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New school Silicon Beach meets old school Hollywood

Aug 30, 2013
With Netflix reporting first quarter revenue of over $1 billion, others are seeing profit in original storytelling. And major tech companies are setting up production studios all over L.A.
Posted In: Silicon Beach, Tech, hollywood, YouTube

How well do you know the internet? This week's Silicon Tally

Aug 30, 2013
306,000 tweets per minute, 2 (think gaming), 11,000 requests, and 74 percent: Can you guess what these numbers mean?
Posted In: Internet, Tech, farmville

How well do you know the Internet? This week's Silicon Tally

Aug 23, 2013
19.68 seconds, 1 in 5 Americans, 71 million, and 78.9 percent: Can you guess what these numbers mean?
Posted In: buzzfeed, Internet, Tech

MIT Tech Review's new list of top young techies

Aug 22, 2013
This year's list is just out. It's full of game makers, health care hackers, engineers and people hoping to build new energy economies.
Posted In: innovation, Tech

Fighting dyslexia with shrinking screens

Aug 21, 2013
It turns out that reading on a computer screen -- even a tiny one -- might actually help people with dyslexia improve speed and focus.
Posted In: disability, Tech, screens, reading

Hi-tech glove turns words into touch

Aug 20, 2013
Design researcher Tom Bieling has made something called the Lorm Glove, which could soon help people who are deaf or blind communicate.
Posted In: disability, Tech, blind

One person's mobile coupon app is another's seeing eye dog

Aug 19, 2013
Technology can make us better, faster, stronger, and more productive. But it has another promise: accessibility.
Posted In: disability, disabled, Tech

What happens when you make cyberbullying a crime?

Aug 15, 2013
While crimes like rape and assault are specific, cyberbullying can be hard to define.
Posted In: cyberbullying, Crime, Tech, social media

‘Sorry, I don’t have any cash!’

Jul 31, 2013
Are tips drying up as Americans trade paper for plastic?
Posted In: tipping, Jobs, Tech, cash, cashless

For tech companies, what's in a name.ly?

Jul 22, 2013
A new crop of tech startups are taking on wacky names that leave customers wondering what it is they do.
Posted In: startups, Tech, branding

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