“I know how to do it. They just need to give me a call. If they’re looking for talent, give me a call. If they are looking for companies to partner with, give me a call.”
— Magic Johnson, businessman and former NBA player, referring to Apple, Google and other tech companies. In an interview with USA Today, Johnson sa ...
In a record-smashing moment in iHistory, a vintage Apple computer has sold for $905,000, blowing past the previous high price of more than $671,000 that made news last year in Germany.
According to the Associated Press, the Apple-1 was one of only 50 created in Steve Jobs’ garage in 1976. The purchase price paid by The Henry For ...
Parking is a problem in San Francisco, you say?
One startup is proposing a solution to the maddening shortage of parking places in the city, which results in 20, 30, 40 minutes of circling blocks to find a spot downtown and in busy neighborhoods. Luxe, which launched publicly on Thursday, makes an app that connects drivers who need to ...
Google, Twitter and Yahoo have been busy, and they’re doing it all for you, don’t you know.
• First, there’s Inbox from Google, an invitation-only-for-now email-management service. It helps filter, sift through, highlight key points, etc. It can also make to-do lists. No word on whether it can wash your car.
On the p ...
Even when they have extensive tech credentials, women often shy away from taking tech jobs because the industry makes them feel like outsiders and fails to provide the flexibility they need to handle family responsibilities and other priorities.
That’s what the Catalyst Research Center for Equity in Business Leadership, a non-pr ...
Can’t get an Uber today? Your driver may be busy protesting.
On Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. PST, drivers are expected to protest outside Uber offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle and San Francisco, Business Insider reports. At issue are some of the company’s practices.
In New York, Uber drivers are taking the prot ...
BWM officially introduced its all-new BMW i3 electric car Monday. The vehicle will go on sale in the United States in the second quarter of 2014 with a base price of $41,350, or $45,200 for the version with the reserve Read More →
When restaurants began using online reservation systems a few years ago, the prospect of securing a table at a popular Bay Area eatery become a bit easier. Using OpenTable, Urbanspoon or SeatMe , diners could see available time slots and Read More →
Google software engineer Joseph Bonneau was honored with an award last week for a scientific paper he wrote on cybersecurity that used an analysis of almost 70 million Internet users’ passwords to explore some of the reasons why most passwords Read More →
DIY, LED and D-A-D?
Add daughters to the mix, and you've got DesignDuo. It's a do-it-yourself kit that aims to get 11-to-13-year-old girls interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) by having them design and create things with their dads.
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Android is still No. 1 in U.S. smartphone sales, according to a new report, but Apple is slowly closing the gap, and new phone upgrade plans could soon give a boost to iPhone sales.
The report, released Monday by Read More →
“Bob (Mansfield) is no longer going to be on Apple’s executive team, but will remain at Apple working on special projects reporting to Tim (Cook).”
-- Apple spokesman Steve Dowling, explaining to AllThingsD why the biography for Read More →
Is this it? Will Chromecast finally give Google its must-see TV (gadget)? Here's a look at why or why not — after the flops that were Google TV and the Nexus Q — the third time might be the charm Read More →
Investors have dumped its stock for months now. Techies are demanding it come up with the Next Big iThing. Yet for all the bashing it's taken of late, Apple and its products apparently remain close to Americans' hearts.
The proof is Read More →
I've written a lot about the still-smoldering lawsuit over HRJ Capital, the celebrity venture capital firm formed during the dot-com bubble by Joe Montana and two other ex-49ers. When the bubble burst, the firm collapsed, Read More →