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 ...
Google and Apple have found a new arena in which to battle – the “made in USA” marketing campaign.
In recent weeks, you’ve probably noticed/can’t avoid those giant color Apple ads in your newspaper (and similar spots on TV), in which Read More →
"He says he's really sorry. He just got caught up in the moment of the game and didn't think about the implications."
— Jack Carter, father of Justin Carter, the 19-year-old Texas man who has been in jail since Read More →
Brevity, fate and the other Gettysburg addresser. Mapping hipsters, yuppies, bacon and more in the "Yelpiest" cities in the United States. "To untangle the sources of slut-shaming, we should think economically": on sex as Read More →
We've written about Apple's massive solar farm that is helping to power its data center in Maiden, North Carolina.
Apple, working with Nevada utility NV Energy, is planning to build another solar panel farm next to a data center, and Read More →
I had lunch Monday with Greg Tseng, CEO of San Francisco 'social discovery' startup Tagged. Tseng is something of a social media pioneer; he launched Tagged in 2004 as a competitor to the fledgling Facebook ("We Read More →
Now that's alternative music. Tech and other executives write business books all the time, why not sing about business? Andrew Mason released an album today called "Hardly Workin' " — which shows he actually has been working on something since he Read More →
Could June 3, 2013, go down as the day Apple's iWatch suddenly got real?
For the second day this week, the blogosphere is abuzz with news that Apple has now filed for trademark protection for the name “iWatch” in countries around the Read More →
It seems that U.S. Rep. Joe Barton wasn’t impressed with his personal try-out of Google Glass.
The Texas Republican has issued a statement saying he’s disappointed with Google’s response to a series of questions about privacy and Glass, the Read More →
"The trust may not have adequate sources of recovery if its bitcoins are lost, stolen or destroyed."
— Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, from an SEC filing for the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust dated July 1. And that's only one of Read More →