After Google gave the public one day earlier this month to buy its pricey smart glasses, alert bloggers and others noticed Thursday that the company’s website seemed to be quietly offering the device for sale again.
But no. The Mountain View company quickly squashed any idea that it was letting the public buy the $1,500 Google G ...
Tesla, which isn’t very popular among car dealers because it sells its electric cars directly to customers, has had some vocal supporters on this issue. Now, add some FTC staff members to that list.
A blog post today on the Federal Trade Commission’s website — which has a caveat that its three authors’ opinions do no ...
Reports of the open Internet’s death have been greatly exaggerated, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler insists.
The Federal Communications Commission today will propose changes to the agency’s rules on net neutrality, which is the principle that all Internet traffic should be treated equally. As we wrote yesterday — and as Internet ...
Becoming a billionaire is so passé these days, especially around these parts. But having a wax statue done of yourself, now that’s something to boast about.
In the picture here, Karmen Bell of the San Francisco Travel Association on Wednesday takes a selfie with the wax figure of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, on display Wednesd ...
“Sure, Carl (Icahn) is about as smooth as a stucco bathtub. But he is the best thing going for corporate America.”
— T. Boone Pickens, writing about his friend and fellow corporate raider — Pickens prefers “shareholder activist” — in Time Magazine, which has named Icahn one of this year’s 100 most influen ...
Open Internet. Net neutrality. Whatever you want to call it, it appears to be dying. And if you’re wondering whether you should mourn its death, might as well get that black suit ready.
The FCC is set to propose new rules Thursday to update the Open Internet order it adopted in 2010 under former Chairman Julius Genachowski, acco ...
This just in from Tesla, the electric-car industry's Great Green Hope: new free mobile apps for the care and feeding of your Model S.
Now available on iTunes and Google Play, the tools allow Model S owners, when caught in the Read More →
This Bloom Energy story -- the one where the Department of Labor busted the buzzy green tech company for importing Mexican workers at substandard wages -- is just weird.
There is bound to be more coming, and I can't wait Read More →
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• Second life for Zynga shares? The social-games maker's stock is zooming up more than 11 percent to $3.05 as of this post, the day after its fourth-quarter results beat expectations Read More →
Rock star urbanologist Richard Florida was on NPR this morning, preaching something of the flip-side of UC-Berkeley economist Enrico Moretti's take on the importance of clustering brain power in order to create innovation hubs.
Now, it's hardly a cage-match Read More →
Apple today said a German man purchased the 25 billionth song -- “Monkey Drums” (Goksel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch -- from its iTunes Store.
The consumer, Phillip Lüpke, was awarded a €10,000 iTunes® Gift Card.
“We are grateful to our users whose Read More →
The amount of data flitting back and forth across the globe on various devices shot up 70 percent last year compared with 2011, according to Cisco Systems' latest annual report tracking the trend.
Cisco attributed the rise in large part Read More →
"There's no bank of any sort that we do. We only do this one weird brand-new Internet protocol transaction that some of the nerds out there are calling money."
— Bryan Micon, spokesperson for SealsWithClubs.eu, a Bitcoin-based poker site. Read More →