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 ̶ ...
When Theo O'Neill, an analyst who covers Tesla Motors, put a $100 price target on the stock recently, some people thought he was crazy.
But shares in Tesla blasted past $100 for the first time Tuesday, and this week the Read More →
"I've been thinking the Apple spaceship is going to get nicknamed the 'Death Star' because the project is so big and the timing is so bad."
— Jeff Matthews, hedge fund manager for Ram Partners, says "you just get Read More →
This week marks the grand opening of the Zero Net Energy Center in San Leandro - the very first commercial building retrofit to be recognized by the Department of Energy as "zero net energy."
The 46,000 square foot building will Read More →
There's a lot of talk in electric vehicle circles about where to put charging stations. Outlet malls? Cracker Barrels? Municipal garages? Airports?
It makes SO much sense.
The Redwood City Public Library's downtown location has a 240v ChargePoint charging station in the Read More →
Battery swap start-up Better Place announced Sunday that has filed a motion with an Israeli court to dissolve the company "in light of its failure to raise additional funds." Fortune first reported the likelihood of bankruptcy on Friday.
“This is Read More →
Just in time for your happy hour: Pat and Mike tumble through the Tumblr/Yahoo deal, talk about Mr. Cook going to Washington and debate whether New York Times columnist Joe Nocera was right when he called Cook a liar.
You won't Read More →
The Omidyar Network, a social impact investing fund, brought its annual gathering to Silicon Valley this week, hosting panels and talks on how to change the world.
It's a big order, fueled by big ideas. Between sessions I sat down with Read More →
Among the many things the tech industry has been criticized for — see today's Quoted — it has been blasted for its attitude that technology can solve all the world's ills. At Google I/O earlier this month, for Read More →