Is he or isn’t he? The man Newsweek outed as the creator of bitcoin told the Associated Press yesterday that he isn’t. Newsweek issued a statement today saying it still believes he is.
Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto, who lives in Temple City, Calif., said the particularly intriguing quote noted in the Newsweek article — ...
“It’s a show about a group of people who do something for a living that is inherently unfilmable.”
— Alec Berg, executive producer of “Silicon Valley,” the HBO show that premieres April 6, talks to the Hollywood Reporter. Show creator Mike Judge adds, “They’re not crab fishermen or cops bringi ...
For an outfit that only officially launched two weeks ago, Google Capital sure has been busy. The search giant’s growth equity fund has pumped tens of millions of dollars into three companies: SurveyMonkey, Renaissance Learning and Lending Club. And on Wednesday, online real estate marketplace Auction.com got into the action wit ...
It’s about time!
Linear City Development announced Thursday that The Elysian, a fancy new 96-unit apartment building in Los Angeles, will offer free electric vehicle charging for tenants. The developer has installed 20 Level 2 Chargepoint EV charging stations and will cover the cost of electricity for the life of every original ...
In a shameless and unabashed attempt to “bring home the bacon,” meat producer Oscar Mayer has come up with an iPhone attachment that doubles as an alarm clock and gives off the sound and scent of sizzling slices of pig loin and belly.
Yes, that would be your bacon wakin’ wake-up call.
According to a story in England& ...
“I am no longer involved in that and I cannot discuss it. It’s been turned over to other people. They are in charge of it now. I no longer have any connection.”
— Satoshi Nakamoto, a 64-year-old man living in the Los Angeles area who Newsweek tracked down and says is the founder of bitcoin. Since the decentralized, u ...
A quick look at the latest deals and developments in the tech world this morning:
• Google is reportedly close to making a deal with the FTC to end a 20-month-old antitrust investigation. Reports by the Wall Read More →
“How do you think Google can become the greatness that we never weren’t?”
-- Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, in an appropriately backwards question posed to comedian Stephen Colbert during an interview recently in New York, which Read More →
"I love you, Siri,'' says the voice bubble above the animated stick man on the first page of Siri & Me: A Modern Love Story, David Milgrim's cartoon ode to our new and favorite Gadget-Gal Friday.
The book's not yet out, Read More →
Global semiconductor sales for the year are on track to be well below what they were in 2011, according to market research firm IHS.
Microchip revenue is expected to total $303 billion, down 2.3 percent from the $310 billion rung up Read More →
Quick hits about Silicon Valley companies:
• Apple shares continue to hover around 3.5 percent lower today after an analyst downgrade. UBS analyst Steven Milunovich reportedly says iPhone component suppliers have seen "large order cuts" in the past Read More →
What's next after a contentious vote Friday in Dubai on a United Nations telecom treaty that could affect the future of the Internet?
The United States, Canada, the U.K., Australia and other countries refused to sign on to a treaty approved Read More →
John McAfee's blog, www.whoismcafee.com, asks the media to respect his privacy but the Silicon Valley software guru nevertheless continues to grant interviews and told CNBC's Squawk Box Friday morning that he loves drugs but doesn't do them anymore and that Read More →
"He knew the technology didn't exist at the moment, but that it would exist."
— Susan Woodland, daughter of Joseph Woodland, who invented the bar code on the beach, by running four fingers through the sand, as he attempted Read More →