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San Francisco and the tech industry — they’ve got issues. And they came to a head this week, in the form of a fake techie railing against protesters who were blocking a Google bus, plus a real techie spouting off about how terrible San Francisco is.
In case you missed it, the highlight/lowlight of Monday’s Google-bus prote ...
Yahoo may have earned a serious black eye this week, after a lengthy email outage managed to enrage many users and draw criticism for a seemingly inattentive response.
The company says the service is mostly restored, as of late Wednesday night. That didn’t sit well with those who pointed out that the outage started Monday. Yahoo ...
Hoping to tap into the same allure that’s drawing many people to messaging apps like Snapchat, the head of Facebook’s Instagram service showed off a new feature Thursday that allows users to send photos and text messages directly to individual friends or small groups instead of sharing them with a larger audience.
The announceme ...
“Do not forget that these were three fraternity brothers … they were best friends. The last thing on their mind was sitting down and lawyering up.”
— Luan Tran, attorney for Reggie Brown. Brown claims to be the third founder of Snapchat, the startup that lets users send supposedly fleeting photo messages, and has sue ...
Amazon at last launched its grocery delivery service in San Francisco on Wednesday, more than six months after reports began swirling that the e-commerce giant was plotting a major AmazonFresh roll out that would include the Bay Area.
The company has been testing AmazonFresh in its hometown of Seattle for at least five years, deliveri ...
Between earnings reports and new product announcements, it’s been a busy couple of weeks for the tech world. And it’s not over: Google is planning a big Android event on Monday, the same day that Microsoft is scheduled to officially Read More →
• There is, of course, iPad mini news galore. The Merc's Troy Wolverton writes that it's a good tablet at the wrong price — as GMSV pointed out yesterday, the mini's starting price of $329 compared with $200 Read More →
Just seven months after launching its third-generation iPad, Apple on Tuesday unveiled its fourth gen iPad -- twice the speed for the same price as the suddenly old model.
And it's not sitting well with some Apple users, according to a Read More →
Facebook shares were up more than 20 percent to $23.52 as of this post, the day after its third-quarter earnings slightly exceeded expectations.
The key was ad revenue. Wall Street seems to be heartened by what one analyst called Read More →
Well. Facebook’s getting quite a bounce Wednesday after releasing better-than-expected quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The stock jumped more than 12 percent in late trading after the report, and it kept going. As of mid-day Wednesday, it was trading around Read More →
Apple's Tuesday unveiling of its iPad Mini stirred tech lust among the faithful. But many of them may have to wait a while to get their hands on the latest gadget from the Cupertino company, said NPD DisplaySearch analyst Richard Read More →
"Thus, in the presence of clear admonitory language that Sony’s security was not 'perfect,' no reasonable consumer could have been deceived."
— from California district judge Anthony J. Battaglia's ruling (PDF, via Courthouse News) that threw out most of Read More →
The recent obituaries of one-time American Indian Movement leader Russell Means naturally included a list of the protests he participated in, including at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Mount Rushmore and Alcatraz.
Little was written (in fact nothing as far Read More →
Apple's iPad mini launch and other product updates on Tuesday gave a glimpse of how the Cupertino company is adapting to the fast-paced gadget market while maintaining its innovative chops, analysts say.
One of the biggest surprises to come from Tuesday's downtown San Read More →