“If hearing that the CEO of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is, or bring comfort to anyone who feels alone, or inspire people to insist on their equality, then it’s worth the trade-off with my own privacy.”
— Tim Cook, Apple CEO, in an essay on Businessweek.com, acknowledges pub ...
If you can’t go over the White House wall or through its front door, how about breaking into its computer networks?
That appears to be what happened in recent weeks.
Hackers believed to be working for the Russian government were behind an attack on the White House’s unclassified computer network used by the president’ ...
A majority of 1,642 technology experts surveyed for a new study predict rogue groups and malicious individuals will ramp up their cyber attacks, causing significant loss of life or property by 2025.
While some of those queried by the Pew Research Center said they believe the problem has been exaggerated by the media as well as by secu ...
SunPower, Silicon Valley’s dominant solar panel manufacturer, reported per-share earnings of 30 cents early Wednesday on revenue of $663 million, beating analysts estimates thanks to strong demand in the United States, China and Japan. Shares were up slightly in early trading.
“Solar power is increasingly competitive with tradit ...
“Unfortunately, the default position of the market is that Twitter will become the next Facebook which is why hopes and dreams get far ahead of what the reality can ever deliver.”
— Richard Windsor, analyst at Edison Investment Research, says Twitter is “looking less and less like a social network” — and more a ...
Can Facebook follow last quarter’s blockbuster earnings report with a strong showing when it reports results this afternoon?
Expectations are high: Analysts surveyed by FactSet estimate profit of 40 cents a share on $3.12 billion in revenue. That compares with profit of 25 cents a share on $2.02 billion in sales in the year-ago ...
I've written a lot about the still-smoldering lawsuit over HRJ Capital, the celebrity venture capital firm formed during the dot-com bubble by Joe Montana and two other ex-49ers. When the bubble burst, the firm collapsed, Read More →
Time once more for Elevator Pitch, where top tech investors talk about the kinds of deals they're looking for -- and the kinds of mistakes entrepreneurs should avoid. This week, we've got Steve Harrick, who joined Read More →
"We could also say when we walk out the front door of where we live, 'Oh my gosh, there's so many blades of grass, I have lawn overload.' "
— Linda Stone, former Microsoft and Apple executive, says that a Read More →
The global appetite for energy is going nowhere but up. And with it, emissions of carbon dioxide.
A new forecast by the U.S. Energy Information Agency finds that world energy consumption is projected to increase by 56 percent over the Read More →
Is that a fail whale we see?
Twitter has apologized for a blunder this week when it used fake tweets from three real-life Twitter users in a marketing graphic to promote its ad platform.
The made-up testimonials on San Francisco-based Twitter's marketing Read More →