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Tag: Kara Swisher

May 30, 2012 | 9:13 am

Kara Swisher, Mike Daisey Go at it on Twitter

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Remember when monologist Mike Daisey was forced to admit on This American Life that significant parts of his popular show about worker abuses at Apple contractor Foxconn’s Shenzen, China plant were fabricated? Well sensitivities around that issue are running high today, as Daisey took offense at a dig aimed at him by tech journalist Kara […]

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May 15, 2012 | 11:47 am

Video Interview: Kara Swisher Analyzes the Yahoo! Mess

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Here’s ABC 7′s complete interview with journalist Kara Swisher of AllThingsD on the Yahoo! situation. Some interesting insidery observations… Employees are “thrilled” that CEO Scott Thompson was given the boot. “The board acted quickly,” Swisher says. “There was a problem and they fixed it. That’s a good sign.” Employees were “in a lot of pain” […]

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January 17, 2011 | 11:39 am

“Social Network” Dominates Golden Globes, But How Accurate Is Portrayal of Mark Zuckerberg?

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The Social Network, which many say is a fictionalized account of the founding of Facebook, won four Golden Globe awards last night, thus presenting us with a good opportunity to pluck this month-old interview with technology writer Kara Swisher from our archives. KQED’s Mina Kim talked to Swisher on the day that Facebook CEO Mark […]

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