| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
It's amazing what the publicity from Facebook purchasing Oculus Rift has done for Hollywood getting in on the virtual reality craze. Oculus VR has been around for multiple years at video game shows like Game Developers Conference, E3 and...
| May 16, 2014
I haven't seen "Neighbors" yet, but it got a lukewarm review from my daughter and her boyfriend, which surprised me. Anyway, it gave me an excuse to offer my list of the 10 Best Movies About College. I don't claim......
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Until recently, conventional wisdom among political consultants was that Silicon Valley was a hotbed of left libertarianism -- individualistic entrepreneurs who wish to be left alone by the government, free from taxes -- or at least high ones -- and...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 6:55 PM
When overworked Silicon Valley innovators retreated to the Nevada desert a week ago for the annual Burning Man festival, some met an unexpected reveler.
There, among the drug-infused performance art, stood a buttoned-down policy wonk from Washington...
| Sep 8, 2014
Facebook, already a huge distributor of Internet video, continues to roll out new ways to the social service an even more attractive outlet for video-content publishers -- and, increasingly, it's mimicking YouTube.
Since June, users have watched an...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, is taking heat on Twitter for using Veterans Day to promote her new memoir.
“Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives” was published last week. On Monday morning, Zuckerberg&...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Sheryl Sandberg, at the age of 44, just became one of the youngest billionaires ever.
Sandberg, the chief operating officer at Facebook, owns an estimated 12.3 million shares in the world’s most popular social networking website, shares that...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Happy birthday, Facebook. You’re turning 10 today, but I still remember when you were just a baby. When I could only be a part of the site with my .edu email address — and I couldn't even connect with my friends back home because their...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:07 PM
The most popular ice cream flavors are named after foods you can actually eat. Strawberry, chocolate, mint chip (even though it tastes like tooth paste) and chocolate chip are favorites. But what about an ice cream flavor meant to taste like Facebook?...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Ten years ago today, Mark Zuckerberg launched TheFacebook.com from his Harvard dorm room.
The social network has grown into the most popular and most used social networking website. It is also a business worth more than corporate giants General...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Everyone's chatting about the latest iPhones, but the Apple devices are not the only smartphones taking the Internet by storm this week.
The other device would be Phonebloks, a proposed customizable smartphone project that has gone viral on YouTube with...