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?

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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…

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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?

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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