Apple CEO Tim Cook is going to give away his entire multi-million dollar fortune to charitable causes. More Oculus chief scientist Michael Abrash uses 'The Matrix' to pitch virtual reality at F8, Facebook developer conference. More From the boombox to the Polaroid, Laurie Segall takes a look at how classic tech is inspiring today's innovation. Play This credit card has a battery, chip and screen to display a dynamic CVV code. The point? Stopping fraudsters. More Live streaming startup Meerkat announced via livestream that it raised $14 million in funding from investors including Greylock Partners, Universal Music Group, Jared Leto, and more. More Periscope, acquired by Twitter in January, lets users live broadcast from their mobile devices. More The Samsung Galaxy S6 looks just like an iPhone, but it is decidedly not an Apple smartphone. More Microsoft appears to be the first big U.S. company to require the businesses it works with to offer employees paid time off. More After being pressured by investors, eBay now has three women on its board of 17 directors. More Tennessee wants the FCC to butt out of state affairs, so it can get back to limiting the expansion of Chattanooga's city-built, super-fast Internet. More Startup PredictifyMe's groundbreaking technology could help protect against school bombings More Here's a roundup of where some powerful Silicon Valley investors stand. More
Facebook wants you to take the red pill We are all Neo, Oculus chief scientist Michael Abrash is Morpheus, and he wants us to go to wonderland...aka the world of virtual reality.
After four weeks of testimony, Ellen Pao's case against Kleiner Perkins is finally coming to a close. More Someday, you'll be able to pay your bills via Gmail. More Y Combinator president Sam Altman says there's no bubble -- that companies like Uber, Dropbox and Pinterest will be worth double in five years. More Facebook announces a new feature that resurfaces things users posted one or more years ago on a given day. More If you won't stop speeding, the S-Max will do it for you. More New credit cards are coming, and they won't even be that great. It looks like 2015 will be a bumpy road for everybody -- banks, stores and shoppers. More These startups are working to leverage technology to level the playing field for minorities and women in tech. More A new biography on the Apple CEO sheds new light on how his colleagues and close friends processed his death. More Kleiner Perkins, Facebook and now Twitter. The battle for gender equality in Silicon Valley may just be getting started. More Salt Lake City is the latest city to be selected to get high speed Internet via Google Fiber. More Her, a lesbian dating app formerly known as Dattch, is expanding in the U.S. and features an interface that its founder says is more female-friendly than its competitors. More The NFL will be streaming a game exclusively online this season. Could Thursday Night Football be streamed exclusively online one day? More The net neutrality legal fight begins. The nation's telecoms have sued the FCC to block the new rules. More Anonymous sharing app Yik Yak has become a forum for everything campus gossip to bullying. Play An app released this month lets you send messages, pictures, videos and voicemails to friends and family at an exact minute in the future -- up to 25 years. More A new app called Layout lets you shove multiple photos into one Instagram-shaped image. More Ruth Porat is leaving Morgan Stanley to return to her Silicon Valley roots as Google's chief financial officer. More Instead of public transit, San Francisco commuters can pay $6 for high-end buses with food, drinks and wifi. More Watch 360-degree videos on YouTube without a headset. More Chia Hong is suing her former employer, Facebook, for sex and race discrimination. More A growing suite of dating apps in Asia is wooing users with features tailored to the region. More It's fair to worry about froth with the Nasdaq above 5,000. But don't point the finger at social media. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are thriving but many other social media stocks are in the dumps. More Startup hub American Underground is aggressively courting women- and minority-led startups. More Florida startup Magic Leap is exciting, well-funded, futurist, and tough to nail down. More Investors hoping to cash in on Israel's success in the tech world could find it easier soon. More Behind cybersecurity, lack of diversity is the next issue threatening companies. Laura Mather, founder of startup Unitive, has pioneered a new bias-detection software to help companies come out ahead. More Google has made a gorgeous new Chromebook Pixel device, but it costs $1,000. More Google and Intel will work with Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer on a new luxury smartwatch to compete with Apple's high-end edition. More The next wave of wearable gadgets is turning weekend athletes into pros. More Americans are more lonely than ever before, but with new technology there are ways to spot it, track it, indulge it or beat it. More Messaging apps foster deeper -- and potentially more lucrative -- relationships between pornstars and their audience. More Here's the good news for Chinese gamers: Sony's PlayStation 4 is finally for sale in the country. The bad news? Only six games are currently available. More The Federal Aviation Administration seems to be softening its stance on commercial drone operations, at least for one company -- Amazon. More The FTC ignored its own experts and didn't sue, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. More Ma Bell has lagged the market -- and top competitor Verizon -- for a while. Will things get worse now that Apple has taken its place in the Dow 30? More Apple's new MacBook only has one port and it's not USB. Play Anyone can buy a .porn, and .sucks website starting June 1st. Brands are trying to buy them up to protect their image. More Sony's PlayStation Vue streaming TV service is live, entering a crowded field of cord-cutting options. More GoDaddy is moving forward with its IPO. GDDY stock will be priced at $17 to $19 a share. More What does Greece have in common with a struggling startup? Not much cash, problems getting its message across and a loss of talent to rivals. More Target has agreed to pay $10 million as part of a settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed in the wake of a 2013 data breach that affected up to 110 million customers. More Amazon Prime Now adds two cities after starting in NYC four months ago. More Shuddle, a ride-sharing startup catering to parents with kids or elderly parents, announced a hefty new round of funding. More Tyrone the Drone can spray graffiti and produce fire from the sky. Laurie Segall reports. Play Kathryn Finney, an African American entrepreneur, was contacted by a casting agency to be on a new reality show. But she argues this is a terrible idea. More The T-Mobile "uncarrier" strategy continues. This time, promo deals are here forever and small businesses get cheap plans too. More With Windows Hello, Microsoft will let you unlock Windows 10 with facial recognition, a fingerprint scan or an iris scan. More SXSW has been a launchpad for startups like Twitter and Foursquare. This year, livestreaming startup Meerkat was the coolest cat in town despite a rough start. More Sony's stock is on fire over the past few months. Sales outside its movie business are soaring. And the financial damage from the cyberattack inspired by "The Interview" was minimal. More