| Dec 27, 2011
It's a good thing Gertrude Stein never said, "A phone is a phone is a phone." Clearly, these days, her tautology would be a disconnect, received like a dropped call. The mobile devices we're so dependent on, attached like an extension of our brains, are...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Google's science-fiction-like virtual reality glasses will start shipping next year with a price tag of $1,500 -- but most buyers won't be able to get their hands on a pair just yet.
The under-development glasses, a stealth project hatched in the...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Four years ago, Drew Houston was just another super-smart hacker with ambitions of starting his own company.
He'd strap on headphones to block out everything but the endorphin rush as he cranked code late into the night on a new service that instantly...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:21 PM
Facebook has filed papers for what's expected to be the largest initial public offering ever to come out of Silicon Valley and one of the largest in U.S. history.
Ending months of breathless speculation, the 8-year-old social networking company has...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Marissa Mayer, who was Google's first female engineer and its 20th employee when she joined that company in 1999, has been named CEO of Yahoo.
She's the fifth CEO in as many years at that struggling company. Monday's announcement has caused ripples in...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 4:26 PM
Superstar Miami Heat forward LeBron James can add yet another unusual accolade to his resume: Fortune Magazine???s 40 Under 40 Most Influential People in Business. James, 25, is the only athlete to appear on the list ??? now in its......
| Oct 30, 2010
| 4:40 AM
The Jewish Daily Forward website, which the website for the weekly Forward print publication — has put together its annual list of the 50 people who have most affected Jewish life in the U.S. in the past year. The list includes such names as...
| Oct 31, 2010
| 4:41 PM
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan and Google co-founder Sergey Brin made the top five of Forward's top 50 Jewish men and women of the year. The Forward, a national weekly newspaper, recognized men and women who made a significant impact in the...
| Oct 11, 2010
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger extolled Russia on Monday as a "gold mine" for foreign investors, but some of the U.S. high-tech executives in tow during his visit to Moscow remained wary about the realities of doing business in the corruption-...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 2:26 PM
In the 1950s, computers took up entire rooms and did simple mathematical calculations. In 1965, high school student Raymond Kurzweil invented a computer that could compose music. In 1984, Apple Computer Inc. released the Apple II personal computer. In...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 11:47 AM
The campaign against the ballot initiative that would push back California's landmark global warming law is getting another big financial boost from a high-tech billionaire.
The Sacramento Bee reports that Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has donated...