Qualcomm will promote COO to replace Paul Jacobs as CEO
13 Dec 2013, 12:00 pm
Chip maker Qualcomm will promote current COO Steve Mollenkopf to the role of CEO next year. He will replace long-standing CEO Paul Jacobs, son of one of the company's founders, Irwin Jacobs, the company said Friday.
Google's soon-to-be-publicly-available wearable technology exposes your company to problems ranging from illegal wiretapping and surveillance to a wild spectrum of inappropriate uses. Columnist Rob Enderle writes that you should do yourself a favor and ban Google Glass before it is even available to
The Android 4.4.2 update that began to roll out Monday to Google's Nexus devices removed a feature that gave users fine-grained control over app permissions, prompting criticism from the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
As Yahoo goes into another day of an email outage, angry users are venting their frustrations on social networks.
Search In Pics: Google Holiday Party, Yandex Christmas Tree & No Glass Allowed Sign
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The five-day Black Friday weekend from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday provided an insightful glimpse into how retailers are running their PPC strategies for the holidays. Particularly interesting are the variety of offer types run by retailers, ranging from the expected free shipping to 2-in-1 offers.
Questions and Answers About Cellphones on Planes
Airline passengers have been upset at the possibility that people would be able to talk on their cellphones in flight. Here are some of the most popular questions from readers about the possibly change by the Federal Communications Commission.
A Chinese government spokesman denied accusations by a United States computer security firm that Chinese hackers were behind computer breaches at five European foreign ministries.
Gov. Inslee ‘disappointed’ as Boeing moves up to 1,200 tech jobs out of Washington state
Aerospace giant Boeing is restructuring its Research & Technology Unit, shifting between 800 to 1,200 jobs from Washington state to new R&D locations in Huntsville, Ala.; Southern California; St. Louis and North Charleston, S.C. “We are reorganizing and realigning our researc
We’re settled in here at City Hall as members of the Seattle City Council prepare to discuss proposed regulations for ride-sharing startups, which have angered companies like Sidecar, Lyft and Uber. The draft ordinance would require ride-sharing companies, among a bevy of o
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While it’s possible to go out and pay for an education with Bitcoin, some Americans think it’s something that involves a game controller. According to a new Bloomberg National Poll, more than half of the Americans surveyed have no clue what Bitcoin is. When offered the choice, 46 percent