People, it turns out, are deeply conflicted when it comes to cars that can drive themselves. A new poll shows that while there’s worldwide and widespread support for and fascination with self-driving vehicles, there’s also a deep angst over the concept. And drivers in different parts of the world have distinctly different ...
Get out the tissues, because break-ups are on the rise in Silicon Valley.
As some of Silicon Valley’s more seasoned tech companies continue to age, they’re spinning off younger businesses or newer technologies, creating smaller and more focused enterprises, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers. In the last t ...
A Warriors executive who took the same trailblazing path as Apple CEO Tim Cook looks forward to the day when a gay executive “is no story at all.”
In a statement to this newspaper, Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts applauded Cook for declaring in an essay published yesterday that he is “proud to be gay,” becoming by far ...
It was only a matter of time. The Motion Picture Association of America and movie theaters have updated their guidelines to officially ban Google Glass and other wearable technology that’s capable of recording. In other words, as always, the copyright-conscious industry doesn’t want people recording movies.
“We maint ...
“If hearing that the CEO of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is, or bring comfort to anyone who feels alone, or inspire people to insist on their equality, then it’s worth the trade-off with my own privacy.”
— Tim Cook, Apple CEO, in an essay on Businessweek.com, acknowledges pub ...
Consumer demand for mobile devices continues to grow, according to preliminary data out from tech research firm International Data Corporation.
Worldwide smartphone shipments from manufacturers during the third quarter this year increased 25.2 percent over the same period a year ago and totaled 327.6 million phones, according to IDC. ...
So, the Memphis Business Journal reports that this rough-and-tumble, one-on-one basketball match-up between Ubiquiti Networks CEO (and a Memphis Grizzlies owner) Robert Pera and Grizzlies shooting guard Tony Allen is actually going to happen.
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News from the wide, wild world of social media:
• Facebook Likes are constitutionally protected, a court decided Wednesday. The decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., reverses a lower court's ruling in a Read More →
Oracle's shares slumped a bit in early trading Thursday, following the Redwood City giant's latest financial report, which beat Wall Street's forecast on earnings, but fell slightly below expectations on revenue.
Yet despite its caution that its business might Read More →
"I don’t feel euphoric on the up, and I don’t slit my wrists when it goes down. I have ridden the roller coaster too many times for that."
— Tim Cook, Apple CEO, on the company's stock price — Read More →
Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors, is a futurist who regularly speaks off the cuff. Covering Musk is similar to covering a presidential campaign: everything that Musk says is scrutinized, he doesn't always stay on message, and the guy Read More →
Sometimes, when I get a pitch from Blue Jeans Networks, I think of the David Bowie song. But the Mountain View video collaboration service on Wednesday was hearing a different sound: "Ka-ching!" The company Read More →