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'Godmother' of cannabis meets her tech-happy children at SF pot summit

The inaugural New West Summit -- devoted to the marriage of pot, tech, business and media -- serves as the site for a kind of passing of the torch. Or should we say a passing of the pipe?

By November 22, 2015


Ahmed the Clock Kid wants $15 million from city and school

Technically Incorrect: Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old who was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school and then became a hero at Google and Facebook, is now demanding compensation and an apology.

By November 23, 2015


New Indian tech could help rural communities bridge digital divide

The Pruthvi chip, made by Bangalore-based Saankhya labs, can make use of unused TV bandwidth to provide long-range Internet access to rural areas.

By October 20, 2015


What should Yahoo get rid of?

The struggling Internet giant is trying to decide which of its services it should keep or dump. Yahoo Real Estate, or maybe even Yahoo News, could be on the chopping block, analysts say.

By November 21, 2015


Comcast extends low-cost Internet service to community college students

An expansion of the Internet Essentials program will offer cheap broadband to students who qualify for federal education grants. It's being tested in Colorado and Illinois.

By September 16, 2015


How one community's annoying 'spampocalypse' took a happy turn

What happens when a rogue test email gets sent to thousands of people? If you're in Berkeley, Calif., you have a community picnic, of course.

By March 25, 2015


Reddit's revolving door swings again as head of community departs

Jessica Moreno has become the latest in a growing number of women to leave Reddit in the last several weeks, as the company looks to pivot on its content policy.

By July 28, 2015


​Mystery startup from ex-Mozilla CEO aims to go where tech titans won't

Brendan Eich, who left the Firefox maker during a firestorm over his anti-gay-marriage views, says his new startup's software will make the Internet faster, safer and better in ways today's Net powers won't pursue.

By November 17, 2015


How to watch 'Community' season 6 on your TV

Your next visit to Greendale will require Yahoo Screen. Thankfully, that doesn't mean parking a chair in front of your PC.

By March 4, 2015


'Avengers'-style 'Community' trailer sends Greendale into the Yahoo age

"Community" is coming back for a sixth season thanks to Yahoo, and a new trailer builds the hype for what looks to be the triumphant return of Greendale's most prominent study group.

By March 3, 2015