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 ...
As the tech industry looks for ways to combat government spying, here comes another tool backed by Amnesty International, the San Francisco-based Electronic Frontier Foundation, and a couple of privacy groups in Britain and Germany. It’s called Detekt, and it’s billing itself as the first free, publicly available tool that ...
It wasn't just standing-room-only when Marissa Mayer took the stage Wednesday afternoon at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference: It was pushing-and-shoving-out-to-the-very-edges-of-the-room-only. The place was so packed that security guards had to keep shooing conference-goers away from the stairwells Read More →
Yahoo's Marissa Mayer found herself parrying a barrage of tough questions from TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington at the news blog's annual Disrupt conference on Wednesday, which began with Arrington ridiculing the company's recently revamped logo and ended with him pressing Read More →
It's the third and final day of Silicon Valley's biggest event of the year ... well, of the week, anyway. Marissa Mayer and Mark Zuckerberg are the headliners this afternoon, but the morning sessions haven't been too slouchy either, with Read More →
Apple's failure to blow the world away during Tuesday's event has taken a pretty big bite out of its shares today. They were down about 5 percent to $469.65 as of this post, continuing the drop that started yesterday after Read More →
The NSA's spying programs are supposed to be checked by a special court, but newly released documents show its collection of phone records from 2006 to 2009 violated court-approved privacy protections. It's just the latest proof that the agency takes Read More →
Intel's announcement Tuesday that it is developing a new family of chips, dubbed Quark, for the vast array of gadgets getting connected to the Internet seems to have intrigued analysts, but not overwhelmed them.
Intel gets the vast majority of its Read More →
Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg was in China this week, promoting her book “Lean In” by speaking to a standing-room-only crowd at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in Beijing.
But she wasn’t just there to talk about women and workplace equity Read More →