Is he or isn’t he? The man Newsweek outed as the creator of bitcoin told the Associated Press yesterday that he isn’t. Newsweek issued a statement today saying it still believes he is.
Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto, who lives in Temple City, Calif., said the particularly intriguing quote noted in the Newsweek article — ...
“It’s a show about a group of people who do something for a living that is inherently unfilmable.”
— Alec Berg, executive producer of “Silicon Valley,” the HBO show that premieres April 6, talks to the Hollywood Reporter. Show creator Mike Judge adds, “They’re not crab fishermen or cops bringi ...
For an outfit that only officially launched two weeks ago, Google Capital sure has been busy. The search giant’s growth equity fund has pumped tens of millions of dollars into three companies: SurveyMonkey, Renaissance Learning and Lending Club. And on Wednesday, online real estate marketplace Auction.com got into the action wit ...
It’s about time!
Linear City Development announced Thursday that The Elysian, a fancy new 96-unit apartment building in Los Angeles, will offer free electric vehicle charging for tenants. The developer has installed 20 Level 2 Chargepoint EV charging stations and will cover the cost of electricity for the life of every original ...
In a shameless and unabashed attempt to “bring home the bacon,” meat producer Oscar Mayer has come up with an iPhone attachment that doubles as an alarm clock and gives off the sound and scent of sizzling slices of pig loin and belly.
Yes, that would be your bacon wakin’ wake-up call.
According to a story in England& ...
“I am no longer involved in that and I cannot discuss it. It’s been turned over to other people. They are in charge of it now. I no longer have any connection.”
— Satoshi Nakamoto, a 64-year-old man living in the Los Angeles area who Newsweek tracked down and says is the founder of bitcoin. Since the decentralized, u ...
Do you live in San Francisco but work at Apple, Facebook, Google, or Yahoo? Which shuttle do you take?
SPUR, the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association, is a critical organization that focuses on land use, transportation and investment Read More →
Just by coincidence, on the same day that armies of lawyers for Apple and Samsung were squaring off in court - once again - over a high-stakes patent dispute, I happened to have a brief chat on Thursday with San Read More →
Attention, avid Yelp reviewers. A judge in Washington, D.C., ruled this week that a woman who posted negative reviews on Yelp and Angie's List must delete some of the accusations and not repeat them in new posts, according to the Read More →
A couple of developments involving big Silicon Valley companies:
• "The days of boxes are over," Cisco CEO John Chambers tells the New York Times as he talks about shifting the San Jose networking company's Read More →
There seems to be a temporary news blackout of John McAfee's comings and goings Friday — not even a single blog post from the Silicon Valley software guru following his two heart attacks that turned out to be stress, hypertension Read More →
A grab bag of news you might be able to use:
• T-Mobile said Thursday it will begin carrying Apple's iPhone next year. becoming the last of the four major U.S. wireless carriers to do so. But also in Read More →
"Facebook and Twitter... are a quasi public domain. There are good arguments to be made on either side about social media and securities law. Social media is exactly in the gray area."
— Robert Bartlett, UC-Berkeley law professor, on Read More →