Someone broke into the Menlo Park office of venture capital powerhouse Kleiner Perkins last month and took off with laptops containing social security numbers and other sensitive financial details.
The company disclosed the theft in an Aug. 13 letter to the New Hampshire Attorney General, because one person whose data might have been ...
Twitter was named the No. 1 tech workplace and No. 2 overall in a survey we wrote about in December. Now there’s more reason for the San Francisco company to pat itself on the back: It’s No. 1 on a list of top 25 companies for culture and values.
Glassdoor collects anonymous employee rankings of companies, their CEOs, and ...
“Internet users know what they want and expect from the Internet, but these days all the jargon about net neutrality rules is making it difficult to know what box to check that advances their best interest.”
— Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., who has started a contest on Reddit to “rebrand” the term “net neutra ...
To the growing list of drug infusion pumps, defibrillators, refrigerators, cars, baby monitoring cameras, smart toilets and other computerized devices that have been found vulnerable to hackers, you can add one more: street semaphores.
That’s according to a study by University of Michigan researchers, which concluded that the na ...
Indiegogo, a pioneer of the crowdfunding movement, became one of the first startups on Thursday to release the demographic breakdown of its workforce, as tech companies face a heightened scrutiny on the diversity — or lack thereof — of the people they hire and put in power.
“While startups haven’t been a part of the ...
Tesla drivers may soon be revving their engines with their iPhones.
In an intriguing collaboration between two of the valley’s sexiest companies, Tesla is reportedly updating the Model S firmware to allow drivers to start and drive their vehicles with their iPhones, according to screen shots published by tech blog 9to5Mac. Though the ...
"I actually feel a little guilty about that – but not totally. We created the computers to free the people up, give them instant communication anywhere in the world; any thought you had, you could share freely."
— Steve Read More →
This just in: According to an interview with Dezeen magazine, reknown German industrial designer Richard Sapper says Jony Ive, Apple's creative guru and partner-in-design of Steve Jobs, is paid beaucoup beaucoup bucks by his Cupertino Medici: (read on to Read More →
Cynthia Breazeal stopped by a global gabfest hosted by New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman to talk about how there's no need to worry that the robots she's working on at MIT are going to take over the world and Read More →
eBay is going to China -- or so a confident John Donahoe says.
The CEO said this week at the Reuters Global Technology Summit that eBay will become the first foreign company to secure a financial payments license in China, a nation where many Read More →
In the wake of the revelations about National Security Agency surveillance practices, news about government and tech ties just keeps coming.
• Where did Facebook chief security officer Max Kelly go after he left the social network in 2010? To the Read More →
From its earliest days, Apple has successfully staked out a dynamic and sprawling role for itself in the American classroom. From those Macs in the high-school science lab to the middle-school laptop programs that arms 30 kids at a time Read More →
Rooftop solar financier Sunrun announced Thursday that is expanding to Connecticut, which means it now has an 11-state footprint. Connecticut offers several incentives for solar, making it one of the growing markets in the densely populated Northeast.
Sunrun effectively Read More →
"Even the flip-flopping on this, even though it's a good sign, it does paint a picture of a corporation that doesn't know what it's doing."
— Pete Dodd, a gamer from New Haven, Conn., who had urged other gamers Read More →