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 ...
Now what? Yes, we're talking Twitter and yesterday's tweeted bombshell — OK, at the very least, somewhat surprising news — about it taking a step toward an IPO by submitting a confidential filing with the SEC. One big question, as Read More →
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"They (Apple) don't really care about what the users want. They imagine what the users want. ... We focus on making the product that makes users scream."
— Lei Jun, CEO of Xiaomi, the 3-year-old phone maker that's on Read More →
In a tweet heard 'round the tech world and beyond, Twitter finally announced today that it has set an IPO in motion.
The 7-year-old company's impending initial public offering has been rumored for a while, with the buzz getting Read More →
Now the feds are looking into those controversial Facebook privacy changes.
What that means isn’t exactly clear.
But privacy advocates have already complained that the changes Facebook announced last month would violate the social network’s 2011 settlement with the Federal Read More →
" I believe as strongly as anyone that freedom of expression should be protected and that it’s threatened by the government but also by a politically biased progressive shaming culture in our media."
— Pax Dickinson, who this week was Read More →