After Google gave the public one day earlier this month to buy its pricey smart glasses, alert bloggers and others noticed Thursday that the company’s website seemed to be quietly offering the device for sale again.
But no. The Mountain View company quickly squashed any idea that it was letting the public buy the $1,500 Google G ...
Tesla, which isn’t very popular among car dealers because it sells its electric cars directly to customers, has had some vocal supporters on this issue. Now, add some FTC staff members to that list.
A blog post today on the Federal Trade Commission’s website — which has a caveat that its three authors’ opinions do no ...
Reports of the open Internet’s death have been greatly exaggerated, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler insists.
The Federal Communications Commission today will propose changes to the agency’s rules on net neutrality, which is the principle that all Internet traffic should be treated equally. As we wrote yesterday — and as Internet ...
Becoming a billionaire is so passé these days, especially around these parts. But having a wax statue done of yourself, now that’s something to boast about.
In the picture here, Karmen Bell of the San Francisco Travel Association on Wednesday takes a selfie with the wax figure of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, on display Wednesd ...
“Sure, Carl (Icahn) is about as smooth as a stucco bathtub. But he is the best thing going for corporate America.”
— T. Boone Pickens, writing about his friend and fellow corporate raider — Pickens prefers “shareholder activist” — in Time Magazine, which has named Icahn one of this year’s 100 most influen ...
Open Internet. Net neutrality. Whatever you want to call it, it appears to be dying. And if you’re wondering whether you should mourn its death, might as well get that black suit ready.
The FCC is set to propose new rules Thursday to update the Open Internet order it adopted in 2010 under former Chairman Julius Genachowski, acco ...
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 Read More →
Netflix opposes the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, Reed Hastings and David Wells, Netflix's chief executive and chief financial officers, said in a letter to shareholders on Monday, explaining that they feared that the combination would give Comcast even more power Read More →
Talk about Netflix ahead of the company's earnings report today is streaming in. Here's a quick look.
Did the entertainment provider add subscribers? How is the Los Gatos company's global expansion effort coming along?
Some analysts expect the company to have Read More →
In a new video entitled "Better,'' Apple CEO Tim Cook lends his voice to a short clip devoted to the company's greener-than-thou mantra.
The 1:49-minute video is classic Apple — as polished as an iPhone 5S, as clean as a Read More →
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is in China to officially kick off sales of Tesla's all-electric Model S sedan. Bloomberg has a good story. At the Geekpark Conference in Beijing Monday, Musk said Tesla is building a network Read More →
With Apple investors on the edge of their seats as the company prepares to announce its second-quarter earnings on Wednesday, the blogosphere is abuzz with talk of yet another cash disbursement from the deep-pocketed Cupertino tech giant.
Apple shares edged higher Read More →
Industry analysts on Wednesday will pay particular attention to Facebook’s mobile advertising revenue when the social networking giant reports its first-quarter earnings.
Then on April 30, according to an unsourced report in ReCode, Facebook will announce plans for a mobile Read More →
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Silicon Valley poaching case, which might soon be settled: Documents show tech giants discussed hiring, but Facebook reportedly refused to join the circle.
What's Google up to now? Read More →
"Most don’t put enough thought into why they’re going, and what they want to get out of it."
— Laszlo Bock, hiring chief at Google, on what people should think about when they decide what to study in college. Read More →