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 ...
Oracle has just issued another raft of fixes for its widely used Java software, which has a reputation as one of the buggiest products on the market.
Over the past year, the Redwood City tech giant has issued numerous software patches Read More →
We're serving up your Thursday tech tapas.
Most analysts reportedly still like Google stock, but the company's shares are down more than 4 percent as of this post, the day after its earnings failed to meet Wall Read More →
"With the exception of biological viruses, there is nothing with such speed, efficiency and aggressiveness that spreads like these technology platforms, and this also lends its creators, owners and users with new power."
— Mathias Dopfner, chief executive of Read More →
Apparently we initially taste food with our eyes — on blue chicken and food dyes. More about food: Some people think crunchier is healthier. (But what about fried chicken?) Now for some entertainment. Our national Irrational Read More →
The proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger has at least one high-profile backer here in Silicon Valley -- Carl Guardino, president of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and an ever-present present figure in regional public policy discussions. Read More →
The tech industry and protests and taxes and Google Glass, oh my. We've rounded up some anti-tech-sentiment light reading for you. (If you count an extremely long TechCrunch opus on San Francisco's housing problems light reading, that is.)
First, Google's been Read More →
The writing on the wall for Mt. Gox became a bit clearer Wednesday when the defunct bitcoin exchange gave up on plans to rebuild after a district court in Japan rejected its request for bankruptcy protection.
Mt. Gox has agreed with Read More →
Chinese online merchants are already reselling Google Glasses in China for more than twice the $1,500 retail price after snapping them up from customers who were hand-selected for Google’s Explorer program.
While Google gained international publicity for its one-day Read More →