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Comcast-Time Warner deal can claim one prominent Silicon Valley supporter

(Updated below) The proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger has at least one high-profile backer here in Silicon Valley. Carl Guardino, president of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and an ever-present present figure in regional Read More →

WiFi gets more room thanks to new rules

Is your WiFi network bogging down thanks to all the other WiFi networks around you? Well, a solution may be in sight. The Federal Communications Commission on Monday approved rules that will double the amount of Read More →

Big surprise: Area telecom providers earn poor grades in new report

You probably already knew this, but here in the Bay Area, your choice of triple play providers is generally between mediocre and worse. That's the conclusion of a new report from Consumer Reports. In its upcoming May Read More →

HP will soon introduce 3D printing

During Hewlett-Packard's shareholder meeting Wednesday, CEO Meg Whitman noted that the company is planning to jump into the 3D printing business in June. The disclosure came after a shareholder asked her why HP has dragged its feet getting into that market. Read More →

Apple releases updated iOS for iPhones, iPads

iPhone and iPad users, the long-awaited update to the software underlying the handheld devices is finally here. Apple on Monday released iOS 7.1, the first significant revision to its handheld operating system since Apple Read More →

Elevator Pitch: Claudia Fan Munce of IBM Venture Capital

Claudia Fan Munce heads IBM’s Venture Capital Group, which she runs from Big Blue’s venerable Almaden Research Center in San Jose. IBM scientists stationed there over the decades have pioneered such technologies as the Read More →
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