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DailyTech was an online daily publication of technology news, founded by ex-AnandTech editor Kristopher Kubicki on January 1, 2005. The site features a prominent "comments" section that acts as the forums for the publication. Users are able to moderate or respond to each post, a template the editor admits borrowing from Slashdot. The operating revenue for DailyTech is primarily dependent on advertising, with syndication of their news feed also providing some revenue. As of early December 2015 the website seems inactive without any notice. In mid July 2016, the web address quit functioning but has since resumed and new articles are being published regularly again.
Type of site
|Technology daily publication|
|Created by||Kristopher Kubicki|
|Editor||Jason Mick|
The website is split up into two sections: "news" and "blogs." Both appear on the front page, though blogs are sectioned off and declared differently in the title. News content on the site primarily consists of computer-related hardware news, but also includes a variety of science, defense and consumer-tech information.
The schism between DailyTech and AnandTech occurred in goodwill, with the goal of establishing DailyTech as a news site that would not be bound by the NDAs that AnandTech has signed. Anand Lal Shimpi is frequently quoted and featured on DailyTech; however, the two publications compete against each other for readership. The DailyTech news feed is also used by other technology and science websites.
DailyTech combines blog-style news with industry interviews and frequent roadmap leaks. The DailyTech editor has a frequent history of run-ins with writers from other publications. He has publicly denounced the writings from competitor Tom's Hardware, Gizmodo, HardOCP, The Inquirer  and DigiTimes. However, the site owners do not censor comments.
DailyTech has consistently leaked several generations of GPUs and CPUs. The company attributes this to the standing instruction that DailyTech writers are not allowed to sign disclosure agreements or embargoes.
On June 5, 2007, the site published a report on the levels of corruption present at other technology news and review websites. 7 out of 35 site polled accepted some kind of advertising-for-content exchange.
- DailyTech Editor-in-Chief mission statement
- Olsen, Sven. "Core Duo Battery Drain Bug Demystified".
- Kubicki, Kristopher. "On Whining and Embargoes".
- Kubicki, Kristopher. "To Name or Not to Name?". Archived from the original on 2007-06-18.
- Huynh, Anh T. ""Rydermark" Cheating Allegations Discreted".
- Kubicki, Kristopher. "DailyTech Digest: Radeon HD Defect Feedback Demystified".
- Kubicki, Kristopher. "DailyTech does not sign NDAs".
- Wasson, Scott. "DailyTech tracks payola in hardware review sites". TheTechReport.
- Kubicki, Kristopher. "Pay to Play: Uncovering Online Payola". Archived from the original on December 31, 2017. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
- Gunn, Aneglina (September 8, 2010). "DailyTech: Reviewing tech-journalism ethics". USAToday. Archived from the original on 2008-02-10.