“I know how to do it. They just need to give me a call. If they’re looking for talent, give me a call. If they are looking for companies to partner with, give me a call.”
— Magic Johnson, businessman and former NBA player, referring to Apple, Google and other tech companies. In an interview with USA Today, Johnson sa ...
In a record-smashing moment in iHistory, a vintage Apple computer has sold for $905,000, blowing past the previous high price of more than $671,000 that made news last year in Germany.
According to the Associated Press, the Apple-1 was one of only 50 created in Steve Jobs’ garage in 1976. The purchase price paid by The Henry For ...
Parking is a problem in San Francisco, you say?
One startup is proposing a solution to the maddening shortage of parking places in the city, which results in 20, 30, 40 minutes of circling blocks to find a spot downtown and in busy neighborhoods. Luxe, which launched publicly on Thursday, makes an app that connects drivers who need to ...
Google, Twitter and Yahoo have been busy, and they’re doing it all for you, don’t you know.
• First, there’s Inbox from Google, an invitation-only-for-now email-management service. It helps filter, sift through, highlight key points, etc. It can also make to-do lists. No word on whether it can wash your car.
On the p ...
Even when they have extensive tech credentials, women often shy away from taking tech jobs because the industry makes them feel like outsiders and fails to provide the flexibility they need to handle family responsibilities and other priorities.
That’s what the Catalyst Research Center for Equity in Business Leadership, a non-pr ...
Can’t get an Uber today? Your driver may be busy protesting.
On Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. PST, drivers are expected to protest outside Uber offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle and San Francisco, Business Insider reports. At issue are some of the company’s practices.
In New York, Uber drivers are taking the prot ...
Apple may have a problem with France and several points north (see "Liberté, égalité, interoperabilité"), but Microsoft has the whole of Europe aligned against it, and the EU antitrust army is moving the big guns to the front. On Read More →
"When I say that innovation is being democratized, I mean that users of products and services—both firms and individual consumers—are increasingly able to innovate for themselves. User-centered innovation processes offer great advantages over the manufacturer-centric innovation development systems that have Read More →
You really notice it on a slow news day: just how much oxygen Google sucks out of the tech conversation pit. Good, bad or gratuitous, there are always fresh Google stories in the daily mix, and the heck of it Read More →
"People think that we started Firefox just to take down Microsoft, just to win some kind of competition. Why would we want to win? There's no money involved for us. There's no (initial public offering) for this company; it's a Read More →
Man, I can almost hear my keystrokes echoing out in the cloud. It's a very quiet morning in the valley and the States in general, what with today being a half-assimilated holiday gluing together a long Independence Day weekend. Read More →
See how fast you can type (and feel free to post your scores; with my casual, jazz-piano keyboard style, I managed 67 wpm with five mistakes, while faithful contributor Bruce Webster rightfully brags of his 100 wpm scores with Read More →
By now there surely must be some boilerplate template in the Microsoft PR department that reads something like: "Microsoft announces a delay in the release date of its eagerly anticipated ________ in order to deal with _______ issues. (Insert positive Read More →