It was only a matter of time. The Motion Picture Association of America and movie theaters have updated their guidelines to officially ban Google Glass and other wearable technology that’s capable of recording. In other words, as always, the copyright-conscious industry doesn’t want people recording movies.
“We maint ...
“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 ...
Consumer demand for mobile devices continues to grow, according to preliminary data out from tech research firm International Data Corporation.
Worldwide smartphone shipments from manufacturers during the third quarter this year increased 25.2 percent over the same period a year ago and totaled 327.6 million phones, according to IDC. ...
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 ...
"This is an emotional and difficult thing for me to do. I take this step in the best interests of the company I love; it is the thing outside of my family and closest friends that matters to me most."
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Join Pat & Mike for the fastest 10 minutes -- or so -- in Silicon Valley. They talk with special guest Chris "Buzz Kill" O'Brien of the Los Angeles Times. Chris has been looking at signs of a Silicon Read More →
We've talked a lot about federal government surveillance enabled by technology lately, now we turn our attention to tech's effect on local surveillance.
Increasingly, police can record their encounters with suspects. The New York Times looks again at this issue in Read More →
Yahoo’s on a roll these days: Its share price has nearly doubled over the last year. CEO Marissa Mayer is the subject of laudatory magazine profiles – including a glamorous feature in Vogue. And now comes the news Read More →
"Though on the surface, Sprayable Energy might not look like a huge game-changer, it's his way of entering that market. ...This is an actual business. We think it’s brilliant that he broke into an unregulated industry."
— Danielle Strachman, Read More →
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is leading a tech alliance that is going to try to expand mobile Internet access worldwide. As the Merc's Brandon Bailey wrote Tuesday, it's just the latest effort by Zuckerberg to broaden his influence Read More →