It was only a matter of time. The Motion Picture Association of America and movie theaters have updated their guidelines to officially ban Google Glass and other wearable technology that’s capable of recording. In other words, as always, the copyright-conscious industry doesn’t want people recording movies.
“We maint ...
“If hearing that the CEO of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is, or bring comfort to anyone who feels alone, or inspire people to insist on their equality, then it’s worth the trade-off with my own privacy.”
— Tim Cook, Apple CEO, in an essay on Businessweek.com, acknowledges pub ...
Consumer demand for mobile devices continues to grow, according to preliminary data out from tech research firm International Data Corporation.
Worldwide smartphone shipments from manufacturers during the third quarter this year increased 25.2 percent over the same period a year ago and totaled 327.6 million phones, according to IDC. ...
If you can’t go over the White House wall or through its front door, how about breaking into its computer networks?
That appears to be what happened in recent weeks.
Hackers believed to be working for the Russian government were behind an attack on the White House’s unclassified computer network used by the president’ ...
A majority of 1,642 technology experts surveyed for a new study predict rogue groups and malicious individuals will ramp up their cyber attacks, causing significant loss of life or property by 2025.
While some of those queried by the Pew Research Center said they believe the problem has been exaggerated by the media as well as by secu ...
SunPower, Silicon Valley’s dominant solar panel manufacturer, reported per-share earnings of 30 cents early Wednesday on revenue of $663 million, beating analysts estimates thanks to strong demand in the United States, China and Japan. Shares were up slightly in early trading.
“Solar power is increasingly competitive with tradit ...
Smaller tablets are selling better than their full-size counterparts, according to a new report from market research firm Canalys, which said this week that two out of three tablets shipped in the second quarter of 2013 had a screen size Read More →
LinkedIn and Yelp don't have much in common -- business lunches perhaps? -- but encouraging earnings reports and optimism about future gains have sent shares in both Silicon Valley companies soaring over the past two days.
Mountain View-based networking site Read More →
“It was 'Citizen Kane' meets Gatsby – like in its scale — but beautiful, not gross or overwhelming.”
-- Ken Fulk, San Francisco designer who helped plan the decor for Sean Parker's lavish Big Sur wedding in June, describing Read More →
The old blogosphere has been talking out of both sides of its mouth lately about a possibly refreshed iPad mini in the works that may or may not, depending on the report one reads, sport that to-die-for retina display Read More →
San Jose-based Adobe Systems has bought Satellite, an Atlanta business, from digital marketing company Search Discovery for an undisclosed amount.
Satellite's technology helps track the marketing potential of different web sites.
Few details were disclosed about the deal. But in a blog Read More →
It's been almost a year since the fire at Chevron's Richmond refinery. Chevron has agreed to pay the Bay Area Air Quality Management District $190,000 to settle air quality violations prior to the August 6, 2012 fire that sent Read More →
Facebook is reportedly planning to sell TV-style ads in its News Feed for up to a whopping $2.5 million a pop. And why not? A new report finds among young people, Facebook's prime-time audience is bigger than that of network Read More →
"The problem is, if you’re going to have a patent on, say, a button on a keyboard, then anytime someone turns on a computer you’re going to randomly go after people and say, “Did you use this button?” “Yeah.” “Then Read More →