EBay had grand plans to become one of the fastest retail delivery services on the Internet, zipping electronics, food and toiletries to your front door in an hour or less.
But sometimes best-laid plans and the economics of the low-margin retail business don’t agree.
More than two years after launching eBay Now, an on-demand shop ...
Hewlett-Packard may have missed some analyst expectations when it announced its fourth-quarter earnings report Tuesday, but investors don’t seem to be fazed. Shares of the Silicon Valley tech giant are up more than 3.6 percent today, further adding to its 35 percent gain so far this year.
The company reported mixed results: PC s ...
David McCandless, a London-based journalist, writer, designer and number-cruncher extraordinaire, has sunk his teeth into the gender gap that is Silicon Valley these days.
In a very cool (if slightly depressing) graphic, McCandless and his colleagues at Information Is Beautiful have broken down the workforces at leading tech companies ...
“The stars just seemed to be aligned for this. You just think, ‘This is the one.’ It’s like dating.”
— Joey Grisham, president of the economic development corporation in Hutto, Texas, which fought hard to bring the Tesla Gigafactory to Austin. But Tesla spurned Texas (and Arizona and New Mexico and California) ...
“Spotify has shown people value streaming, and that means somewhere someone could use that value in a bigger chess game.” — James McQuivey, analyst with Forrester Research, isn’t optimistic about Spotify’s prospects over the next five years. He says big companies such as Apple, Google or Amazon could just as we ...
Hewlett-Packard is scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings after the markets close today. The big focus: the future, specifically the company’s pending breakup.
HP announced in October that it would split its PC and printer division from its business hardware and services unit by the end of 2015. Analyst and investor reactio ...
A Hudson River Valley rehab specialist has now given us all one more thing to worry about when we use our ADD-fueling, socially stifling smartphones all day and all night long.
What's that, you ask?
Well, bending you head down for hours Read More →
"Of all the industries in the world, the tech industry can afford to compensate those that help make them successful."
— Rome Aloise, secretary-treasurer of Teamsters Local 853, in a statement celebrating Wednesday's unionization vote of drivers for Loop, Read More →
Despite the quick rise of ride-hailing apps Lyft and Uber, one San Francisco startup is out to prove that the taxi industry is not down and out.
Flywheel, a mobile app that lets riders order a traditional taxi cab from their smartphone Read More →
Because life spans are longer and fertility lower, today's global population pyramid doesn't look like much of one. Jupiter is a watermelon — in this graphic that uses fruit to explain the scale of the solar system's planets. What Read More →
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Tesla Motors shares slid Wednesday on a new note from Morgan Stanley's Adam Jonas, who cut his forecast for Model X deliveries from 15,000 in 2015 to 5,000.
"We have adopted our Model X forecasts not only for a 3Q Read More →
"This is the worst possible time to be tying our hands behind our backs."
— Mitch McConnell, Senate GOP leader, before the Senate on Tuesday voted against a bill to reform NSA spying. McConnell and the many other mostly Read More →
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Latest iPhone 6 complaint: Users say the camera isn't focusing properly.
Toronto asks court to shut down Uber's operations in that city, saying the service doesn't have the Read More →
Robust industrial production in the U.S. and China is generating stronger demand for microchips, according to a new study.
The report by research firm IHS Technology predicted that global sales of industrial semiconductors will rise by 12.9 percent in 2014, reaching Read More →