Levi Sumagaysay is editor of the combined SiliconBeat and Good Morning Silicon Valley. She also blogs and is the online producer for SiliconValley.com, the Mercury News tech website. Email: lsumagaysay (at) bayareanewsgroup (dot-com).
Etymology time: "Goodbye" turns out to be a blessing in disguise. (Also: Sounds like lyrics from a song about breaking up, right?) Researchers say elephants can distinguish between human voices. Answer: Others have noticed, too, on Read More →
Tomorrow's the World Wide Web's 25th anniversary, so there's plenty of talk about the past and future of the WWW, the Internet and technology in general. From a Pew Research Center report today, which among other things asked Read More →
"I had a terrible time hiring rich people. It sounds funny but the problem is when things go wrong they can ask, 'Why am I doing this?' You don’t ever want anybody asking that question. You want them to say, Read More →
Here's what's on the Tuesday tech menu.
EBay cut CEO John Donahoe's pay by more than half in 2013 because the company's financial performance fell short of expectations.
On the other hand, Google CFO and chief business officer receive millions Read More →
The tech industry can help rein in what technology has wrought, Edward Snowden said today during a talk at SXSW.
Speaking via videoconference at the South by Southwest conference, the government tech contractor-turned-whistleblower — who last summer leaked documents that have shed Read More →