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 Today 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 Yesterday 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 Yesterday 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 Yesterday 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 Wednesday 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 Tuesday 4:19pm

The iPad Education Revolution Stalls Out

Yesterday, the Los Angeles Times reported that its sprawling hometown's school system, the second largest in the US, would be withdrawing from last year's ambitious promise to supply all 640,000 students with an iPad. Good. The Los Angeles United School District just dodged a $1 billion, tablet-shaped bullet. » 8/26/14 3:19pm Tuesday 3:19pm

Coin Cards Will Be Obsolete Months After They Are Released

Coin already blew their launch, pushing back the release of the all-in-one credit card eight-plus months right before pre-orders were supposed to ship. Now, customers will only be able to use their $100 Coin card for a few months before it's made obsolete. » 8/26/14 2:55pm Tuesday 2:55pm

The Non-White Workers of Silicon Valley Get Screwed Every Day

It turns out, there's not a diversity problem in technology's heartland: the Googles and Facebooks are full of black and Latino workers. The problem is that they're doing the jobs nobody wants, for peanuts. » 8/26/14 1:20pm Tuesday 1:20pm

Airbnb Pats Itself On The Back For Hurricane Sandy Charity

In recent months, Airbnb has come to resemble a political operator that happens to run a hotel network. As politicians and governments on both coasts turn the screws on the $10 billion startup, the startup continued its astroturfing campaign against San Francisco's so-called "home sharing" legislation and blanketed… » 8/25/14 3:00pm Monday 3:00pm