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Female engineers say it’s important to break into the ole boys’ network

Don't shirk from or dismiss the ole boys network. You have to break in if it matters. If you want a job or a promotion, understand what the company is trying to achieve and pitch your skills to help the firm. Finally, Read More →

Comcast disingenuously fires back at Netflix

Netflix's newly announced opposition to Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable is about protecting the streaming media company's bottom line, not its customers, a Comcast official charged on Monday. In laying out its case against the merger, the Los Gatos Read More →

Tech, big spender in Washington

New lobbying reports show that Facebook and Apple both broke records for first-quarter lobbying spending, according to Politico.¬† Facebook spent $2.8 million for lobbying on issues such as privacy, immigration, surveillance reform¬†and patents. Apple spent more than $1 million Read More →

Tech Files outtake: In San Jose, Sprint’s the pits

If you live in San Jose and are a customer of Sprint, I feel your pain. For my column today, I tested Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone. As I wrote, Read More →

Netflix takes stand against Comcast-Time Warner deal

Netflix opposes the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, the company said on Monday. In a letter to shareholders announcing the company's first quarter earnings, Reed Hastings and David Wells, Netflix's chief executive and chief financial Read More →

Musk goes to China

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is in China to officially kick off sales of Tesla's all-electric Model S sedan. Bloomberg has a good story. At the Geekpark Conference in Beijing Monday, Musk said Tesla is building a network Read More →
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