The Church of Zuckerberg, now welcoming converts and creators

The Church of Zuckerberg, now welcoming converts and creators

O come ye Facebook faithful, Cloud Starchaser wants to spread the good word of Saint Mark of Palo Alto. Do you have what it takes to save humanity?

12/19/14

Bring on our robo-lords; they can't be worse than us

Bring on our robo-lords; they can't be worse than us

With all due respect to Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk, the coming AI aristocracy might not be so bad

12/12/14

When iPhones fly? Don't put it past Apple

When iPhones fly? Don't put it past Apple

You can have your bigger screens and better battery life -- Apple is too busy taking future iPhones to the skies

12/04/14

Uber bulldozes ethics, demolishes decency to pull ahead

Uber bulldozes ethics, demolishes decency to pull ahead

The red-hot ride-sharing service is no stranger to controversy, but its recent targeting of a journalist is both telling and indefensible

11/21/14

AT&T on Net neutrality: He who controls the pipes controls the universe

AT&T on Net neutrality: He who controls the pipes controls the universe

AT&T issued its latest threat to those who would want fair Internet access for all: Not without our pipes, you won't

11/13/14

Tech believes children are the future

Tech believes children are the future

Teach them well and let them lead the way, and throw them six-figure startup sums for their efforts. Meet the baby Einsteins who make Zuckerberg look old

11/07/14

Mobile madness is our most ridiculous epidemic

Mobile madness is our most ridiculous epidemic

When did we become so dependent on devices? And is there any hope of breaking the addiction? Cringely sees few signs of a cure

11/04/14

Apple, Google turn blind eye to dirty high-tech job hiring

Apple, Google turn blind eye to dirty high-tech job hiring

High-tech job brokers hit new lows with claims of cruel treatment of immigrant workers, while big names play dumb

11/03/14

Meet the kooky, quirky startup hero we need

In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king, and in ego-bloated Silicon Valley, a curious eccentric is a breath of fresh air

10/24/14

A promise made to be broken: Congress' latest plan for Net neutrality

A promise made to be broken: Congress' latest plan for Net neutrality

Part-time thespian, full-time legislator Sen. Patrick Leahy petitions Comcast to respect Net neutrality. That'll teach 'em!

10/22/14

The love connection: Google's robo ruse uncovered

The love connection: Google's robo ruse uncovered

Ain't no crush like a cyborg crush, if Google's secret robo plans come to fruition. Cringely has the details

10/17/14

Welcome to the United Drones of America

Welcome to the United Drones of America

From California to Kansas to Florida, the former and current war machines are taking up new tasks -- mosquito control, for one. Feel safer yet?

10/15/14

Salvation or shell game? It's anyone's guess with Windows 10

Salvation or shell game? It's anyone's guess with Windows 10

Windows 10 will save us from Windows 8! But a look at upgrade paths and licenses will send you down the rabbit hole

10/10/14

Amazon's assimilation of the Washington Post is nearly complete

Amazon's assimilation of the Washington Post is nearly complete

To no one's surprise, Jeff Bezos has made good on his promise to subsume the venerable Post into the Amazon machine

10/08/14

Sexist like me: The Evan Thornley startup manifesto

Sexist like me: The Evan Thornley startup manifesto

An Australian tech exec reveals the secret to his success: Categorically underpaying women. Give the man a medal!

09/25/14

Hollywood or Home Depot: Whose breach is better?

Hollywood or Home Depot: Whose breach is better?

Trick question, but odds are you were too busy leering at exposed celebs to notice yet another massive security hack

09/09/14

Good news for Microsoft: China wants to dump Windows

If China makes good on its threat to break up with Windows, Microsoft could lose the battle -- yet win the war

08/29/14

Revealed! How to become a tech wunderkind in 1,286 easy steps

Love PowerPoint? Love winners? Then you'll love Ryan Allis' 1,286-slide deck on getting ahead in Silicon Valley and in life

08/19/14

On sale: False sense of Internet security, for the low, low price of $120

Is your name among the stash of 1.2 billion stolen passwords? An Internet security firm can tell you -- for pennies per day!

08/08/14

V is for Verizon, void of values

Fresh from its anti-Net neutrality efforts, Verizon wants to change the rules again to the detriment of longtime users

07/29/14

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