In case we all didn’t already know that Chinese Internet company Alibaba was, well, preparing to take over the world, the e-commerce colossus released financial statements to remind us just how formidable it really is.
Alibaba — an e-commerce, payments, cloud computing and Internet services company; a hybrid of sorts of Am ...
Of course, all company diversity reports are not the same. That’s why this paper asked more than 30 Silicon Valley companies for the official government report they prepare annually on their workforce demographics.
In a column today, I gave an update on the paper’s effort: Hewlett-Packard, Nvidia, Intel and SanDisk gave us ...
Welcome to the wild ride that is the tech industry, where on one hand you have a bunch of big companies accused of agreeing not to poach one another’s employees, and on the other you have two rival startups whose heated battle includes spying on each other and reportedly meticulously carrying out a plan to lure the other’s ...
Google’s going Gangnam style, opening a new South Korean startup center in the trendy Seoul neighborhood. It’s also reportedly eyeing spacious new digs for its Los Angeles offices – in a historic aircraft hangar.
If you’ve been following the Internet giant, you know it’s been on a real estate shopping spree in the Bay Area, buying and ...
The Internet is awash with websites and related parts called sub-domains that are chockablock with nasty malware, a new study has discovered.
The report by Sunnyvale security firm Blue Coat Systems said these so-called one-day web wonders help crooks set up botnets, which are privately owned computers that hackers have secretly hijack ...
“I’d love to create more meaningful products that have a significant impact on the world, but how can I if I can’t afford to pay my own rent first?”
— Pieter Levels, 28, whose goal is to launch 12 startups in 12 months. Wired puts him in the category of “digital nomads” who travel the world creating ̶ ...
A group of more than 30 computer scientists on Thursday asked a federal appeals court in San Francisco to block Oracle's bid to copyright the widely used computer code known as application programming interfaces or APIs.
In a long-running lawsuit, now Read More →
Should the world's largest social network be worried that it's losing young people amid reports of Facebook fatigue and boredom? Among the bigwigs who spoke at the All Things Digital conference Wednesday was Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. Her Read More →
The first free language instruction and translation company to rival college-level courses has released an Android version of its popular technology. With the new mobile feature, which landed in the Google Play store on Wednesday, Duolingo expects to double Read More →
Apple is keen on keeping an "eye'' on you.
The word out Thursday from AppleInsider is that the Cupertino tech giant is again exploring so-called "gaze detection'' for its iOS product line, filing a patent for eye-tracking technology that apparently Read More →
The dwindling personal computer market isn't the only concern for Hewlett-Packard. A new report concludes the Palo Alto tech titan also has lost market share in the computer server business.
HP's server sales for the first quarter of this year were Read More →
"Initially, I agreed to be a part of FWD.us because I agree with immigration reform. But I think the methods that were employed — it was a little too Kissinger-esque, Realpolitik."
— Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, on Read More →
Remember One Block Off The Grid, the solar financing start-up better known as 1BOG? They organized neighbors to buy rooftop solar deals. The San Francisco company was acquired last summer by Pure Energies Group in Toronto.
Now 1BOG has tweaked Read More →