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Prostitute pleads guilty in Google exec's death

A 27-year-old call girl is sentenced to 6 years in jail after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a Google executive's death on his California yacht.

By May 19, 2015


Prostitute accused in Google exec's death

Police arrested a high-priced call girl from Georgia, who allegedly overdosed the exec with heroin on a 50-foot yacht in Santa Cruz.

By July 9, 2014


Police force plans to live-tweet its prostitution sting

The Prince George's County Police Department in Maryland decides it's public-spirited to live-tweet a round-up of those who solicit prostitutes, pictures and all. It calls its move "progressive."

By May 1, 2014


Should we ban sex robots? Some scientists say yes, I say no

Commentary: Sexbots are no longer just sci-fi fantasies. While some scientists worry they're leading us down a dangerous path, CNET's Bonnie Burton is more concerned for the robots themselves.

By September 21, 2015


Grand Theft Auto creator sues BBC over behind-the-scenes look at game

Game developer Rockstar and parent Take-Two Interactive say upcoming TV docudrama "Game Changer" infringes on the GTA trademark.

By May 21, 2015


Police warned about tweeting drunk or with doughnuts

British bobbies have been warned of the dangers of using social media, as figures are revealed for officers and staff committing offences online.

By August 19, 2014


Siri now gives Chinese prostitutes the cold shoulder -- report

After Apple's voice-activated assistant reportedly directed some users to Chinese brothels, the company made some adjustments to Siri's attitude on the subject, state-run media reported.

By October 30, 2012


52 percent want quitting their job to be viral event, survey says

In research to examine social media platforms, an odd statistic is buried. Many Americans seem to have been moved by the dancing YouTube quitter.

By May 4, 2014


Google Glass faithful are coming to your town

In attempt to prove the high-tech specs normal, the Glassholy are gathering Saturday for nationwide "Glass Night Out" events.

By May 3, 2014


The 404 1,477: Where you are the best (podcast)

Unsolved mysteries of the Internet are the best! We'll tell you about a YouTube account that's been uploading videos every 20 seconds for the last seven months, the mystery of the 40 year old Russian radio signal UVB-76, an underground iron mine that's archiving 100 million photos for the next 2,000 years, and more!

By May 2, 2014