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 ...
As some in the United States celebrated the Fourth of July by protesting Prism, the government's sweeping surveillance program that involves the collection of phone and online communications, there was further fallout in Europe, plus more information about whistleblower Read More →
One of the most provocative tributes among a sea of tributes to Doug Engelbart, is a post by Tom Foremski, who points out that despite all the applause for the innovative inventor of the mouse, no one would fund Read More →
Welcome back to Elevator Pitch, the Q&A that grills top tech investors on what kinds of deals they're looking for -- and which common mistakes trip up entrepreneurs. This week, we bring you Tim Guleri of Sierra Ventures, who Read More →
"People were so much more willing to engage in eye contact."
— Nicholas Freilich, on a summer camp for adults called Camp Grounded. Those who attended the Northern California camp — which cost $350 — had to give up Read More →
And the winner is ....
Ralph Clemens Martin, co-CEO of risk management company Emirat AG.
Who on earth is that? Well, for starters, he's a business man now $90,000 less rich after forking over a check that size to eat lunch with Read More →
Strangers, fans and friends mourning the death of computer visionary Doug Engelbart took to Twitter on Wednesday to remember him as more than the inventory of the computer mouse.
Both in English and Spanish, “Doug Engelbart” was trending Wednesday and most Read More →
Internet companies such as Google and Facebook must often deal with inevitable controversy, including illicit and explicit content online. Add ads to the mix and they have what can turn out to be big problems.
• YouTube, the video Read More →
What are Reddit, Mozilla, other websites and advocacy groups doing for the Fourth of July holiday? They've organized a parade of protests against the NSA's massive spying program.
The groups are calling the effort the biggest online protest since last year's Read More →