“The most challenging thing would be to combine a large fleet of Amazon Prime drones carrying packages and the Piper Clubs that just want to punch a hole in the sky on the weekend.”
— Ella Atkins, associate professor of aerospace engineering at the University of Michigan, on the conundrum of intermingling drone traffic int ...
Is Advanced Micro Devices about to go belly up? That’s a possibility suggested by some analysts following the Sunnyvale chipmaker’s recent CEO change and lackluster quarterly financial report on Thursday, when it announced it is cutting 7 percent of its workforce.
“AMD is now at a tipping point,” warned ...
At its press event today announcing new iPads and Mac computers, Apple executives gave scant attention to the iPad mini.
While spending a good deal of time talking about the new iPad Air 2 and the new iMac with a high-resolution Retina display at the event, Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller only mentioned the iPad mini in passing. B ...
It’s unlikely that the campaign/cultural movement called Gamergate will quiet down now that the chief video game company trade group has said it has to stop.
What Gamergate is has been subject to much debate. My take — Gamergate is an unfocused rallying cry among many gamers. It takes issue with the video game media, feminist cr ...
Google is set to announce third-quarter earnings this afternoon, and the keywords are ads and spending.
Analysts polled by FactSet estimate earnings of $6.54 a share on $16.6 billion in revenue, increases of 22 percent and 11.4 percent year over year. Last quarter, the company’s sales beat analysts’ expectations, while pro ...
“If she was a teenager with a phone, she was on there.”
— Major Donald Lowe, with the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office, on Instagram accounts featuring photos of area girls who were only partially clothed, naked or having sex. Earlier this year, the sheriff’s office found more than 1,000 explicit images sent invo ...
“It was 'Citizen Kane' meets Gatsby – like in its scale — but beautiful, not gross or overwhelming.”
-- Ken Fulk, San Francisco designer who helped plan the decor for Sean Parker's lavish Big Sur wedding in June, describing Read More →
The old blogosphere has been talking out of both sides of its mouth lately about a possibly refreshed iPad mini in the works that may or may not, depending on the report one reads, sport that to-die-for retina display Read More →
San Jose-based Adobe Systems has bought Satellite, an Atlanta business, from digital marketing company Search Discovery for an undisclosed amount.
Satellite's technology helps track the marketing potential of different web sites.
Few details were disclosed about the deal. But in a blog Read More →
It's been almost a year since the fire at Chevron's Richmond refinery. Chevron has agreed to pay the Bay Area Air Quality Management District $190,000 to settle air quality violations prior to the August 6, 2012 fire that sent Read More →
Facebook is reportedly planning to sell TV-style ads in its News Feed for up to a whopping $2.5 million a pop. And why not? A new report finds among young people, Facebook's prime-time audience is bigger than that of network Read More →
"The problem is, if you’re going to have a patent on, say, a button on a keyboard, then anytime someone turns on a computer you’re going to randomly go after people and say, “Did you use this button?” “Yeah.” “Then Read More →
How fitting for gastro-glorious San Francisco that the City by the Bay will be the first test location for OpenTable's foray into the mobile-payment realm.
Matthew Roberts, the CEO of the restaurant-reservation service that has become de rigueur for many frequent Read More →