Open Internet. Net neutrality. Whatever you want to call it, it appears to be dying. And if you’re wondering whether you should mourn its death, might as well get that black suit ready.
The FCC is set to propose new rules Thursday to update the Open Internet order it adopted in 2010 under former Chairman Julius Genachowski, acco ...
Don’t shirk from or dismiss the ole boys network. You have to break in if it matters.
If you want a job or a promotion, understand what the company is trying to achieve and pitch your skills to help the firm.
Finally, don’t get bogged down constantly proving your competence. Passion, excitement for a project counts more th ...
Facebook shares are down nearly 2.5 percent ahead of its first-quarter earnings report this afternoon. Here’s a look at some of the things investors and analysts are watching for.
First: Ads, ads, ads. Internet companies including Facebook have pledged allegiance to mobile. The company said in January when it released its fourth ...
Recent college grads and millennials with less-than-stellar credit can now get a loan through Palo Alto startup Upstart to buy a car, continue their education or create a business.
Upstart, a peer-to-peer lending platform that offers an alternative to bank loans, unveiled on Wednesday a new three-year loan aimed at young borrowers who ...
“You take the good with the bad.”
— Stephen Davis, spokesman for the NYPD. The New York Police Department had asked Twitter users to submit photos of themselves posing with the agency’s cops. Not surprisingly — hadn’t the department heard of social-media fails by McDonald’s, JPMorgan and others? — the age ...
Netflix’s newly announced opposition to Comcast’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable is about protecting the streaming media company’s bottom line, not its customers, a Comcast official charged on Monday.
In laying out its case against the merger, the Los Gatos company is skewing the facts, said Jennifer Khoury, ...
Maybe a San Jose-to-Tokyo flight was never meant to be. I'm just saying.
The latest international boondoggle out of Silicon Valley sounds a lot like the aviation embarrassment San Jose suffered at the end of the last century. Remember?
Then the Read More →
If you think you're working too hard, you're right.
Take it from a guy we'll call "Bob," because everybody else is calling him "Bob," who outsourced his own job to China. Yeah, get this (according to NPR): the computer programmer Read More →
"When you make a connection with someone online, oftentimes it feels a little limited, but also safe."
— Nev Schulman, host of the MTV reality show "Catfish," on how it's not so far-fetched that Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o Read More →
How did it get such a bum rap, and will the pun rise again? "You think you know all the important stuff, when in reality, all you know is that they watch 'Homeland.' " Have texting, Facebook and other online communication Read More →
Nearly 56,000 electric vehicles were sold in the United States in 2012, up 216 percent from the 17,600 sold in 2011.
That's according to a research note released Wednesday by Aaron Chew at the Maxim Group, who looked at total Read More →
We're watching the stock of tech companies in the news today:
• Apple shares are rebounding this morning after falling more than 3 percent Tuesday. As the Merc's Pat May reported, the steady drop in Apple stock Read More →
Some have called for changes and action after the suicide last week of Aaron Swartz, the open Internet activist who had been scheduled to face federal charges in a few months, accused of downloading millions of academic articles from an Read More →
"How two-faced of the NRA to introduce a violent video game on the heels of their blame game."
— Lori Haas, whose daughter survived the 2007 mass shooting at Virginia Tech, on the release Monday of a video game Read More →
If "our most emotional life events are already electronic," what good are signatures? New study finds that students whose parents give more money for college get lower grades. (via Marginal Revolution) Woman drives 900 miles instead of about 90 Read More →