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San Francisco and the tech industry — they’ve got issues. And they came to a head this week, in the form of a fake techie railing against protesters who were blocking a Google bus, plus a real techie spouting off about how terrible San Francisco is.
In case you missed it, the highlight/lowlight of Monday’s Google-bus prote ...
Yahoo may have earned a serious black eye this week, after a lengthy email outage managed to enrage many users and draw criticism for a seemingly inattentive response.
The company says the service is mostly restored, as of late Wednesday night. That didn’t sit well with those who pointed out that the outage started Monday. Yahoo ...
Hoping to tap into the same allure that’s drawing many people to messaging apps like Snapchat, the head of Facebook’s Instagram service showed off a new feature Thursday that allows users to send photos and text messages directly to individual friends or small groups instead of sharing them with a larger audience.
The announceme ...
“Do not forget that these were three fraternity brothers … they were best friends. The last thing on their mind was sitting down and lawyering up.”
— Luan Tran, attorney for Reggie Brown. Brown claims to be the third founder of Snapchat, the startup that lets users send supposedly fleeting photo messages, and has sue ...
Amazon at last launched its grocery delivery service in San Francisco on Wednesday, more than six months after reports began swirling that the e-commerce giant was plotting a major AmazonFresh roll out that would include the Bay Area.
The company has been testing AmazonFresh in its hometown of Seattle for at least five years, deliveri ...
"He just looked at me, and he said, 'Do you think a man would have ever answered that question that way?'"
— Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM, recounts a conversation she had with her husband the first time she Read More →
It's time for a Facebook news feed:
• First, a couple of developments about the big question about how it will continue to make money.
Reuters reports that the social network will begin to charge merchants for something Read More →
Selected tidbits from the tech and policy file:
• The House is scheduled to vote Thursday on the STEM Jobs Act, which pushes for more green cards for foreign workers with advanced degrees in science, tech, engineering and math. The bill, Read More →
"I would never judge a whole class of people. I have no idea what these people’s plans are or what’s in their hearts. But it’s important for San Francisco to pay attention to balance and to make sure that the Read More →
Earlier this week, I wrote about a Pike Research study that says annual sales of electric vehicles will reach about 400,000 by 2020, or 2 million total. One in 4 of those sales will be in California. Read More →
California isn't a swing state. But Silicon Valley has lots of deep-pocketed folks working to ensure President Barack Obama's re-election bid.
Enter "T4O," or Technology for Obama, which aims to "rally the tech community to endorse, and to commit time and Read More →