Carmelo Anthony has made a fortune playing basketball, and now he’s investing that money in puppies.
Anthony’s fund Melo7 Tech Partners, which he founded with businessman Stuart Goldfarb, has thrown a hefty chunk of change into San Francisco-based Whistle, which makes dog-activity monitors. The $15 million funding round is ...
Yahoo and Alibaba — two companies in the spotlight this week — are seeing their shares fall sharply today, in the wake of Yahoo’s decision to spin off its stake in Alibaba, and the Chinese e-commerce giant’s earnings results today.
Yahoo’s stock is down more than 7 percent today after the company’s announcement ...
To hear Comcast tell it, customer service is the company’s no. 1 priority. But someone must have forgotten to tell the company’s customer service representatives.
After his wife attempted to drop their cable service from Comcast, Spokane, Wash. resident Ricardo Brown recently found that the company had changed his first na ...
The Google genuises behind the driverless car are apparently looking for even more ways to set those hands of yours free.
As the Mountain View-based search giant continues to fine-tune its driver-free vehicle, which the New York Times reported will hit the road by 2020, it has secured patents for technology that allows drivers to turn ...
As the Federal Trade Commission has requested, the White House reportedly is preparing to ask Congress to bolster the FTC’s power to police privacy violations by Internet-related businesses, including online advertisers, app makers and companies that make the smart, connected consumer devices that are fast populating the so-call ...
“It matters to the kind of investors we want to have.”
— Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, when asked during Wednesday’s earnings call — the company posted strong results — why investors should care about his company’s efforts to connect people to the Internet in countries where Facebook might not make much mon ...
Last year, Android became the first operating system ever to ship on 1 billion phones, helping the operating system actually increase its already dominant market share to more than 80 percent. Read More →
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, talk about a lot: the lack of women coding, the lack Read More →
The South Bay is Apple's birthplace and the site where its gadgets are dreamed up.
But the company's center of gravity is drifting ever closer to China.
Amid the parade of good news delivered during Apple's earnings call for the ages Read More →
Two federal courts in San Francisco this week will begin to consider the question for the on-demand era of startups: Are workers who use the technology platforms to find jobs independent contractors or full fledged employees?
In separate lawsuits, drivers have Read More →
"There have been concerns about the long-term prospect that we lose control of certain kinds of intelligences. I fundamentally don't think that's going to happen."
— Eric Horvitz, managing director of Microsoft Research's Redmond Lab, on artificial intelligence. His Read More →
Anyone who uses an iPhone or a Mac today and wants to search for information is automatically directed through Google's search engine, but that could end this year when Apple's contract with Google is reportedly set to expire.
And who really, Read More →
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Electronic Arts shares are up more than 13 percent today after it announced on Tuesday third-quarter results that beat expectations. The reason? Strong sales of video game consoles boosted Read More →
Happy International Data Privacy Day. Have we got some privacy news for you.
• Canada's electronic spying agency, the CSE, has been tracking millions of Internet downloads around the world, according to a new report based on a document obtained by former U.S. Read More →