“If hearing that the CEO of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is, or bring comfort to anyone who feels alone, or inspire people to insist on their equality, then it’s worth the trade-off with my own privacy.”
— Tim Cook, Apple CEO, in an essay on Businessweek.com, acknowledges pub ...
If you can’t go over the White House wall or through its front door, how about breaking into its computer networks?
That appears to be what happened in recent weeks.
Hackers believed to be working for the Russian government were behind an attack on the White House’s unclassified computer network used by the president’ ...
A majority of 1,642 technology experts surveyed for a new study predict rogue groups and malicious individuals will ramp up their cyber attacks, causing significant loss of life or property by 2025.
While some of those queried by the Pew Research Center said they believe the problem has been exaggerated by the media as well as by secu ...
SunPower, Silicon Valley’s dominant solar panel manufacturer, reported per-share earnings of 30 cents early Wednesday on revenue of $663 million, beating analysts estimates thanks to strong demand in the United States, China and Japan. Shares were up slightly in early trading.
“Solar power is increasingly competitive with tradit ...
“Unfortunately, the default position of the market is that Twitter will become the next Facebook which is why hopes and dreams get far ahead of what the reality can ever deliver.”
— Richard Windsor, analyst at Edison Investment Research, says Twitter is “looking less and less like a social network” — and more a ...
Can Facebook follow last quarter’s blockbuster earnings report with a strong showing when it reports results this afternoon?
Expectations are high: Analysts surveyed by FactSet estimate profit of 40 cents a share on $3.12 billion in revenue. That compares with profit of 25 cents a share on $2.02 billion in sales in the year-ago ...
It's been quite a week for Steven Sinofsky, who ran Microsoft's ginormous Windows division for three years before bowing out in late 2012. After ensconcing himself at Harvard Business School's leafy confines for Read More →
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 →