Apple drops iPods from earnings report

Remember when Apple was the iPod company? Well, it is no more. Oh, sure, Apple still sells the digital music players. And the iPod's legacy can still be seen in the iPhone, the iPad and Apple TV. But sales of the Read More →

Wolverton: Maybe we should just call the company ‘Apple Phone’

Should Apple rename itself "Apple Phone?" I ask that with my tongue firmly planted in my cheek, of course. But if the company's name were supposed to reflect its actual business -- as it once did -- you could make a Read More →

Facebook says outage was self-inflicted, denies cyberattack

Facebook denied hackers brought down its website Monday night, saying instead an internal change sparked the outage. "This was not the result of a third-party attack but instead occurred after we introduced a change that affected our configuration systems," a company Read More →

Number of U.S. STEM graduates rises slightly in past decade

Updated below with comments from a researcher. If you listen to politicians and tech leaders, the country is in dire need of more people trained in science, technology, engineering and math, the so-called "STEM" fields. Students appear to be responding somewhat Read More →

Ford grows Silicon Valley research office

PALO ALTO -- Ford is expanding its presence in Silicon Valley. The car-making giant announced Thursday that it is opening a new research center in Palo Alto. The center will focus on autonomous vehicles, using big data techniques to glean information Read More →

The Lyft ‘stache gets a new look

It will still be pink but not furry. Lyft, the ride-hailing company that competes with Uber, has shaved off its giant fluffy mustache that was affixed to Lyft drivers' cars. Instead, Lyft drivers will sport a "glowstache," reports Wired. Here's how Read More →
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