Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Head to Cupertino for the SAP World Record Electric Vehicle Parade.
That’s right. EV enthusiasts will attempt the largest number of electric vehicles in a parade Saturday at De Anza College in Cupertino, in hopes of making it into the Guinness Book of World Records. At least ...
Alibaba shares are up, Yahoo shares are down. How is Yahoo — which owns nearly a quarter of Alibaba — being affected by Alibaba’s IPO today?
In the run-up to the Alibaba IPO and Yahoo’s expected windfall, the Silicon Valley company’s shares had risen 20 percent in the past three months. But as Mike Murphy wrot ...
As I mentioned in today’s column, one of the best things about iOS 8, Apple’s newly updated operating system for iPhones and iPads, is the degree to which Apple has opened the software up to users and app makers.
But Apple’s newfound openness is nowhere near complete.
There are two big areas in iOS where Apple ...
Apple is getting kudos galore after loudly and proudly touting the privacy it provides to its mobile customers with a new site. And it gets in a dig at its top competitor in the process.
As the company launches new products and services, and in the wake of the embarrassing leaks of nude celebrity photos, we’ve been hearin ...
Get ready to see more self-driving cars on California roadways: The state Department of Motor Vehicles said this week that it’s issued autonomous-vehicle testing permits to three companies. And more may be in the wings.
The first permits went to Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen’s Audi division, which will field two cars each, ...
Now comes word from the cutting-edge and ever-so-quirky world of virtual reality that a Toronto-based startup called Metatecture has come up with a way to have that quality VR experience you’ve been looking for but at a fraction of the cost of a $350 Occulus Rift development kit.
And you can look like a weirdo in the proc ...
So much for the blogosphere's ability to predict the auction-sales price of a rare Apple I computer.
Remember that AP story published on SiliconValley.com a few days ago about the computer, one of only 200 made by co-founders Steve Jobs and Read More →
Santa Clara chip-equipment maker Applied Materials is counting on the growing consumer demand for mobile devices to shore up its bottom line.
At a meeting Monday with investors and Wall Street analysts, the company said its chip-making technology is well suited Read More →
"Encrypt the crap out of your life. Why make it easy for the government? Make it as hard as possible."
— Thomas Drake, former NSA official and whistleblower — who says he's now a full-time worker at an Apple store Read More →
Netflix is changing the way it does earnings calls: After it reports quarterly results later this month, it will hold a video talk show with CEO Reed Hastings and Chief Financial Officer David Wells. The discussion will be moderated by Read More →
Scality's headquartered in San Francisco, but it was founded in France and still has most of its workforce there. That trans-Atlantic heritage is reflected in a $22 million funding haul the storage software maker announced Monday Read More →
California Gov. Jerry Brown gave a rousing keynote address Monday at Intersolar, the solar industry conference that has drawn roughly 20,000 attendees to San Francisco this week. Brown, a champion of solar since the 1970s, is increasingly vocal about Read More →
The U.S. government's massive surveillance program called Prism is overseen by what has become known as the secretive FISA court, whose power and influence most of us are only beginning to learn about.
The court was created under the Foreign Intelligence Read More →
In 2010, as head of Microsoft's Xbox division, Don Mattrick, Zynga's new CEO, negotiated with Zynga founder Mark Pincus to buy the social gaming company for the software giant, according to a new report. Read More →