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 ...
Repercussions from the revelations of massive NSA surveillance, the redux:
• The editor of the Guardian — the first newspaper to report about the scope of NSA spying in the age of electronic communications — said press freedom is at risk Read More →
Need help paying your mortgage? Medical bills piling up? Or maybe you've rescued an injured, stray dog but can't pay to repair its broken leg?
Well, how about asking strangers to fork over cash for the cause? In the Wild West Read More →
"One of the things I kept telling myself was: You don’t have to 'change the world' to change the world."
— Jorge Just, a New York University student who was in a class called "Design for Unicef." Just designed Read More →
I understand where programmer Chase Felker is coming from when he writes in Slate that it's time to ease up on pushing kids into programming, but I'm not ready to jump off the bandwagon he describes as overcrowded.
Felker's key Read More →
Shai Agassi, the charismatic founder of the bankrupt electric battery-swap start-up Better Place, has a lengthy post on LinkedIn today about Tesla Motors, writing that "GM shouldn't be the only company worried about Tesla's future plans. The entire car Read More →
So when did wristwatches suddenly become the cat's meow?
Just when I figured watches were in their dying days, replaced by, oh I don't know, how about the watch on the face of that smartphone you now carry in your hand Read More →
"We've even found an employee's personal wireless router hidden in a potted plant."
— Heather Bearfield, of the Technology Assurance Services Practice Group at Marcum, on the physical security risks companies (and governments) face. Businesses throw a lot of Read More →
Google’s Glass has already prompted debate over privacy and some potentially off-putting uses for a device that’s capable of accessing the Internet and recording whatever its wearer happens to look at.
Now it seems Google has obtained a patent for a Read More →