Remember Bloom Energy? They unveiled their fuel cell technology at a star-studded event in February 2010, then were fairly quiet until recently. Earlier this week, they announced a big deal with Exelon.
On Thursday, Yahoo announced that it has installed a 1-megawatt fuel cell system from Bloom Energy at its Sunnyvale headquarters.
When Twitter released a transparency report in February, the company noted it was considering legal action to push the government to let the company disclose more information about national security requests. In its transparency report published today, the San Francisco microblogging company says the same thing, saying it hasn’t ...
A new San Francisco-based app is available to help with your cannabis shopping needs.
And you can do it all from the comfort of that clam-bake pad of yours you call a home.
As reported on SFWeekly.com and other blogs, the new service is called Eaze. Think pot deliveries for the shared economy:
Demonstrating that anything can be impro ...
It turns out Snapchat, Tinder and Oculus Rift are not the only hot tech companies in Southern California.
There’s so much startup action in the Los Angeles and Santa Monica that the region has become a new favorite for venture capitalists and angel investors. Investments in the greater Los Angeles area tech have more than triple ...
When the so-called Heartbleed bug was discovered earlier this year, it was quickly hailed as one of the most serious security problems in years. But a new study has found that the vast majority of big companies have done little to shore up their operations.
The Heartbleed flaw is a vulnerability in what’s called the OpenSSL syst ...
“Drones can be useful tools, and I am all about useful tools.”
— Martha Stewart, drone-loving domestic doyenne. Stewart says she has used her drone — a Parrot AR Drone 2.0 — to take photos of her “properties, a party, a hike in the mountains, and a day at the beach.” Stewart does acknowledge that all kinds of s ...
The net neutrality debate is about access. But the discussion has evolved, because a few years ago — when all-you-can-eat data was still in — it included talk about data caps. Today, the talk mostly is about Internet Read More →
Netflix announced Tuesday that it had agreed to pay AT&T for a direct connection between the two companies' networks; the companies struck the deal back in May and have been working since then to connect their networks. Read More →
Opera lovers, hold on to your seats — and your opera glasses. In what's being billed as a global first, a handful of singers and musicians with the opera company in Cagliari, Sardinia, will don pairs of Google Glass this Read More →
Again we serve up some tech news links.
How much is Snapchat — the app that lets users send disappearing photos — worth? It is in talks to secure $$$ from investors including Alibaba that would value the California company at Read More →
Facebook is shutting down its digital Gifts business … even as the social network is continuing to experiment with other forms of e-commerce.
The company has dipped its toe in the retail waters several times: Two years ago, Facebook Read More →
"We have specific goals and objectives for ourselves, and that's how we measure ourselves and think about ourselves... I don't think about that in the context of how it stacks up versus a company A, B, or C."
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The number of municipalities bristling with sensors and other computerized gadgets to improve everything from the way they monitor traffic to how they manage water use will likely quadruple by 2025, according to a new study that cites San Francisco Read More →
Google-backed biotech startup 23andMe has made a discovery about Parkinson's disease -- for the second time -- that may help identify a person's risk of developing the debilitating and tragic illness.
23andMe, a Mountain View genomics company that offers consumers genetic reports Read More →
Twitter, which is set to report earnings today, has been raking in the mobile-ad dollars, so analysts are expecting second-quarter revenue to have doubled to $283 million. But there continues to be concern about the rate at which the social Read More →