Marc Benioff's Public Shaming School of Philanthropy

In case you missed the all the glowing profiles of Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff this week, the billionaire's philanthropic efforts have crowned him "the most influential man in San Francisco." And he's wielding that influence to "shame" his rich friends into giving back. » 4/18/14 6:45pm Friday 6:45pm

This Subway Creepshot Guy Is Your Google Glass Nightmare

The only thing surprising about this gentleman in Shanghai, who seems to be using his face computer primarily for taking covert pictures of women he encounters on the subway, is that it took so long for someone to start doing it. » 4/17/14 4:37pm Thursday 4:37pm

Facebook Lets You Track Friends' Precise Location Through Their Phones

Just because Facebook has moved on to virtual reality face gear and drones doesn't mean they've forgotten their core competency: stalking. The company just launched an optional "Nearby Friends" feature that will let you "continuously" track friends like they were Jason Bourne. » 4/17/14 3:50pm Thursday 3:50pm

Rupert Murdoch, the same futurist who bought MySpace and funded The Daily, is turning his head to tech's next great moment—literally! Here he is with his face stuck in an Oculus Rift, perhaps using virtual reality to reenact Eric Schmidt having sex with his wife. » 4/17/14 2:55pm Thursday 2:55pm

Marissa Mayer's Sidekick Made $58 Million Just by Getting Fired

A new SEC filing out of Yahoo! confirms two sad things we already knew: it's tremendously easy for a man to make more than a woman, and it's stupid simple to be filthy rich and also be bad at your job. Where do the rest of us sign up? » 4/17/14 12:37pm Thursday 12:37pm

Panicked Investors Insist Tech Stock Nosedive Is Just a Phase

The "pounding" tech stocks have been taking in the public market has forced Silicon Valley to wonder if a startup's ability to make a profit really does matter after all. But don't expect a moment of reckoning. » 4/17/14 12:35pm Thursday 12:35pm

Techies: Just Leave Homeless People Alone

Last year, the tech community was stunned by the realization that teaching a homeless man to code did not solve the larger issues of homelessness and American income inequality. Now, they've regrouped, and have a new myopic plan: let's strap GoPro cameras to the poor. » 4/16/14 2:08pm Wednesday 2:08pm

Is Mark Zuckerberg Too Old to Run Facebook?

The fable of the dropout prodigy is so widely-told in Silicon Valley that it even came back to bite the enfant terrible who inspired it. In a new Q&A in the New York Times, Farhad Manjoo asks 29-year-old Mark Zuckerberg if he's out of touch with teens. » 4/16/14 11:50am Wednesday 11:50am