Remember Bloom Energy? They unveiled their fuel cell technology at a star-studded event in February 2010, then were fairly quiet until recently. Earlier this week, they announced a big deal with Exelon.
On Thursday, Yahoo announced that it has installed a 1-megawatt fuel cell system from Bloom Energy at its Sunnyvale headquarters.
When Twitter released a transparency report in February, the company noted it was considering legal action to push the government to let the company disclose more information about national security requests. In its transparency report published today, the San Francisco microblogging company says the same thing, saying it hasn’t ...
A new San Francisco-based app is available to help with your cannabis shopping needs.
And you can do it all from the comfort of that clam-bake pad of yours you call a home.
As reported on SFWeekly.com and other blogs, the new service is called Eaze. Think pot deliveries for the shared economy:
Demonstrating that anything can be impro ...
It turns out Snapchat, Tinder and Oculus Rift are not the only hot tech companies in Southern California.
There’s so much startup action in the Los Angeles and Santa Monica that the region has become a new favorite for venture capitalists and angel investors. Investments in the greater Los Angeles area tech have more than triple ...
When the so-called Heartbleed bug was discovered earlier this year, it was quickly hailed as one of the most serious security problems in years. But a new study has found that the vast majority of big companies have done little to shore up their operations.
The Heartbleed flaw is a vulnerability in what’s called the OpenSSL syst ...
“Drones can be useful tools, and I am all about useful tools.”
— Martha Stewart, drone-loving domestic doyenne. Stewart says she has used her drone — a Parrot AR Drone 2.0 — to take photos of her “properties, a party, a hike in the mountains, and a day at the beach.” Stewart does acknowledge that all kinds of s ...
As many a frustrated PR person will tell you, I typically don't write much about product or partnership deals. Then again, it's not every day that my own company inks one.
Digital First Media, the corporate parent of the Mercury News, Read More →
You say you need a quick $17 billion? But you want to avoid paying a heap of taxes in the transaction? What to do?
If you were Apple, which is looking to kick back $100 billion to its shareholders by the Read More →
• BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins is looking five years into the future. A couple of key things he sees: No need for tablets. And his company as "the absolute leader in mobile computing — that’s what we’re aiming for," Read More →
Hewlett-Packard director Marc Andreessen, who was among several board members targeted for ouster by stockholders and some investor advisory services, is determined to remain on the board.
“This is the company that built Silicon Valley and deserves to be a glorious success Read More →
A plan for legislation to allow the government to wiretap online communication, reported Monday by the Washington Post, is being met with strong resistance by the tech community.
"A wiretap mandate for the Internet is dead on arrival," Michael Beckerman, Read More →
An up-and-coming social network is having a big day. Solaborate, a Southern California startup, announced Tuesday morning it has raised more than $1 million from investors and will launch its product for tech companies in need of a Read More →
"If we persist in this notion that the people who should be making software in our world are these people with low social skills who are hard to understand, we're going to miss the boat."
— Sarah Allen, who Read More →
Look out Siri .. Google Now is now available on the iPhone and iPad.
Google’s online service delivers personalized information – local weather, sports scores, flight status updates and even driving directions to upcoming meetings – based on what Google knows Read More →