On topic: Tech news to know now

We've got your Wednesday tech news links right here. That (previously mentioned) $1 billion in funding that Uber is reportedly raising?  It would value the company at $35 billion to $40 billion. German member of European Parliament who's calling for Read More →

HP gains after mixed earnings report

Hewlett-Packard may have missed some analyst expectations when it announced its fourth-quarter earnings report Tuesday, but investors don't seem to be fazed. Shares of the Silicon Valley tech giant are up more than 3.6 percent today, further adding to its Read More →

Quoted: looking back on the Tesla Gigafactory chase

"The stars just seemed to be aligned for this. You just think, 'This is the one.' It’s like dating." — Joey Grisham, president of the economic development corporation in Hutto, Texas, which fought hard to bring the Tesla Gigafactory Read More →

Off topic: Movie sets, bag prices, picky eaters, Thanksgiving food

Whatever happened to the Field of Dreams, and other places where movies were shot. Surprise: Women's bags cost more than men's bags. Why are you such a picky eater? (Yes, it's another thing you Read More →

Quoted: on disrupting Spotify

"Spotify has shown people value streaming, and that means somewhere someone could use that value in a bigger chess game." — James McQuivey, analyst with Forrester Research, isn't optimistic about Spotify's prospects over the next five years. He Read More →

On topic: Tech news to know now

Here's what's on the Tuesday menu. Apple's search deal with Google expires next year, and the Information reports that Yahoo and Microsoft have begun to make pitches. There are now more than 3 billion people online, according to Read More →
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