidating, so let's break it down into friendly, digestible online segments. Cool. What's not so cool is using the threat of digital totalitarianism as a marketing ploy.