Facebook wants tough questions from someone who bows to powerful people
The company’s latest transparency effort is as manufactured as ever.
This is why tech companies won’t disclose content of Russian ads
A 1986 law makes it difficult to release the ads while also protecting user privacy in other legal cases.
The algorithm is innocent
Google and Facebook deflect responsibility onto algorithms, as if they don't control their own code.
What isn’t Telegram saying about its connections to the Kremlin?
The supposedly secure messaging app has employees in St. Petersburg, multiple sources say, in the same building as Kremlin-influenced social network VK.
Want to tell on Trump? A D.C. lawyer will represent you for free
Whistleblower Aid aims to provide free legal services to people who want to report on government wrongdoing.
Apple store patrons react to the new iPhone
The new iPhone is being announced today, and shoppers are confused.
Apple’s needless cult of secrecy
Apple subjects its employees to a culture of fear, but everything leaks anyway.
These LinkedIn job postings requesting a ‘neutral accent’ are probably illegal
Discrimination laws forbid them, but some slip through anyway.
Gamergate is never going away
Gamers will always make something up to get mad about.
The Node.js world is imploding
Another programming community is having a meltdown due to festering sexism.
“I guess we can’t do anything about it:” shoppers react to a new Whole Foods
Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods was seen for the first time today.
Facebook hired the worst person in media to work on “transparency”
Liz Spayd is a perfect fit at the social network.
These Amazon ads are an eternal mystery
This indiscernible blue rectangle is a bestseller on Amazon, apparently.
Trump’s business councils are all made up and fake
Executives are fleeing these councils, but they were never real in the first place.
Anonymous did not hack The Daily Stormer
The white supremacist site appears to have staged an attack on itself in the name of a dead collective.
Travis Kalanick is being sued by Uber investors
Uber’s own investor is suing Uber.
Amazon is coming to town
E-commerce jobs are reviving former steel country — at least until the robots arrive.
A Silicon Valley kingmaker wants to fix what tech did to California
The conscience of liberal venture capitalist Sam Altman.
The WannaCry hacker hero was spending big in Vegas before his arrest
Marcus Hutchins, credited with stopping a global malware attack, has been arrested by the FBI.
Bitcoin Cash, a new version of Bitcoin, is in massive flux
Bitcoin Cash went up to $12 billion and then down to $6 billion in its first 24 hours.
Lawsuit alleges White House was complicit in Fox News conspiracy peddling
So far, Trump is minimizing the story.
How to hack a mouse to win millions at esports
Now it’s a mouse. Now it’s a keyboard. Now it’s a mouse.
The time I was handcuffed to a chair in Vegas
In front of an audience of hackers.
Facebook’s security chief says engineers need to have more empathy
Alex Stamos outlined what he thinks the security community gets wrong.
These people are suing Trump for blocking them on Twitter
They say he violated their First Amendment rights.
Uber employees are miserable
Uber employees spoke to BuzzFeed about its cutthroat culture.
Totally normal Trump lawyer has measured response to email
“Don't be afraid, you piece of shit.”
Prosecutors will be able to use a man’s pacemaker data against him
This is believed to be the first case of its kind.
If net neutrality gets struck down, we’re going to be seeing this more often
Websites are using loading icons to brand the net neutrality fight.
This is how the Trump campaign met a Russian lawyer in Trump Tower
A timeline to help make sense of this incredible story
Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort, and a Russian lawyer meet in Trump Tower...
How did it happen? Swipe or scroll for the whole story.
Venture capitalist writes horrible email in wake of sexual assault scandal
Jonathan Teo of Binary Capital is not pleased with the coverage his firm is getting.
China’s ambitious ‘bus of the future’ project is over
The Transit Elevated Bus stalled out after a mass arrest.
China is taking internet censorship to a new level
China wants online content to adhere to “core socialist values.”
We may never know how many Americans are being swept up in ‘foreign surveillance’
Senators grilled lawyers for U.S. intelligence agencies today, to no avail.
There’s been another sexual harassment scandal in Silicon Valley
One of Binary Capital's cofounders has stepped down.
Obama knew about Russian meddling before the election
This what happened inside the White House as Russia interfered in our election.
Uber hasn’t changed
And it probably never will.
Leaked recording: Inside Apple’s global war on leakers
Former NSA agents, secrecy members on product teams, and a screening apparatus bigger than the TSA.
How A p p l e stops l e a k s
The most valuable company on Earth is serious about stopping leaks, according to a recording of an internal presentation titled “Stopping Leakers - Keeping Confidential at Apple” obtained by The Outline.
Uber board member: Women talk too much
Women + board = more talking
Uber’s CEO is taking a leave of absence
Kalanick didn't say how long he will be leaving for.
The history of the secret code that printers put on all your documents
This is how researchers discovered microdots.
Dennis Rodman is going back to North Korea
This time, he's sponsored by Potcoin.
Kurt Eichenwald says he was just trying to show his wife some tentacle porn
But he can’t stop explaining himself.
The best moments from James Comey’s testimony on Trump
Comey was called to testify about the President’s conduct in front of the 15-member Senate Intelligence Committee.
James Comey testifies in the Senate
The former FBI director was asked to testify about whether President Trump attempted to circumvent the agency’s independence.
Uber has gone to hell
The company suffers another hit to its tarnished reputation.
How Fox News fell for parody and Russian propaganda
Fox deleted the article after being contacted by the New York Times
The alleged NSA leaker really, really hates Trump
Her Twitter hashtags include #notmypresident and #trumpisacunt.
This is how not to leak top secret documents
Reality Winner, an NSA contractor, is accused of leaking a document to reporters
Palmer Luckey is trying to cash in on the candidate he backed
The multi-millionaire Trump fan is back
A biker gang used a hacked database to steal 150 Jeeps
Why hot wire when you have the specs to print a new key?
Uber just fired its star self-driving car engineer
It is all part of a lawsuit that pits Uber against Google, shaking up the nascent market.
Playboy model sentenced for posting nude Snapchat of woman
Dani Mathers will be doing a lot of community service.
A Russian hacking campaign targeted an American journalist, report says
The latest disinformation tactic is to plant “fakes in a forest of facts.”
Why I just sold all my bitcoin
It was a painfully analog experience.
We talked to a troll who made up a fake Manchester victim for retweets
Trolls who invented fake Manchester victims think everyone is overreacting.
Chemtrail truthers are still waiting for Trump to do something
A new president has renewed hope in the conspiracy community
Sean Hannity and Kim Dotcom arrive from a parallel universe to save Trump
Seth Rich’s murder is the new Pizzagate. But this time Rupert Murdoch’s machinery is at work.
We got one of Apple’s patented round pizza boxes
The container designed exclusively for Apple employees
Who is to blame for the global ransomware attack?
Experts are arguing over whether to point fingers at Microsoft, hospitals, or the NSA.
People may die because of a hack on English hospitals
Hackers locked computers in at least 25 hospitals and demanded a ransom to unlock them.
A restaurant used facial recognition to show men ads for pizza and women ads for salad
Hidden cameras that detect gender, ethnicity, and whether someone is smiling are the future of advertising.
An Austrian Court ordered Facebook to censor speech worldwide
A politician is claiming that a post calling her a “corrupt klutz” is hate speech.
OkCupid’s new app icon is bad, just like dating
Also, sea levels are rising rapidly.
Emmanuel Macron’s tech chief claims he outwitted hackers
But the campaign still got pwned on gigabytes of hacked emails.