iPhone and iPad users, the long-awaited update to the software underlying the handheld devices is finally here.
Apple on Monday released iOS 7.1, the first significant revision to its handheld operating system since Apple overhauled the software last fall. The update includes bug fixes, interface changes and the company’s new Ca ...
On Friday, San Francisco entrepreneur Kent Frankovich made a 10-minute prime time TV appearance, and went home with $300,000.
Frankovich, co-founder and CEO of startup Revolights, made a pitch for his LED bicycle light invention on the ABC reality TV show Shark Tank, a program notorious for its cutthroat competition. Frankovich not on ...
Stealing customer information and selling credit card numbers online is becoming increasingly — and unnervingly — easy.
A new report out on Monday from McAfee Labs, the research arm of the company that makes cyber security software, reveals the proliferation of malware that steals consumers’ personal data, and how ea ...
“Like with any tech trend, some people don’t get it. But that’s not going to be an issue in a decade — the people who don’t get it will retire. Whether or not Congress ever convenes to discuss whether or not the Constitution should be translated into GIFs, they’re still a big part of culture and going to remain that ...
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 ...
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 →
Considerable speculation has been spewing from blogs and Wall Street analysts lately that Intel might make chips for Apple's iPhone, which seemingly would be a big plus for the Santa Clara semiconductor giant.
Intel is trying to make headway in Read More →