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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

How Social Media Can Help You Get Fit

It’s a pretty well-known fact that telling friends and family about your goals can help you achieve them, and fitness is no exception. While broadcasting your New Year’s resolutions on…

tecca | January 7, 2012 - 3:30 pm

Holiday Gift Guide: Tech Gifts For The Man In Your Life

You want to pick out a great gadget gift for that special guy in your life, but you have no idea where to start? Well, we’ll let you in on a little…

tecca | December 18, 2011 - 5:00 pm

MIT Smarties Create Interactive Wallets

Raise your hand if you’ve ever avoided looking at your credit card bill (easier now, thanks to automatic payments) or bank balance? We’re oftentimes guilty of not managing our…

Leonora Epstein | December 7, 2010 - 2:10 pm

Facebook For Your Feet

As much as Facebook, Twitter, and the internet are a part of our lives, they remain a weirdly invisible part. If you’re a die-hard Facebook fan, you should check out…

Leonora Epstein | November 30, 2010 - 12:40 pm

The Top 10 Gifts Facebook Has Given Us

This weekend, “The Social Network,” a scripted movie about Facebook’s origins, opens nationwide. In honor of this momentous-ish occasion, we’ll be re-running some of our Facebook-related content that you might

Wendy Atterberry | October 2, 2010 - 3:00 pm

“Intimacy Dress”: Exhibitionist’s Dream Or Your Worst Nightmare

As far as we’re concerned, risqué fashion is great, provided you can pull it off without any nip slips, crotch shots, or VPLs. (Unless, of course, you’re Lady Gaga, in…

Leonora Epstein | August 31, 2010 - 11:10 am

Apple Being Sued For iPads That Shut Down In The Sun

Pissed that their uber-expensive tech toys shut down in intense heat and sun, three iPad users are suing Apple for everything from false advertising to breaching consumer protection laws. The…

Lily Q | July 29, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Sweet! Husband Gifts Wife A Chocolate-Covered iPad

Hubby Stefan Magdalinski knew that his wife, Kay, wanted an iPad for her birthday. But like a wily scamp, Stefan did not want to make it easy on her. Instead…

Jessica Wakeman | July 22, 2010 - 7:45 pm

Creepy Or Cool? A Human Thumb-Shaped USB Drive

Today in randomness on Etsy.com: check out this human thumb-shaped USB drive. The gadget is made from flesh-tinted urethane and based on a rubber cast of the creator’s own thumb.

Jessica Wakeman | June 29, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Nerd Freakout: Hi-Tech Norma Kamali Mannequins

Designer Norma Kamali made a rather interesting contribution to “CatWalk Becomes TechWalk,” a new public display of fashion and art unveiled last week in New York. While others clothed their…

Lily Q | June 29, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Meet The HoodieBuddie, An Earbud-Sweatshirt Combo

Usually when fashion and technology are integrated, you think, Hmm, that’s an interesting idea (a biking jacket outfitted with blinking turn signals on the back, anyone?), or you just laugh…

Leonora Epstein | June 26, 2010 - 6:30 pm