Archive for the ‘TECHNOLOGY’ Category

U.S. Targets Bitcoin Exchange, Alleging It Facilitated Crime

Friday, July 28th, 2017

U.S. law-enforcement authorities took aim at one of the world’s largest digital-currency exchanges this week in an anti-money-laundering operation that spanned two continents.

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Fans of Niche Digital Brands Flock to Live Events

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Once sequestered to YouTube and other web spaces, niche online entertainers are getting into the convention trade as they seek new sources of revenue to grow their franchises.

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Tesla Model 3 Arrives as Elon Musk Tries to Manage Expectations

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Tesla’s Elon Musk is set to take the stage Friday evening at an event to showcase the first deliveries of the sedan he hopes will help transform his niche car company into a more mass-market maker.

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China’s Huawei Posts Soaring Revenue in Smartphone Business

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Huawei has reclaimed the top spot in China’s fiercely competitive smartphone market, but it still faces a tough fight in its goal to become the world’s top seller of phones.

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Baidu Profit Rises in Rebound From Beijing Crackdown

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

China’s internet-search leader Baidu Inc. posted its first profit increase in three quarters as it earned more money per advertiser while working to extend its reach beyond its core business.

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Rocket Maker SpaceX’s Valuation Soars to $21 Billion

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

SpaceX has raised up to $350 million in a new round of financing that would value the company at around $21 billion, a vote of confidence for founder Elon Musk who is seeking to prove the rocket maker can become a major satellite operator.

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Court Rules Against Politician Who Banned Access to Her Facebook Page

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

A federal court in Virginia ruled that a local politician violated the free-speech rights of a constituent she banned from her Facebook page, in a case the judge said raises “important questions” about the constitutional restrictions that apply to social media accounts of elected officials.

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Merger Talks Between BMC and CA End

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

BMC Software’s talks to combine with CA and take the software company private have ended.

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Intel Earnings: What to Watch

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Intel is scheduled to announce second-quarter earnings after the market closes Thursday.

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Electronic Arts Earnings: What to Watch

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Electronic Arts Inc. reports earnings for its fiscal first quarter after the close of trading Thursday. Here’s what to watch.

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Amazon Earnings: What to Watch

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

The online retail behemoth is scheduled to release its second-quarter earnings after the market closes Thursday. Here’s what you need to know.

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The First AI Bubble Is Now Here: Talking Speakers

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Chinese tech companies see voice-activated products as the gateway to a future where platforms animated by artificial intelligence will power homes, cars and offices. But to some, this first wave in the AI revolution already looks frothy.

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‘Unlimited’ Boosts Verizon Subscribers

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Verizon Communications gained net wireless subscribers in the quarter, as the continued expansion of its unlimited wireless data plans helped the company recover from its first ever quarterly net subscriber loss last quarter.

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Toshiba Bankruptcy Filing Pushed by Some Involved in Workout

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

With Toshiba’s effort to raise cash by selling its chip unit stalled, a number of creditors and others involved in its restructuring are pushing for a bankruptcy filing as the best path to rebirth.

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North Korea’s New Hacking Target: Bank Accounts

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Pyongyang’s cyberarmy has splintered into multiple groups and is unleashing orchestrated attacks increasingly focused on funneling stolen funds to the secretive nation, according to a government-backed South Korean report.

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Twitter User Growth Slows

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Twitter reported its second quarterly decline in revenue since going public and showed no growth in users from the prior quarter.

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Whitman Steps Down From HP Board

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

HP said Meg Whitman, Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s chief executive, was stepping down from its board of directors, effective immediately.

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Paypal Profit Rises as User Growth and Volume Hit Milestones

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

PayPal Holdings Inc. said that new milestones reached in user growth and payment volume helped boost its second-quarter profit by 27%.

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TSA to Implement New, Stronger Airport Screening

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

The Transportation Security Administration is rolling out new and stronger screening methods for carry-on baggages at airports across the United States.

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JD.com’s Growth Outpaces China’s E-Commerce Market

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

After years of torrid growth, China’s e-commerce market isn’t expanding quite as fast anymore. Online retailer JD.com is bucking the trend by widening its appeal to women and China’s growing number of affluent consumers.

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Verizon Communications — What to Watch

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Verizon Communications Inc., the U.S.’s largest wireless carrier by subscribers, is scheduled to report second-quarter results before the market opens Thursday.

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How Jony Ive Masterminded Apple’s New Headquarters

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

With Apple Park, the company’s chief designer has once again brought Steve Jobs’s exacting design vision to life.

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Twins Born Conjoined at the Heart

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Twin baby girls Paisleigh and Paislyn Martinez were born conjoined at the chest, with their hearts fused together. Doctors from University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital used groundbreaking technology…

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Microsoft Paint Is ‘Here to Stay,’ Despite What You Heard

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Despite nostalgic articles and disappointed tweets mourning the end Microsoft Paint, the apparently beloved application is not going anywhere.The application, which has been featured on every Windows…Photo Credit: Microsoft

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Zuckerberg and Musk Spar Over Artificial Intelligence

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Tech giants Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg are feuding on social media on the impact of artificial intelligence.The Facebook CEO referred to Musk’s beliefs on AI as “pretty irresponsible” in a Facebook…

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AT&T Earnings: What to Watch

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

AT&T Inc. is slated to report second-quarter earnings after the market close Tuesday. Here’s what you need to know.

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Visual-Effects Company Sues Another Two Movie Studios

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Rearden LLC on Monday sued Twentieth Century Fox, Paramount Pictures and videogame publisher Square Enix Inc. in federal district court in San Francisco.

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Sony Restructures Television Unit

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Sony Pictures Entertainment has restructured its television production unit in the wake of two top executives departing last month to oversee’s push into creating original content.

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Google Parent Posts Strong Ad Growth, but Earns Less for Each Click

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Google parent Alphabet said its advertising business continued to hum, but its fastest-growing segments—mobile and YouTube advertising—are less lucrative than desktop ads.

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Daimler Gets a Foothold in China’s Self-Driving Car Market

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler is investing in a Chinese self-driving startup, in another instance of a Western auto maker seeking out a Chinese partner to get a foothold in a challenging market.

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