When the adult industry pushed new technology

We can thank adult entertainment for a lot of new home technology we enjoy today.

Twitter's Top Tweets spreads adult spam

Twitter's own Top Tweets account appears to have been hacked - either that, or the company's algorithms have been rewritten by somebody really full of the joys of spring.

ICANN approves .xxx domain

ICANN has finally approved the creation of an .xxx domain suffix in an 8-to-3 vote, with four members abstaining. 

Bertrand de la Chapelle, a French member of the board, confirmed he had voted for .xxx.

Craigslist shutters adult site after pressure from Congress

Craigslist has bowed to pressure and permanently removed its adult services ads in the US, after a House Judiciary subcommittee heard yesterday that the site had been used for child sex trafficking.

Female video game designer turns stripper

Carrianne Howard wanted to design video games. But her $12 an hour gig as an industry recruiter didn't work out, so now she is stripping at a topless club in Cocoa Beach, Florida.

ICANN criticized over XXX domain delay

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has come under increasing pressure to create an XXX web domain for adult content.

Report: Apple designates "explicit" category for iPhone app store

Apple has reportedly launched an initiative to create an "explicit" category for third-party app developers of the iPhone and iPod Touch.