Ah, the 1990s: The grunge music, the overabundance of flannel, the anonymous chat rooms you explored on your 28.8 dial-up modem. Facebook is reviving at least one of those blasts from the past with its new standalone chat app, Rooms.
The app, released Thursday and currently only available for iPhones, lets users create private chat r ...
The market is gyrating and IPOs are screeching to a halt — and now venture capitalists, who have been throwing buckets of money at tech startups all year, are now starting to lose confidence.
That’s according to a quarterly survey by the University of San Francisco, which asked VCs to estimate their confidence in the entre ...
Virtual reality is getting more unreal all the time. Take the latest offering from Looksery, a company who took to Kickstarter recently to raise funds for a mobile video app that helps all of us look even more handsome and gorgeous than we already are.
Remove those unsightly skin blemishes? Check.
Slim down that face fat? Got you cove ...
Worried about people spying on you? Well take off that silly tinfoil hat and consider checking out the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s latest “surveillance self-defense” report.
The San Francisco-based civil liberties group, which first issued the report in 2009, said it consulted with tech experts and privacy acti ...
“I think that the potential for a loss in the fourth quarter is what is freaking people out. . . . It is inconceivable that Amazon would lose money during the holidays.”
– Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities analyst, talking to the New York Times about his concerns after Amazon posted its worst quarterly loss since 2003 an ...
“I know how to do it. They just need to give me a call. If they’re looking for talent, give me a call. If they are looking for companies to partner with, give me a call.”
— Magic Johnson, businessman and former NBA player, referring to Apple, Google and other tech companies. In an interview with USA Today, Johnson sa ...
"The objective of the mission was to convey to Chancellor (Angela Merkel) and Minister of Defence Thomas de Maizière what it’s like to be suddenly observed from a drone."
— Markus Barenhoff, vice chairman of the German Pirate Party, Read More →
Applying a hard-learned lesson from the Boston Marathon bombings and the social media mayhem that followed, Reddit on Monday banned an online discussion dedicated to finding the alleged Washington Navy Yard shooters.
During a morning of horror, a gunman on Monday Read More →
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Google’s adding new features to its Google Wallet app for Android devices, including the ability to send money to friends on your phone or tablet, as the search advertising giant continues to Read More →
There's been plenty of talk about self-driving cars. Google is testing them in California and elsewhere, as many people know. Now, it seems more and more are aboard the train to autonomous vehicles.
Automakers at the Frankfurt auto show Read More →
Tesla Motors has an interesting job description on its website: "Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Controls Engineer."
The full-time job, based in Palo Alto, seeks an engineer responsible for "developing vehicle-level decision-making and lateral and longitudinal control strategies for Tesla's effort Read More →
"New Yorkers have too much reverence for their institutions. A young banker absolutely worships Goldman Sachs. A young journalist is in complete awe of Condé Nast. In Silicon Valley, growing up, your parents approve of you saying, 'Oh, I could Read More →