If you have an iPhone or an iPad, beware: Some features built into the iOS operating system that underlies those Apple devices could be used to glean sensitive personal information, such as all the photos in your photo album and the log of where your phone has been, a security researcher warns.
Apple on Wednesday confirmed the existen ...
Will Facebook blow expectations out of the water once again? The company’s shares are up more than 2 percent to nearly $71 in anticipation of the release of its second-quarter earnings today.
The words of the day: mobile ads. More than half the company’s sales now come from mobile ads, and some analysts call them “mu ...
William Shatner is not impressed by Facebook’s new Mentions app for celebrities.
The celebrated “Star Trek” (and “Boston Legal” … and don’t forget “T.J. Hooker!”) actor and occasional recording artist has reviewed the new app on his Tumblr account, and it doesn’t come off well.
“I’m not quite sure why Facebook released this app for ...
“We don’t have a metric around amusement. We don’t track amusement errors as a metric.”
— Nitin Agrawal, head of the European autocomplete team for Microsoft’s Bing search engine. Autocomplete — which Microsoft pioneered in Word and has spread to mobile and search — has become a constant source of amuseme ...
Apple’s earnings are coming! Apple’s earnings are coming! Here’s what’s being mentioned all over the place as key.
The much-anticipated iPhone 6 is even more anticipated. Among the intriguing bits — besides that the phone may have a bigger screen — is that the company ordered 70 million to 80 million units of t ...
Pinterest users have a high rate of customer satisfaction, according to a new survey by an independent research group. Facebook and LinkedIn users? Not so much.
Ads and privacy are big concerns cited by Internet users who ranked Facebook and LinkedIn lowest among social media sites, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Inde ...
I recently wrote about Ungrounded, a British Airways (ad)venture that will send 100 entrepreneurs and deep thinkers from Silicon Valley to London in June with the charge of tackling the global technology divide.
Now organizers have decided to Read More →
One of Facebook’s first outside backers is leaving the company's board of directors. Venture capitalist Jim Breyer has told Facebook that he won’t stand for re-election in June, according to a filing the company made with the SEC on Friday.
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WIRED magazine is launching a grand experiment in community journalism for the digital age.
The science and tech magazine, which is headquartered in San Francisco, will present a crowdsourced tablet issue produced in just 48 hours. Called The Connective, the Read More →
It might be safe to call Netflix the comeback kid — at least this week. The Los Gatos company's shares are up 31 percent to about $214.25 as of this post, from last Friday's closing price of $163.37. Tuesday, shares Read More →
The fight against CISPA — was it much ado about nothing? The Senate on Thursday said it would not be taking up the controversial cybersecurity legislation that passed the House earlier this month. But although privacy advocates and Read More →
"I think what we did was we created an open standard that everybody can benefit. What I am happy to see is that everybody participates in this ecosystem and they are all making money."
— Ajay Bhatt, co-inventor of Read More →
Did you hear the one about how valley tech companies now think they're funny? Here you go:
• "Saturday Night Live" is moving — at least online. "Live from Yahoo! It's Saturday Night!" reads the headline of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's Read More →