The House of Representatives was expected to vote next week on a bill dubbed “The Innovation Act”, a bipartisan piece of legislation designed to curtail abusive patent litigation by so-called patent trolls.
Technology companies led the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to an all-time closing high Monday. Apple surged 3 percent, or $12.92, to $430.12.
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said two recent incidents have those in the security field concerned.
Israeli President Shimon Peres touted the role of technology as an instrument for peace during a talk Wednesday at the annual Launch Conference in San Francisco.
Israeli President Shimon Peres continued his tour of the Bay Area on Tuesday. Peres visited Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park and spoke to a capacity crowd at a San Francisco synagogue.
The analysis was called for by Mayor Chuck Reed to look into ways to save the city money.
IBM announced Thursday that it has built two prototype chips that it said processes data more like how humans digest information than the chips that now power PCs and supercomputers.
Thirty years ago tomorrow, IBM unveiled the personal computer that some say changed the world. It was the 5150 machine that made a big leap forward.