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 Yesterday 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 Yesterday 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 sold. 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 Friday 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 Friday 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 Friday 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 Friday 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 Thursday 4:51pm

Why You Should Care About the Silk Road Trial

Right now, a 30-year-old engineer is on trial for founding and operating an enormous online black market—the Amazon of drugs. The outcome of his trial could change the way we use the internet. » 1/22/15 8:55am Thursday 8:55am