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 ...
It sees you when Windows has crashed and you send the error report. In some cases, it sees you even when you're not online. It, unsurprisingly, is the NSA, according to leaked internal documents seen by German magazine Read More →
"I can't, in restaurants, not watch families not talking to each other. In parks, I can't not watch mothers not talking to their children. In streets, I can't not watch mothers texting while they're pushing their children."
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Made in China: high-end wine. Are restaurant staff talking behind your back? They might be using their own sign language. A treat for map nerds: Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States. And just for Read More →
If you just received an iPhone for Christmas and are looking for some tips on how to use it, here are some links that offer everything from general advice to the specific settings you need to tweak to save your Read More →
A European study out today of teens ages 16 to 18 says they are leaving for other digital haunts such as Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and WhatsApp.
We sort of knew that was going on, evidenced by Facebook's failed bid for Snapchat. Read More →
Bitcoin appears headed for mainstream online retail, with Overstock.com, one of the largest online-only retail sites, making plans to accept the virtual currency within six months.
The company's CEO Patrick Byrne told The New York Times that Overstock.com plans Read More →
A federal judge has ruled that the NSA's mass collection of phone records is constitutional, granting a U.S. government motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the ACLU. The ruling comes a couple of weeks after another federal judge ruled Read More →
"A texting conversation might fall short of communicating how you are feeling, but a selfie might make everything clear in an instant. Selfies are tools of communication more than marks of vanity (but yes, they can be a little vain)."
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