Guest Post I would argue that Twitter was not so much “underpriced” in absolute. Rather, it was underpriced for the shape of its share register at the opening bell.
“We’re hoping to modernize the curriculum to make coding easier to teach,” said Hadi Partovi, creator of Code.org.
New artificial-vision glasses can interpret nearby visual inputs, including letters, faces, objects, products, places, bus numbers, and traffic lights.
Editor’s Pick Always be hacking. Always be shipping. Optimize later. Learn to say no. And many other tips from devs already on top of their game.
Editor’s Pick This is billionaire Rackspace founder Graham Weston’s attempt to create a popup startup center in San Antonio.
And, truth be told, all over the world.
Leila Janah will assume the role of chief executive at Sama Group, running three nonprofits.
In a scene straight from a Bond flick, or perhaps Austin Powers, Google is building a showboat/party boat, right in the middle of San Francisco harbor.
Guest Post Silicon Valley investors are relatively more concept-focused than revenue- and profit-focused, while the opposite is true in Silicon Beach.
Why is there this regional investor difference?
Guest Post I also explored the advantages of job-sharing for employers and was quickly sold. It is a proven family-friendly flexible solution, an effective way to retain high quality talent, and produces exceptional work quality.
The Opera is making a concerted push to reach young money in tech. Will it work?
With the new money and youthful vigor of the tech community, the opera company of today is too big and too bold to fail.
This morning San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is unveiling a new “entrepreneur-in-residence” program in collaboration with the White House, to bring the innovative energy of startups to bear on a massive underserved market: the $142 billion public sector.
“We want people to associate good startups with RocketSpace in the same way you’d think law with Harvard, or tech with MIT.”
Guest Post The ground-up software rewrite is the bane of many organizations. Fortunately, we have the ultimate real-life example of a rewrite in action right here in San Francisco: the eastern span of the Bay Bridge.
Editor’s Pick Coffee. Water. Bread. Housing. We’ve priced everyone else out of the kinds of things our pioneer forebears made themselves and considered basic necessities or small comforts.
Editor’s Pick Two San Francisco-based entrepreneurs have launch an innovative app, dubbed “HandUp,” to help the homeless.
These seven tech entrepreneurs want to breathe life into a struggling institution, the San Francisco Opera.
If you’ve ever wanted more incentive to work outdoors in San Francisco, today is your kind of day. Google has donated $600,000 to the city to turn on free Wi-Fi in 31 public parks.
Editor’s Pick Detroit just filed the largest city bankruptcy in the history of the United States. And that’s a great thing, according to the growing and vital cadre of startups that helping to repopulate its downtown core.
While bike sharing has just started in San Francisco, the city is still refusing to allow the most innovative shared-transport company: Car2go.
Editor’s Pick The mayor San Francisco says 1,826 tech companies are in San Francisco, and he hopes more of them move to Twitter’s neighborhood.
Twitter plotted all geo-tagged tweets for key global locations on a map. And the result is big data come to life — and a vision of how we move, where we live, and where we congregate in the largest numbers.
The new 49ers stadium the stadium will be loaded to the uppermost seats with a vast quantity of electronics and networking gear provided by Sony, enabling fans to have a fully immersive digital experience while watching the game.
BonitaSoft, the business process management (BPM) solutions provider, announced today it has raised $13 million it its third round of funding thus far.
RichRelevance announced today that it has acquired Avail, Europe’s largest provider of online merchandising platforms, for an undisclosed sum.
Guest Post Cameron Peron is VP Marketing at Newvem, a cloud operations optimization service.
The follow-on investment comes from two strategic partners: Steelcase and CBRE Group.
Cloud storage powerhouse Dropbox will host its first-ever developer conference — dubbed DBX — on July 9 in San Francisco.
Mobile phone theft is a massive and growing problem, accounting for more than 40 percent of all thefts in San Francisco in 2012. But is that a good thing for mobile carriers like AT&T and Verizon?
Google’s most talked-out gadget is popping up in public … and making some folk mumble for their safe places.
Check it out: We got a sneak peek at the Exploratorium’s new digs!
Here’s our first look inside (and outside) San Francisco’s 44-year-old science museum, The Exploratorium.
The new facility on the city’s famed Embarcadero at Piers 15 and 17 features 330,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor exhibits — 600 total exhibits, around a quarter of which are new — as well as 1.5 acres of free space, two restaurants, and a promenade.
Guest Post Cities are doing a lot to build and promote their own startup communities. But Silicon Valley is still king, and it’s growing even more powerful in startup investments. How do we fix this?
We love our gadgets. Unfortunately, so do thieves.
Uber adds TAXI to its collection of San Francisco services.
With new owners and a new business plan, the Well is poised for — well, not exactly greatness. But something slightly bigger than before.
Conway’s latest viral video, which he describes as a “gift to San Francisco,” is already making its rounds on the Internet. It’s not surprising, given that the stars of the new video boast a combined 4.2 million Twitter followers.
If you live in San Francisco and work at a tech company in Silicon Valley, you probably take a shuttle to work. Now, an impressive new map shows just how extensive these shuttle services are.
What’s the only thing that could coax work-obsessed San Franciscans away from their computers and out into the sunlight? A space shuttle getting a piggy back from a 747 over the Bay.