Aarti Shahani

Aarti Shahani appears in the following:

Password Security Is So Bad, President Obama Weighs In

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

In unveiling a sweeping plan to fund and revamp cybersecurity, the president asks citizens to consider using extra layers of security besides the password.


9th Annual Crunchies Honors Silicon Valley Movers And Shakers

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The San Francisco War Memorial Opera House was bursting with tech founders and investors Monday for the Crunchies. Among those honored, the best CEO and best startup funder.


Intel Discloses Diversity Data, Challenges Tech Industry To Follow Suit

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Intel is revealing more details about its diversity goals — the ones the chipmaker has met and failed to meet — than any other Silicon Valley giant to date.


Business Travelers Often Skip The Rental Car, Use Uber Instead

Thursday, January 21, 2016

They increasingly are relying on ride-hailing services, more than car rentals or taxis, according to new data. Analysts say the car rental firms need to catch up, with more convenient features.


In The Battle Between Lyft And Uber, The Focus Is On Drivers

Monday, January 18, 2016

Users say the driver-passenger relationship is different: Lyft is "your friend with a car"; Uber is "everyone's private driver." Still, competition is so great that Uber wooed rival drivers covertly.


U.S. Officials, Tech Leaders Meet To Discuss Counterterrorism

Friday, January 08, 2016

Behind closed doors in Silicon Valley, top officials from the Obama administration looked into how big Internet companies can help weed out ISIS recruitment and run counter campaigns online.


Lyft, GM Teaming Up To Create Fleet Of Driverless Cars

Monday, January 04, 2016

As part of a new partnership, the two companies also announced that they're rolling out a service for the human drivers of today to rent vehicles, rather than use their own.


Selfies In 2015: A Woman Thing?

Thursday, December 31, 2015

In 2015, selfie love did not die. And one stereotype held strong: that the art form appears to be dominated by women. But don't count out the men just yet.


I Asked A Computer To Be My Life Coach

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Your online habits leave a constant digital trail. What does it say about the real you? I gave the world's most famous computer keys to my online life to see what it could tell me, about me.


How Did We Do On 2015 Tech Predictions? 'Still Waiting'

Monday, December 21, 2015

Last year, our tech reporters looked ahead to developments dealing with anticipatory computing, data breaches and Apple. Now as 2015 ends, they consider what has changed.


Fact Checking Uber On Labor Laws

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A law passed by Seattle that allows Uber and other contract drivers to organize raises many legal questions. But despite claims by Uber, labor experts say, it has real teeth.


Help A Blind Person Identify Everyday Things, Via Smartphone App

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

A new app called Be My Eyes pairs blind people with sighted volunteers who help them with daily tasks that require vision, at home and outside. It's part of a new "micro-volunteering" trend online.


Yahoo Takes Reverse Spin To Boost Investment Image

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

It sounds like a dance move — the reverse spin. But it's actually a financial engineering maneuver Yahoo is using to make the company more attractive to investors.


Yahoo Tries To Avoid A Big Tax Bill Over Alibaba

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Yahoo has announced a counterintuitive strategy in its efforts to sell shares in another company: If it can't spin off Alibaba tax-free, the company will try to spin off the rest of Yahoo instead.


Yahoo's Board Debates Selling Company's Core Business

Friday, December 04, 2015

Yahoo's board is meeting amid reports that the company may sell off its struggling Internet business or a huge stake in the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. Yahoo is the No. 3 search engine.


Mark Zuckerberg And Priscilla Chan Have Baby, Promise To Give Away Fortune

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

The CEO of Facebook and his wife have announced the birth of their baby girl Max, and committed to giving 99 percent of their shares in the company for philanthropic purposes.


Do Underwhelming Square, Match IPOs Mean Bubble Trouble?

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Online payment startup Square and online dating giant Match have gone public. Their lackluster prices are the latest sign of Wall Street growing weary of tech hype and multibillion-dollar "unicorns."


3 Charged In Hacking Case Against JPMorgan Chase, 11 Other Firms

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

On Tuesday, prosecutors in the Justice Department unsealed an indictment which names three men and charges they orchestrated the largest hack against a U.S. financial institution in history.


Federal Prosecutors Charge 3 In International Cyber Crime Spree

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The indictments allege the defendants hacked JP Morgan Chase and other financial institutions, stealing data from some 100 million customers to lure victims into a stock trading scam.


As Kids Go Online, New Tools For Parents To Spy

Monday, November 09, 2015

As children get online earlier and stay there longer, a new crop of technology is evolving to limit what they can see — and to monitor their every move.