| Apr 4, 2014
| 10:55 AM
The actors and producers for HBO's new sitcom "Silicon Valley" visited the region they will be mocking on national television starting this week.
And in a place that only rarely gets treated to such premiere entertainment events, the cast wasn't...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:04 AM
After the coffee. Before the NCAA Championship game.
The Skinny: I saw "Rob the Mob" on Sunday. While some of the cast was enjoyable -- particularly Griffin Dunne and Ray Romano -- overall I was a little disappointed in the movie about a young couple ...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Yahoo is considering a series order for "34 and Pregnant," a comedy from Lesley Arfin, a former writer on HBO's "Girls" and MTV's "Awkward."
The show is on the shortlist for Yahoo's prospective lineup of big-budget originals, according to multiple...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
With an eye toward landing its own "House of Cards"-style tentpole, Yahoo is looking to pour top dollar into original shows with TV-biz pedigrees. It has approached multiple studios and agents to scope out potential hits, and is zeroing in on specific...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:16 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- What would happen to Yahoo if its golden goose stopped laying golden eggs?
Investors were not just disappointed in Yahoo’s fourth-quarter results Tuesday. They were also disappointed in the growth of Chinese e-commerce giant...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:13 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo Inc. Chief Operating Officer Henrique de Castro will be leaving Thursday, the company said in a filing Wednesday.
The company did not give a reason for his abrupt departure in the regulatory filing and a Yahoo spokeswoman declined...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Starbucks has come under fire in the tech world this week for the security measures -- or lack thereof -- that it uses to protect user information stored within its mobile payment app.
Security researcher Daniel Wood published a report Monday that...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
This article has been updated to reflect the correct field for visual arts professor Eric Smallwood.
Thirty years ago, U.S. colleges and universities awarded 37 percent of computer science bachelor's degrees to women. Today, when that number should...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
This is a column I long resisted writing. Resisted when a high level State Department official left her job and wrote a controversial piece for The Atlantic magazine headlined, "Why Women Still Can't Have it All." Resisted when Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 8:47 AM
In the world of tech, failure is almost a badge of honor. It shows others in the industry that you've been through tough times but have learned from mistakes and are now primed for success.
Perhaps that's true, but it doesn't make failure any more...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:52 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Got a burning question for Twitter as it reports its first earnings as a publicly traded company?
Twitter says it will field some tweeted questions during its conference call with analysts on Wednesday.
Anyone can ask Twitter's...