Failing in order to succeed? There's a conference for that

Jan 7, 2014
FailCon is an annual event in San Francisco for the Silicon Valley crowd, who've taken to heart the notion that failing teaches us how to get it right the next time.
Posted In: Tech, Silicon Valley, Failcon

Conflict minerals disclosure rule heads to court

Jan 7, 2014
A court hears arguments on a rule that requires companies to report on whether their products contain conflict minerals.
Posted In: conflict minerals, Tech

Christmas recap edition: This week's Silicon Tally

Dec 27, 2013
60 million coins, 300 hours and $3.58. Know what those numbers mean? Must be another Silicon Tally!
Posted In: silicon tally, Tech, quiz

Major tech companies want government to ease up on the spying

Dec 9, 2013
Eight major tech companies have rallied against the NSA’s spying efforts in an openly published letter.
Posted In: nsa, spying, government, Tech

Your bank teller will live inside an ATM

Oct 30, 2013
The future of retail banking is becoming increasingly high tech. Whether customers like it or not.
Posted In: Tech, banking, ATM, Bank of America, NCR, virtual

What does meritocracy really mean in Silicon Valley?

Oct 4, 2013
The Valley loves its rags to riches stories. What a tech meritocracy millionaire has to say about his own rise.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, meritocracy, Tech

Adobe admits it's been hacked, customer information compromised

Oct 4, 2013
Hackers have gained access to almost 3 million customer accounts.
Posted In: Tech, Internet, Adobe, hackers, hacking, privacy, online security, cybersecurity

Breaking bad and solar panels: This week's Silicon Tally

Oct 4, 2013
$1.2 billion. 601,000. $9,200. 500,000: Can you guess what these numbers mean?
Posted In: silicon tally, Tech

Government shutdown causes problems online too

Oct 1, 2013
The shutdown is causing many federal agencies -- and their websites -- to close down.
Posted In: Tech, government shutdown, Congress