Shai Agassi had nearly $1 billion in funding and a dream to replace gas guzzlers with electric cars. What he was missing was a plan.
Friday, April 4
A teenager orchestrates his own attempted murder via an Internet chatroom.
An investigation into the ill-fated text messaging platform ZunZuneo.
Thursday, March 27
The Bitcoin ghostwriter who wasn’t.
Monday, March 24
In an old mine an hour north of Pittsburgh, 600 federal employees manage paperwork for the government’s retirement system. By hand. On paper. Without computers. The same exact way they always have.
Sunday, March 23
An engineering team races to create a next-generation computer.
The first installment of The Soul of a New Machine.
Saturday, March 22
Thursday, March 13
The story of “the biggest retail hack in U.S. history.”
Tuesday, March 11
Despite its association with piracy, BitTorrent is a company in its own right, and one desperate to hit upon a way to monetize its revolutionary file transfer technology.
Tuesday, February 25
Trying to understand the appeal of Eve Online.
Tuesday, February 18
“I guess what you post on Facebook matters.” An 18-year-old faces 10 years in jail for a sarcastic threat on Facebook.
Monday, February 10
How a small team of 20-somethings helped spark a $50 billion turnaround.