‘Siri’ may offer witty comebacks for certain questions, but in tests, Google’s voice search was faster and more accurate.
Mark Zuckerberg’s sister tweeted her frustration when a family photo went viral after being posted as ‘public’ on Facebook.
Google avoided paying billions in federal income tax last year by shifting nearly $10 billion in revenue to Bermuda.
Want to predict earthquakes with your smartphone? Well, there’s (almost) an app for that.
Apple and Samsung argued Thursday over the validity of this summer’s blockbuster $1 billion jury verdict.
After much excitement last year and a hyped public offering from Groupon, the main players are now focusing on saving money themselves.
You soon won’t have to worry anymore about the Bay Bridge collapsing into The Bay on your morning commute.
Security analysts have created an Android app capable of cheating the Muni fare system by reloading limited-use cards.
Apple scored a huge legal victory over Samsung, winning more than a billion dollars in damages against the Korean electronics giant.
The fate of the Apple-Samsung patent battle now rests with the jurors, who today began deliberations in the $2.75 billion case.
After Apple called its final witness in its landmark smartphone legal battle, Samsung tried in vain to get the case dismissed.
Monday morning, Apple is set to finish its case and allow Samsung to present its defense.
After Monday’s detailed examination of industrial design, the Apple-Samsung trial changed focus Tuesday to user interface icons.
Monday’s testimony was dominated by tedious analysis of minute design details by an Apple expert witness.
Stanford football has punted their old-style paper playbooks, trading them out for 100 shiny new iPads stuffed with team strategy.
You can now take a stunning, panoramic virtual road trip through California’s state and national parks right from your computer or smartphone.
A jury of seven men and three women are ready to hear arguments in the $2.5 billion Apple-Samsung smartphone trial.
U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh chided attorneys for Apple and Samsung just days before their landmark trial is set to begin.
A step up from couch-surfing, Bay Area hacker hostel Chez JJ provides a roof, bunk bed, and laptop power outlet for these aspiring entrepreneurs.
Zynga’s newest game, The Ville, features cyber sex situations and ad hoc hookups with random acquaintances.
Berkeley inventor, Dan Freschl, is out to create a rechargeable, environmentally friendly headlamp.
In the midst of feuds with Apple, Google releases new sweet features for Google Maps and Google Earth.
One man is setting out to light up the Bay Bridge in a unique art installation with over 25,000 programmable lights.
A 20-year-old with dreams of digital entrepreneurship spent two months secretly squatting at the AOL campus in Palo Alto.
A UC Berkeley project is aimed at figuring out what kind of “software” children’s brains are running on and how to apply it to modern technology.
The California Council on Science and Technology released a study showing flaws in the state’s planned prison cellphone blocking plan.
Blueseed has ambitious plans to launch a giant startup incubator in international waters off the Northern California coast.
Perhaps too smart for their own good, students who hacked into their school’s attendance system and “sold” absences to other students are facing expulsion.
A surge in growth has GoPro ditching their small Half Moon Bay offices for more spacious headquarters in San Mateo.
Best Buy’s closing of two Bay Area stores comes after a $1.7 billion loss and a messy breakup with their CEO.
Not all of us are tech wizards. Apple, of course, gets that, and is working on a new tool that brings app building to the masses.
In a step closer to Facebook’s complete social network world domination, the company announced they will be buying Instagram for a cool $1 billion.
In this day and age, people are too smart to be fed dreamy crap with little to back it up.
Ladies and gentlemen, meet TJ*, the robotic creation of Stanford mastermind Jeff Kessler.
Los Gatos teen Jason Li wants to buy that old dusty iPod you’ve been using as a paperweight.
Google+ tries to amp up its cool factor with an underwater hangout at the Great Barrier Reef.
Technology can be both a boon and a pain. But for kids like Grace Lee, it bears an important gift.
The Obama campaign has opened a “technology field office” in the Bay to get techies involved in the campaign.
Google has held onto its “Don’t Be Evil” motto, but many believe they’ve gone to the dark side anyway.
Scientists think they’ve found the Higgs boson, but they still haven’t completely proved that it exists.
March 7 is now officially booked on the iCalendars of Bay Area tech geeks.
A recent protest has shown that the Prop. 8 decision is not the end of the debate over gay marriage.
Tech giant Google has grown larger and faster than most companies even dream of, and they’re not about to slow down.
The electric car has never caught on in any major way. New tech now emerging from Stanford just might change that.
As Macworld-iWorld wound down Saturday afternoon, I finally spotted the fun I had been looking for.
The interface and features of the 20-year-old Newton operating system are frighteningly similar to today’s iPhone and iPad.
Even before deciding if they want regular or sparkling water, diners at Palo Alto’s Calafia Cafe have to decide — Presto or human?