John Murrell

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DARPA Gets a New Top Geek

The blue-sky tech thinkers at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency have a new hand at the helm with the appointment of Arati Prabhakar to replace former director Regina Dugan, now with Google. Prabhakar built an impressive resume in both the public and private tech sectors, then in 2001 joined U.S. Venture Partners, investing in green tech and IT start-ups (the name of the company may be familiar, Wired notes, because of its ill-starred bet on Solyndra).


We’re Taking the Day Off to Eat Too Much

November 28, 2013 at 3:00 am PT

Yahoo Snaps Up Image-Discovery Startup LookFlow

October 23, 2013 at 10:43 am PT

GoDaddy Acquires Online Invoicing Firm Ronin

October 02, 2013 at 11:13 am PT

Symantec Nominates Two New Directors

August 28, 2013 at 9:49 am PT

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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald