Guest Post When it comes to old, stodgy companies innovating, my favorite examples are UPS and FedEx.
Guest Post Online retail has a last-mile problem for many city dwellers: They're often not home when the UPS or FedEx driver chooses to show up. Amazon is solving the problem with Amazon locker, automated lockers installed in dense urban areas.
Guest Post Shortly after the company's IPO, the stock tanked. Marketing costs were threatening the very existence of the company. Wall Street had pretty much written it off.
Guest Post I had a magical mobile payments experience today.
Guest Post I thought the mini would fill a small niche in my tablet needs, such as controlling my TiVo or Sonos system. So I bought the low-end 16GB Wi-Fi only iPad mini. I was wrong.
Guest Post Showrooming is when you visit a retail store to see a product and then use your mobile apps to check prices online and place an order. The practice is making Amazon a lot of money.
Guest Post Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of Groupon's IPO. And it's been a bad year. Here's what lies ahead in the deals landscape.
Guest Post Wall Street and pundits have been in a tizzy lately over the rise of mobile and how it might decimate the ad-driven business models of Facebook and Google. They're wrong.
Guest Post Bay Area residents discovered this weekend that the San Mateo Bridge, one of several that crosses San Francisco Bay, was closed. But if they listened to directions from Google, Apple, Microsoft,or Mapquest, they would have been advised to cross it anyway.
Guest Post You can have too much of a good thing. And in Apple's case, it frequently puts too many places on the map.
Guest Post Cab hailing service Uber Taxi is shutting down its experiment in New York City. Here's why.
Guest Post City Target is now open at the Metreon in San Francisco. A look around last night and the shelves were already running low on milk, bread, eggs, hummus, toilet paper, and tampons. (Hey, I'm comprehensive in my market research.)
Guest Post As Apple plays catch up to Google Maps, there is one quick fix it can make: Let users make minor corrections and publish them immediately.
Guest Post Ugh. That's the word that best describes my view on Bravo's show, "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley."
Guest Post Google's Street View is back on iPhone, with the help of the Web, and here's what we're all using it for.
Guest Post I put iOS 6's new turn-by-turn directions to the test over the weekend, often alongside Android's turn-by-turn directions.
Apple made many announcements at the Worldwide Developers Conference yesterday: new MacBooks, a MacBook Pro with a Retina display, and a host of new features in OS X Mountain Lion and iOS 6.
But what do these changes mean for …
It’s incredibly rare that I run across a technology that could improve economic efficiency, better the environment, and improve quality of life for many. Car2Go hits that trifecta.
For urban areas, individual ownership of cars is wasteful. Most cars sit …
With Facebook’s IPO less than 24 hours away, I remain very bullish about the company. (Disclosure: I have entered my indication of interest with my broker for an IPO allocation. I expect that, like most people who ask for shares, …
Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson’s latest explanations don’t cut it. He needs to go.
According to Business Insider, he told Yahoo employees that the errors on his bios were not his fault — he didn’t submit a resume to Yahoo, some …