EBay had grand plans to become one of the fastest retail delivery services on the Internet, zipping electronics, food and toiletries to your front door in an hour or less.
But sometimes best-laid plans and the economics of the low-margin retail business don’t agree.
More than two years after launching eBay Now, an on-demand shop ...
Hewlett-Packard may have missed some analyst expectations when it announced its fourth-quarter earnings report Tuesday, but investors don’t seem to be fazed. Shares of the Silicon Valley tech giant are up more than 3.6 percent today, further adding to its 35 percent gain so far this year.
The company reported mixed results: PC s ...
David McCandless, a London-based journalist, writer, designer and number-cruncher extraordinaire, has sunk his teeth into the gender gap that is Silicon Valley these days.
In a very cool (if slightly depressing) graphic, McCandless and his colleagues at Information Is Beautiful have broken down the workforces at leading tech companies ...
“The stars just seemed to be aligned for this. You just think, ‘This is the one.’ It’s like dating.”
— Joey Grisham, president of the economic development corporation in Hutto, Texas, which fought hard to bring the Tesla Gigafactory to Austin. But Tesla spurned Texas (and Arizona and New Mexico and California) ...
“Spotify has shown people value streaming, and that means somewhere someone could use that value in a bigger chess game.” — James McQuivey, analyst with Forrester Research, isn’t optimistic about Spotify’s prospects over the next five years. He says big companies such as Apple, Google or Amazon could just as we ...
Hewlett-Packard is scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings after the markets close today. The big focus: the future, specifically the company’s pending breakup.
HP announced in October that it would split its PC and printer division from its business hardware and services unit by the end of 2015. Analyst and investor reactio ...
"And so there we were in the fifth row or something — engineers, managers, all of us — doing shots of Scotch after every segment of the demo. There were about five or six of us, and after each piece Read More →
CA Technologies, based in Islandia, N. Y., plans to hire more than 100 people locally for its Santa Clara office, bolstering that workforce by about 50 percent.
The company has 271 full-time employees in Santa Clara now and plans to expand Read More →
Josh Elman’s career looks like a veritable collect-em-all of hot startups: Over the past decade, the Stanford grad been an early employee at LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Now he’s a venture capitalist, having followed his friend and mentor Read More →
For a frightening crystal-ball look at where technology might be taking us, have a gander at this series of videos produced by cyber security firm Trend Micro.
The series consists of 9 episodes approximately 4 minutes each. To view it, go to Read More →
People have mocked Siri. They've cursed at her. Would it help if people knew the face behind the voice? A living, breathing woman has come forward, saying she was the original voice of the famous virtual assistant that has lived Read More →
"There was this whole Bitcoin magical thinking that occurred in the early days that because of Bitcoin's unique properties, it's invulnerable to law enforcement. It was never true."
— Patrick Murck, general counsel for the Bitcoin Foundation, on the Read More →