Posts tagged "tech"

Facebook Announces Four Months Paid Parental Leave For All Employees

Facebook CEO and Zillionaire, Mark Zuckerberg, recently got a lot of flack for announcing he was taking a whopping two months of paternity leave to help care for his baby…

Katrin Higher | November 28, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Peeple Is Changing Its Features In Response To Tsunami Of Bad Press

But I’m still not convinced.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 6, 2015 - 9:40 am

Kim K Suggests Editing Capabilities To Twitter And Co-Founder Is Into It

Kim Kardashian West is probably the most followed person on Twitter with 33.8 million followers, and so it is no surprise that Twitter’s co-founder Jack Dorsey listened to her request…

Katrin Higher | July 25, 2015 - 11:30 am

The “Bartesian” Is Like A Keurig, But For Booze

I started out making fun of the Bartesian. Surprise! I ended up Kickstarting it.

Jenn Frank | June 19, 2015 - 9:30 am

Track Your Sex Life With ‘Fit Bits’ For Your Naughty Bits

A lot of technological breakthroughs are happening in the sex toy industry.
Joining the revolution are two new sex tracking wearables that are pretty close to hitting the market.

Katrin Higher | June 13, 2015 - 2:30 pm

If You Are An Offensive Idiot Online, Get The New “Clear” App

If you happen to be a really terrible person on the internet but want to appear great, then the new “Clear” app is the right app for you!
Fired from…

Katrin Higher | April 25, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Now This Is How You Get Revenge On A Cheating Boyfriend

We have a late addition to yesterday’s list of best revenge plots in history! Twitter user @foolishnessfly2 was none too pleased when she discovered her boyfriend had been running around on…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 22, 2015 - 3:05 pm

Facebook Has Removed Its “Feeling Fat” Emoji

Facebook has removed its “feeling fat” emoji, hurrah! [The Verge]
Doxxing and revenge porn have now been explicitly banned on Twitter. [Gizmodo]
Part of the sexism problem in tech…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 12, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Here’s The Scoop On Apple Watch

Today’s highly anticipated Apple event started with news of a partnership with HBO and updates on the iPhone and Mac computers (“Can you even see it? I can’t even feel…

Newser | March 9, 2015 - 3:15 pm

Surprise: Tech Industry Getting Worse For Women

According to a piece in the Los Angeles Times, women are leaving the tech industry in droves.
This is something I have called for a while now — this very…

Katrin Higher | February 23, 2015 - 9:00 am

Study: iPhone Separation Anxiety Is An Actual Thing

A new study from the University of Missouri found that people can suffer serious psychological and physiological effects when separated from their phones. Despite the fact that our collective cell…

Claire Hannum | January 18, 2015 - 11:40 am

Sean Rad Has Been Demoted As CEO Of Tinder, And The Story Is A Good Cautionary Tale About Relationships At Work

Sean Rad, the creator and former CEO of Tinder, has been demoted from his position leading the company. Tinder’s parent company, IAC, voted him out partially because Tinder could be…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 4, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Apple Unveils The iPhone 6 And The Apple Watch

Today, Apple unveiled two new phones: the gigantic-screened iPhone 6 and the even clunkier iPhone 6 Plus. Both phones will be released on September 19th. One exciting feature will…

Claire Hannum | September 9, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Tinder Exec Resigns Following Sexual Harassment Settlement

Tinder CMO Justin Mateen has resigned from the company after the company and its owner IAC settled a sexual harassment lawsuit by a former employee and romantic interest. Whitney Wolfe,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 9, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Ex-Tinder Executive Sues Company For Alleged Sexual Harassment

Whitney Wolfe, Tinder’s former VP of marketing, is suing the hookup/dating app for sexual harassment, alleging that the startup’s CMO, Justin Mateen, in particular subjected her to ongoing demeaning behavior.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 1, 2014 - 10:30 am

Holiday Gift Guide: For The Tech-Obsessed Guy

The Frisky is serving up holiday gift guides to help you pick the perfect present for everyone on your list. Here, we’ve got 5 gifts for the tech obsessed guy in your

Sophie Leon | December 12, 2013 - 5:00 pm

This Sexist Flier Was Spotted In The Ladies’ Bathroom At Twitter’s Headquarters

Despite Twitter CEO Dick Costolo’s best efforts to convince us that the company’s all-male, all-white board (and mostly all-male management team) isn’t an issue, this flier appeared in the women’s…

Ami Angelowicz | October 9, 2013 - 4:08 pm

The Future Is Here & It’s The NFC Ring

NFC stands for Near Field Communication, a type of data transfer that allows information to be passed between people and devices at short distance. British developer John McLear’s been working…

Julie Gerstein | July 24, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Instagram Can Now Sell Your Grainy Manicure Photos

Yesterday, Instagram released an updated privacy policy and terms of service statement that has caused something of an uproar in the land of lo-fi pancake photos. The gist of it?

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 18, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Switched On With The Sound Out

As everybody who works with me knows, I am a litttttttle bit sound-sensitive. I tend to obsessively fixate on strange and repetitive noises and can’t deal if there’s lots of…

Julie Gerstein | January 18, 2012 - 11:40 am