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Trump Attacks Federal Judge in Trump U Case

blogs.wsj.com – Reid J. Epstein – May 27, 10:00 PM – SAN DIEGO–In one of his most personal attacks against an apolitical figure since becoming the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump delivered an extended tirade about the federal judge overseeing the civil litigation…
Jill Abramson RT @mikiebarb: Classic Trump tactic: publicly challenge credibility and credentials of a foe. Wait for media to disseminate. Repeat t.co/gZHJzoSPQd
Josh Marshall RT @hookjan: Trump spends almost 1/4 of an hour long speech denouncing the federal judge handling Trump U suit t.co/QIvLmIIVhY via @Reidepstein
Eric Lipton RT @greenhousenyt: Trump goes on tirade against judge hearing Trump University case. He calls judge "Mexican" tho judge born in Indiana t.co/VAnYX2L7y7
Josh Marshall RT @greenhousenyt: Trump goes on tirade against judge hearing Trump University case. He calls judge "Mexican" tho judge born in Indiana t.co/VAnYX2L7y7
Steven Greenhouse Trump goes on tirade against judge hearing Trump University case. He calls judge "Mexican" tho judge born in Indiana t.co/VAnYX2L7y7
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Tech Titans Raise Their Guard, Pushing Back Against News Media

nytimes.com David Streitfeld (@DavidStreitfeld) – May 27 – SAN FRANCISCO — After the news that one of Silicon Valley's stars secretly funded a lawsuit to bring down a gossip site, the overwhelming response in the tech community has been: More power to him. Peter Thiel — Facebook investor…
Trevor Timm RT @nytimes: Silicon Valley's message to the media is clear: Treat us the way we want to be treated or we might retaliate t.co/wOP39YyAIs
The New York Times Silicon Valley's message to the media is clear: Treat us the way we want to be treated or we might retaliate t.co/yAcMtkozbK
Henry Blodget That's the message from lots of people and organizations, not just SV. t.co/NKGleOkmH0
Christopher Mims What's interesting is some have taken Thiel's message farther than he himself might, making it a real 1st A debate t.co/33X5ALX85H
Anil Dash RT @nytimes: Silicon Valley's message to the media is clear: Treat us the way we want to be treated or we might retaliate t.co/L5ukXvK4Pg
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Tech Titans Raise Their Guard, Pushing Back Against News Media

nytimes.com David Streitfeld (@DavidStreitfeld) – May 27 – SAN FRANCISCO — After the news that one of Silicon Valley's stars secretly funded a lawsuit to bring down a gossip site, the overwhelming response in the tech community has been: More power to him. Peter Thiel — Facebook investor…
Eric Lipton Sort of obvious. But these guys r new Rockefellers-Carnegies of our era. Social engineer,they figure, is their right t.co/z9beuyTEcC
Ian Fisher 'Click bait journalists need to be taught lessons.' The tech industry does not like the kind of media it created. t.co/lS8AUL7ZY2
Techmeme Many Silicon Valley leaders express approval for Peter Thiel's tactics against Gawker t.co/Z1Lvhugc6S t.co/N9xDFjnZzE
Conor Dougherty Silicon Valley = precious & thin-skinned & smokes only its own supply. Nice story by @DavidStreitfeld and @MikeIsaac t.co/YwzOV3T5S2
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Donald Trump's Campaign Stumbles as It Tries to Go Big

nytimes.com Ashley Parker (@AshleyRParker) – May 27 – Asked for comment about his management style, and the current state of his campaign, Mr. Trump declined, criticizing the reporters writing this article. “You two wouldn't know how to write a good story about me if you tried — dream…
AWomanCalledHaberman RT @jimrutenberg: Bugging fears in Trump HQ, general chaos, distract from focus on Clinton; November, write @AshleyRParker @MaggieNYT t.co/TCVR2nrmGy
AWomanCalledHaberman RT @mikiebarb: Paranoia, fears of a bugged office and a kiss off statement to @AshleyRParker and @maggieNYT. Read this piece: t.co/3RC59SynKq
AWomanCalledHaberman RT @gdebenedetti: Important pt re this @AshleyRParker @maggieNYT story: Clinton Ds were amazed Trump didn't jump all over email news t.co/eQ5ZDJ7iGr
AWomanCalledHaberman Reupping from yesterday - Trump management style, honed in business, showing limits in campaign amid stumbles t.co/U2pBCODZ8t
Patrick LaForge NYT Is Trump Tower bugged? I look forward to the tapes t.co/fdIGlV2Uks
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Hulk Hogan Case Stirs Funding-Disclosure Debate

wsj.com – Sara Randazzo – May 27, 10:48 AM – The litigation-funding industry has been gaining prominence in the U.S. for years, with sophisticated investors increasingly taking a stake in commercial lawsuits. But the revelation that Silicon Valley entrepreneur Peter Thiel backed Hulk Hogan's…
Megan Liberman RT @WSJ: Peter Thiel's backing of a lawsuit against Gawker is rekindling a debate about transparency in litigation funding. t.co/jqlVKmZ4au
Christopher Mims RT @WSJ: Peter Thiel's backing of a lawsuit against Gawker is rekindling a debate about transparency in litigation funding. t.co/jqlVKmZ4au
Wall Street Journal Peter Thiel's backing of a lawsuit against Gawker is rekindling a debate about transparency in litigation funding. t.co/jqlVKmZ4au
Marcia Hofmann RT @tomgara: Survey found 64% of judges say they would like to know if lawyers in case are having bills paid by someone else. t.co/3bg2WjE5SX
Lydia Polgreen RT @tomgara: Survey found 64% of judges say they would like to know if lawyers in case are having bills paid by someone else. t.co/3bg2WjE5SX
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Toyota is closing in on a deal to buy Google's robotics company Boston Dynamics, and the 'ink is nearly dry

techinsider.io – Danielle Muoio – May 27, 6:16 PM – Google is in talks with the Toyota Research Institute to sell its robotics division Boston Dynamics, a source familiar with the matter told Tech Insider. A price for the deal has not yet been disclosed, but this person says the 'ink is nearly dry.'…
Christopher Mims RT @techinsider: Toyota is closing in on a deal to buy Google's robotics company, Boston Dynamics t.co/PBv17NPAnL t.co/DQKIyfUDZA
Henry Blodget RT @MattRosoff: Huge scoop from @techinsider here: Toyota close to buying Boston Dynamics from Google: t.co/RwlUFw9Frf
Marc Andreessen RT @Besvinick: Toyota in talks to buy Boston Dynamics from Google + investment in Uber = t.co/OlNlnBRlHt
Social Media Insider Toyota is closing in on a deal to buy Google's robotics company Boston Dynamics, and the 'ink is nearly dry' t.co/KvD6LmhsvN
Ina Fried RT @MattRosoff: Huge scoop from @technisider here - Toyota is buying Boston Dynamics t.co/RwlUFw9Frf
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Peter Thiel's mission to destroy Gawker isn't 'philanthropy'. It's a chilling taste of things to come | Marina Hyde

theguardian.com – Marina Hyde – May 27, 11:57 AM – The PayPal mogul has been waging a secret war against the site that outed him. So who'll be the next angry billionaire to go after a media outlet they despise?
Dave Winer RT @KathViner: Peter Thiel's mission to destroy Gawker isn't 'philanthropy'. It's a chilling taste of things to come | Marina Hyde t.co/0Dsc8qElMR
Jill Abramson RT @KathViner: Peter Thiel's mission to destroy Gawker isn't 'philanthropy'. It's a chilling taste of things to come | Marina Hyde t.co/0Dsc8qElMR
emily bell Absolutely brilliant @MarinaHyde on #gawker adversary Peter Thiel ...do read t.co/rFjAwDzGZX
Paul Mozur RT @MarinaHyde: Peter Thiel's mission to destroy Gawker isn't 'philanthropy'. It's a chilling taste of things to come | Marina Hyde t.co/YkGeOXHMkD
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Trump camp concedes it's low on money

washingtonexaminer.com – Joel Gehrke – May 27 – Donald Trump's campaign has alerted Senate Republicans that he won't have much money to spend fending off attacks from Hillary Clinton over the next couple months. The notice came when Paul Manafort, Trump's senior advisor, met with a group of…
Dave Winer Trump camp concedes it's low on money. t.co/SC8fBfd7UC
AWomanCalledHaberman RT @Joelmentum: Manafort admitted Trump camp is low on money between now and convention. They need RNC cash. t.co/kb2DNjAyRT t.co/iwsqNKhIk6
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How a failed education startup turned into Musical.ly, the most popular app you've probably never heard of

businessinsider.com – Biz Carson – May 7, 6:32 PM – Unless you live with a teenager, you've probably never heard of Musical.ly. If you, then you've probably already appeared in one of your kid's music videos. The DIY music video app first came on the scene in 2014, but exploded to the top of the App…
Rich Greenfield RT @Techmeme: Musical.ly, the DIY music video sharing app with 10M DAUs is expanding into live streaming t.co/06Xi5LjF0K t.co/xM4Z5hTh4r
Techmeme Musical.ly, the DIY music video sharing app with 10M DAUs is expanding into live streaming t.co/06Xi5LjF0K t.co/xM4Z5hTh4r
John Lilly RT @joshelman: The story of @musicallyapp. From a failed education startup to over 10m daily users and growing t.co/MyjRDr9IMi
Josh Elman The story of @musicallyapp. From a failed education startup to over 10m daily users and growing t.co/MyjRDr9IMi
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Steve Krenzel RT @libovness: First they mock you on Hacker News, then they mock you on Hacker News, then they mock you on Hacker News, then u IPO t.co/0YBpJrJsGH
Marc Andreessen RT @libovness: First they mock you on Hacker News, then they mock you on Hacker News, then they mock you on Hacker News, then u IPO t.co/0YBpJrJsGH
Adam Ludwin RT @libovness: First they mock you on Hacker News, then they mock you on Hacker News, then they mock you on Hacker News, then u IPO t.co/0YBpJrJsGH
Christopher Mims "Keep doubting! And don't forget to crap on any new thing that gets launched." t.co/rH3XlWwYkW