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Jack Dorsey to Ed Snowden: Help Me Fix My Shitty Company

Involuntary expat Edward Snowden spent part of his afternoon today in a live Q&A with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Posted by the @pardonsnowden account, the video was ostensibly part of a campaign to, well, pardon Snowden. Dorsey thought this would be a good opportunity to ask for some user feedback on his microblogging platform from a man trapped in Russian. Read More >>

Jerks Are Selling Endangered Species on Facebook

Gibbons, langurs, otters, sun bears. Those are just some of the hundreds of live animals listed for sale on Facebook in Malaysia. Many of them are vulnerable species, some of them critically endangered. Read More >>

Damn, the Best Way to Get American Netflix Abroad is Seriously Dodgy

As an American living in Canada, there’s one Chrome extension I cherish more than any other: Hola Unblocker, a free VPN designed to help people abroad watch American Netflix, and other streaming US media. Unfortunately, it turns out Hola is up to some dubious business practices, ones that could put its users at risk. Read More >>

OnePlus to Women: Send Us Hot Selfies, We’ll Let You Buy Our Phone (Updated)

Tech companies have a pretty awful track record where talking to women is concerned. But after running damage control on horrible campaign after horrible campaign, you'd think they'd try to avoid making the same mistakes again. And you would be wrong. Enter OnePlus' new lovely-ladies-only invite giveaway. Because, as they say, "chivalry is not dead." Read More >>

“Code Babes” is Everything Wrong With Tech Culture—Plus Strippers

The internet is buzzing right now with the latest, greatest (and potentially fake) Worst Thing Ever. Meet Code Babes, the stripping amalgam of everything that's wrong with tech culture today. Read More >>

A Brief History of Tech Companies Marketing to Women Like Total Assholes

No matter how far technology might advance, there's always been one little area that the reigning powers that be have never quite managed to figure out. Or more specifically, an area they've never quite figured out how to talk to. Tech companies, meet women. Now stop treating them like idiots. Read More >>

NSFW: Crazy Stoned Woman Goes Topless at Apple Store

What's the only thing more exciting than a new Core i7 MacBook Air at your local Apple Store? No, not the Genius Bar helping you out with a cracked iPhone screen—a ranting, pot-smoking lunatic crashing a Q&A. Naked. Warning: naked photo below. Read More >>