If you have an iPhone or an iPad, beware: Some features built into the iOS operating system that underlies those Apple devices could be used to glean sensitive personal information, such as all the photos in your photo album and the log of where your phone has been, a security researcher warns.
Apple on Wednesday confirmed the existen ...
Will Facebook blow expectations out of the water once again? The company’s shares are up more than 2 percent to nearly $71 in anticipation of the release of its second-quarter earnings today.
The words of the day: mobile ads. More than half the company’s sales now come from mobile ads, and some analysts call them “mu ...
William Shatner is not impressed by Facebook’s new Mentions app for celebrities.
The celebrated “Star Trek” (and “Boston Legal” … and don’t forget “T.J. Hooker!”) actor and occasional recording artist has reviewed the new app on his Tumblr account, and it doesn’t come off well.
“I’m not quite sure why Facebook released this app for ...
“We don’t have a metric around amusement. We don’t track amusement errors as a metric.”
— Nitin Agrawal, head of the European autocomplete team for Microsoft’s Bing search engine. Autocomplete — which Microsoft pioneered in Word and has spread to mobile and search — has become a constant source of amuseme ...
Apple’s earnings are coming! Apple’s earnings are coming! Here’s what’s being mentioned all over the place as key.
The much-anticipated iPhone 6 is even more anticipated. Among the intriguing bits — besides that the phone may have a bigger screen — is that the company ordered 70 million to 80 million units of t ...
Pinterest users have a high rate of customer satisfaction, according to a new survey by an independent research group. Facebook and LinkedIn users? Not so much.
Ads and privacy are big concerns cited by Internet users who ranked Facebook and LinkedIn lowest among social media sites, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Inde ...
UPDATE 3:28 PM PST -- In a bipartisan vote of 69-27, the Senate on Monday passed the Marketplace Fairness Act, the bill that will allow states to collect sales tax from online retailers including Amazon. The bill now heads to Read More →
Did you see? Google Glass was in the news:
And it wasn't just in Silicon Valley, but live from New York, at least on Saturday night. That's right, the Silicon Valley company was in the fake/real news — that is, "Saturday Read More →
Intel on Monday announced a new version of its chips that the Santa Clara company believes will accelerate its push into mobile devices and other gadgets
Dubbed Silvermont, the new chip design offers three times the performance, yet at one fifth the power Read More →
"I'm seeing a world where technology says you can pretty much be able to have whatever you want. It's not up to the political players anymore."
— Cody Wilson, head of Texas-based Defense Distributed, which said over the weekend Read More →
When Google this week bought a big chunk of Lending Club for $125 million, it wasn't just good news for the San Francisco startup: Prior Lending Club investors like Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers Read More →
Redwood City software giant Oracle is keen on the idea of "digital medicines," which when taken by patients automatically communicate with their doctor.
So it has invested in a company developing the concept, Proteus Digital Health, also of Redwood City. In Read More →
Jack Dorsey, the man behind Twitter and Square, can add "philanthropist" to his resume.
Dorsey has joined Redwood City-based non-profit BUILD to create an eBay charity auction and raise money for entrepreneurship education for at-risk high school students. The Read More →
Eric Schmidt has been talking a little trash about TV. The chairman of YouTube owner Google reportedly told advertisers this week that Internet video has already displaced television watching. With that in mind, let's take a look recent developments Read More →
"It's the goal of creating the most agile man-made thing that's ever existed."
— Rob Wood, engineering professor at Harvard, where he and other researchers have created a robot that can fly like, well, a fly. The development, 12 Read More →