| Sep 8, 2011
| 9:36 PM
'Back to the Future' Nike MAG to be sold on eBay, fight Parkinson's disease: The Nike MAG shoes worn by Marty McFly, er...actor Michael J. Fox, in the classic film 'Back to the Future II' have long been an unattainable holy grail form sneaker-heads. Now,...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The mythical Nike MAG – the futuristic, light-up, athletic shoe from 2015 that has captured the fascination of sneakerheads and movie fans ever since Marty McFly donned a pair in “Back to the Future Part II” in 1989 — is finally...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Google's science-fiction-like virtual reality glasses will start shipping next year with a price tag of $1,500 -- but most buyers won't be able to get their hands on a pair just yet.
The under-development glasses, a stealth project hatched in the...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Four years ago, Drew Houston was just another super-smart hacker with ambitions of starting his own company.
He'd strap on headphones to block out everything but the endorphin rush as he cranked code late into the night on a new service that instantly...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:21 PM
Facebook has filed papers for what's expected to be the largest initial public offering ever to come out of Silicon Valley and one of the largest in U.S. history.
Ending months of breathless speculation, the 8-year-old social networking company has...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Google's first hired employee, Craig Silverstein, is leaving the tech giant where he's worked since its founding to sign on with the rising education start-up Khan Academy.
Silverstein -- who was technically Google's third employee, after co-founders...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:30 AM
The Nike MAG shoes worn by Marty McFly -- er, actor Michael J. Fox -- in the classic film "Back to the Future Part II" have long been an unattainable holy grail for sneaker-heads.
Now, finally, the MAGs have taken the leap from the silver screen into the...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Marissa Mayer, who was Google's first female engineer and its 20th employee when she joined that company in 1999, has been named CEO of Yahoo.
She's the fifth CEO in as many years at that struggling company. Monday's announcement has caused ripples in...
| Jun 10, 2009
Rajeev Motwani, a leading computer scientist and Stanford University professor who developed new ways to search enormous databases and mentored the founders of Google, has died. He was 47.
Motwani apparently drowned in the pool at his Atherton, Calif.,...
| Nov 29, 2009
The End of the World as We Know It
Penguin Press: 400 pp., $27.95
" Google" has become as common a word as any in the modern vocabulary. We google phone numbers instead of picking up a phone book; we google for dirt on potential...
| Nov 29, 2006
| 7:37 PM
The nicotine patch. Google. The hepatitis B vaccine. Music synthesizer chips. Computerized war games. And a really tasty strawberry.
Those are just a few of the thousands of inventions that were born on the campuses of California, making the state's...
| May 11, 2007
Today, Reynolds and McChesney address media consolidation. Previously, they debated the future of airwave regulation, newspaper viability, the state of contemporary news media and the value of traditional journalism.
Old media matter By Robert W....