The New Yorker once called Stanford “a giant tech incubator with a football team.”
Although the publication clearly intended this as an insult, it’s also an ode to the dominance that Harvard and Stanford have held over Silicon Valley in the last few decades.
Alumni of these institutions have founded an impressive list of companies including Facebook, Instagram, PayPal, Google, Netflix, LinkedIn and Snapchat.
Google is about to deal a small blow to some of the most annoying ads on mobile: pop-ups and interstitials. It’s not a stretch to argue that readers don’t like these ads. So Google is making a call that websites that use pop-ups and interstitials are worse search results and may rank them lower because of it.
Amazon Web Services is Amazon's fastest growing and most profitable business, on pace to generate over $10 billion in revenue this year.
That makes it the largest public cloud vendor, far outpacing its two main competitors, Google and Microsoft, in this space.
With the release of Android Nougat this week, Google's mobile VR platform Daydream couldn't be far behind. And that indeed seems to be the case, as Bloomberg reports that Daydream will launch in the "coming weeks." You can also expect some brand new...
For most of the US, the internet is ubiquitous. It’s everywhere from your phone to your TV. People rely on it to work, socialize, and make money.