“I know how to do it. They just need to give me a call. If they’re looking for talent, give me a call. If they are looking for companies to partner with, give me a call.”
— Magic Johnson, businessman and former NBA player, referring to Apple, Google and other tech companies. In an interview with USA Today, Johnson sa ...
In a record-smashing moment in iHistory, a vintage Apple computer has sold for $905,000, blowing past the previous high price of more than $671,000 that made news last year in Germany.
According to the Associated Press, the Apple-1 was one of only 50 created in Steve Jobs’ garage in 1976. The purchase price paid by The Henry For ...
Parking is a problem in San Francisco, you say?
One startup is proposing a solution to the maddening shortage of parking places in the city, which results in 20, 30, 40 minutes of circling blocks to find a spot downtown and in busy neighborhoods. Luxe, which launched publicly on Thursday, makes an app that connects drivers who need to ...
Google, Twitter and Yahoo have been busy, and they’re doing it all for you, don’t you know.
• First, there’s Inbox from Google, an invitation-only-for-now email-management service. It helps filter, sift through, highlight key points, etc. It can also make to-do lists. No word on whether it can wash your car.
On the p ...
Even when they have extensive tech credentials, women often shy away from taking tech jobs because the industry makes them feel like outsiders and fails to provide the flexibility they need to handle family responsibilities and other priorities.
That’s what the Catalyst Research Center for Equity in Business Leadership, a non-pr ...
Can’t get an Uber today? Your driver may be busy protesting.
On Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. PST, drivers are expected to protest outside Uber offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle and San Francisco, Business Insider reports. At issue are some of the company’s practices.
In New York, Uber drivers are taking the prot ...
Facebook is acquiring new voice recognition tools and talent, with a deal to buy Mobile Technologies, maker of the Jibbigo translation app.
Jibbigo is a mobile app for Android and iOS phones that lets users speak a phrase in one language Read More →
Once again, there is news that Snapchat — which has been sexy enough to attract some serious funding — is contending with something that seems to threaten the very reason it exists: new apps that allows for secret Read More →
Apple watchers suffered a bit of whiplash Monday as news reports about the company bounced back and forth, up and down, good and not so good.
The most tantalizing tidbit to emerge from blog reports was a date: Tuesday, Sept. 10, Read More →
Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg cashed out a sizable chunk of company stock last week, selling 2.37 million shares for about $91 million after the stock topped its $38 initial public offering price for the first time since Facebook began public trading Read More →
It's Monday morning and I'm just back from vacation and so, yeah, a trip to Mars looks pretty good rather than, uh, crazy.
I'd do anything to get out of here and so, reports CNN, would about 100,000 others who Read More →
Another day, another report detailing U.S. government spying: The NSA has what one senator calls a "back door" ability to search Americans' emails and phone calls without a warrant. With this latest report, President Obama, who has scheduled a news Read More →
A successful female philanthropist dating a former Washington, D.C. politico may not be front-page news. But if she's Laurene Powell Jobs, the billionaire widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, suddenly the rumor climbs a few notches up the scale of Read More →