Lulzsec Hackers Go to War with 4chan

The celebrity hacking group Lulz Security borrows its name and aesthetics from the roiling message board 4chan. But now the group has declared war on 4chan and its users—many of whom identify with the hacking group Anonymous—pissing off the nerds who are most likely to support their online shenanigans. » 6/15/11 6:00pm 6/15/11 6:00pm

There's a Silicon Valley Fight Club for Nerds

The Silicon Valley Fight Club has been around for quite a while now, but this documentary shows the grown up nerds actually fighting. They smash keyboards on each other, use vacuums in fights, anything really. It sounds like a joke, I know, but watch the documentary, this club really exists and means a lot to these… » 2/10/11 6:20pm 2/10/11 6:20pm

Shouting Match at Google Over Stalkery Ads

Google's co-founders ended up in a shouting match in front of subordinates during internal discussions over aggressive ad targeting, according to the Wall Street Journal. The pro-targeting side prevailed, and Google is now edging toward Facebook-level privacy standards. Ack. » 8/10/10 1:39pm 8/10/10 1:39pm