Is he or isn’t he? The man Newsweek outed as the creator of bitcoin told the Associated Press yesterday that he isn’t. Newsweek issued a statement today saying it still believes he is.
Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto, who lives in Temple City, Calif., said the particularly intriguing quote noted in the Newsweek article — ...
“It’s a show about a group of people who do something for a living that is inherently unfilmable.”
— Alec Berg, executive producer of “Silicon Valley,” the HBO show that premieres April 6, talks to the Hollywood Reporter. Show creator Mike Judge adds, “They’re not crab fishermen or cops bringi ...
For an outfit that only officially launched two weeks ago, Google Capital sure has been busy. The search giant’s growth equity fund has pumped tens of millions of dollars into three companies: SurveyMonkey, Renaissance Learning and Lending Club. And on Wednesday, online real estate marketplace Auction.com got into the action wit ...
It’s about time!
Linear City Development announced Thursday that The Elysian, a fancy new 96-unit apartment building in Los Angeles, will offer free electric vehicle charging for tenants. The developer has installed 20 Level 2 Chargepoint EV charging stations and will cover the cost of electricity for the life of every original ...
In a shameless and unabashed attempt to “bring home the bacon,” meat producer Oscar Mayer has come up with an iPhone attachment that doubles as an alarm clock and gives off the sound and scent of sizzling slices of pig loin and belly.
Yes, that would be your bacon wakin’ wake-up call.
According to a story in England& ...
“I am no longer involved in that and I cannot discuss it. It’s been turned over to other people. They are in charge of it now. I no longer have any connection.”
— Satoshi Nakamoto, a 64-year-old man living in the Los Angeles area who Newsweek tracked down and says is the founder of bitcoin. Since the decentralized, u ...
Google vs. Microsoft, times two:
• Google has reportedly dropped two out of three patent claims against Microsoft that it had filed with the International Trade Commission over the Xbox game console. The move comes after the Read More →
Gilead Sciences of Foster City, the Bay Area's top biotech company, has won a big cheer from an animal rights group for its promise not to use chimpanzees in its research in this country.
The Humane Society of the United States, Read More →
The tech times, they are a-changin':
• T-Mobile CEO John Legere tells Reuters the wireless carrier will end cell-phone subsidies in three to four months, around the time it begins carrying Apple's iPhone. Legere talked about these changes Read More →
Taiwanese airline EVA AIR, one of Silicon Valley's popular cross-Pacific commuter services, has upgraded its business-class cabin to include lie-flat seats.
The $100 million upgrade to front-of-the plane cabins, dubbed Royal Laurel Class, on the airline's Read More →
"We must obey the word of God. By asking my daughter and our family to participate and fall in line like the rest of them is asking us to disobey our Lord and Savior."
— Steven Hernandez, father of Read More →
Intel and its PC allies are reviving an idea that many in the industry had given up for dead long ago: tabletop computers.
As a result, for the first time in more than a decade, the desktop PC industry is starting Read More →