SEC regulators: Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s defense of his tweets ‘borders on the ridiculous’

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk hasn’t gotten the green light before sending any Tesla-related tweets, in violation of his agreement with federal regulators, lawyers for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said this week. Musk promised the SEC in Oct...

By | 2019-03-19T14:14:38+00:00 March 19th, 2019|Technology|

Demo Days could grow even bigger in future, Y Combinator leaders say

Y Combinator had to move the Demo Days from the Computer History Museum in Mountain View to Pier 48 in San Francisco to accommodate the more than 200 companies in its Winter 2019 batch. But YC leaders believe it could get even bigger in the future.

By | 2019-03-19T14:14:14+00:00 March 19th, 2019|Technology|

AT&T’s Warner Bros. chief stepping down after admitting ‘mistakes’

The chief executive of Warner Bros. is stepping down amid an investigation a potential sexual improprieties – leaving a key role unfilled at WarnerMedia at crucial time. Kevin Tsujihara, who is also chairman, is leaving his posts and no successor ha...

By | 2019-03-18T17:54:01+00:00 March 18th, 2019|Technology|

​Tech investors include #MeToo clauses in start-up deals

Tech investors are increasingly including “#MeToo” clauses in deals with start-ups, forcing entrepreneurs to disclose complaints about sexual harassment in the workplace, as more women speak out about sexism in the industry.

By | 2019-03-18T17:52:18+00:00 March 18th, 2019|Technology|

Avid shares jumped on earnings as Hollywood video editing, e-commerce soar

The stock of Burlington-based Avid Technology Inc., a maker of video-editing software used on this year’s Best Picture Academy Award winner Green Book and major blockbuster movies, closed up 27 percent Friday following the news of a strong fourth quart...

By | 2019-03-16T15:02:15+00:00 March 16th, 2019|Technology|

Does Lyft’s IPO ‘road show’ put it on a collision course with Uber?

Lyft is expected to reveal its IPO price range as early as Monday, a move that will coincide with the start of its road show, the process of promoting the stock offering to institutional investors. Comparisons to Uber, its larger rival also on the pat...

By | 2019-03-15T21:35:56+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Technology|

Synaptics stock drops on Q3 shortfall, CEO’s departure

Shares of Synaptics Inc. dropped as much as 8 percent on Friday after the company said CEO Richard Bergman is leaving amid a disappointing third quarter. The San Jose company, a supplier to Apple Inc. that makes hardware and software to control device...

By | 2019-03-15T21:29:40+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Technology|

How small-rocket firms, including LA-based Relativity, will breathe new life into Cape Canaveral’s old launch pads

There is a glimmer of hope that the Cape will be restored to its full former glory and rockets that are half the size of what is seen today may be its savior.

By | 2019-03-15T00:04:52+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Technology|

The next jobs revolution: How automation and AI will lead to layoffs and new job descriptions

A quarter of Houston's jobs are likely to be transformed by artificial intelligence and robots. Here's how that will play out.

By | 2019-03-14T23:05:23+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Technology|

YouTube HQ expansion plans in San Bruno could include housing and wrap up by end of year

Since 2017, the company has teamed with the city to build out several million square feet on the 98-acre area surrounding its headquarters.

By | 2019-03-13T22:56:02+00:00 March 13th, 2019|Technology|

New bipartisan panel brings hyperloop closer to reality in Missouri

Missouri's proposed hyperloop route zoomed even further ahead of other states Tuesday with the launch of the Blue Ribbon Panel on Hyperloop.  It's the first of its kind in the U.S. and advances the project beyond the feasibility study, Ryan Kelly, hea...

By | 2019-03-12T22:10:22+00:00 March 12th, 2019|Technology|