People, it turns out, are deeply conflicted when it comes to cars that can drive themselves. A new poll shows that while there’s worldwide and widespread support for and fascination with self-driving vehicles, there’s also a deep angst over the concept. And drivers in different parts of the world have distinctly different ...
Get out the tissues, because break-ups are on the rise in Silicon Valley.
As some of Silicon Valley’s more seasoned tech companies continue to age, they’re spinning off younger businesses or newer technologies, creating smaller and more focused enterprises, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers. In the last t ...
A Warriors executive who took the same trailblazing path as Apple CEO Tim Cook looks forward to the day when a gay executive “is no story at all.”
In a statement to this newspaper, Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts applauded Cook for declaring in an essay published yesterday that he is “proud to be gay,” becoming by far ...
It was only a matter of time. The Motion Picture Association of America and movie theaters have updated their guidelines to officially ban Google Glass and other wearable technology that’s capable of recording. In other words, as always, the copyright-conscious industry doesn’t want people recording movies.
“We maint ...
“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 ...
Consumer demand for mobile devices continues to grow, according to preliminary data out from tech research firm International Data Corporation.
Worldwide smartphone shipments from manufacturers during the third quarter this year increased 25.2 percent over the same period a year ago and totaled 327.6 million phones, according to IDC. ...
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 Read More →
Bromance was in the air Monday night at WSJDLive as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Alibaba CEO Jack Ma professed their admiration for each other – and said they’d like to team up on mobile payments.
Speaking in Laguna Beach at Read More →
Late Monday, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk sent out a tweet calling a Wall Street Journal article about sagging Tesla sales "incorrect." Though Tesla doesn't typically disclose sales by either month or region, Musk said "September was a Read More →
A purse-snatching? Upsetting.
A first-degree murder? Unthinkable.
A hacker stealing my credit-card information? Truly horrifying!
In a shocking if timely bit of news from the digital front lines of our shared online world, a new poll reveals that what Americans fear most nowadays Read More →
In a nod to the booming popularity of playing casino game on a smartphone, Playstudios, a mobile and social game developer in Burlingame, has raised $20 million from investors.
Playstudios makes free apps for gaming enthusiasts who want to access Read More →
How many new users are there in the Twittersphere? Inquiring minds want to know. Additional key things analysts and others will be watching this afternoon when Twitter reports its third-quarter results: Ad revenue. The outlook for the company's new products.
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