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Apple removes iPhone app that reports US drone strikes

Metadata+ was deemed to contain "excessively rude or objectionable content" and no longer is in Apple's App Store.

By October 1, 2015


Wreaking havoc: Ashley Madison breach shows hackers' shifting motives

Hackers claiming a moralistic purpose have a long tradition on the Internet, but they're causing much more damage than ever before.

By August 21, 2015


Quentin Tarantino sues Gawker over link to leaked movie script

Movie director files $1 million lawsuit against Gawker, claiming the site facilitated copyright infringement of an unproduced script published to the Internet last week.

By January 27, 2014


Coke's happy Internet campaign turns from nice to Nazi

Technically Incorrect: Auto-tweets are rarely a good idea, as Coca-Cola discovered when it suddenly found itself inadvertently trying to put a nice face on quotes from "Mein Kampf." It is forced to suspend the campaign.

By February 5, 2015


Adobe: We don't stand with Gamergate

After requesting Gawker remove the Adobe logo from its site due to Gamergate pressure, the company has clarified its position.

By October 28, 2014


Gawker raises $200K to buy video of Toronto mayor allegedly smoking crack

This Indiegogo campaign has met a drug dealer's price for a video purporting to show Rob Ford getting high. But with the dealer incommunicado and police reportedly looking into a killing, we may not see the footage.

By May 27, 2013


Celebs, beware: Those nude selfies will be hacked and shared

Celebrities will continue to take nude photos of themselves and certain hackers will try their damnedest to uncover the goodies. All the more reason, say security experts, to fix bad habits.

By September 2, 2014


Slack soars on success of solving our lame office problems

This enterprise software tool is not as dull as you might expect. In fact, Slack is skyrocketing in popularity by bringing hip design and novel functionality to an overlooked issue.

By August 12, 2014


LeVar Burton uses powers for evil in new 'Reading Rainbow' intro

The actor teamed up with Funny or Die to create this alternative intro for "Reading Rainbow," where the power of reading gives Burton real superpowers.

By June 5, 2014


Ep. 1460: Where it's still so early

On today's 404 episode we'll tell you how Microsoft is breeding the next generation of young exterminators; why you'll never see the words "massive," "epic," or "amazeballs" on Gawker sites ever again; and how seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can play a big part in crowdsourced local business reviews.

By April 4, 2014