Parking is a problem in San Francisco, you say?
One startup is proposing a solution to the maddening shortage of parking places in the city, which results in 20, 30, 40 minutes of circling blocks to find a spot downtown and in busy neighborhoods. Luxe, which launched publicly on Thursday, makes an app that connects drivers who need to ...
Google, Twitter and Yahoo have been busy, and they’re doing it all for you, don’t you know.
• First, there’s Inbox from Google, an invitation-only-for-now email-management service. It helps filter, sift through, highlight key points, etc. It can also make to-do lists. No word on whether it can wash your car.
On the p ...
Even when they have extensive tech credentials, women often shy away from taking tech jobs because the industry makes them feel like outsiders and fails to provide the flexibility they need to handle family responsibilities and other priorities.
That’s what the Catalyst Research Center for Equity in Business Leadership, a non-pr ...
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 ...
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 ...
Apple's failure to blow the world away during Tuesday's event has taken a pretty big bite out of its shares today. They were down about 5 percent to $469.65 as of this post, continuing the drop that started yesterday after Read More →
The NSA's spying programs are supposed to be checked by a special court, but newly released documents show its collection of phone records from 2006 to 2009 violated court-approved privacy protections. It's just the latest proof that the agency takes Read More →
Intel's announcement Tuesday that it is developing a new family of chips, dubbed Quark, for the vast array of gadgets getting connected to the Internet seems to have intrigued analysts, but not overwhelmed them.
Intel gets the vast majority of its Read More →
Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg was in China this week, promoting her book “Lean In” by speaking to a standing-room-only crowd at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in Beijing.
But she wasn’t just there to talk about women and workplace equity Read More →
"They bore the hell out of me. They’re one-dimensional and can only talk about one thing. I'm used to brilliant men in my life who leave their work, and they have many other interests."
— Denise Hale, longtime San Read More →
I remember once talking to a door-to-door solicitor for Comcast, asking him what he thought about his company's dismal record on net neutrality. He had no idea what I was talking about. As I explained to him that the term Read More →
Michael Arrington is about to go off, and it could be a good thing.
In a blog post on his uncrunched.com, Arrington, the TechCrunch founder who's known to speak his mind, has promised to use his TechCrunch Disrupt appearances this Read More →
Netflix shares are at an all-time high after the announcement it will be carried by major cable TV provider Virgin Media in the U.K. in a first-of-its-kind deal — not bad for a company some figured for deadRead More →
Silicon Valley pioneer Hewlett-Packard has suffered its share of indignities in recent years – first losing its ranking as the world’s biggest tech company in overall sales, when it was passed by Apple and Samsung, before losing its crown to Read More →