Everybody wants a piece of Mark Zuckerberg. He’s a busy guy with a lot of people trying to get his attention. In the wake of his “not-a-data-breach” scandal, users anxiously waited five days to hear from him, British Parliament would like some personal time, and now a House Committee has officially asked the Facebook…
Exploding phones are the least of Samsung’s worries. On Thursday night, a South Korean court formally removed the country’s president, Park Geun-hye, from office. The removal came four months after a corruption scandal rocked the foundation of not just the South Korean government, but also the nation’s biggest company.
A former State Department employee will spend 57 months in prison for a “sextortion” cyberstalking crime that sounds like an SVU sweeps-week plot, only weirder and more awful.
If you thought Lance Armstrong’s doping scandal would be the last controversy to rock the world of professional cycling—you were wrong.
In 1956, Grace Metalious wrote Peyton Place, an immediate best-seller about the scandalous secrets of a small town in New England. One of its inspirations was the real-life case of 20-year-old Barbara Roberts, who shot her father in December 1946 while defending herself and her younger brother.
Contemporary politicians do their best to supply us with a steady stream of scandals. But the strange case of New Jersey State Senator—shot by his mistress, Ruth Jayne Cranmer, in 1931—would grab headlines even today. This was during Prohibition, of course, but it started with lots of gin.
Accused of specifically targeting Tea Party and other right-wing anti-tax groups, the IRS has now been caught admitting that liberal-progressive and "Occupy" non-profits seeking tax exempt status would also be unfairly hassled.
Cap'n Crunch: Most adults haven't given any thought to this cartoon character since childhood, when such sugary globs of corn and corn syrup were an important part of a non-nutritious breakfast. But certain military experts on the Internet are now questioning whether the Cap'n is indeed a real Navy captain.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, part of a family of drug dealers, smoked crack cocaine while one of his young pals recorded video. Since then, Gawker and a Toronto newspaper have confirmed the video shows Ford smoking a crack pipe, and Ford has denied the video exists. But Toronto vice cops knew about it before the media did.
Pew Research just released a new study that proves a majority of Americans are completely fine with having every part of their banal lives fed into the data-mining maw of the U.S. Government Technology Complex. If 56% of voters elected a president, we'd call it a landslide.
Physicists need love, too. Just ask Paul Frampton, the physics professor who was sentenced recently after an alleged scam involving drugs and a bikini model.
It's only been a little over a year since former HP CEO Mark Hurd resigned in a hailstorm of innuendo and disgrace, but—with HP having had two CEOs and a webOS saga since then—it already feels like ancient history. So this, er, blow by blow of sexual harassment charges dug up by AllThingsD? Strictly for you lovers of…
As delightful as it's been to watch Rupert Murdoch's British fiefdom slowly drown in a foul swamp of wickedness and criminality, it's worth remembering that all good reporters are amoral monsters and that without a lot of highly questionable behavior on the part of sordid hacks around the world, we wouldn't know half…
Sexting starting off like one of those stupid terms nobody actually uses, like netiquette. But now it's on CNN nigh daily. So where'd this strange neologism come from? The internet has an answer!
How are the almost 400 hundred members of Congress with Twitter accounts responding to the Weinergate 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.
There was a minor media frenzy over Apple secretly tracking your iPhone 4 today, so naturally the government wants in on the action. The FCC and representatives from both houses of Congress have said they'll look into the matter.
Kacey Jordan, the porn star who smoked crack with Charlie Sheen shortly before his hospitalization, shared some good news today: Her "babe rank" just skyrocketed! How good is a Charlie Sheen scandal for a porn star's career? A quantitative investigation.