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Nick Bilton

the Lead Writer for the Bits Blog, in the Technology section of The New York Times

Nick Bilton appears in the following:

Hatching Twitter

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

New York Times columnist and reporter Nick Bilton tells the story behind Twitter, a drama of betrayed friendships and power struggles, as the founders went from engineers to wealthy celebrities. Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal tells how, as Twitter grew, the four founders fought bitterly for money, influence, publicity, and control over a company that grows larger and more powerful by the day. 

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Hatching Twitter

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

New York Times columnist and reporter Nick Bilton tells the story behind Twitter, a drama of betrayed friendships and high-stakes power struggles, as the founders went from everyday engineers to wealthy celebrities. Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal tells how, as Twitter grew, the four founders fought bitterly for money, influence, publicity, and control over a company that grows larger and more powerful by the day. 

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How Twitter Created Connections But Drove the Founders Apart

Friday, October 04, 2013

New Tech City host Manoush Zomorodi spoke to the New York Times technology columnist about why none of Twitter's original founders continue to work at the company and how a service built on connections ended up driving four friends apart.

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Does Technology Take Away the Element of Surprise?

Thursday, March 25, 2010

These days, it seems that technology connects us with everything we want to know. Using our phones, Facebook, the pages of Wikipedia and YouTube videos, we instantly fulfill our desires for information, connection and amusement. But as a result, have we eliminated many of life's surprises?

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Does the iPad Live Up to Its Hype?

Thursday, January 28, 2010

After weeks of speculation and hype the Apple iPad was unveiled yesterday. What does it look like? What does it do? And will you want to buy one?

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Television Technology

Friday, January 15, 2010

Nick Bilton, Design Integration Editor for The New York Times and the User Interface Specialist & Researcher for The New York Times Research & Development Lab, and Joe Brown, Associate Editor for Wired Magazine, discusses current trends in television technology--from HDTV to plasma screens to the upcoming 3D ...

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Takeouts: Blackberry, Pricing Partridges, Sports Gifts

Thursday, December 24, 2009

  • Tech Takeout: New York Times tech reporter Nick Bilton explains the implications of Blackberry manufacturer Research In Motion having had a second major email and internet outage in recent weeks.
  • Financial Takeout: New York Times finance reporter Louise Story tells us about a price index that for more than two decades has been charting  just how much all of those items listed in The Twelve Days of Christmas would cost.
  • Sports Takeout: Sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin discusses gifts for sports lovers and the possibility of redemption for disgraced quarterback Michael Vick.

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TV: Cutting the Cable, Watching Online

Thursday, December 24, 2009

A few stories about the future of TV caught our eye this week that we wanted to follow up on.  The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple may begin to offer TV subscriptions via the internet.  The thought of Apple competing with your cable box made us wonder if making the switch from cable or satellite TV to watching everything online. Nick Bilton and his wife Danielle recently said good riddance to their high cable bills and switched over to using their computer to watch TV.  Nick is the lead writer for the Bits Blog, for our partner The New York Times.

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