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Joshua Estrin, the fat kid who was forever dodging Tater-Tots in High School has become both a pop culture expert and celebrity pal with a...


Twitter's Jack Dorsey joins Disney's board

Walt Disney wants to tap into the Twitter co-founder's tech expertise.

By December 23, 2013


Yahoo snaps up 'virtual venue' startup Evntlive

Apparently, acquiring just one online-video startup this week wasn't enough for Yahoo. The tech giant welcomes the folks at Evntlive, an online platform for live and on-demand concerts, to its video team.

By December 6, 2013


Internet co-creator Vint Cerf welcomes IPv6 elbow room (Q&A)

Google's Internet evangelist, responsible for the address shortage on today's Internet, is anxious for IPv6 improvements. Also: his views on U.N. regulation, censorship, bandwidth caps, and .google.

By June 5, 2012


Author Estrin sees U.S. research as 'eroded,' 'unstable'

q&a She is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the history of Silicon Valley. But in a new book, Judy Estrin warns of severe threats that threaten the nation's innovation ecosystem.

By September 3, 2008


Google gives millions of dollars in research awards

Search giant launches first Google Focused Research Awards, giving out $5.7 million in grants to university professors engaged in research that could help the company.

By February 2, 2010


Start-ups in a funding crisis? So here's a proposal

A public-private partnership worked for the semiconductor industry. With a little creativity, it could work for tech start-ups as well.

By November 7, 2008


Google this: Why CEOs won't speak their minds

Taking a stance on policy and national politics, Google execs may ruffle some feathers. But it's a refreshing change for an increasingly scripted industry.

By October 23, 2008


Innovation gap? Blitz survey among professional innovators

Despite an over-abundance of media coverage about the importance of innovation in recent years, it now seems the business media may not have gotten its point across. Instead of hailing innovation as The Next Big Thing, journalists and book authors now won

By October 14, 2008


Sarah Palin later, cloud computing now

Republicans in St. Paul, Minn., reach for the clouds--as in cloud computing; Chrome loses some shine on Day 2; and the Free Software Foundation celebrates GNU's 25th birthday.

By September 3, 2008