“I know how to do it. They just need to give me a call. If they’re looking for talent, give me a call. If they are looking for companies to partner with, give me a call.”
— Magic Johnson, businessman and former NBA player, referring to Apple, Google and other tech companies. In an interview with USA Today, Johnson sa ...
In a record-smashing moment in iHistory, a vintage Apple computer has sold for $905,000, blowing past the previous high price of more than $671,000 that made news last year in Germany.
According to the Associated Press, the Apple-1 was one of only 50 created in Steve Jobs’ garage in 1976. The purchase price paid by The Henry For ...
Parking is a problem in San Francisco, you say?
One startup is proposing a solution to the maddening shortage of parking places in the city, which results in 20, 30, 40 minutes of circling blocks to find a spot downtown and in busy neighborhoods. Luxe, which launched publicly on Thursday, makes an app that connects drivers who need to ...
Google, Twitter and Yahoo have been busy, and they’re doing it all for you, don’t you know.
• First, there’s Inbox from Google, an invitation-only-for-now email-management service. It helps filter, sift through, highlight key points, etc. It can also make to-do lists. No word on whether it can wash your car.
On the p ...
Even when they have extensive tech credentials, women often shy away from taking tech jobs because the industry makes them feel like outsiders and fails to provide the flexibility they need to handle family responsibilities and other priorities.
That’s what the Catalyst Research Center for Equity in Business Leadership, a non-pr ...
Can’t get an Uber today? Your driver may be busy protesting.
On Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. PST, drivers are expected to protest outside Uber offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle and San Francisco, Business Insider reports. At issue are some of the company’s practices.
In New York, Uber drivers are taking the prot ...
"We don't have to talk to people or listen to what another person has to say. We decide how we want to encounter or whether we want to encounter other people. Technology gives us tools for controlling our relationships."
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Google has tentatively agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a three-year-old class action lawsuit that claimed the Internet search company violated users’ privacy by leaking their search queries – which may include names or other identifying information – to Read More →
In this, the umpteenth episode of Security Scares: Apple was hacked. And a flaw in SIM cards could reportedly affect up to 750 million cell phones.
• Apple admitted Sunday that its developers site was hacked last week, providing an explanation about Read More →
A new report from Navigant Research finds that the e-bicycle market will grow from $8.4 billion in 2013 to $10.8 billion in 2020.
E-bikes include electric bikes, scooters, and other forms of two-wheeled transport as commuting vehicles. Though a small Read More →
Apple may be supersizing its iPad and iPhone, exploring a larger variety of screen sizes to diversify the mobile device market.
The Cupertino company said its Asian suppliers are testing a 13-inch iPad and smartphones measuring larger than four inches, Read More →
A cynic would say that Great Britain-based designer Pat C. Klein is telling the world's population that they should stop wasting time on Facebook and start wasting time playing the Facebook board game he's trying to produce.
I'm no cynic. Read More →
Facebook works on not-so-smartphones, too.
And apparently it’s working pretty well. The social networking giant announced Sunday that more than 100 million people are now using “Facebook For Every Phone,” the app that lets people connect with Facebook on Read More →
"Daniel Loeb had the vision to see Yahoo for its immense potential — the potential to return to greatness as a company and the potential to deliver significant shareholder value."
— Marissa Mayer, Yahoo CEO, in a press release this morning Read More →