Apple, its events, and its strange relationship with the press won't go away anytime soon. The media needs too-cool stuff to test, the economy desperately needs the sales, and tech-watchers need the drama.
The days of Silicon Valley startups aren't over. The story of a couple of grad students and their iPad app.
Scott Budman finishes his series on the current, troubled state of Silicon Valley on an optimistic note. In his latest video, Scott visits a new start-up that, despite any number of obstacles, decided to move to Silicon Valley to take advantage of its unique entrepreneurial culture.
Silicon Valley has lost some of its overseas luster: While places like India and Israel are making it easier for startups to launch, California has put taxes in place that make doing business here less attractive than it used to be, Scott Budman reports in his latest video.
Lately, both Silicon Valley's tech industry, and the region's housing market, have stagnated. Scott Budman explains why, and how to fix it, in a new video.
Just as start-ups depend on VC money, Silicon Valley depends on start-ups. Google was once a small start-up. So were HP, Apple, and Sun. Then the start-up model took a big hit, leaving in its wake high unemployment, fewer ideas and almost no chance of a Yahoo or Google-like IPO. But even in the Obaconomy, Silicon Valley will not be denied, as Scott Budman reports in his latest KNTV-NBC/Edgelings video.
The days of Pirates of Silicon Valley seem increasingly distant, partially thanks to the pirates of Sacramento and DC. In the first of his week-long series at PJM's Edgelings blog, complete with video, NBC-KNTV's Scott Budman looks at what's gone wrong in Silicon Valley, what it means for the rest of the U.S. economy, and what may finally be going right.
The iPad is a technological miracle: a gadget that actually will make you popular.
From a skinnier Kardashian to a prescient preview of what Brett Favre would look like in a Vikings uniform, anything’s now possible.
Tech is getting its groove back in Las Vegas with the introduction of some head-turning products.
A new application means that once you appear on Facebook, you can kiss any semblance of privacy goodbye.
The FleXpeaker — a speaker made of paper that can literally fit anywhere — hits America.
The Apple co-founder returns from illness much to the heartfelt delight of all.
Ask a Silicon Valley denizen about his company, and you are certain to get a “So…” to start the response.
Google may have the politicians but Twitter has definitely got the most celebrities.
Meet Tom Siebel who, unlike the character on NBC's fictional drama The Philanthropist, really does help his fellow man.
If Google’s new communication app "Wave" rises and gets enough momentum, look out. Microsoft may get very wet.
The coolest smart phone ever. (See also Roger L. Simon: "Is Kindle the new paperback?" )
Industrial Light & Magic: Where no special effects shop has gone before.
Get out of the way, Tesla. Here comes the military's all-terrain, stylish M-RAP.
A new website is being swamped with people of all ages looking for work — and willing to bid against each other for scarce jobs.