Ashes to ashes, dust to dust, rage comic to rage comic.
In a blog post, CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick says the growth of the company doesn’t come without “growing pains.”
Excel and Word documents plainly expose thousands of computer log-in, financial, and web services passwords, including the Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and MySpace passwords for hundreds of major motion picture accounts.
Peers, an online community for sharing economy workers, announces a homeshare liability insurance program and a short-term vehicle lease program for rideshare workers whose cars are under repair.
From details of named employees’ medical histories to an unreleased pilot script written by the creator of Breaking Bad, the unprecedented leak of Sony Pictures data will reverberate for a long time to come.
The senator expresses concern that Lyft’s revised restrictions on access to customer data still does not clearly define which Lyft employees have access.
How Telltale’s newest game captures the heart of the popular book and television series and why it’s the perfect tribute.
The new feature will be available to everyone in the next few weeks.
An exclusive look at how the viral YouTube video tricked the world. BuzzFeed News’ Ryan Broderick talks to Stephen Zhang.
The FBI is warning businesses that hackers have used “destructive malware” to launch cyber attacks in the U.S.
Russia’s federal communications agency ordered internet providers to block Vimeo on Monday after the video hosting service initially ignored a request to remove a feature-length ISIS film. Vimeo deleted the video and attributed the delay to the Thanksgiving break.
Rep. Patricia Todd called her bill to ban discrimination against LGBT employees the Tim Cook Economic Development Act. Update: Apple has issued a statement citing a “miscommunication.”
A BuzzFeed News report prompted Uber to investigate Josh Mohrer for accessing this reporter’s account without express permission.
Retailers are being threatened with prison if they sell unregistered versions of the controversial device.
Mom, you don’t need to sign your texts.
2014 Edition! (H/T to last year’s post!)
Lyft and Uber have been locked in a ruthless corporate dogfight for the past year… so why has the ride-sharing underdog been so quiet during Uber’s nightmare week?
“They are simply a business that is not following the rules,” says taxi boss. Uber defends the stealth move.
As Uber came under heavy criticism last week, its biggest competitor thrived.
It looks like Twitter’s finance chief Anthony Noto thought he was messaging another Twitter executive about buying a company. Anthony Weiner, a prominent victim of the DM Fail, was quick to step in and offer support.
The new messaging app is blowing up among college students and investors. Like most anonymous messaging spaces, it can be a cesspool of garbage; Other times, it produces these gems.
Pairing with popular apps like Kim Kardashian: Hollywood and Monument Valley, the company plans to donate all global proceeds from downloads and in-app purchases to the Global Fund.
“Uber seems to be verging on NSA style surveillance on users and spending investors money attempting to discredit any journalist writing negative stories,” the letter reads.
A document obtained by BuzzFeed News points to taxi industry targets, not journalists. Bullet points, not bullets, a spokesperson says.
The Mind4 Kickstarter seeks funding for a smart drone to “follow any subject precisely”.
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are delightfully familiar. Not just because they’re great games, but because they STILL don’t address a million basic questions, like why nobody ever poops.
AG Eric Schneiderman, who urged the revision, applauded the change.
I went on 11 rides with 11 randomly picked Uber X drivers to see how much they’re paid and how they like driving for Uber.