The Air Force Just Fired 9 Nuclear Missile Commanders for Cheating

This is a little unsettling. A year-long investigation into alleged cheating on proficiency exams has resulted in the dismissal of nine nuclear missile commanders at the Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana. The military expects to punish dozens of junior officers, as well. » 3/27/14 6:00pm 3/27/14 6:00pm

Apple's Already Being Sued Over the iPhone Tracking Scandal

News of the tracking bug in Apple's iPhone and iPads broke only six days ago, but already Apple's been hit with a lawsuit by two customers, with the possibility of it being elevated to class action status. » 4/26/11 6:50am 4/26/11 6:50am

The Immigration Con Man who Built a Fake Army

What would you do to stay in the country you love? Would you trust a fellow foreigner—someone from your homeland—with your future, paying him up to $450 to join his US Army unit and get a fast-track to citizenship? These desperate, deceived immigrants did just that. » 4/14/11 1:00pm 4/14/11 1:00pm

Hugh Grant Bugs His Phone-Tapper in the Acting Role of His Life

When actor Hugh Grant's car broke down in the middle of the English countryside and a paparazzi offered him a lift to the nearest town, he saw his chance to turn the tables on the man who blew the whistle on the UK phone-tapping scandal of 2006, which saw 24 celebrities' lines bugged. » 4/13/11 4:30am 4/13/11 4:30am

News of the World Grants "Unreserved Apology" to Victims of Voicemail…

Eight victims of the News of the World's "phone hacking" scandal have received an unprecedented apology from that publication this week. The apology marks a 180-degree reversal for NotW, which had maintained for several years that the job was the work of one reporter. » 4/09/11 6:00pm 4/09/11 6:00pm

Steampunk Iron Man Costume Embroiled in Scandal

Earlier this week, this steampunk Iron Man suit won best costume at New York Comic Con. Turns out it's just a repainted getup from an indie movie, and the film's creator is "royally angered" by its new superhero paint job. » 10/15/10 9:20am 10/15/10 9:20am

Source: Oracle Offered Ousted HP Ex-CEO Mark Hurd a Job

After Oracle CEO Larry Ellison blasted HP for ousting disgraced CEO Mark Hurd, he reportedly did what comes naturally to men of his stature and disposition: He offered the man a job. » 9/05/10 2:00pm 9/05/10 2:00pm

HP CEO Mark Hurd Resigns Amidst Sexual Harassment Investigation

HP CEO Mark Hurd resigned over a sexual harassment allegation leveled by a former HP contractor. The company says an investigation by outside counsel found no sexual harassment violation, though there were violations of HP's Standards of Business Conduct. Updated » 8/06/10 4:29pm 8/06/10 4:29pm

Don't Put Your Secret Second Marriage Photos on Facebook

Fellas, how many times do we have to go over this: when you leave your wife and family in Ohio and go secretly marry a much younger woman in Florida, do not let her put the wedding photos on Facebook. » 8/05/10 3:04pm 8/05/10 3:04pm