In a move that should surprise no one, Aereo, the pioneering video company that re-transmitted local TV signals to customers over the Internet, has filed for bankruptcy.
The company, which lost a crucial Supreme Court case in July and whose service was barred under a national injunction that was put in place last month, is pursuing a ...
With the president’s immigration action Thursday night, comprehensive reform will be harder to pass.
Instead, what will likely happen is the piecemeal approach to immigration, something the tech industry has not supported the past couple years.
But tech will have to do what it has become good at — wait and see. Up first is how t ...
Remember how nasty those computer viruses could be when they’d scramble up your screen and shut down your desktop?
And remember how comforting it was to start using these very safe and virus-protected smartphones without worrying that our ever-ready, hand-held tools could ever be compromised?
Well, you can start worrying now.
Remember way back in 2009 or so when Thanksgiving Day planning consisted of figuring out who was bringing dessert, where to watch the Macy’s Day Parade, how to work the feast in around the Detroit Lions and the Dallas Cowboys and how to keep drunken Uncle Billy from arguing with pretty much everybody about how the Republic hasn’t been ...
“We’re all lucky as hell to live here and be in this crazy zeitgeist of a movement that’s rich with money.” — Evan Sharp, Pinterest co-founder, on why — besides the competition for talent — his company chooses to shower its employees with perks such as free food, muay thai classes, wine tastings and more. The Wall Street J ...
As the tech industry looks for ways to combat government spying, here comes another tool backed by Amnesty International, the San Francisco-based Electronic Frontier Foundation, and a couple of privacy groups in Britain and Germany. It’s called Detekt, and it’s billing itself as the first free, publicly available tool that ...
Are you glued to your phone? If so, you've probably seen a viral video titled "I Forgot My Phone," which has more than 10 million views on YouTube after five days. In case you looked away from your phone long Read More →
Following the lead of other major Internet companies, Facebook has issued a new report Tuesday that shows it fielded government requests for data on about 38,000 of its users around the world in the first six months of Read More →
Apple's Siri is feeling feisty these days, perhaps miffed by the arrival on stage of yet another personal assistant, this one built right into Google Glass.
Apparently, Siri does not suffer fools easily, and a fool in this case would be Read More →
While three dimensional cameras aren't new, Intel reportedly is working on one to be introduced in the second half of next year that goes beyond existing models in understanding people and their needs.
"You'll add the ability to sense your excitement, Read More →
"One quality that's a really bad indication is a CEO with a strong foreign accent. I'm not sure why. It could be that there are a bunch of subtle things entrepreneurs have to communicate and can't if you have a Read More →
If you read this new study and think, "duh, I could've told you that," then you might have a negative dispositional attitude. "Hey, you never know" — why people play the lottery. Is Bob Hamelin's the Read More →
Last week, I wrote a story about the "Teslanaires" — the people who placed heavy bets on Tesla Motors and are now reaping the rewards as the stock price moves higher and higher.
On Tuesday morning, Tesla's stock is Read More →
Buying wine can be an intensely sensory experience. It may require an afternoon in Napa Valley, lingering over a bottle or a flight of tastings, pausing with each sip as a sommelier details aromas of blueberry and hints of graham Read More →
After earning a pitiful $6.7 million nationally its opening weekend, the new movie about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs continued to stumble through its second week, earning only $3 million this past weekend, for a total so far of $12 million.
By Read More →
There's plenty of coverage about how soon-to-depart Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer weighed down the company by failing to think ahead and embrace new things. Today we're pointing the way to a couple of tech execs who are doing Read More →