Becoming a billionaire is so passé these days, especially around these parts. But having a wax statue done of yourself, now that’s something to boast about.
In the picture here, Karmen Bell of the San Francisco Travel Association on Wednesday takes a selfie with the wax figure of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, on display Wednesd ...
“Sure, Carl (Icahn) is about as smooth as a stucco bathtub. But he is the best thing going for corporate America.”
— T. Boone Pickens, writing about his friend and fellow corporate raider — Pickens prefers “shareholder activist” — in Time Magazine, which has named Icahn one of this year’s 100 most influen ...
Open Internet. Net neutrality. Whatever you want to call it, it appears to be dying. And if you’re wondering whether you should mourn its death, might as well get that black suit ready.
The FCC is set to propose new rules Thursday to update the Open Internet order it adopted in 2010 under former Chairman Julius Genachowski, acco ...
Don’t shirk from or dismiss the ole boys network. You have to break in if it matters.
If you want a job or a promotion, understand what the company is trying to achieve and pitch your skills to help the firm.
Finally, don’t get bogged down constantly proving your competence. Passion, excitement for a project counts more th ...
Facebook shares are down nearly 2.5 percent ahead of its first-quarter earnings report this afternoon. Here’s a look at some of the things investors and analysts are watching for.
First: Ads, ads, ads. Internet companies including Facebook have pledged allegiance to mobile. The company said in January when it released its fourth ...
Recent college grads and millennials with less-than-stellar credit can now get a loan through Palo Alto startup Upstart to buy a car, continue their education or create a business.
Upstart, a peer-to-peer lending platform that offers an alternative to bank loans, unveiled on Wednesday a new three-year loan aimed at young borrowers who ...
It's tapas Tuesday, time for small bites about some of your favorite tech companies:
• What other goodies are coming from Google besides Glass? According to a couple of reports today, a same-day shipping service to rival Amazon Prime. Read More →
"These games have given us — really, for the first time in history — a way of identifying these people completely outside of the ordinary, academic food chain, which is [typically] very elitist and very difficult to get into."
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Market research firm International Data Corporation on Monday dumped cold water on the widespread hope that personal computer sales, which in 2012 registered their first decline since the 2001 dot.com bust, would rebound this year.
"With limited initial traction from Windows Read More →
Shares of two Silicon Valley titans — and fierce competitors — are going opposite directions today. A quick look at what's going on with Apple and Google:
• Apple shares are down about 1.7 percent to $423 Read More →
Oracle's Java software apparently still isn't fixed, despite numerous warnings about its vulnerabilities and several major patches the Redwood City corporation has issued in response.
On Monday, Security Explorations -- the Polish firm that has discovered many of the flaws -- Read More →
Tesla Motors has asked regulators with the SEC for an additional 15 days to file its annual report, known as a 10-K, due to an accounting error. The electric-car maker stresses that there is no impact on recently reported cash Read More →
• Evernote announced over the weekend that it had been hacked, and asked all of its 50 million customers to reset their passwords. The Redwood City maker of the Web-based note-taking and list-making app said on its website Read More →
From pennies to video stores to dentists, things (or people) Life magazine predicted would be obsolete by the year 2000. Speaking of things possibly going away, the ISBN monopoly is being weakened by digital publishing. History, education and more: Read More →