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.”
Apple Just Canceled Its AirPower Wireless Charger
Apple canceled its wireless charging product saying in a statement that it was unable to meet its own standards for design and manufacturing.
WOW Air Has Suddenly Collapsed And Passengers Have Been Left Screwed
An estimated 10,000 people have been left stranded by the low-budget Icelandic airline.
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After The Proliferation Of The New Zealand Shooting Video, Reddit Has Banned Two Channels Showing Human Death
The subreddits /r/watchpeopledie and /r/gore have been scrubbed from the popular social networking site after users continued to share video of the tragedy in violation of Reddit’s terms of service.
Two Of Facebook’s Top Execs Are Leaving After The Company Announced A New Vision
The departure of both men named Chris represents a dramatic change at the social network, which just reorganized its leadership structure last March.
The WhatsApp Cofounder Who Sold To Facebook For $19 Billion Tells Students To Delete Facebook
“That’s the bad part. We buy their products. We sign up for these websites. Delete Facebook, right?”
Opinion: The Children Of Undocumented Immigrants Live In An Emotional Prison
Every day they see news of immigration raids, or hear stories about peers whose parents were deported. They live knowing theirs could be next.
After A Year Of Hurt, Mark Zuckerberg Unveils A New Privacy-Focused Social Network
“Frankly we don't currently have a strong reputation for building privacy protective services.”
A Former Vogue Editor's Instagram-Based News Startup Is Being Backed By The Guardian
Emily Sheffield told potential reporters and editors she had the backing of the Guardian's £42 million venture capital fund.
Elon Musk Did Another Bad Tweet And He’s In Trouble With The SEC Again