• Boom! Apple Breaks Its Own Embargoes On Hundreds Of iPad Apps

    Maybe you’ve heard that Apple has this new device coming out on Saturday. It seems to be a pretty big deal that will get a tsunami of press coverage without Apple lifting a finger. But just in case, Apple has decided to embargo several iPad apps (and maybe most of them), so they can’t talk to the press before Apple tells them its okay. The only problem? Apple today unleashed all… Read More

  • "We are working on an API:" This Is Why Embargoes Suck

    Warning: The little animals curse a little. This cute little video is literally what we go through on a daily basis with PR people. It basically recounts our daily conversations with strangers that go something like this: PR Person: “We have big news! But you guys don’t sign embargoes.”
    Me: “Fine, we’ll sign an embargo.”
    PR Person: “Sign this in… Read More

  • What we think about embargoes

    PR People – This is for you. We honor embargoes unless there is a leak and then we will post the news. We won’t sign NDAs on principle but will if it makes your client a little happier. We respect TechCrunch’s position and still stand by this statement but we realize the limitations placed upon you by your benighted clients. Thank you and good afternoon. Read More