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God, Parents, You Just Don't Understand What Teens Are Doing On The Internet

MUM! DAD! Why don’t you understand me? Why don’t you get my internet tendencies? Why don’t you instinctively know that all I want to do with my time is snap flower-crown selfies and stan Zayn on Tumblr? Why can’t you just let me be me?


A Startup Backed By Peter Thiel Makes Bankrolling Civil Lawsuits Easy

In courtrooms across America, investors are making money through litigation financing. The process allows investors to cover the cost of a lawsuit in exchange for a share of the financial settlement.


We're Hiring: Want To Sell Advertising For Gizmodo In Sydney?

If you have a keen interest in technology, regularly read Lifehacker, Gizmodo or Kotaku and want to be part of a business at the cutting edge of digital publishing, this could be the perfect role for you. We are hiring for the position of Account Manager to represent Allure Media’s brands to some of the largest agency partners and brand advertisers in Australia.


The Easiest Way To Get Banned From Twitter

Getting banned from Twitter can be incredibly easy or hard as hell. Breitbart blogger Milo Yiannopolous, for instance, only got banned last month after years of encouraging his followers to harass people. He eventually messed with the wrong person when he incited a barrage of racist harassment against Leslie Jones. After Jones said she was quitting Twitter, a lot of websites (including this one!) wrote about the incident and Yiannopolous was removed from the site. Did it have to do with all the bad press? Who knows!


Deals: 1TB PlayStation 4 Just $369, Free Ubisoft Games, Bonus Menulog Cashback

Every Thursday we team up OzBargain power poster tightarse to run through some of the best deals that have caught his attention. This week: 14 bottles of quality wine just $89 at Cellarmasters, spend more than $2000 on a Microsoft Surface laptop/tablet to score free 1TB Xbox One with 3 games ($648 value) — and more!


Leslie Jones Hacked, Nude Photos Leaked

Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones has been hacked. Images seen by Gizmodo include multiple nude photographs of Jones, and photos that appear to show the star engaging in sexual acts. The leak also includes scans of her passport, as well as of her California driver’s licence.


Deals: Code Your Way to Higher Pay With This Python Training

Python is regarded as one of the easiest coding languages to learn, but don’t let that fool you. It’s been used to create sites like YouTube, Instagram and Reddit, making Python experts hot commodities on the job market. Regardless of your coding background, you can master Python with the Perfect Python Programming Bundle, on sale for only $37.70 AUD [$29 USD].


Crowded Wi-Fi Networks Could Soon Get Three Times Faster

That feeling of wanting to smash your smartphone while connected to an over-crowded and impossibly sluggish public Wi-Fi network might soon be gone, as researchers at MIT have come up with a way to boost wireless network speeds by cleverly coordinating multiple routers.


Ashley Madison's Security Was Not Great, Report Finds

The Australian Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, and the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC), Daniel Therrien, have finished a joint investigation into the data breach of affair facilitating site Ashley Madison — and the results are damning for the dating website’s privacy and personal data security practices.


Traffic Surged To A Child Porn Ring After The FBI Took Over

Way back in February 2015, the FBI infiltrated Playpen, a child pornography ring on the dark web. After taking control of the site, the FBI could have shut it down. But it didn’t.


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