Talk about trying to disrupt the (possible) disruptors. Amazon has launched its own "bitcoins." And TV network ABC will live-stream its shows on its app for Apple's iPhones and iPads.
• First, what's this about Amazon and bitcoins, a Read More →
UPDATE 3:28 PM PST -- In a bipartisan vote of 69-27, the Senate on Monday passed the Marketplace Fairness Act, the bill that will allow states to collect sales tax from online retailers including Amazon. The bill now heads to Read More →
Eric Schmidt has been talking a little trash about TV. The chairman of YouTube owner Google reportedly told advertisers this week that Internet video has already displaced television watching. With that in mind, let's take a look recent developments Read More →
"The Court cannot of its own accord condone the wholesale application of the first sale defense to the digital sphere."
— Judge Richard J. Sullivan of the United States District Court in Manhattan, who ruled in an order dated Read More →
Those of us who cringed and rolled their eyes at how Silicon Valley was portrayed in last fall's trash-tastic reality show Start-Ups: Silicon Valley had better brace and prepare for more: The valley is going to be the setting for Read More →
In the last year or so, same-day delivery has become the new norm for e-commerce in the Bay Area. Walmart and Google have started delivering TVs, phone chargers, shoes and whatever other items you may want but likely Read More →