“I feel like there’s a colossal mess coming.”
— Michael Drobac, executive director of the Small UAV Coalition, on expected upcoming drone regulations. The drone industry had hoped the rules would provide a boost to commercial drones. But according to unnamed sources cited by the Wall Street Journal, the rules include requi ...
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 ...
"I would love, love, love to show you what we are working on now, but I'd lose my job."
— Jony Ive, Apple's chief designer, in an interview with USA Today. Yes, Apple has been unusually talkative lately. (See Read More →
Friday morning is looking like it could be a busy one for Silicon Valley tech startups, with cloud players FireEye and Rocket Fuel going public and institutional investors clearly eager to buy in. Assuming Read More →
So, the Memphis Business Journal reports that this rough-and-tumble, one-on-one basketball match-up between Ubiquiti Networks CEO (and a Memphis Grizzlies owner) Robert Pera and Grizzlies shooting guard Tony Allen is actually going to happen.
I know. You've been dying of Read More →
News from the wide, wild world of social media:
• Facebook Likes are constitutionally protected, a court decided Wednesday. The decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., reverses a lower court's ruling in a Read More →
Oracle's shares slumped a bit in early trading Thursday, following the Redwood City giant's latest financial report, which beat Wall Street's forecast on earnings, but fell slightly below expectations on revenue.
Yet despite its caution that its business might Read More →
"I don’t feel euphoric on the up, and I don’t slit my wrists when it goes down. I have ridden the roller coaster too many times for that."
— Tim Cook, Apple CEO, on the company's stock price — Read More →