Hungary strives to be central Europe's start-up capital by 2020
From a sleek, modern office in the middle of Budapest's old town, Ustream provides live video streaming to clients such as Samsung and Sony.
A look at earthquake's impact on California region
A strong earthquake rattled a swath of Northern California's wine country in the early hours of Sunday morning, unleashing most of its damage on the city of Napa in the heart of the vineyard-studded region.
Restaurants experimenting with pay-in-advance tickets
With restaurant patrons increasingly jumping on the Internet to make reservations, some high-end eateries here and across the country are adding a new tech wrinkle: having their clientele pay for their meal in advance using ...
PayPal co-founder Max Levchin on a quest to outdo his own success
For Max Levchin, the once-shy and at times off-putting whiz kid who co-founded PayPal, his early success has become his biggest burden.
Google buys travel guide app startup Jetpac
Google confirmed Monday it has bought the startup behind a Jetpac mobile application that creates insightful travel guides by analyzing pictures from social networks such as Instagram.
Google's pivotal IPO launched a decade of big bets
Google's IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit.
Life after prison: Research analyzes ex-offenders' stigma management
Todd Callais, an assistant professor of Sociology at UC Blue Ash College, presented his findings on how ex-inmates cope with life after prison at the American Sociological Association (ASA) Annual Meeting, held August 16–19 ...
Netflix goes for laughs with new stand-up specials
You can have Bill Cosby in the palm of your hand. And Jim Jefferies will tickle you at your discretion.
Google 'anti-aging' group has a website
Google's new company aimed at addressing problems of health and aging has taken a step forward—with its own website and mission statement.
StubHub Music app takes on Live Nation in concerts
StubHub, the ticket reselling subsidiary of eBay Inc., is launching its StubHub Music app nationwide as it goes after core music fans in a challenge to Live Nation in the concert business.
Biohackers reengineering baker's yeast to make vegan cheese
San Francisco parking spot app shuts down service (Update)
An Italian company whose mobile app allows San Francisco drivers to get paid for the public parking spaces they exit has temporarily shut down the service following an order from the city attorney.
Bay Area governments make big electric-vehicle buy
A group of San Francisco Bay Area cities, counties and water agencies is joining forces for what is being billed as one of the largest single government purchases of all-electric vehicles in the country.
Mobile apps offer last-minute deals
While new technology and mobile applications have made old-fashion road trips easier, the thrill of spontaneity and surprise still remains. If travelers are flexible, apps can offer ease with last-minute ...