Macy's Admits It "Missed The Mark" For Selling A Portion-Sized Plate That Some People Online Aren't Happy About
"We apologise to our customers for missing the mark on this product."
AT&T Partners With Rival Verizon On Web Portal Business
Verizon will now run AT&T’s email business as well as its portal, BuzzFeed News has learned.
At VidCon’s 10-Year Anniversary, Influencers, Fans, And Brands All Seem Ready To Leave YouTube Behind
Get ready to feel so old that you turn to dust.
Facebook Will Now Show You How To Opt Out Of Targeted Ads
The new tool tells you how an ad was targeted and which third-party agency or data broker was used. It also links to pages to opt out.
These Are All the Businesses You Never Knew Were Owned by Amazon
Here are all the businesses, brands and subsidiaries (we know of) owned by “The Everything Store.”
Disney Won. Now What?
Between its army of beloved franchises and purchase of 20th Century Fox, Disney controls more of the movie business than any studio in generations. What will Hollywood look like under Mickey Mouse’s shadow?
This Former Google Executive Was Accused Of Running A "Sex Ring"
A newly unsealed complaint shows how Google paid Android creator Andy Rubin $90 million in severance after he left the company amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
Read Tim Cook's Internal Email To Apple Employees On The Departure Of Designer Jony Ive
The exit of the famed designer marks the most significant change to Apple’s leadership since the death of its founder and CEO Steve Jobs in 2011.
Millennials Are Finally Getting The Giant Roll Of Toilet Paper They Deserve
God said toilet paper should be normal size. Charmin laughed.
Wayfair Workers Walked Out To Protest The Company's Sale Of Furniture To Immigrant Detention Facilities
Employees asked the company to donate the $86,000 in profits it made in the transaction to the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services. Instead, Wayfair is donating $100,000 to the Red Cross.
Target Registers Crashed At Stores Across The Country, Leading To Huge Lines
"Everyone just kind of dropped their stuff where they were and walked out," said one Florida shopper. "The go-backs for those employees are going to be something else."
“Amazon’s Choice” Does Not Necessarily Mean A Product Is Good
A review of dozens of Amazon’s Choice products by BuzzFeed News found listings with troubling product defects and warnings, as well as review manipulation.
This Picture Featuring 15 Tech Men And 2 Women Looked Doctored. The Women Were Photoshopped In.
“We meant no harm or had any malicious intent in doing this and we are sorry.”
As Stores Scramble To Deal With China Tariffs, Their Competitors Expect To Benefit
Shoppers on the prowl for a deal at discount retailers may not see a big impact on their wallets as new taxes on Chinese imports take effect.
Amazon Prime Members Can Now Get One-Day Shipping On Millions Of Items
Prime members in the continental US can get more than 10 million items within one day, Amazon said Monday.
US Universities And Retirees Are Funding The Technology Behind China’s Surveillance State
Millions of dollars from US university endowments, foundations, and retirement plans have helped fund two billion-dollar Chinese facial recognition startups: SenseTime and Megvii. The Chinese government is using their technologies to surveil and profile its own citizens.
Amazon Shareholders Rejected Employees' Call To Respond To Climate Change
Shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal backed by 7,700 employees to come up with a climate change plan.
Glam Fashion Brand Oh Polly Has Apologised After Its “Inclusive” Instagram Page Spectacularly Backfired
“Oh Polly made a serious error of judgement for which we take full responsibility and sincerely apologise.”
Uber Went Public Today And Things Were Off To A Rough Start
Last month, Uber hoped the public markets would value it at $100 billion. Investment bankers wanted even more.
“Avengers: Endgame” Just Beat The $2.12 Billion Box Office Record Set By “Titanic”
But can the Marvel Studios juggernaut topple Avatar?
Pornhub Is "Extremely Interested" In Acquiring Tumblr
Pornhub confirmed to BuzzFeed News that it is interested in acquiring Tumblr after news broke that Verizon is looking to sell the blogging platform.
Instagram Is Hiding Like Counts From Followers In A Test To See If You’ll Feel Less Horrible
Hide your kids, hide your likes.
"Avengers: Endgame" Has Shattered All Box Office Records In Its Debut
Marvel Studios' 22nd film debuted with $1.22 billion worldwide. Yes, that's billion with a B.
United, Delta, And American Airlines Cover Creepy Cameras On Seatback Screens Following Outcry
United Airlines and Delta have covered the cameras on their entertainment systems after passenger outcry over privacy concerns. American Airlines said plans to do the same.
Why Hollywood Desperately Needs “Avengers: Endgame”
Studios just haven’t released nearly enough hit movies this year.
These Tech Execs Faced #MeToo Allegations. They All Have New Jobs.
Silicon Valley says it’s committed to improving diversity, but high-profile male executives accused of sexual misconduct are getting second chances. Some advocates are wondering why.
One Of The BBC’s Most Senior Journalists Gave An Off-The-Record Keynote Presentation To A Global Tobacco Giant
In two statements, Philip Morris International said the terms of Jon Sopel's speech – including how much he was paid and what he said – were confidential.
Facebook Showed Me My Data Is Everywhere And I Have Absolutely No Control Over It
A transparency tool on Facebook inadvertently provides a window into the confusing maze of companies you’ve never heard of who appear to have your data.
Patagonia Is Refusing To Sell Its Iconic Power Vests To Some Financial Firms
Sorry, Wall Street. The vest purveyor of choice for tech and finance bros now is prioritizing bulk orders of corporate swag to mission-driven companies.
Here's What Millennial Women Need To Know About Money And The Pay Gap In 2019
“My generation failed you. Completely failed you,” said Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck. “We played the game the way it was laid out.”