“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, ...
Google is offering grants to five nonprofits that come up with good ideas for uses for its Internet-connected specs. It’ll throw in a free pair of Glass, too.
The grants are an extension of Giving Through Glass, which has already seen nonprofits use Glass in their work, including for research.
The controversial gadgets — privacy ...
“I will say that I’d rather have my case than theirs, and I’d rather have my merits than theirs.”
— Chet Kanojia, CEO of Internet startup Aereo, on the case that the Supreme Court is hearing today, ABC vs. Aereo. The outcome of the closely watched case could set off big changes in the TV and cable industry and beyond.
If you live in San Jose and are a customer of Sprint, I feel your pain.
For my column today, I tested Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 smartphone. As I wrote, I was underwhelmed by the phone. What I didn’t mention was that I was even less impressed with the network it was running on.
The particular iteration of Galaxy S5 I tested w ...
Airbnb has closed a mega investment deal that values the room- and home-rental site at a whopping $10 billion.
The company, which launched in 2008 after the founders were accepted into the esteemed Y Combinator startup accelerator, has received a $450 million investment in a deal led by private-equity firm TPG, The Wall Street Journal ...
"He was brilliant, and funny. A kid genius. A soul, a conscience, the source of a question I have asked myself a million times: What would Aaron think? That person is gone today, driven to the edge by what a Read More →
TOKYO — Most know Carl Guardino as CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, the high-powered lobbying group of powerhouse companies from Apple to Cisco Systems.
It's no secret he's a fitness fiend, having helped launch San Jose's annual Thanksgiving Day Read More →
TOKYO -- All Nippon Airways, which launched its Dreamliner 787 San Jose-Tokyo service Friday with a massive media sendoff and a sold-out plane, is off to a "very good" start and looks to be 60 to 70 percent full on Read More →
It's a horrible way for business to go good. But Joseph Ekman finds that when disaster strikes, people turn to his nonprofit's app aimed at giving emergency responders your quick medical history.
On Dec. 14, Ekman's Ice Standard -- Emergency Standard Card Read More →
We already knew China was big. One point three billion big. Much bigger than the United States with its 311 million.
And while each and every one of those 311 million seemingly now owns an Apple product of some kind, the Read More →
German software giant SAP is celebrating a bold offensive move against Oracle after announcing it has expanded its fastest and most advanced business software, potentially to tens of thousands of businesses.
At a global press conference Thursday at the company's Palo Read More →
Netflix shares in the triple digits, the sequel? Shares of the Los Gatos entertainment provider are surging, up nearly 3 percent to $100.65 as of this post. Here's a roundup of developments this week, during which the company's Read More →
Silicon Valley companies are notorious for testing job candidates with difficult or off-the-wall questions – such as “Why are manhole covers round?” or “How many garbage men are there in California?” But a new survey from the online job-hunters’ Read More →