Posts by Mitch Charrington

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Startup Spotlight: Fuselighter, The Kickstarter For Terrorism

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After US forces assassinated al-Qaeda Osama bin Laden in 2011, his financial assets were frozen and the money was traced, dealing a major blow to the organizations's ability to fund new projects. Enter Fuselighter.
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An Apology For The Onstage Suicide At TNRI Interrupt

On behalf of everyone here at Tech News Rumor Insider, I would like to apologize to all the attendees at TNRI Interrupt who witnessed Bplikppy CEO Anthony Wu shoot himself in the head during last night's keynote address, and especially to all of you in the first couple rows who got splattered with blood.
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Why Do We Even Have Laws, Anyway?

Mitch CharringtonLook, I'm a creature of startup culture. There's all these dumb laws startups have to obey that are stifling innovation: outdated privacy laws, anti-monopoly regulations, taxes. I say we should just get rid of those laws and let the future Facebooks of the world do whatever they want.
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Yahoo! CEO Revealed To Be Hobo

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Yahoo!'s top executive, Jim Newton, has been revealed to be a hobo. A Tech News Rumor Insider investigation discovered that Newton, also known as "Boxcar Joe," wandered into Yahoo!'s Sunnyvale headquarters six months ago with a resumé scrawled on a piece of cardboard, on which he claimed to have served stints at PayPal, Google, Real Media, and Dell. The Yahoo! board hired him on the spot. Several sources tell TNRI they became suspicious of Newton after seeing him carrying a bindle to meetings and ordering "vittles" at the Yahoo! cafeteria.
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Kasad.ia Is Like A Cloud-Based Pinterest For Groupon, Whatever That Means

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Kasad.ia, a hot new startup from the founder of Tahko, is launching today in private invite-only beta.
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I Don't Get It

Just because I'm personally invested in about half the companies we cover here doesn't mean I'm biased. Why can't people just accept that?
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Is Tech News Rumor Insider Invading Your Privacy?

Yes, Tech News Rumor Insider got hacked last week and all commenter accounts were compromised. Here's why it's actually not that big of a deal....
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Hello, World!

Welcome to Tech News Rumor Insider, soon to be become your favorite technology web log! Since this is our inaugural post, I'd like to set forth a declaration of principles that will guide us through the years to come.
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