It’s official, we’re in the future – sort of.
Hendo Hover, a Los-Gatos based company, has launched a Kickstarter to fund the world’s first production hoverboard.
A hoverboard being the holy grail of personal transportation since the device made its debut in the 1989 sci-fi classic “Back to the Future Part II,” where Michae ...
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed the “Anti-Tesla” bill into law Tuesday, making one of the nation’s most restrictive laws governing direct auto sales even stricter. Tesla has more than 200 Model S drivers in Michigan, home of the Big Three automakers. Earlier this morning, GM came out in favor of the legislation. ...
Apple and newly bankrupt GT Advanced Technologies are nearing an agreement over how much of the Silicon Valley titan’s confidential information will be dragged into the light.
In court papers filed Tuesday, lawyers for GT, a materials manufacturer and Apple supplier, asked to push back a key deadline in its bankruptcy case, sayi ...
Monica Lewinsky has found a cause to fight for, as she puts it, “to give purpose” to the last 16 years of her life: Cyberbullying.
In a rare public speech this week, Lewinsky linked her 1998 experience with humiliation over her liaison with then-President Bill Clinton with online harassment today, according to a transcript ...
“There’s sort of a libertarian bent in the valley that occasionally goes too far.”
— Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, talks politics and Silicon Valley, where government regulations leave a bad taste in many people’s mouths. “I would characterize myself as very pro-free market, with a very strong social backdrop, or sa ...
Lending Club, the world’s biggest website for matching borrowers who need small loans with investors, will make its public market debut on the New York Stock Exchange – the same exchange where many of the banks the startup is vying to disrupt also trade.
In an updated financial filing Monday, San Francisco-based Lending Cl ...
On Wednesday, the California Public Utilities Commission released its annual report about the California Solar Initiative, the program designed to grow rooftop solar in the state.
In the report, which covers the first quarter of 2013, PG&E has 77,782 solar Read More →
A couple years back, Peter Relan -- the less-famous (or infamous?) co-founder of dot-com morality tale Webvan -- launched a startup incubator called YouWeb. His thesis: Successful startups could be hatched for far less than the $800 million the online Read More →
Of all the moves Yahoo has made under Marissa Mayer to revive its brand -- buying Tumblr, buying Summly (and any other start-up that appears to be missing a vowel) -- the company's aggressive stance on the National Read More →
"When it comes to sharing and socializing with feds, recent revelations have made many in the community uncomfortable about this relationship. Therefore, I think it would be best for everyone involved if the feds call a "time-out" and not attend Read More →
Shervin Pishevar is an unconventional tech investor. As an angel, he was an early backer of companies ranging from Socialcam to Klout to Blackjet to TaskRabbit. After joining Menlo Ventures in 2011, he helped nudge Read More →
How is the government using online tools? Here are a couple of examples. (And yes, there's an NSA spying reference included here.)
First, MIT Media Labs has created Immersion, which lets users see what can be gleaned from their Gmail Read More →
Apple's iPads dominate the tablet market. Google and Apple top the smartphone market. What are competitors to do? A couple of them are getting rid of executives, that's what.
BlackBerry, the company formerly known as Research in Motion, Read More →
Yes, today marks the fifth anniversary of one of the most blessed events in the annals of Silicon Valley tech history - the Apple App Store turns FIVE!
Celebrations are breaking out all over. Well, at least at Apple HQ where Read More →