EBay had grand plans to become one of the fastest retail delivery services on the Internet, zipping electronics, food and toiletries to your front door in an hour or less.
But sometimes best-laid plans and the economics of the low-margin retail business don’t agree.
More than two years after launching eBay Now, an on-demand shop ...
Hewlett-Packard may have missed some analyst expectations when it announced its fourth-quarter earnings report Tuesday, but investors don’t seem to be fazed. Shares of the Silicon Valley tech giant are up more than 3.6 percent today, further adding to its 35 percent gain so far this year.
The company reported mixed results: PC s ...
David McCandless, a London-based journalist, writer, designer and number-cruncher extraordinaire, has sunk his teeth into the gender gap that is Silicon Valley these days.
In a very cool (if slightly depressing) graphic, McCandless and his colleagues at Information Is Beautiful have broken down the workforces at leading tech companies ...
“The stars just seemed to be aligned for this. You just think, ‘This is the one.’ It’s like dating.”
— Joey Grisham, president of the economic development corporation in Hutto, Texas, which fought hard to bring the Tesla Gigafactory to Austin. But Tesla spurned Texas (and Arizona and New Mexico and California) ...
“Spotify has shown people value streaming, and that means somewhere someone could use that value in a bigger chess game.” — James McQuivey, analyst with Forrester Research, isn’t optimistic about Spotify’s prospects over the next five years. He says big companies such as Apple, Google or Amazon could just as we ...
Hewlett-Packard is scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings after the markets close today. The big focus: the future, specifically the company’s pending breakup.
HP announced in October that it would split its PC and printer division from its business hardware and services unit by the end of 2015. Analyst and investor reactio ...
Here's what's on the Tuesday menu.
Apple's search deal with Google expires next year, and the Information reports that Yahoo and Microsoft have begun to make pitches.
There are now more than 3 billion people online, according to Read More →
Hewlett-Packard is scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings after the markets close today. The big focus: the future, specifically the company's pending breakup.
HP announced in October that it would split its PC and printer division from its business hardware and services unit by Read More →
With seemingly 3,000 shopping days still left before Christmas, many of us apparently have already given a lot of thought to what we'll be sticking under the tree this year.
Thanks to the search-trend gurus over at Google, we can literally Read More →
Perched on the mountains above Los Angeles, the Hollywood sign is a cultural icon, recognized worldwide.
But try to hike up to near it, using Google Maps and a Garmin, and you'll likely be sent far from the nearest trailhead.
Los Angeles Read More →
When Apple burst into mobile payments this fall, many analysts warned it could spell trouble for startups in the space -- including Square.
But if Jack Dorsey is scared, he isn't showing it.
In an interview with CNN, the Square CEO Read More →
"I feel like there’s a colossal mess coming."
— Michael Drobac, executive director of the Small UAV Coalition, on expected upcoming drone regulations. The drone industry had hoped the rules would provide a boost to commercial drones. But according Read More →
Already under siege over its iMessage system, Apple must now face claims that it violated users’ privacy by blocking them from receiving some text messages after they ditched their iPhones.
U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose allowed plaintiffs to Read More →