Photographer Calls Out Taylor Swift For Being a Hypocrite

Taylor Swift’s gotten a lot of positive press this week for getting Apple to very quickly agree to pay artists for the free period of their new streaming service, Apple Music. But one photographer is pushing back at Swift, pointing out that if she’s so interested in making sure musicians are fairly compensated for… » 6/23/15 11:45am 6/23/15 11:45am

Why Apple's Health Tool for Women Is a Big Deal for Diversity in Tech

There were hints right away that yesterday’s WWDC keynote would be different. Tim Cook opened with an anedcote about an Apple-sponsored scholarship competition to engage students in technology careers, specifically mentioning that the winner was a 12-year-old girl from New York. » 6/09/15 2:10pm 6/09/15 2:10pm

Here Are The Only Six Women Apple Has Ever Put On Stage [Updated]

Diversity in tech is a widespread problem, and Apple is actually going to address it today. In an interview with Mashable, Tim Cook admitted that Apple needs more diversity—and hinted that today’s keynote at WWDC will feature at least one woman. Which would make this the seventh woman ever to be on the Apple stage. [… » 6/08/15 10:30pm 6/08/15 10:30pm

Talking to Meghan Daum About Selfishness, Being Childless by Choice

Today, 19 percent of women end their potential childbearing years without having had any children—making childlessness as common as it is irrationally controversial. We had the chance to talk about the topic with Meghan Daum: author, LA Times columnist, editor of the forthcoming essay collection Selfish, Shallow and… » 3/30/15 3:30pm 3/30/15 3:30pm

Take the Pledge: I Will Not Have Sex With Anyone Who Wears an AppleWatch

Imagine: you're lying in bed, the perfume of lovemaking still stinging your nostrils and firing your neurons, legs tangled with your partner. Baby, that sex with you was so good, you coo, rolling over—only to discover that your partner is wearing a gold miniature smartphone on his wrist. Don't ever let this happen. » 3/10/15 4:44pm 3/10/15 4:44pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook Publicly Comes Out As Gay

Apple's CEO and the successor to Steve Jobs was already out to many within the company and in Silicon Valley in general, but he hadn't been out publicly until now. In a very personal op-ed, Tim Cook discusses what he means by saying "being gay is among the greatest gifts God has given me." » 11/01/14 12:17pm 11/01/14 12:17pm

Apple Will Engrave 'Penis' on Your iPad but Not 'Vagina' or 'Clit'

Today in absolutely fucking absurd and transparent gender bias rooted in the widespread male terror of women's mysterious, swampy genitals, Apple apparently refuses to engrave "vagina" or "clit" on anyone's iPad! You can, however, get "penis" or "dick" permanently etched into your electronics with no trouble… » 7/09/14 7:00pm 7/09/14 7:00pm

The Woman Behind Siri's Voice Reveals Herself: 'It's Kinda Creepy'

One of the world's greatest, most enduring mysteries has finally been solved. No, we haven't figured out what Stonehenge is for, how the pyramids were built, who really killed JFK, what caused the Bloop, the identity of the man in the Taman Shud case, or why Jennifer Aniston keeps getting roles in major studio films… » 10/04/13 11:50am 10/04/13 11:50am