Remember Bloom Energy? They unveiled their fuel cell technology at a star-studded event in February 2010, then were fairly quiet until recently. Earlier this week, they announced a big deal with Exelon.
On Thursday, Yahoo announced that it has installed a 1-megawatt fuel cell system from Bloom Energy at its Sunnyvale headquarters.
When Twitter released a transparency report in February, the company noted it was considering legal action to push the government to let the company disclose more information about national security requests. In its transparency report published today, the San Francisco microblogging company says the same thing, saying it hasn’t ...
A new San Francisco-based app is available to help with your cannabis shopping needs.
And you can do it all from the comfort of that clam-bake pad of yours you call a home.
As reported on SFWeekly.com and other blogs, the new service is called Eaze. Think pot deliveries for the shared economy:
Demonstrating that anything can be impro ...
It turns out Snapchat, Tinder and Oculus Rift are not the only hot tech companies in Southern California.
There’s so much startup action in the Los Angeles and Santa Monica that the region has become a new favorite for venture capitalists and angel investors. Investments in the greater Los Angeles area tech have more than triple ...
When the so-called Heartbleed bug was discovered earlier this year, it was quickly hailed as one of the most serious security problems in years. But a new study has found that the vast majority of big companies have done little to shore up their operations.
The Heartbleed flaw is a vulnerability in what’s called the OpenSSL syst ...
“Drones can be useful tools, and I am all about useful tools.”
— Martha Stewart, drone-loving domestic doyenne. Stewart says she has used her drone — a Parrot AR Drone 2.0 — to take photos of her “properties, a party, a hike in the mountains, and a day at the beach.” Stewart does acknowledge that all kinds of s ...
Put your wallet away Rockefeller. Some as-yet-unknown got-rocks just placed the winning bid for a cup of coffee with Apple CEO Tim Cook: $610,000 -- cream and sugar included.
Here's CNN's take. My take? I left my $610,000 in my Read More →
Google's Larry Page has offered the first explanation for his recurring voice problems, which he said Tuesday have been diagnosed as resulting from vocal cord paralaysis.
Since a recurring voice problem forced Page to skip several public events last year, the Read More →
Google and Microsoft's relationship status? It's complicated. Most of the time, they're at each other's throats, including over antitrustissues. But it looks like Microsoft is playing nice as it rolls out Google chat integration on Read More →
"I needed her touch, her observations and her humanity."
— Matt Drudge of the Drudge Report, on Esther Gokhale, who the New York Times calls a Silicon Valley posture guru. Drudge says he read her book, titled "8 Steps to Read More →
Project Shield -- the Android-based handheld game system being developed by graphic chip maker Nvidia -- is a step closer to reality: It now has an official price, name and list of retailers who will carry it. Read More →
When animals adopt, instinct and empathy could both be involved. "The average person can probably throw a baseball at least three giraffes high," according to xkcd's What If. More animal talk — hope it doesn't bug Read More →
Its deep pockets make Silicon Valley a prime locale for political fundraising on both sides of the aisle. But last week, the Bay Area was squarely in the sights of a politician from the other side of the Pond.
It seems Read More →
We just learned that Twitter is worth $10 billion, and now it appears that eating lunch with the company's founder, Jack Dorsey, also comes with a hefty price tag.
The highest bid to dine with Dorsey is $15,600, with Read More →
Talk about trying to disrupt the (possible) disruptors. Amazon has launched its own "bitcoins." And TV network ABC will live-stream its shows on its app for Apple's iPhones and iPads.
• First, what's this about Amazon and bitcoins, a Read More →