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 ...
“I’m having a great time. Seriously.”
— Marissa Mayer, the chipper Yahoo CEO, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal on the same day her company reported profit and sales that beat analyst expectations. Tuesday’s earnings report was seen as crucial for Mayer, who’s two years into her tenure as chief execu ...
Cisco Systems is unloading some of its stake in VCE, a joint venture with EMC that sells high-end data center gear, the companies announced Wednesday.
Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed and analysts offered little comment on what this means for San Jose-based Cisco, which will retain about 10 percent of VCE. But some Wall Stree ...
It’s official, we’re in the future – sort of.
Hendo Hover, a Los-Gatos based company, has launched a Kickstarter to fund the world’s first production hoverboard.
A hoverboard being the holy grail of personal transportation since the device made its debut in the 1989 sci-fi classic “Back to the Future Part II,” where Michae ...
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed the “Anti-Tesla” bill into law Tuesday, making one of the nation’s most restrictive laws governing direct auto sales even stricter. Tesla has more than 200 Model S drivers in Michigan, home of the Big Three automakers. Earlier this morning, GM came out in favor of the legislation. ...
Apple and newly bankrupt GT Advanced Technologies are nearing an agreement over how much of the Silicon Valley titan’s confidential information will be dragged into the light.
In court papers filed Tuesday, lawyers for GT, a materials manufacturer and Apple supplier, asked to push back a key deadline in its bankruptcy case, sayi ...
Monica Lewinsky has found a cause to fight for, as she puts it, "to give purpose" to the last 16 years of her life: Cyberbullying.
In a rare public speech this week, Lewinsky linked her 1998 experience with humiliation over her Read More →
Here's what's on the Tuesday menu. Apple's iCloud attacked in China. Usernames and passwords, files, pictures, contacts at risk of being unencrypted and accessed. Chinese government denies involvement.
Google Ventures leads $542 million investment in mysterious visualization-tech Read More →
"There’s sort of a libertarian bent in the valley that occasionally goes too far."
— Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, talks politics and Silicon Valley, where government regulations leave a bad taste in many people's mouths. "I would characterize Read More →
Your Life on Earth generates a personalized look at how the world has changed since you were born. Finger-lickin' good: How three artificial sweeteners were accidentally discovered. Attention, all ye irritable critics: the history of and evolution of the Read More →
Lending Club, the world's biggest website for matching borrowers who need small loans with investors, will make its public market debut on the New York Stock Exchange -- the same exchange where many of the banks the startup is vying to disrupt also Read More →
Yahoo's embattled CEO Marissa Mayer is expected to lay out her strategy for reviving the Sunnyvale Internet giant and counter an unhappy investor during Tuesday's third-quarter earnings report.
Mayer is expected to provide more information about her acquisitions strategy and cost-cutting Read More →
With Apple set to reveal its fourth quarter earnings today, analysts are eager to see just how much the company has profited from record-breaking iPhone sales.
In a poll conducted by Fortune, each analyst surveyed predicted that Apple would have Read More →
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Marc Andreessen, who had clashed with Carl Icahn over the spinning off of PayPal, quits eBay board.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg joins board of influential business school in China, a Read More →
IBM on Monday said it is unloading its unprofitable chip-making business to Santa Clara-based Globalfoundries in an unusual deal in which IBM will pay Globalfoundries $1.5 billion over three years to acquire the business.
Through the transaction, Globalfoundries will take over Read More →
"I think the critique that Silicon Valley companies are deliberately, systematically discriminatory is incorrect."
— Marc Andreessen, venture capitalist, addresses the tech diversity question in an interview with New York Magazine. He cites two reasons for his view: Referring Read More →