Indiegogo, a pioneer of the crowdfunding movement, became one of the first startups on Thursday to release the demographic breakdown of its workforce, as tech companies face a heightened scrutiny on the diversity — or lack thereof — of the people they hire and put in power.
“While startups haven’t been a part of the ...
Tesla drivers may soon be revving their engines with their iPhones.
In an intriguing collaboration between two of the valley’s sexiest companies, Tesla is reportedly updating the Model S firmware to allow drivers to start and drive their vehicles with their iPhones, according to screen shots published by tech blog 9to5Mac. Though the ...
Square, still lurching from speculation about its tenuous future, is going after small businesses with its latest digital payments tool.
On Thursday, Square launched a suite of analytics tools — Square Analytics — to help sellers track how their business is performing in real-time. The service is free and integrates with S ...
Why would Amazon test its delivery drones in India? Duh! Because India apparently isn’t all hung up on those pesky government regulations over commercial drone use like our country is.
Delivery of goods by UAVs, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, is something Amazon’s reportedly been working on for months now. And while the idea ...
“It does have this feeling that, ‘Oh, look, the rich people have moved into my neighborhood.’ ”
— Brian Doherty, author of the book “This Is Burning Man.” The annual festival in Nevada has evolved from a “hippie” destination to a getaway for the tech industry’s gazillionaires — alt ...
How long it might last is anyone’s guess, but sales of laptop computers have finally shown a little life.
After seven consecutive quarters of shipment declines, the global notebook personal-computer market improved in the second quarter this year, according to preliminary data published Thursday by research firm NPD DisplaySearc ...
When BrightSource Energy first started construction on the Ivanpah solar thermal plant in the Mojave Desert, it came under scrutiny because of the project's impact on the desert tortoise.
Now that Ivanpah is operational, there's another issue: burning birds.Read More →
People are already sharing their house and cars to make a few bucks, and now you can also make a pretty penny for renting out your basement or garage.
In the next evolution of the sharing economy, Roost, which Read More →
Twitter, which has long touted its free-speech, anti-censorship stance, is policing content on its site in a couple of high-profile cases. It's dealing with the tweeting of a video showing the beheading of American journalist James Foley, which started circulating Read More →
How does a company attempt to soothe angst and bitter feelings when it announces thousands of its workers are getting the ax?
Here's a bit of insight courtesy of blogger Brad Reese, who got hold of a Cisco Systems internal Read More →
Here's what's on the Wednesday tech menu.
Steve Ballmer's exit from the Microsoft board, coming soon after his stepping down as CEO, is no surprise because he's an "all in" person, some say. Ballmer is the new owner of Read More →
Not that anyone thought it would be easy, but new research points out just how tricky it is for retailers to build a cutting-edge shopping experience without alienating the very consumers they hope to attract or hold on to.
It turns Read More →
"I want to bring some of the tech cred back to Yahoo, which has probably been a bit stale over the past few years."
— Mike Kail, Yahoo's new CIO and senior vice president of infrastructure, in an interview Read More →
While Uber was celebrating its big hire of David Plouffe, former campaign manager and political strategist for President Barack Obama, its competitor Lyft was saying goodbye to a top executive.
Travis VanderZanden, chief operating officer of the peer-to-peer ride-ordering Read More →
Google’s long-awaited YouTube music subscription service is finally taking shape, according to reports from Android Police.
The blog reported Monday that Google is preparing to launch a service called YouTube Music Key and rebrand its Google Play Music All Access Read More →