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 ...
“I’m having a great time. Seriously.”
— Marissa Mayer, the chipper Yahoo CEO, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal on the same day her company reported profit and sales that beat analyst expectations. Tuesday’s earnings report was seen as crucial for Mayer, who’s two years into her tenure as chief execu ...
Cisco Systems is unloading some of its stake in VCE, a joint venture with EMC that sells high-end data center gear, the companies announced Wednesday.
Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed and analysts offered little comment on what this means for San Jose-based Cisco, which will retain about 10 percent of VCE. But some Wall Stree ...
It’s official, we’re in the future – sort of.
Hendo Hover, a Los-Gatos based company, has launched a Kickstarter to fund the world’s first production hoverboard.
A hoverboard being the holy grail of personal transportation since the device made its debut in the 1989 sci-fi classic “Back to the Future Part II,” where Michae ...
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed the “Anti-Tesla” bill into law Tuesday, making one of the nation’s most restrictive laws governing direct auto sales even stricter. Tesla has more than 200 Model S drivers in Michigan, home of the Big Three automakers. Earlier this morning, GM came out in favor of the legislation. ...
Apple and newly bankrupt GT Advanced Technologies are nearing an agreement over how much of the Silicon Valley titan’s confidential information will be dragged into the light.
In court papers filed Tuesday, lawyers for GT, a materials manufacturer and Apple supplier, asked to push back a key deadline in its bankruptcy case, sayi ...
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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 →
Time once more for Elevator Pitch, where top tech investors talk about the kinds of deals they're looking for -- and the kinds of mistakes entrepreneurs should avoid. This week, we've got Steve Harrick, who joined Read More →
"We could also say when we walk out the front door of where we live, 'Oh my gosh, there's so many blades of grass, I have lawn overload.' "
— Linda Stone, former Microsoft and Apple executive, says that a Read More →
The global appetite for energy is going nowhere but up. And with it, emissions of carbon dioxide.
A new forecast by the U.S. Energy Information Agency finds that world energy consumption is projected to increase by 56 percent over the Read More →
Is that a fail whale we see?
Twitter has apologized for a blunder this week when it used fake tweets from three real-life Twitter users in a marketing graphic to promote its ad platform.
The made-up testimonials on San Francisco-based Twitter's marketing Read More →