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 ...
So, Pope Benedict XVI is down with tweeting and who really could be surprised?
Being Pope is a huge marketing job; and Benedict's predecessors, going back to St. Peter, have worked hard on reaching the masses by whatever means available.
As theRead More →
• Holey Swiss-cheese security: Swiss authorities are warning the United States, the United Kingdom and others that counter-terrorism information they shared may be in danger after a so-far unnamed senior IT technician for Switzerland's spy agency was arrested over data-theft Read More →
John McAfee claims he is in Guatemala, after all, and he plans to meet with officials in Guatemala Tuesday morning.
On his blog, http://www.whoismcafee.com, the fugitive from Belize wrote on Monday that he manipulated his cell phone so that a photo Read More →
"The Daily had every chance of flourishing and succeeding, but operating independently of the Internet as a whole was clearly a huge mistake."
— Peter Ha, former tech editor at the News Corp.-owned, iPad-only newspaper that is shutting down Read More →
Coffin therapy in the Ukraine. (via Gizmodo) Disappearing ninjas in Japan — or at least on their way out. Speaking of Japan, a mathematician "steeped in the theories of vertical transportation" says it has the smoothest, Read More →
Bill Reichert, the Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, has a good elevator pitch for his new corporate fund for cleantech. In a nutshell:
Cleantech VCs, and particularly their LPs, are frustrated by lousy returns in the sector but cleantech Read More →
California's former governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, has long been one of the Republican Party's leading voices on climate change. It was Schwarzenegger who signed AB32, California's landmark global warming bill, into law in 2006.
Now Showtime has enlisted the former Governator in Read More →
If I told you I'd spoken to a woman named Lauren Lauren, you might giggle.
If I told you she's the daughter-in-law of Ralph Lauren - and the granddaughter of former President George H.W. Bush - you might decide to listen Read More →