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Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz says we've reached "peak email" -- the point past which the medium enters its final, inevitable decline as a useful tool for getting anything done.
Google latest bombshell of a research project is a smart contact lens diabetics can use to read blood sugar levels through the tears in their eyes. Thanks to a tiny microchip, Google says, the lens can provide a new glucose...
Google, Amazon, and Samsung have all picked Seattle-based NBBJ as the architecture firm of choice for tech companies who want data on how people work best to drive the design decisions behind their most important buildings.
The Sacramento Kings say they’ve become the first team in professional sports to accept bitcoin, the digital currency that’s rapidly moving into the mainstream commerce. According to the NBA franchise, it’s now accepting bitcoin payments inside a team retail store...
As Amazon grows ever-larger, and customer demand for efficiency along with it, the pressure on its workers will only increase, as will the potential for unrest.
It’s no surprise when a patent troll sues a big tech company like Apple and Google. We’ve grown accustomed to these tiny outfits that use their patents solely to attack other, wealthier operations. In recent years, they’ve become a scourge...
Across the net, various services are experimenting with the idea of a bitcoin derivatives market, seeking to give both individuals and businesses a way of guarding themselves against the huge fluctuations in the value of bitcoin.
In those tender days between two-scrappy-founders-in-an-apartment and established business, these burgeoning outfits have hundreds of millions of dollars invested in their future, and that future is far from certain. In an age when people can so easily abandon one web...
Though Google says Nest will retain its own identity as a company, the partnership’s potential sets up some seriously great expectations of an entire world populated with Google-powered smart devices.
Google now owns a little piece of Apple. Today, Google announced that it's spending $3.2 billion to acquire Nest, a successful home hardware tech startup founded by Tony Fadell, the father of the Apple iPod.
It's not just laptops and desktops that could become curiosities on the pile of dead tech. Their loss could drag the whole web with it.
Amazon reinvented shopping with its online store. Why not do the same offline? Perhaps the humble vending machine is where that starts.
Less than thirty minutes after online retailer Overstock.com started accepting payments in bitcoin, Jason Steele used the digital currency to buy a new case for his smartphone.
Twitter’s initial public offering created an estimated 1,600 millionaires at the social media company. That’s about two-thirds of its employees, who this week may be watching their tech-royalty status — and their net worth — slip through their fingers.
A violent clash between workers and police at a Samsung factory construction site in Vietnam underscores the human costs of meeting global demand for inexpensive mobile devices.
Overstock.com is now accepting payments in bitcoin, making it the first major online retailer to embrace the increasingly popular but controversial digital currency.
The first encounter many of us have with wearables won't likely be because we've decided to replace our smartphones with devices for our wrists or face. The future of wearables isn't on the street but on the job.
Taking to the water will do little to reverse the economic polarization in the city that's the real source of resentment toward Google buses.
If Apple versus Samsung is anything like the cola wars of the 1980s, the Korean electronics giant is starting to look like Pepsi -- a.k.a. the also-ran.
The reason the number-loving quants win is they're almost always right. But what happens after they win is not always the data-driven paradise they and their boosters expect.