| 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...
| 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...
| May 5, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Miami— La organización FWD.us lanzó una aplicación disponible en los sistemas operativos iOS y Android, mediante la cual los usuarios pueden enviar una postal virtual en forma de "selfie" a los miembros del Congreso en Washington para pedir la...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Men and women donning fashionable suits and dresses chat over hors d'oeuvres under an enclosure at Pottawatomie Park, as rowing sculls cruise by in the Fox River in St. Charles.
It's a scene the west suburb isn't accustomed to, but it's one the city...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Media and technology moguls are jetting to Sun Valley, Idaho this week for mountainside pressing of the flesh and potentially some deal-making.
The exclusive confab, sponsored by investment bank Allen & Co., gets started Tuesday behind closed doors,...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Summer camp for billionaires is back in session as media and technology barons were out in force at the Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, on Wednesday.
UTA chairman Jim Berkus and IAC/InterActiveCorp chairman Barry Diller biked through the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Diane von FÃ¼rstenberg hawked Google Glass, CBS chief Les Moonves said "The Good Wife" was "robbed" of an Emmy nomination and Disney head Bob Iger poked good-natured fun at the media's obsession with mergers and deal-making.
It was just a typical day...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Remember in the olden days, when people used Facebook on their desktop computers? Those ancient times of two-plus years ago were barely acknowledged on Wednesday at the company's annual developers conference.
The only thing on the mind of Facebook...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:32 PM
The most important battle in politics today is the one within the Republican Party, and the tea party movement didn't start it. The GOP's civil war began in 1912 when Teddy Roosevelt made progressivism the governing philosophy of the Republican...