Sam Biddle

The Intercept

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Sam Biddle reports for The Intercept, focusing on malfeasance and misused power in technology. He is a former Editor of Valleywag, Gawker's Silicon Valley gossip blog.

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Sixteen US intelligence agencies are said to agree it was Russia that hacked into Democratic National Committee computers in an effort to influence last year's election.

Does hacking evidence justify new Russian sanctions?

Sixteen US intelligence agencies are said to agree it was Russia that hacked into Democratic National Committee computers in an effort to influence last year's election.

from To the Point

King Digital Entertainment, maker of the addictive smartphone game “Candy Crush Saga,” expects to be worth more than $7.5 billion dollars when it goes public this month -- a figure…

Candy Crushing It

King Digital Entertainment, maker of the addictive smartphone game “Candy Crush Saga,” expects to be worth more than $7.5 billion dollars when it goes public this month -- a figure…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Why did Facebook just buy a texting app for 16 billion dollars? Is Apple really investing in cars? And how has Silicon Valley been flexing its political muscles?

Big Buys in the Tech World

Why did Facebook just buy a texting app for 16 billion dollars? Is Apple really investing in cars? And how has Silicon Valley been flexing its political muscles?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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In East Hollywood, a parking lot has been turned into LA’s first government-run homeless encampment.

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Josh Barro talks with the Left, Right & Center panel about the slow return of jobs, the rift among Republicans over Donald Trump and social media rule.

from Left, Right & Center

Southern California has a unique relationship with climate change. So what’s happening now? How did we get here? And what can we do? This first episode of "In Our Backyard."

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LA County has moved to the least restrictive yellow tier in California’s reopening plan.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Many people in LA and across the nation have long called for significant changes to policing and public safety. But that can mean different things to different people.

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Josh Barro and Ken White talk about a conflict between the FBI and the Department of Justice about the aftermath of the insurrection, Matt Gaetz, and more.

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This week , Apple released a software update that would let its device users decide whether to share their data and activities with apps and websites.

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The city of LA has locked basketball hoops in Venice Beach, even as more outdoor and indoor activities get the green light to restart.

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Mayor Eric Garcetti’s so-called “justice budget” for the next fiscal year includes nearly $1 billion to fight homelessness.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand