Piers Morgan rages at Extinction Rebellion founder ‘Practice what you preach!

Good Morning Britain wasn’t on television screens for long this morning because of the Rugby World Cup coverage, but during the two hours it did air, presenter Piers Morgan caused a storm when he got into an extremely heated debate with the Extinction Rebellion founder over the climate change protests which are currently dominating the […]

Proud Boys founder calls it quits after FBI labels them 'extremist'

The founder of the Proud Boys, Gavin McInnes, has said he is quitting the group “in all capacities” and “forever” a day after the FBI designated it “extremist.” McInnes blamed Democrats and the media for vilifying the group. “I am officially disassociating myself from the Proud Boys, in all capacities, forever. I quit,” McInnes announced […]

Google once rejected this founder for a job — but then went on to acquire his first startup and partner with his 2nd

Pointy Irish entrepreneur Mark Cummins is the founder of Pointy, a startup that helps bricks-and-mortar retailers show what they have in stock online. Cummins is a serial entrepreneur and sold his first startup, visual search app Plink, to Google in 2010. Ironically, he was rejected for a job at Google years earlier as a graduate […]

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales: There’s going to be an ‘enormous backlash’ against Donald Trump’s lies

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales thinks there is going to be an “enormous backlash” against Donald Trump’s lies. He said the US president is a “very talented man” and deserves credit, but the truth could eventually catch up with him come the 2020 election.  Wales said his website WikiTribune is still finding its feet and is on […]

EasyJet Founder to Sue Netflix Over TV Series Name

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Some of the last interviews Instagram founder Kevin Systrom gave before leaving Facebook might hint at what his concerns were

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images In a September 5th interview with Reid Hoffman on the Masters of Scale podcast, Instagram cofounder and then CEO Kevin Systrom spoke about his vision for the company — and it might have hinted at the reasons behind his recent departure. Facebook’s recent handling of Instagram is rumored to have been a […]

Withings unveils $200 Steel HR Sport smartwatch, its first device since founder reacquired company from Nokia

Withings today completes its tantalizing return from the tech scrapheap with the launch of its first new product as an independent company. The French firm, which was founded by Éric Carreel and Cedric Hutchings in 2008, was bought by Nokia in 2016 for $ 192 million. Nokia later ditched the Withings brand in favor of Nokia […]

#Walkaway founder banned from Facebook for linking to Infowars

Brandon Straka, the former Democrat who founded the #WalkAway campaign was banned from Facebook ahead of a protest in Washington DC. “They’re trying to sabotage the march on Washington,” he told RT. Straka was banned from the social network on Wednesday, for attempting to promote an interview on Infowars.com, the conspiracy-heavy news and opinion site […]

Gawker is set to relaunch under its new owner Bryan Goldberg, the founder of Bustle Digital Group

Bustle Gawker, the general news and media gossip blog that was sued into bankruptcy by Hulk Hogan and Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel, is set to relaunch next year.  The rights to the Gawker brand and its archive of blog posts were recently purchased by Bryan Goldberg, founder and CEO of Bustle Digital Group, who […]