Tech | Crain's Silicon Valley

Business news covering gadgets, electronics, innovation and the industry.

Ones and Zeroes: The cloud market rises to new heights, South Asian PC sales go south

The global cloud services business will expand by 18 percent in 2017, according to Gartner. | Photo by Razza Mathadsa Flickr

February 27, 2017 - 4:21pm

Innovation of the Week: Wireless charging may be the future for iPhones

Apple’s joining of an industry group indicates its next iPhone may adopt wireless charging technology, similar to the Lumia smartphone shown here. | Photo by Vernon Chan Flickr

February 15, 2017 - 3:07pm

Ones and Zeroes: The world goes Gaga over drones; spending goes for IT in 2017

Global production of drones for personal and commercial use will rise 39 percent in 2016, according to Gartner. | Photo by Andrew Turner via Flickr

February 13, 2017 - 7:13pm

Innovation of the Week: Booster takes the traffic hassle out of gassing up

Booster’s corporate-focused, on-demand gas delivery service promises to mitigate Santa Clara’s traffic crisis. | Photo by Booster

February 10, 2017 - 5:09pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Simon Taylor

Background:  

Ones and Zeroes: Apple wins one and loses one; augmented reality sets in

Sales of the iPhone 7 helped push Apple into the top spot in the global smartphone market in the fourth quarter. | Photo by Brian Mitchell Flickr

February 3, 2017 - 7:32pm

Innovation of the Week: Channel surfing could be brain-operated

The MindFlix remote employs InteraXon’s headband to free TV viewers from the toil and drudgery of pressing buttons on their remote controls.| Photo by InteraXon Flickr

February 1, 2017 - 9:36pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Sonita Lontoh

Background:  

Ones and Zeroes: Chips emerge from the dip; autonomous cars drive LiDAR demand

Chip sales are on the rise after two years of decline and stagnation. | Photo by Windell Okskay Flickr 

January 26, 2017 - 8:44pm

Women business owners explain special set of challenges

Holly Tachovsky, CEO and co-founder of Austin-based BuildFax, believes that the quality of a company's idea and management team are more important than whether it is run by a woman. | Photo courtesy of BuildFax.

January 26, 2017 - 1:55pm

Pages