Controversy

The Fight Over Water: When Business and Politics Collide

Controversial water project is back up for debate.

Sherry Gray

· 4 min read

Patent Office Sides With Kylie Minogue: Kylie Jenner's Attempt to Trademark Shared First Name Is Not Cool

The singer's representatives had dismissed Jenner as a 'secondary reality television star' in their bid to stop her from trademarking the name 'Kylie' in the U.S.

Laura Entis

· 2 min read

Zara Is the Latest Perpetrator of T-Shirt Outrage Thanks to a Gluten-Themed Crop Top

The retailer pulled a shirt that reads: 'Are You Gluten Free?' after it drew mixed reactions.

Laura Entis

· 4 min read

After Sexist Comments, Tennis Tournament Chief Raymond Moore Resigns

His comments on women in tennis were widely denounced, including by Serena Williams and Martina Navratilova.

Reuters

· 2 min read

FTC Orders 'Brain Training' Company Lumosity to Pay $2 Million Over Deceptive Advertising Practices

'Lumosity simply did not have the science to back up its ads,' said the FTC's director of consumer protection.

Laura Entis

· 3 min read

Will Genetically Modified Salmon Help Feed the World, or Drive the Species to Extinction?

Although the polarizing product likely won't come to market for years, it's already making waves.

Laura Entis

· 6 min read

SXSW Festival Cancels Gamer Panels After Threats of Violence

'Maintaining civil and respectful dialogue within the big tent is more important than any particular session,' the event's director said in a statement.

Laura Entis

· 4 min read

Under Armour Pulls 'Band of Ballers' T-Shirt After Complaints

The shirt featured an image meant to evoke associations with a famous Iwo Jima photograph.

Carly Okyle

· 2 min read

30 or Older? Sorry, You'll Have to Pay Twice as Much to Use Tinder's New Premium Features.

The viral dating app stirs up yet more controversy with its Tinder Plus pricing structure.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 3 min read