Silicon Valley Secret Subculture Revealed Silicon Valley has many strengths, but a classic complaint is that the region has no artistic culture. People moan that it lacks the funky, artsy vibe for which San Francisco is famous. Given that innovation...
Apr 15 2014, 7:03am CDT
Apple to Start 2014 WWDC on June 2nd in San Francisco Apple Incorporated is to start its annual Worldwide Developers Conference on June 2nd, 2014 at Moscone West in San Francisco. The selection of the keen developers will be via a random lottery system. Apply now.
Apr 3 2014, 11:05am CDT
Silicon Valley boom eludes many, drives income gap SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Arwin Buditom guards some of the most successful high-tech firms in America. Joseph Farfan keeps their heat, air and electric systems humming. But these workers and tens of thousands like them...
Mar 6 2014, 12:46am CST
Is California's Largest Utility Too Big To Jail? It may seem like a stretch to compare California’s largest investor-owned utility, Pacific Gas & Electric, with one of history’s most notorious serial killer, Charles Manson. But, when assessing its role in the 2010...
Feb 23 2014, 8:01pm CST
Google told to move SF Bay 'mystery' barge Google ordered to move San Francisco Bay 'mystery' barge that drew attention, speculation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google does not have the proper permits for a mystery barge at a construction site on an island in San...
Feb 4 2014, 12:08am CST
State: Google must move 'mystery' barge State: Google must move 'mystery' barge from island construction site in San Francisco Bay SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google must move its mystery barge from a construction site on an island in the middle of the San Francisco...
Feb 4 2014, 12:03am CST
Google launches private ferry service for workers Google launches private ferry service to help take workers from San Francisco to Mountain View
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — How's this for an employee perk? Google workers commuting from San Francisco to the...
Jan 9 2014, 5:26pm CST
Apple, Google Buses Blocked in San Francisco Apple, Google buses blocked by protesters in San Francisco. It seems class conflict was not restricted to the times of Karl Marx. It is alive and well in today’s milieu too. This is evident from protests taking place in San Francisco against the presence of Apple, Google bus routes.
Dec 21 2013, 3:28pm CST
Protests Against Google, Apple Buses in San Francisco It seems class conflict was not restricted to the times of Karl Marx. It is alive and well in today’s milieu too. This is evident from protests taking place in San Francisco against the presence of Google/Apple bus routes.
Dec 21 2013, 8:30am CST
Feds Shut Down Silk Road, Arrests Mastermind Federal agencies have shut down the online drugs marketplace called “Silk Road”. Alleged mastermind of the pirate site, Ross William Ulbricht, has also been arrested on Tuesday in San Francisco.
Oct 3 2013, 2:25am CDT
Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program is Launched in San Francisco San Francisco government has launched a very first Entrepreneur-in-Residence program for the city in collaboration with NBC Universal, McKinsey & Company, Goldman Sachs, Nokia (Microsoft), General Electric and Yahoo. This EIR program will help $142 billion public sector market to develop new technologies to resolve city problems.
Sep 7 2013, 10:53am CDT
Samsung will Beat Apple by Launching Smartwatch First Samsung is going to debut its smart watch on September 6 with Galaxy Note III launch. Taiwanese manufacturer will beat Apple as its iPhone event is due later in same month and no signs of iWatch in this year. Samsung also announced to release Exynos 5 Octa processor this week and to hold Samsung Developers Conference from October 27-29, 2013.
Jul 23 2013, 11:16am CDT
Amazon Plans to Expand Online Grocery Business Although the online grocery business is still in its experimental stages, Amazon is willing to give it a shot. In fact, it is looking forward to expanding its online grocery business all the better to fulfill the fresh food requirements of consumers.
Jun 5 2013, 2:33am CDT
Dropbox Announces Its First DBX Developer Conference on 9 July Dropbox has announced on Monday that is is going to host its first ever DBX Developers Conference on July 9,2013. DBX will be held in San Francisco’s Fort Mason. While price of ticket is $350 per person and you have to request an invite first before purchasing the ticket.
May 7 2013, 3:25am CDT
Pribot the robotic Prius explores San Francisco The robotic Prius is not a University project. The Pribot is a hobby of Anthony Levandowski, a 28 year old computer engineer living in San Francisco. It looks like autonomous vehicles are easy enough to build in your...
Sep 16 2008, 10:15am CDT
Route for California High-Speed Rail System Approved California’s high-speed Rail authority approved the Bay Area to Central Valley HST Final Program Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement this week that outlines the planned route for the San Francisco...
Jul 10 2008, 6:49am CDT
Maker Faire 2007 Coverage Make Magazine is hosting the Maker Faire 2007 again in San Francisco this weekend. If you cannot attend this geek fest here are some links that published lots of photos from the show:
Make Zine Blog
May 20 2007, 2:00am CDT
Big Second Life Report featuring the Virtual World Rich List Business Week published a special report covering several aspects of the hyper successful virtual world Second Life.
The number of Second Life residents generating more than $5,000 in monthly income stands now at 116...
Apr 19 2007, 1:05pm CDT
Macworld Expo 2006 New Apple Product Rumors The Macworld Expo 2006 is still over a month away, but the rumors on what Apple will introduce at the show in San Francisco is already getting very concrete.
Apple news site Think Secret reported about a DVR enabled...
Dec 5 2005, 1:33am EST
Official: Google Wants to Offer Free WiFi for San Francisco Google apparently has answered an RFI issued by San Francisco Major Mayor Gavin Newsom to build a WiFi network for San Francisco.
Google official said they would offer 300kbit/s Wifi connectivity throughout San...
Oct 1 2005, 9:56am EST
More Gadget Photos from CES 2005 I still have tons of material from the CES 2005 show I still have to put online. Here is another photo gallery with gadgets I found at the show floor.
CES 2005 Gadget Photos.
Today I am at MacWorld Expo in San...
Jan 11 2005, 11:40am EST
Wired NextFest - Celebration of the Technology Future Wired Magazine is organizing NextFest 2004 on May 14th - 16th in San Francisco.
It will feature the future of cars, spacecraft, gadgets, drugs, TV and more with over 70 exhibits.
The show will also feature the Asimo...
May 6 2004, 11:53am EST
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