Ed Snowden: Sharing Porn Selfies Is All in a Day's Work at the NSA

Notorious security campaigner Edward Snowden has given an interview about his times working for the NSA, claiming that employees enjoy poking through people's private files—and sharing their best finds with their colleagues. » 7/18/14 6:44am 7/18/14 6:44am

Sergey Brin: I Shouldn't Have Worked on Google+ As I'm Not Very Social

Sergey Brin had admitted that it was "probably a mistake" that he ever worked on Google+ because, in his own words, he's "not a very social person" and "kind of a weirdo." » 5/28/14 4:30am 5/28/14 4:30am

Jimmy Carter: I Think the NSA Is Spying on Me

Former President Jimmy Carter thinks the NSA is spying on him. In an interview on NBC, Carter explained that he favored pen, paper and stamps to email because it meant his message wouldn't be snooped on. He explained: » 3/24/14 5:31am 3/24/14 5:31am

Jony Ive Talks Design Philosophy, Patent Theft and Apple's Future

In a rare interview, Jony Ive spoke to The Sunday Times over the weekend, discussing everything from design philosophy to travelling with Steve Jobs. Here are a few choice cuts. » 3/17/14 6:15am 3/17/14 6:15am

Tim Berners-Lee: We Need an Online Magna Carta

Daddy of the internet Tim Berners-Lee has spoken out in an attempt to enshrine the independence of the world wide web, telling the Guardian that he believes we need an online Magna Carta to protect the rights of its users world wide. » 3/12/14 5:30am 3/12/14 5:30am

Mark Zuckerberg Talks Fragmenting Apps, Anonymous Facebook and... Poke

Ahead of Facebook's 10th anniversary on February 4th, Bloomberg Businessweek scored an interview with Mark Zuckerberg to chat about the company's future. Here are some choice cuts from the social network's head honcho, before you go read the whole thing. » 1/30/14 7:40am 1/30/14 7:40am

Obama: Dammit, I'm Not Allowed an iPhone For "Security Reasons"

Poor old Barack Obama. Not only is his pet project HealthCare.gov struggling to gain traction, he has other tech woes, too: he isn't allowed an iPhone for "security reasons." » 12/05/13 5:10am 12/05/13 5:10am

Vint Cerf: "Privacy May Actually Be an Anomaly"

Vint Cerf, Google's chief internet evangelist, is famous for having some, um, strong views. He's just unleashed a cracker, though: he thinks that "privacy may actually be an anomaly." » 11/21/13 3:40am 11/21/13 3:40am

Stephen Hawking Doesn't Think the Higgs Boson Is Interesting Enough

Professor Stephen Hawking is not impressed by the discovery of the Higgs boson particle earlier this year. First, it lost him a $100 bet. Second, he would’ve been happier if a more “interesting” solution to the problem of the mass of the universe had been discovered. » 11/13/13 8:00am 11/13/13 8:00am

Woz: I Wish to God That Apple and Google Were Partners

If there's one man who talks tech sense it's Woz—and never more so than in a recent interview with the BBC. Woz would love it if Apple and Google played friendly, and he makes a very, very good point. » 11/04/13 7:49am 11/04/13 7:49am

Thom Yorke: Spotify Is "the Last Desperate Fart of a Dying Corpse"

Thom Yorke has already made his feelings on music streaming services known: he doesn't like them. But now he's spoken at length about Spotify and the current state of music distribution and he's... well, angry. » 10/07/13 5:21am 10/07/13 5:21am

Jony Ive and Craig Federighi Talk Design, User Experience and Touch ID

Last week, Business Week ran a fairly boring interview with Tim Cook, Jonathan Ive and Craig Federighi. Now, though, it's released a longer interview with just Ive and Federighi, which is kinda interesting. Here are some of the highlights. » 9/26/13 4:32am 9/26/13 4:32am

Mark Zuckerberg on the NSA Debacle, Facebook Home, and Sucking at IPOs

Speaking at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference Mark Zuckerberg has made his feelings known about the recent NSA scandal, pointing out that the government "blew it". » 9/12/13 2:47am 9/12/13 2:47am

Mark Zuckerberg Talks Home, the Future of Sharing and Life Outside…

On the day Facebook launched its new software for Android, Home, WIRED scored an interview with Mark Zuckerberg in order to chat about the product and what the future holds. Here are some choice cuts from the Big Blue's head honcho, before you go read the whole thing. » 4/05/13 3:37am 4/05/13 3:37am

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Android Is a Free Replacement for a Feature Phone Says Apple's Phil…

Samsung's announcing the Galaxy S IV tomorrow but before it does, Apple wanted to take a few shots at Android. Phil Schiller, Apple's Senior Vice President of Marketing, crapped all over Android telling the WSJ that, "Android is often given a free replacement for a feature phone and the experience isn't as good as an… » 3/13/13 6:55pm 3/13/13 6:55pm

Vint Cerf Dreams of an Internet That Connects Humans to Animals—and…

If it weren't for the fact that Vint Cerf was the grandaddy of the internet, people might be pointing and laughing at him. In a TED discussion panel last night, about how technology is being used to communicate with animals, Cerf spoke freely about an internet that connects humans with animals and aliens. » 3/01/13 5:14am 3/01/13 5:14am

Larry Page: 'We're Crazy, I Know It, and I Like It'

Ten percent better doesn't cut it for Larry Page. Neither does 50, 100, or 500. In an era of modest revision, the Google co-founder expects his company's products to outperform the status quo by no less than 10x. Because how else are you going to change the world? » 1/17/13 1:00pm 1/17/13 1:00pm

How to Capture the Perfect Instagram, By Rihanna

Don't post too many Instagrams in a row. Stop photographing your food. Hefe is best for capturing supernatural events. No, stop, you're all wrong. Rihanna has the best advice for how to take the perfect Instagram: » 1/15/13 6:20pm 1/15/13 6:20pm