Spanish security researcher Jamie Sanchez has published a vulnerability of Snapchat which, if exploited, could overload inboxes and disable user smartphones.
The 'denial-of-service' attack would take advantage of Snapchat's 'token' system of ident[...]
HBO has released a 30-second trailer for Mike Judge's new comedy series, 'Silicon Valley.'
Considering Judge's near impeccable track record -- "Beavis and Butthead," "Office Space" and "King of the Hill" are all generational touchstones -- there's[...]
Earlier this week, AOL unleashed its 'Digital Prophet' (official job title) David Shing onto MSNBC's 'The Cycle' for a short discussion on technology and the future.
The title 'Digital Prophet' is misleading -- Shing is unlikely to have any actual[...]
According to TechCrunch, PressFriendly has launched its press-outreach platform, specifically targeting the PR struggles of startups and seeking to disrupt traditional agencies.
Founder Joel Andren was also a co-founder of BitCasa, and head of mar[...]
Valleywag has taken the time to scroll through Secret -- an anonymous mobile message and gossip board -- and find some of Silicon Valley's biggest sh*t talkers. Granted, one should be skeptical of anything 'anonymous' online*, but if the following 'S[...]
One Kings Lane, a home-good ecommerce site, raised a $112 million funding round last week led by Mousse Ventures, with participation from Scripps Networks Interactive, Kleiner Perkins, Greylock Partners, Tiger Global Management and others, according [...]
Google sold off its Motorola Mobility unit to Chinese manufacturer Lenovo for $2.91 billion earlier this week, and many analysts are saying the deal could be a win-win.
Lenovo's stock immediately fell 8.2% after news of the deal broke, with many i[...]
Recode reports that former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar is leading the development of a new startup, The Fremont Project, which will allow readers to choose from a selection of premium magazine and newspaper titles.
Kilar's "Hulu for magazines" concept ce[...]
According to TechCrunch, Clinkle -- the stealth payments service with $30 million in funding and a whole lot of Stanford graduates (and undergraduates) -- has been hacked. A 'guest user' posted a list of 33 usernames, user IDs, profile photos, and ph[...]
A number of California coding bootcamps have been warned to come into compliance with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education regulations, or else be shut down and forced to pay a $50,000 fine, according to VentureBeat.
Hackbright Academy, [...]
Charlie Schrem (pictured above, left), 24-year-old CEO of BitInstant, was arrested Monday morning in NYC's John F. Kennedy Airport, accused of orchestrating a money-laundering scheme via the Silk Road online marketplace, according to Time.
As we rep[...]
It's Saturday night...take a break from your Netflix binge (or alcohol binge) to binge on some wisdom*.
"On Bubbles," by Bill Gurley of Benchmark: "Warren Buffet has a famous quote, 'Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fea[...]