In a move that should surprise no one, Aereo, the pioneering video company that re-transmitted local TV signals to customers over the Internet, has filed for bankruptcy.
The company, which lost a crucial Supreme Court case in July and whose service was barred under a national injunction that was put in place last month, is pursuing a ...
With the president’s immigration action Thursday night, comprehensive reform will be harder to pass.
Instead, what will likely happen is the piecemeal approach to immigration, something the tech industry has not supported the past couple years.
But tech will have to do what it has become good at — wait and see. Up first is how t ...
Remember how nasty those computer viruses could be when they’d scramble up your screen and shut down your desktop?
And remember how comforting it was to start using these very safe and virus-protected smartphones without worrying that our ever-ready, hand-held tools could ever be compromised?
Well, you can start worrying now.
Remember way back in 2009 or so when Thanksgiving Day planning consisted of figuring out who was bringing dessert, where to watch the Macy’s Day Parade, how to work the feast in around the Detroit Lions and the Dallas Cowboys and how to keep drunken Uncle Billy from arguing with pretty much everybody about how the Republic hasn’t been ...
“We’re all lucky as hell to live here and be in this crazy zeitgeist of a movement that’s rich with money.” — Evan Sharp, Pinterest co-founder, on why — besides the competition for talent — his company chooses to shower its employees with perks such as free food, muay thai classes, wine tastings and more. The Wall Street J ...
As the tech industry looks for ways to combat government spying, here comes another tool backed by Amnesty International, the San Francisco-based Electronic Frontier Foundation, and a couple of privacy groups in Britain and Germany. It’s called Detekt, and it’s billing itself as the first free, publicly available tool that ...
I spent an hour recently with Palo Alto psychologist and author Francine Toder, trying to get inside Siri's head. The experience was a hoot, as Toder deftly probed and prodded the psyche of Apple's beloved if beguiling virtual personal assistant.
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"The moment the story is that she voluntarily gave (nude photos) to her boyfriend, all the sympathy disappears."
— Mary Anne Franks, University of Miami law professor, on revenge porn, or explicit photos of women shared publicly online by Read More →
Music streaming service Pandora will help bring one of the largest-ever hackathons to its hometown of Oakland, the latest sign of the city's growing pool of tech talent.
Gearing up for the semi-annual SF MusicTech Summit, Pandora is teaming Read More →
Apple wasn't particularly well-positioned for a gangbusters launch weekend of its two new iPhones, the 5S and 5C. There were criticisms the fingerprint feature on the iPhone 5S had security flaws, that Apple's new operating system the phones shipped with Read More →
Redwood City giant Oracle's annual San Francisco conference for software developers, dubbed Oracle OpenWorld, typically attracts tens of thousands of people seeking technical insights about the company's products.
But last year's event also triggered a bit of funny business at a Read More →
Pandora shares are tanking today — they're down more than 10 percent — after Apple released along with its new iPhone sales numbers that 11 million people had checked out iTunes Radio since the release of iOS 7 last week.
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