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Topic: valleywag

Hackers Are Tweaking Tinder To Up Their Date Chances

Users are altering the dating app's functionality to get eyeballs

Savvy techies are finding a way to cheat Tinder to up their chances at finding true love.  As reported on ValleyWag, a growing number of hackers are finding ways to infiltrate…

Fab Pushes Back Hard Against Reports That It's Closing Shop

Founder tweets tirade

Despite a report from Valleywag that Fab is expected to close its doors by the end of the year, the e-commerce company is fiercely denying that it is in any…

AOL Benefits Back After 'Distressed Baby' Outrage

Armstrong apologizes, but is that enough?

AOL has restored benefits that CEO Tim Armstrong initially said were cut in part because of the expense of “distressed babies” born to workers’ families. Still, the outrage over his…

Snapchat: Sorry for All the Spam

Claims it's unrelated to holiday hack

The more the Internet changes—with services like Snapchat—the more it stays the same, with nuisances like spam. The Snapchat team, headed by Evan Spiegel, acknowledged a wave of spam that is…

Before Twitter, Jack Dorsey Wasn't So Big on Capitalism

Forget IPOs and shareholders, co-founder once wanted to revert to the barter sytem

Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s co-founder, is about to make a fortune, but there was a time he wanted nothing to do with the almighty dollar. In old Internet posts, which were published…

Business Insider Chief Technology Officer Ousted Over Crude Tweets

Sexist comments come back to bite exec

Take this as a reminder to think before you tweet.  Business Insider chief technology officer Pax Dickinson has been ousted after a series of crude tweets—including disparaging comments about women—came under…

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