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 ...
Apparently feels the need to respond to the growing backlash against Glass, Google has posted a video of a Glass-wearing science teacher taking his students on a virtual tour of the Large Hadron Collider. Read More →
UPDATE 3:28 PM PST -- In a bipartisan vote of 69-27, the Senate on Monday passed the Marketplace Fairness Act, the bill that will allow states to collect sales tax from online retailers including Amazon. The bill now heads to Read More →
Did you see? Google Glass was in the news:
And it wasn't just in Silicon Valley, but live from New York, at least on Saturday night. That's right, the Silicon Valley company was in the fake/real news — that is, "Saturday Read More →
Intel on Monday announced a new version of its chips that the Santa Clara company believes will accelerate its push into mobile devices and other gadgets
Dubbed Silvermont, the new chip design offers three times the performance, yet at one fifth the power Read More →
"I'm seeing a world where technology says you can pretty much be able to have whatever you want. It's not up to the political players anymore."
— Cody Wilson, head of Texas-based Defense Distributed, which said over the weekend Read More →
When Google this week bought a big chunk of Lending Club for $125 million, it wasn't just good news for the San Francisco startup: Prior Lending Club investors like Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers Read More →
Redwood City software giant Oracle is keen on the idea of "digital medicines," which when taken by patients automatically communicate with their doctor.
So it has invested in a company developing the concept, Proteus Digital Health, also of Redwood City. In Read More →
Jack Dorsey, the man behind Twitter and Square, can add "philanthropist" to his resume.
Dorsey has joined Redwood City-based non-profit BUILD to create an eBay charity auction and raise money for entrepreneurship education for at-risk high school students. The Read More →