Amazon will probably kill the crazy lines at Whole Foods

June 17, 2017

There’s no greater hell than waiting in a long line at Whole Foods on a Saturday afternoon. Luckily, there could be some sweet relief coming soon. Alexa to the rescue? Maybe. Amazon announced on Friday its plans to acquire the grocery store chain in a deal valued at $13.7 billion. So why in the world is America’s biggest online retailer suddenly trying to get into the grocery industry? SEE ALSO:…

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Is it time to start using Uber again? (nah)

June 15, 2017

Uber refugees who fled to Lyft now have to consider making a U-turn.Image: mashable, christopher mineses I hailed my last Uber ride in November 2014. That was the month the company took what we would now think of as a Trump-like turn, with a bizarrely self-sabotaging threat by one of its top executives to spend $1 million investigating the private life of a female journalist who’d raised questions about the…

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Ex-Twitter CEO says meeting Trump is like ‘waterboarding yourself’

June 12, 2017

Don't expect Dick Costolo at Trump's next meeting with Silicon Valley leaders.Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images Let’s just say former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo had a really unpleasant visit with President Donald Trump. Costolo dramatically likened Trump’s meetings with Silicon Valley leaders to alcohol poisoning and extreme water torture. “If you don’t get invited to this meeting and want to know what it was like, just drink a bottle of gin…

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Tim Cook has an idea of who’s sending Trump’s 3 AM tweets

June 11, 2017

It's *obviously* college kids.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock UPDATED (4:00 p.m. ET) to include a few more quotes from Cook President Donald Trump’s tweets are finding their way into everything nowadays … even Tim Cook’s commencement speech at MIT. SEE ALSO: Trump Twitter bot reminds us that all his tweets are coming from the White House The Apple CEO took a swipe at Trump’s infamous Twitter habits Friday, just a few hours after…

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