Basketball All-Star Carmelo Anthony just placed a big bet — off the court.
Anthony, a forward for the New York Knicks, has invested in a San Francisco kitchen-tech startup through his new venture capital firm, Melo7 Tech Partners. The startup, The Orange Chef Co., makes Internet-connected kitchen appliances, including a wireless ...
Twitter is the latest company to reveal the demographics of its workforce and like other companies, the micro-blogging firm’s employees are mostly white and male.
In a blog post entitled “Building a Twitter we can be proud of,” Janet Van Huysse, the company’s vice president of diversity and inclusion, revealed ...
“The more they do so, it means the media organization republishes the information and so much for the right to be forgotten. There is an issue there.”
— Billy Hawkes, the Irish Data Protection commissioner, on Google informing the media about links it is removing — summing up a big problem with “the right to be forgo ...
Hewlett-Packard on Thursday extended its push into one of its product priorities under CEO Meg Whitman – analyzing gobs of data for businesses – by announcing a $50 million investment in Palo Alto-based Hortonworks, which offers an open-source data analysis software known in the industry as hadoop.
“The ability to understa ...
Facebook stock is on a tear this morning, surging by more than 6 percent and climbing above $76 at one point, after the company issued another blockbuster earnings report on Wednesday.
That $76 level is a milestone, and not just because it’s a record high for Facebook. Remember back in 2012, a few months after Facebook’s botched stock ...
If you have an iPhone or an iPad, beware: Some features built into the iOS operating system that underlies those Apple devices could be used to glean sensitive personal information, such as all the photos in your photo album and the log of where your phone has been, a security researcher warns.
Apple on Wednesday confirmed the existen ...
Forget the iPod, the iPhone, the Mac and the iPad. What Apple's most famous for, in case you didn't know, is its rabid CIA-like corporate secrecy.
This is quite literally a place where the right hand doesn't know what the left Read More →
Further evidence that consumers are fast abandoning notebooks and desktop PCs in favor of other gadgets was provided Tuesday by International Data Corporation.
The research outfit reported that for the first time, tablet shipments this year should exceed notebook shipments, "as Read More →
When Theo O'Neill, an analyst who covers Tesla Motors, put a $100 price target on the stock recently, some people thought he was crazy.
But shares in Tesla blasted past $100 for the first time Tuesday, and this week the Read More →
"I've been thinking the Apple spaceship is going to get nicknamed the 'Death Star' because the project is so big and the timing is so bad."
— Jeff Matthews, hedge fund manager for Ram Partners, says "you just get Read More →
This week marks the grand opening of the Zero Net Energy Center in San Leandro - the very first commercial building retrofit to be recognized by the Department of Energy as "zero net energy."
The 46,000 square foot building will Read More →
There's a lot of talk in electric vehicle circles about where to put charging stations. Outlet malls? Cracker Barrels? Municipal garages? Airports?
It makes SO much sense.
The Redwood City Public Library's downtown location has a 240v ChargePoint charging station in the Read More →
Battery swap start-up Better Place announced Sunday that has filed a motion with an Israeli court to dissolve the company "in light of its failure to raise additional funds." Fortune first reported the likelihood of bankruptcy on Friday.
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Just in time for your happy hour: Pat and Mike tumble through the Tumblr/Yahoo deal, talk about Mr. Cook going to Washington and debate whether New York Times columnist Joe Nocera was right when he called Cook a liar.
You won't Read More →