Profile of Lea Kissner, who leads Google’s 90-person NightWatch team, which is responsible for finding potential privacy flaws in the company’s products (Kate Conger/Gizmodo)

Kate Conger / Gizmodo: Profile of Lea Kissner, who leads Google’s 90-person NightWatch team, which is responsible for finding potential privacy flaws in the company’s

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Fired Google engineer who worked at the company for seven years files lawsuit against Google alleging “bro culture” led to repeated sexual harassment (Kate Conger/Gizmodo)

Kate Conger / Gizmodo: Fired Google engineer who worked at the company for seven years files lawsuit against Google alleging “bro culture” led to repeated

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Former Meetup employees describe how competition from Facebook, the WeWork acquisition, and a mandatory arbitration agreement weakened the culture at Meetup (Kate Conger/Gizmodo)

Kate Conger / Gizmodo: Former Meetup employees describe how competition from Facebook, the WeWork acquisition, and a mandatory arbitration agreement weakened the culture at Meetup 

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After slipping an unexplained promotional plugin for the TV show Mr. Robot into Firefox and angering users, Mozilla will move the extension to its add-on store (Kate Conger/Gizmodo)

Kate Conger / Gizmodo: After slipping an unexplained promotional plugin for the TV show Mr. Robot into Firefox and angering users, Mozilla will move the

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Sources and court documents shed light on Uber’s massive data scraping program to monitor its competitors, spearheaded by its Marketplace Analytics team (Kate Conger/Gizmodo)

Kate Conger / Gizmodo: Sources and court documents shed light on Uber’s massive data scraping program to monitor its competitors, spearheaded by its Marketplace Analytics

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US judge orders DreamHost to redact information identifying users of anti-Trump website, ruling DoJ must provide details on why it needs the data (Kate Conger/Gizmodo)

Kate Conger / Gizmodo: US judge orders DreamHost to redact information identifying users of anti-Trump website, ruling DoJ must provide details on why it needs

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DOJ says DreamHost warrant was too broad, states it has no interest in records relating to 1.3M IP addresses of visitors to anti-Trump site (Kate Conger/Gizmodo)

Kate Conger / Gizmodo: DOJ says DreamHost warrant was too broad, states it has no interest in records relating to 1.3M IP addresses of visitors

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Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince says firm has stopped protecting Daily Stormer from DDoS attacks, explains his discomfort with policy reversal in email to staff (Kate Conger/Gizmodo)

Kate Conger / Gizmodo: Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince says firm has stopped protecting Daily Stormer from DDoS attacks, explains his discomfort with policy reversal in

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In filing, Uber suggests Levandowski took discs of Waymo IP home as negotiating tactic for $120M bonus, reasserts that Kalanick told him to not share the IP (Kate Conger/Gizmodo)

Kate Conger / Gizmodo: In filing, Uber suggests Levandowski took discs of Waymo IP home as negotiating tactic for $ 120M bonus, reasserts that Kalanick

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