| May 26, 2010
| 9:34 PM
My colleague Patt Morrison's recent post about Facebook reminded me of the famously cynical remark that former Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy made in 1999: "You have zero privacy anyway. Get over it." As a user of the World's Most Ginormous Social...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Disney taps into Tapulous' success with iPhone games, buys Palo Alto, Calif., startup for undisclosed sum....
| Jan 22, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Oracle president Charles E. Phillips admits affair after his spurned mistress plastered three cities with billboards exposing it...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Since it became apparent last week that Satya Nadella was in line to become only the third chief executive of Microsoft, the Indian community in Silicon Valley has been bubbling over with pride.
That his ascension would generate such excitement might...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:52 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Doug Engelbart, the inventor of the computer mouse and developer of early incarnations of email, word processing programs and the Internet, has died at the age of 88.
The Computer History Museum, where Engelbart had been a fellow...
| Dec 25, 2011
Jacob E. Goldman, the former Xerox chief scientist who created the company's famed Palo Alto Research Center, whose scientists and engineers invented the modern personal computer in the 1970s and developed an array of other pioneering computing...
| May 7, 2012
| 1:05 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Google is asking a judge to declare a mistrial after a federal jury in San Francisco rendered a split decision: the panel ruled against the company in Oracle’s copyright case over the search giant’s popular Android mobile...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The U.S. Justice Department has told a court in Florida that the government does not secretly track the location of Americans' cellphones as part of its massive phone surveillance dragnet, but asking experts to believe that assertion has proved to be...