Elon Musk Turned Into Unwitting Hair Transplant Spokesmodel

Billionaire robot-hater Elon Musk is known for having a pretty short temper and a pretty big ego. Which means he probably doesn't appreciate the fact that some website called CosmeSys used his images (above) in a post touting new hair replacement techniques, with the headline, "Elon Musk and New Technologies in Hair… » 1/29/15 10:56am Yesterday 10:56am

The future of humanity in one photo

Someone posted this photo on Reddit with this title: "So I got a glimpse of the future this morning..." And indeed, we are going to see this more and more in a near future. I am a big fan of virtual reality that can really fool your brain. I want to live in other worlds, but the consequences are not going to be pretty. » 1/29/15 10:13am Yesterday 10:13am

Discuss: Tim Cook Is A Way Better CEO Than Steve Jobs Was

Apple just earned more profit in a single quarter than any company, ever, and the hacks in Silicon Valley press are fawning all over CEO Tim Cook and praising his genius. But you know what? They're right. Tim Cook is a brilliant CEO. He may, in fact, be way better at running Apple than Steve Jobs was. Let's discuss. » 1/28/15 10:27am Wednesday 10:27am

Warning: CEO Of Elite Dating Site Can Ban You Douchebags For Life

Amanda Bradford just launched a dating app called The League, which is designed to be used by beautiful, ambitious, intelligent people — you know who you are! — while keeping out the riffraff. Are you in our league? No surprise that some people find this app silly. Or sad. Or offensive. But don't you dare point that… » 1/28/15 7:59am Wednesday 7:59am

Would You Swing With These Geeks?

In a new series, CNN explores all the crazy drug use and sexy sex stuff taking place in Silicon Valley, where people like Greg and Stella, above, go to swingers parties and apparently convince other people to sleep with them, without drugging them or paying them. The series is called, "Sex, Drugs and Silicon Valley." » 1/27/15 3:14pm Tuesday 3:14pm

What Is There To Say About A Zuckerberg Portrait Made With Poop?

Some things defy your ability to describe them. One of them is this portrait of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, created by a "Brooklyn-based artist and hacker" called Katsu. He made the painting with his own shit. It is now on display at The Hole, in New York — yes, a painting made of shit is being displayed in a place… » 1/27/15 9:36am Tuesday 9:36am

The Weird, Mysterious Company Behind The SkyMall Bankruptcy

The company that publishes those SkyMall airplane catalogs filed for bankruptcy last week. That's perhaps not a surprise, considering the kind of junk they sell. But there might be even more to the story, because it turns out that in 2013, SkyMall merged with a company called Xhibit Corp. that had some interesting » 1/26/15 4:00pm Monday 4:00pm

Uber Is Punishing Drivers for Following the Law 

Uber drivers attempting to follow the law are getting screwed by Uber in California. A Buzzfeed investigation revealed that Uber suspended at least 12 drivers last month for properly registering their cars as commercial vehicles. To get their jobs back, Uber said the drivers had to re-register the cars as personal… » 1/23/15 10:20am 1/23/15 10:20am

Wow Some People Make A Lot of Money

Apple just revealed that Angela Ahrendts, the new hire who came from Burberry to run Apple's retail division, made $73.3 million last year. Simultaneously, Apple announced that Millard "Mickey" Drexler, CEO of J. Crew, who was recruited by Steve Jobs for his retail expertise, will retire from Apple's board of… » 1/23/15 8:44am 1/23/15 8:44am

Seriously, Enough With The Je Suis Stuff

An analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch just put out a note with the title, Je Suis Bullish, and even Business Insider thinks it's a bit, well, in poor taste. » 1/23/15 8:04am 1/23/15 8:04am

Vulture Capitalist: Avoid That Box IPO! 

My friend the Vulture is a venture capitalist in Silicon Valley. He recently wrote a piece for us and I've been hoping he would do another one. I asked him what he thought of the Box IPO, which is taking place today. Shares last night priced at $14 per share, which will imply a valuation of $1.7 billion for Box —… » 1/23/15 6:46am 1/23/15 6:46am

White Rapper Jason Calacanis Don't Need You Now, Baby

Jason Calacanis is a smack-talking, poker-playing entrepreneur and angel investor. And he's been on a roll lately, thanks to some smart investments. He put money into Uber, which is now worth a fortune. Today it was reported that Raise, one of his other early investments, has raised money at a valuation of nearly $1… » 1/22/15 4:51pm 1/22/15 4:51pm