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 ...
Get ready to see more self-driving cars on California roadways: The state Department of Motor Vehicles said this week that it’s issued autonomous-vehicle testing permits to three companies. And more may be in the wings.
The first permits went to Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen’s Audi division, which will field two cars each, ...
Now comes word from the cutting-edge and ever-so-quirky world of virtual reality that a Toronto-based startup called Metatecture has come up with a way to have that quality VR experience you’ve been looking for but at a fraction of the cost of a $350 Occulus Rift development kit.
And you can look like a weirdo in the proc ...
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 →
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PayPal goes after Apple Pay security in a New York Times ad: "We the people want our money safer than our selfies." (PayPal is alluding to the recent posting of nude Read More →
"Our business is not based on having information about you. You're not our product. Our product are (iPhones), and this watch, and Macs, and so forth. And so we run a very different company. I think everyone has to ask, Read More →
Already marketing the largest-ever initial public offering, Alibaba on Monday upped the price of a tech deal amid voracious demand from investors.
The Chinese e-commerce giant increased the price range of shares to $66 to $68, up from $60 to $66, Read More →
Google has taken the wraps off a new line of smart phones designed for the developing world. And while they didn’t attract as much attention in Silicon Valley as Apple’s latest iPhone release, Google is hoping its new Android One Read More →
Netflix has arrived in France . . . and France is not amused.
Worried that the American video-streaming giant will try to avoid paying French taxes, even as it launches a bloody frontal assault on the country's Gaelic sensibilities and proud Read More →
Facebook employees at the firm's Menlo Park headquarters may look out their windows Tuesday and see people in drag protesting.
The issue: Facebook's apparent crackdown enforcing its policy requiring people to use their real names.
Unlike Twitter and services like Snapchat, Facebook requires Read More →