Silicon Alley Insider
California Regulators Say That Carpool Features In Lyft, Uber, and Sidecar Are Illegal
Ride-sharing startups Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar all recently launched carpooling services that aim to make rides cheaper for users by connecting them with other people who are traveling on the same route and don't mind sharing a car with a stranger. CNET's Dara Kerr reports that the California Public Utilities Commission has sent warning letters to all three companies which say that it's illegal to charge individual fares to people traveling in one vehicle.
Gillmor Gang: AppleJacked
Dan Farber, Robert Scoble, Benedict Evans, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Tuesday, September 9, 2014.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
ChinaNet Online Holdings Annual Meeting to be Held on Wednesday, September 17th
ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. , a leading B2B Internet technology company providing online-to-offline sales channel expansion services for small and medium-sized enterprises and entrepreneurial management and networking services for entrepreneurs in the People's Republic of China, would like to remind its shareholders that it will hold its annual meeting at 2:00 pm Beijing time in the Company's offices located in Beijing, China on Wednesday, September 17th, 2014. At the annual meeting, shareholders will vote to ratify the election of board members for 2014 and ratify the appointment of Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP as the Company's independent accountants for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Carpooling with Sidecar? Regulators say not so fast
California regulators issue a warning to the peer-to-peer car service saying it's illegal to operate its Shared Rides feature. Are Uber and Lyft next? San Francisco resident and ride-sharing enthusiast Kenny Liao poses next to his car, which he uses to give rides as a Sidecar driver.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Facebook page on Weibo deemed a fake -- after 80,000 people follow it
There was some hope in China that the account, which had several updates reflecting positively on Facebook, could be the real thing, but the social network has confirmed it's not. A Facebook page that cropped up on major China-based social network Weibo is not real, after all, the world's largest social network has confirmed.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Stephen Hawking: 'God particle' could wipe out the universe
In this June 19, 2006 file photo, Stephen Hawking speaks at an international gathering of scientists at Beijing's Great Hall of the People in China. Stephen Hawking has already warned that aliens might wipe out the human race .
Sat Sep 06, 2014
The Daily Star
An inside look at how Motorola makes mobile devices
Motorola takes pains to ensure that you can make a crystal-clear call. Pictured: A room designed to project background noise and a dummy head that can make voice commands and phone calls.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Gillmor Gang LIVE 09.05.14
Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Dan Farber, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session today at 1pm Pacific.
Digital Post Production
ChinaNet Online's 28.com Receives High Rating With Baidu
ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. , a leading B2B Internet technology company providing online-to-offline sales channel expansion services for small and medium-sized enterprises and entrepreneurial management and networking services for entrepreneurs in the People's Republic of China, announced today that its 28.com website has received a V3 ranking from Baidu, which is its top credit rating. "We are very excited to achieve this prestigious rating," said George Chu, the Chief Operating Officer of ChinaNet.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Source: www.pcmag.com --- Wednesday, September 03, 2014The A 199 Android Wear-powered timepiece is Asus's first foray into the wearables space.
With Galaxy Note Edge, Samsung returns to comfort zone: hardware
The Korean electronics giant on Wednesday unveiled the Galaxy Note 4 phablet, the latest model of its phone- tablet hybrid with a 5.7-inch screen and stylus.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Sonos adds full Wi-Fi compatibility with latest software update
A software update made available today for the multiroom streaming speaker system will allow customers to connect directly to a Wi-Fi network.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Gillmor Gang LIVE 08.29.14
Dan Farber was named Editor-in-Chief of CBSNews.com in Dec. 2008. Prior to CBS News he was Editor-in-Chief of [CNET] 's News.com in [February 2008] .
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Join CNET Wednesday for Galaxy Note 4 live blog
"Critically important" Unpacked event is expected to feature a new Galaxy Note and more on Samsung's 3G smartwatch alongside other products.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
ChinaNet Online Holdings to Participate in MarcumBP 2nd Annual China Best Ideas Conference in Beijing
ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. , a leading B2B Internet technology company focusing on providing online-to-offline sales channel expansion services for small and medium-sized enterprises and entrepreneurial management and networking services for entrepreneurs in the People's Republic of China, today announced that it will attend Marcum Bernstein ... (more)
Mon Aug 25, 2014
California Governor signs 'kill switch' bill into law for smartphones
According to CNET , the state became the first to have such a bill which was enacted to cut down on smartphone theft.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Gillmor Gang: WineQuake
Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, Dan Farber, and Steve Gillmor - woke up and fell out of bed in what was the most dramatic quake for most of us since '89 and in my case LA in the '70s.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Vexed in the city: Benioff says it's time to listen to the dissenters (Q&A) - CNET
Vexed in the city: Benioff says it's time to listen to the dissenters - CNET : As tech reshapes San Francisco, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff argues for a broader civic dialogue and says philanthropy offers a way to unite a city riven by increasing social discord.
Vexed in the city: San Francisco strife spurs tech defectors elsewhere
As clashes mar tech's epicenter, entrepreneurs find that fleeing San Francisco for up-and-coming startup hubs can offer unique advantages.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
NBC Bay Area
Going to SF? Put Cash In Your Hair
If you can't afford a place in San Francisco, join the club. Population: nearly everybody.