It looks like Wall Street is expecting a good show from Netflix today when the company reports second-quarter earnings after the markets close.
Numbers, we’ve got numbers: A Bloomberg survey of analysts expects earnings per share of $1.13 on $1.3 billion in revenue. Last quarter, the company beat expectations as it continued its ...
Silicon Valley knows how to do hackathons. The Valley’s libertarians and conservatives huddled this weekend at a hackathon in San Francisco, Politico reports. There have been others focused on immigration reform and creating local government apps.
But in what may be a first, there will be a two-day “hackathon” next m ...
Hillary Clinton is going for a social-media daily double, later today.
While technically she’s just plugging her new book, the former U.S. Senator and Secretary of State has made a series of public appearances recently in which she’s encouraged speculation that she will run for president in 2016. Later today, she’ll be fielding public ...
Hewlett-Packard’s proposed settlement of a federal shareholder lawsuit over its $11 billion purchase in 2011 of British software company Autonomy is being opposed by Autonomy’s former Chief Financial Officer Soshovan Hussain.
Under the settlement, HP officials would be absolved of wrongdoing, and HP would assist its shareh ...
“Sometimes you just don’t know what to say to a friend, even if you support them, so it’s easier to click ‘Like.’”
— Moira Burke, Facebook data scientist, on a recent study she and a colleague conducted to look at interaction among Facebook friends. While they found — surprise — that Likes make people fee ...
Today’s the last day to submit comments to the FCC on the net neutrality issue. The principle of equal treatment of and access to all Internet traffic may not be the sexiest topic out there, but the more than 1 million comments submitted so far are reportedly the most the agency has received since the famous Janet Jackson wardro ...
Apple loves milestones. And it really loves crowing about them to anyone who'll listen. The latest: the tech giant says the 50 billionth app is about to be downloaded by some lucky fanboy or fangirl.
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Large swaths of Silicon Valley on Tuesday were brought to the verge of hyperventilation after Tesla CEO Elon Musk hinted that his electric-vehicle company was in talks with Google, a search engine that's also a driverless-vehicle company, about teaming up Read More →
Mark Zuckerberg's FWD.us was launched just last month, but the political action committee is already getting tons of attention — although perhaps not the way it intended. Today, the Sierra Club, MoveOn.org and other progressive groups announced they are pulling Read More →
In a cash-flush display of the growing popularity of crowdfunding, CircleUp, which gives investors a platform to invest in small-ish businesses, announced this morning that it has raised $7.5 million in its latest round of fundraising.
The amount raised is the Read More →
"When a company like Google comes along and supports this line, it actually pushes peace further away, pushes away negotiations, and creates among the Palestinian leadership the illusion that in this manner they can achieve the result."
— Zeev Read More →
Apparently feels the need to respond to the growing backlash against Glass, Google has posted a video of a Glass-wearing science teacher taking his students on a virtual tour of the Large Hadron Collider. Read More →
UPDATE 3:28 PM PST -- In a bipartisan vote of 69-27, the Senate on Monday passed the Marketplace Fairness Act, the bill that will allow states to collect sales tax from online retailers including Amazon. The bill now heads to Read More →
Did you see? Google Glass was in the news:
And it wasn't just in Silicon Valley, but live from New York, at least on Saturday night. That's right, the Silicon Valley company was in the fake/real news — that is, "Saturday Read More →