Tech Beat Up
: a charity event, sponsored by local web series White Collar Brawler
, wherein representatives of the nation's most news-making tech companies whack the shit out of each other with inflatable boxing gloves. "Who doesn't want to see a software engineer from Apple and a product manager from Google go at it (safely) for lifelong Internet glory and bragging rights?" says Nate Houghteling, co-organizer and co-star of the series.
We got one of the fighters, Anthony Ha, assistant editor of VentureBeat, to take time from his intense training and protein shake-drinking regimen in order to answer a few questions.
If you're anything like me, all this talk of online competition and antitrust legislation and techno-corporate hierarchies has really whetted your taste for blood. Well, we're in luck tonight, thanks to the