The FBI is investigating last weekend’s leak of nude photos of several actresses and celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton. The shots appeared on 4chan on Sunday, and it currently looks like the poster purloined them from the victims’ iCloud accounts. Apple also says it is actively investigating the incident. Although some of the shots are apparently fakes, Lawrence’s agent has confirmed that at least some of hers are real. A couple years ago, a Florida man was sentenced to 10 years for hacking nude photos of Scarlett Johansson and others.
It’s not the first ban Uber’s faced in Germany, but it is the first country-wide ban and the stakes are much higher this time — up to €250,000 per infraction, plus possible jail time. Read more »
18-year-old Michael Sayman has a new job, as one of Facebook’s youngest ever full-time engineers. His family has been struggling financially since the recession, and Sayman will be using his new tech salary to help support them. Read more »