iCloud Isn't Safe, Because Everyone's a Target and Apple Doesn't Care

Two years ago ago, tech writer Mat Honan wrote a blockbuster story for Wired, describing how a child got into his iCloud account and briefly ruined his life. You may have heard that the same thing recently happened to some very famous women, almost certainly using the same method. Apple is making it easy for you to… » 9/02/14 5:05pm Today 5:05pm

The IRS Wants to Take a Bite Out Of Silicon Valley's Free Lunches

No employee perk in Silicon Valley is as cherished as the gourmet meals dished out in corporate cafeterias. But soon, Google's multimillion dollar chicken tab could come with a tax bill from the IRS. » 9/02/14 2:00pm Today 2:00pm

Angry Birds CEO Resigns Because Who the Hell Still Plays That?

There was a moment in recent history when Angry Birds, a smartphone game people play on the toilet, was poised to sweep all of pop culture. There would be Angry Bird theme parks, museums, stuffed animals, and tampons. Now, that dream is dead. » 8/29/14 11:30am Friday 11:30am

Apple Store Guards Stage Sit-In Demanding Higher Wages

Silicon Valley's top tech firms are infamous for paying their help borderline-poverty wages, including private security. Today, some of Apple's retail and corporate guards protested their low pay at the company's flagship shop in San Francisco. » 8/28/14 5:15pm Thursday 5:15pm

LA Sheriff's Deputy Who Killed Former Napster Exec Won't Be Charged

Former Napster COO Milton Olin Jr. was killed while biking last December when a Los Angeles Sheriff's Deputy lost control of his vehicle while using a laptop. Now, the L.A. County District Attorney is declining to bring charges against the deputy, saying there is not enough evidence to prove negligence. » 8/28/14 2:15pm Thursday 2:15pm

Google Wants Howard Hughes' Gigantic Old Hangar

Building 15, a gargantuan aerospace structure outside LAX airport, was once used to construct the Spruce Goose. Soon, it might be home to another focal point of hubris, the Wall Street Journal reports. » 8/28/14 11:15am Thursday 11:15am

Cards Against Humanity's Accused Rapist Banned from Tech Conference

Cards Against Humanity has supplanted classic games like "snort the adderall" and "kings" as the pastime of choice for the early-20s set. Max Temkin, the card game's creator, is an accused rapist—a charge that's only finally catching up with him. » 8/27/14 11:30am 8/27/14 11:30am

More Proof Uber Fights Dirty Against the Competition

When you have an unapologetic asshole for a CEO, your company does things like this: Uber is conducting a full-blown street campaign to destroy Lyft using deceptive tactics, The Verge reports. This is what "disruption" really looks like. » 8/26/14 4:19pm 8/26/14 4:19pm