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Marriage Equality Is Good for Business, Facebook, Apple, Google, and More Tell Supreme Court

Marriage Equality Is Good for Business, Facebook, Apple, Google, and More Tell Supreme Court

By Josh Wolford 10 hours ago

Bans on same-sex marriage are bad for business. That’s the message of a new amicus brief filed in the US Supreme Court. The brief is signed by many major tech companies – as well as companies from industries all across …

Steve Jobs Tops CNBC's Business Influencers List Steve Jobs Tops CNBC's Business Influencers List

CNBC has been around for 25 years now, and in honor of that, decided to come up with what they call the “First 25,” or the 25 people “to have had the most profound impact on business and finance since …

Apple’s Original Macintosh Computer Turns 30 Apple’s Original Macintosh Computer Turns 30
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A couple of days ago, we reflected on the 30th anniversary of Apple’s famous “1984″ ad – you know, the creepy one that aired during the Super Bowl and was directed by Ridley Scott. That ad’s purpose was to usher …

NY Lawmaker Attempts Google Glass Ban for Drivers NY Lawmaker Attempts Google Glass Ban for Drivers
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If Brooklyn Assemblyman Félix Ortiz has is way, New York highways will be a Google Glass-free zone. The Democrat has introduced legislation to ban the use of Google Glass for those operating a motor vehicle. It would be a expansion …

A Fairly Ridiculous Amount of People Still Own VCRs A Fairly Ridiculous Amount of People Still Own VCRs
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The list of “things that killed the VCR” is pretty lengthy – I mean, just start naming semi-recent technological advancements in the way human beings consume TV and movies and you have your list right there. Digital cable, DVDs, Netflix, …

New York City's Smoking Ban to Include E-cigarettes New York City's Smoking Ban to Include E-cigarettes
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Since 2002, New York City has banned smoking in bars, restaurants, places of employment, government buildings, parks, and other public places. Now, over a decade after that law was enacted, the NYC Council has decided to add e-cigarettes to the …

New iPhone Christmas Ad a Sad Commentary on Culture New iPhone Christmas Ad a Sad Commentary on Culture
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Worried about being criticized over the dependency on technology? How about having to give a reason for those inseparable elongated moments with your smart phone? It’s okay, for Apple knows what you’re really doing. In a 90-second commercial titled “Misunderstood” …

Wireless EV Power Stations Are Coming to NYC Streets Wireless EV Power Stations Are Coming to NYC Streets

What if you could charge your electric vehicle by simply parking it on the side of a city street – no cords, no hassle. That’s the vision of HEVO Power, whose wireless EV charging technology is coming to a city …

Boston Dynamics’ WildCat Is Another Galloping Terror Boston Dynamics’ WildCat Is Another Galloping Terror
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Boston Dynamics, the company that’s singlehandedly trying to hasten the fall of humankind with its incredible robot technology, has just unveiled the WildCat – the next generation of its Cheetah robot. “WildCat is a four-legged robot being developed to run …

Tesla Plans Self-Driving Car as CEO Tweets Job Offer Tesla Plans Self-Driving Car as CEO Tweets Job Offer

Although Google is the company that’s garnered the most attention when it comes to driverless automobile technology, they’re not the only ones looking to make a big push into the market – a market that is expected to grow quickly …

SpaceX's Grasshopper Rocket Now Moves Sideways SpaceX's Grasshopper Rocket Now Moves Sideways
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX is doing some incredible things with its Falcon 9 test rig, codenamed “Grasshopper.” Last month, we saw it launch 325m into the air, stall and seemingly float in midair, and then land back on its launch pad. …

Twitter Acquires Tech Training Company Marakana Twitter Acquires Tech Training Company Marakana

Twitter wants to make sure its engineers are some of the best around, and in order to assure that they’ve just acquired an open source training company to help. The company is Marakana, a company that has developed courses for …

Kite Patch Looks to Make You Invisible to Mosquitos Kite Patch Looks to Make You Invisible to Mosquitos
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When it comes to defending yourself against one of life’s greatest nuisances, mosquitos, you’re pretty much limited to a few unappealing options. You can just stay inside – that usually helps. But what’s the fun in that? You can light …

Tech Sales Techniques Need to Change, Say Analysts Tech Sales Techniques Need to Change, Say Analysts

As technology evolves at an ever more-rapid pace, companies are struggling to keep up with changing markets. The tablet market is only a few years old and still growing, but companies are already preparing to release smart watches and other …

Ilya Segalovich Dies: Yandex Co-Founder Was 48 Ilya Segalovich Dies: Yandex Co-Founder Was 48

On Saturday afternoon Ilya Segalovich, co-founder of the “Google of Russia”, Yandex, was taken off life support and passed away. That ended a battle with terminal metastatic gastric cancer that began nearly a year ago. Early reports indicated that Segalovich …

Yandex Co-Founder Ilya Segalovich Dies at 48 Yandex Co-Founder Ilya Segalovich Dies at 48

UPDATE: Yandex CEO Arkady Volozh has clarified an announcement made by his company earlier today that Segalovich had died. According to him, he is actually in a coma: “We want to clarify an earlier statement that the company put out. …

Samsung Apex Is Set to Dominate the Competition

NSFW In consumer tech nowadays it’s all about one-upping the last guy – making a product that can do more, and do it better and faster. The Onion has a pretty great take on the innovation race – a new …