It’s official, we’re in the future – sort of.
Hendo Hover, a Los-Gatos based company, has launched a Kickstarter to fund the world’s first production hoverboard.
A hoverboard being the holy grail of personal transportation since the device made its debut in the 1989 sci-fi classic “Back to the Future Part II,” where Michae ...
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed the “Anti-Tesla” bill into law Tuesday, making one of the nation’s most restrictive laws governing direct auto sales even stricter. Tesla has more than 200 Model S drivers in Michigan, home of the Big Three automakers. Earlier this morning, GM came out in favor of the legislation. ...
Apple and newly bankrupt GT Advanced Technologies are nearing an agreement over how much of the Silicon Valley titan’s confidential information will be dragged into the light.
In court papers filed Tuesday, lawyers for GT, a materials manufacturer and Apple supplier, asked to push back a key deadline in its bankruptcy case, sayi ...
Monica Lewinsky has found a cause to fight for, as she puts it, “to give purpose” to the last 16 years of her life: Cyberbullying.
In a rare public speech this week, Lewinsky linked her 1998 experience with humiliation over her liaison with then-President Bill Clinton with online harassment today, according to a transcript ...
“There’s sort of a libertarian bent in the valley that occasionally goes too far.”
— Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, talks politics and Silicon Valley, where government regulations leave a bad taste in many people’s mouths. “I would characterize myself as very pro-free market, with a very strong social backdrop, or sa ...
Lending Club, the world’s biggest website for matching borrowers who need small loans with investors, will make its public market debut on the New York Stock Exchange – the same exchange where many of the banks the startup is vying to disrupt also trade.
In an updated financial filing Monday, San Francisco-based Lending Cl ...
When Michael Kelly's iPhone caught fire last week, he was pretty upset. But Apple's response to the incident has made him livid.
Kelly was walking through the living room of his Orinda home on Tuesday, Aug. 20, when he heard a Read More →
I hate it when the first time I hear about an amazing person is when I read her obituary.
I suppose it's a reflection on the limits of my own horizons that I had never heard of Red Burns until Read More →
The mobile tech industry is abuzz over the news of Google executive Hugo Barra’s departure for a new job at Chinese smartphone-maker Xiaomi. And it's not just because his move was reported on the same day that news Read More →
As patent-infringement lawsuits tie up courts and tech companies around the world, complaints -- and calls for reforms -- are growing louder.
This week, New Zealand took a potentially groundbreaking stance, banning certain software patents.
"A computer program is not Read More →
Once happily riding the latest technology wave, tablet sales are beginning to slow down as consumers turn to smartphones with bigger screens and wearable computing devices.
That's the conclusion of a new report out from International Data Corporation, which tracks tablet Read More →
Something I (and others) have noticed lately is how much Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang has been investing in startups. Since quitting the company's board early last year, Yang and his AME Cloud Ventures have plowed dough into Read More →
"Facebook doesn't ban us, simply because we generate the content on Facebook itself. Everyday I materialize funny, and interesting content full of phrases and so forth that is shared and liked by thousands of users. Without the fan pages Facebook Read More →
A couple of weeks ago, the Washington Post — which along with a couple of other big news outlets was hacked — said the Syrian Electronic Army, which took responsibility for the attack, "may just be getting started." Read More →