The resignation last week of Joe Green as the head of FWD.us, the pro-immigration reform group, did not come as a surprise, and it calls into question the future of the organization started by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
As Recode first reported, Zuckerberg sent a letter to major FWD.us funders, saying that he and Green ̶ ...
In a small step for man, but a giant leap for mice and 3D printers, a SpaceX cargo ship is heading for the International Space Station with 20 furry rodents, 30 fruit flies and, for the first time ever, a printer that could possibly be used by astronauts to fashion spare parts for their outer-space home.
For starters, the print ...
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Head to Cupertino for the SAP World Record Electric Vehicle Parade.
That’s right. EV enthusiasts will attempt the largest number of electric vehicles in a parade Saturday at De Anza College in Cupertino, in hopes of making it into the Guinness Book of World Records. At least ...
Alibaba shares are up, Yahoo shares are down. How is Yahoo — which owns nearly a quarter of Alibaba — being affected by Alibaba’s IPO today?
In the run-up to the Alibaba IPO and Yahoo’s expected windfall, the Silicon Valley company’s shares had risen 20 percent in the past three months. But as Mike Murphy wrot ...
As I mentioned in today’s column, one of the best things about iOS 8, Apple’s newly updated operating system for iPhones and iPads, is the degree to which Apple has opened the software up to users and app makers.
But Apple’s newfound openness is nowhere near complete.
There are two big areas in iOS where Apple ...
Apple is getting kudos galore after loudly and proudly touting the privacy it provides to its mobile customers with a new site. And it gets in a dig at its top competitor in the process.
As the company launches new products and services, and in the wake of the embarrassing leaks of nude celebrity photos, we’ve been hearin ...
Apple on Wednesday is releasing iOS 8, the latest version of its operating system for iPhones and iPads; the new software looks much the same as last year's version, the radically revamped iOS 7, but offers a wealth of new Read More →
Ladies and gentlemen, "never lock arms in the daytime," and other advice from old books. Speaking of the past, Retronaut delivers historic photos by tweet on the hour, every hour. Compare the occurrence of the F word Read More →
Tesla Motors has pushed out its latest software update to Model S owners, according to excited chatter on the Tesla Motors Forum. Among the features in version 6.0: you now have the option to further personalize your Model S by Read More →
Apple rolled out a diverse lineup of new products and services at its marquee event last week. But the people doing the unveiling fit a familiar description: white and male.
Amid nagging complaints about the live-streaming of the event and the free U2 Read More →
More than 3 million comments were submitted to the Federal Communications Commission on its net neutrality proposal, a total that's more than double the number of comments the agency received about Janet Jackson's infamous Super Bowl halftime show wardrobe malfunction, Read More →
Bombarded with questions about whether Apple’s mobile payments service threatens its business, PayPal has answered with a zinger: “We the people want our money safer than our selfies.”
The e-commerce company trumpeted that message in a full-page ad in Monday’s New York Read More →
Those smartphone apps may have scads of useful features, but watch out, according to research firm Gartner. It predicts that through 2015, more than 75 percent of mobile applications will have failed basic security tests.
That's a particular problem for companies Read More →
The University of California has announced plans for a venture-capital fund to finance startups created on campuses, offering financial resources to the university-housed enterprise projects that VC firms often steer clear of.
UC announced on Monday plans for a $250 million venture-capital Read More →
Google has released its latest Transparency Report, covering the first six months of the year, and the trend continues: The numbers of government requests for user information are going nowhere but up. Since the last report, they've risen 15 Read More →
You had to know that "e-sports" were big when Amazon and Google were both vying to buy video-game streaming service Twitch.tv for $1 billion each. But if you want further evidence, consider the latest event announced Tuesday for the SAP Read More →