Opinion

  • Robots taking our jobs? Here’s a rosier view

    Robots taking our jobs? Here’s a rosier view

    With all the algorithmically-driven convenience in our lives today, it’s sometimes hard to remember that we are still in the early days of a cultural shift that will see us […]

    continue reading →
     
  • In venture capital lies a fix for sexism in Silicon Valley

    In venture capital lies a fix for sexism in Silicon Valley

    Newsweek used a loud, cheeky, sexual cartoon to bring up the overwhelmingly complex, undeniably serious and highly charged issue of sexism in Silicon Valley. The topic that we, in Silicon Valley, […]

    continue reading →
     
  • Wolverton: Sling TV a promising alternative to cable TV

    Wolverton: Sling TV a promising alternative to cable TV

    I really like the idea of Sling TV, but I’m not entirely sold on Dish’s new low-cost pay TV service.

    continue reading →
     
  • 2015 tech prediction: A smartphone-PC marriage

    2015 tech prediction: A smartphone-PC marriage

    Troy Wolverton’s 2015 prediction: Renewed experimentation in smartphone powered “PCs.”

    continue reading →
     
  • Wolverton: Triple Play deal not as good as it seemed

    Wolverton: Triple Play deal not as good as it seemed

    Wolverton finds that the triple-play deal that he cobbled together recently wasn’t as good as h’d believed, nor was the transition as easy as he’d hoped.

    continue reading →
     
  • Wolverton: Breaking down my new Triple Play costs

    Wolverton: Breaking down my new Triple Play costs

    In response to a recent column about Triple Play shopping, one reader wanted to know exactly how much I was paying for each service so he could negotiate his own deals. The answer is complicated, but here is my best attempt to break down the costs.

    continue reading →
     
  • Wolverton: Want better broadband choices? Move to France

    Wolverton: Want better broadband choices? Move to France

    As former colleague Chris O’Brien’s experience shows, when it comes to telecommunications services, consumers abroad are paying less for better options

    continue reading →
     
  • Apple’s Touch ID privacy flaw just got worse

    Apple’s Touch ID privacy flaw just got worse

    When Apple launched its Touch ID fingerprint sensor, it had a troublesome flaw, but now that the company is allowing the sensor to be used by outside developers, that problem has potentially metastasized.

    continue reading →
     
  • Apple set to release iOS 8

    Apple set to release iOS 8

    Apple on Wednesday is releasing iOS 8, the latest version of its operating system for iPhones and iPads; the new software looks much the same as last year’s version, the radically revamped iOS 7, but offers a wealth of new features.

    continue reading →
     
  • Apple making big leaps with new iPhones, iOS

    Apple making big leaps with new iPhones, iOS

    When it comes to adding new features to its mobile devices and handheld operating system, Apple usually sticks with incremental progress. But with its new iPhones and the latest version of […]

    continue reading →
     
 
 
Menu Title