In the face of competition from Tesla, Volvo has announced that new models from 2019 will be either fully electric or a hybrid. The Wall Street Journal's William Boston talks how abandoning conventional car engines is poised to shake up the auto industry.
With President Donald Trump signing an executive order to reinstate the National Space Council, the Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor talks whether the organization of new space programs can restore America's legacy of leadership in orbit.
With Tesla CEO Elon Musk teasing on his Twitter account that an announcement about the timing of the coming Model 3 sedan will come on Sunday, the Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins talks how enthusiasm helped push the company's shares to record highs.
For years, Nike was one of the biggest holdouts against Amazon, refusing to sell items on the website. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens explains how shifting trends have changed things and what it means for the future of e-commerce.
The Wall Street Journal's Alejandro Lazo discusses why Silicon Valley is leading the charge to boost minimum wage, and how cities in the wealthy region are enacting laws to increase base pay.
With Apple pulling out all the stops for its next roll out, the Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle talks about the huge challenges ahead of the iPhone's 10th birthday.
The Wall Street Journal's Geoffrey Fowler reviews the Echo Show, Amazon's first Alexa-powered speaker with a touch screen and built-in camera, and explains why it may still need some work before it's a welcome addition to most homes.
Thanks to the growing number of online dating services, the economic dynamics of online dating have seen a shift in trends. The Wall Street Journal's Khadeeja Safdar breaks it down.
Heard on the Street's Dan Gallagher talks why Google's record-breaking fine from the European Union highlights how the tech industry continues to benefit from its size -- despite the risks of constant scrutiny.
The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman discusses how Facebook is working with Hollywood studios and agencies to produce TV-quality shows -- with an eye toward launching original programming as soon as late this summer.
Tesla has confirmed that it's exploring with government officials in Shanghai the possibility of opening a facility to build electric vehicles for the Chinese market. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins talks what this means for the U.S.'s most valuable automaker.
The resignation of Uber's CEO has some investors and entrepreneurs saying it will prompt a reassessment of placing ambitious expansion targets ahead of principles. The Wall Street Journal's Rolfe Winkler has more.
Mark Zuckerberg announced a brand new mission statement at a Facebook event in Chicago this week. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman talks how his new focus will aim to "bring the world closer together."
Travis Kalanick's abrupt resignation as CEO leaves Uber searching for a leader to run the world's most valuable startup. The Wall Street Journal's Joann S. Lublin talks how this "once-in-a-generation opportunity" is also fraught with risk.
As auto makers look to the driverless future, the Wall Street Journal's Chester Dawson discusses the emerging innovation in automotive interiors and how the inside of our cars may soon see a new transformation.
Amazon's planned $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods unites two maverick businessmen who will now have to blend very distinct approaches to make the deal a success. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the details.
While Amazon may be the player most likely to persuade Americans to buy fresh food online, it must first solve the "last mile" logistics puzzle. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon has the details.
The Wall Street Journal's Jennifer Levitz says high costs are preventing far-flung U.S. communities from getting speedy broadband Internet access. Jennifer visited a rural Missouri county and tells us how it's been impacted by slow Internet service.
The Wall Street Journal's Chester Dawson says the IBM/BMW deal would provide car owners with customized services based on real-time vehicle performance.
Look ma, no hands! Facebook is working on developing technology that would help us type and text directly with our minds, not our fingers. The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims talks about Facebook's plan for telepathic typing.
While Uber wrestles with a string of controversies, the ride-hailing company is in advanced talks to acquire much of the engineering team from struggling car-parking service, Luxe Valet. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger has the details.
Having taken shots of many of the world's streets using cameras on vehicles, Google is moving to more difficult locations. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Cherney talks the latest virtual enhancements to its "Street View" feature as well as its future in mapping technology.
Amazon has teamed up with Crestron, global provider of technology solutions, to bring Alexa into the work place and hopefully get employees to work more productively. Dan Jackson, who leads Crestron's enterprise technology business, has the details.
Uber has fired more than 20 workers as a result of an investigation into claims it has an aggressive, male-dominated workplace that permits sexual harassment and sexism. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger has the details.
The Wall Street Journal's Wilson Rothman discusses how, with iOS 11, the new iPad Pro could be Apple's best chance at turning the iPad into a laptop replacement.
In wake of the London attacks, the Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas discusses the criticism Silicon Valley is facing for not cracking down enough on terrorists who successfully use the internet to communicate with and recruit followers.
The Wall Street Journal's Brian Fitzgerald and Wilson Rothman break down the top takeaways from the first day of Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference including an updated iOS, a new iPad Pro, and the unveiling of its smart speaker, HomePod.
Google is set to roll out a new ad-blocking tool expected to prevent all ads from appearing on websites that are deemed to provide a bad advertising experience for users. The Wall Street Journal's Jack Marshall has the details.
In the first part of the Wall Street Journal's comprehensive guide to online privacy, personal tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler breaks down how to share as little data as possible, as well as how to efficiently block your browser.
Looking to install outdoor lighting -- without the elaborate and costly installation? The Wall Street Journal's Michael Hsu offers a guide to outdoor solar lights for your garden or patio.
The Wall Street Journal's Rolfe Winkler talks the growing business of digitizing the doctor's office with a look at Outcome Health, a company specializing in digital posters and pamphlets in doctor's waiting rooms.
Now that Uber has fired its top driverless-car executive Anthony Levandowski, the Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas talks where the company's bid to contain a spiraling legal battle with Google parent Alphabet goes from here.
The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman and Brian Fitzgerald explain how Nintendo has been pitted against companies like Apple as tech giants are gobbling up the same parts Nintendo needs to make its hit Switch machine.
The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom's take everything from the app's next set of challenges, to its relationship with Facebook and the constant competition with Snap.
On the heels of Ford's recent CEO restructuring, the Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims talks how investors and boards are hunting for corporate leaders who can move quickly to fend off upstarts and place big bets on disruptive tech.
The Wall Street Journal's Brian Fitzgerald discusses how Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard commencement speech sheds light on how dropping out to launch a startup has gained allure in the tech industry.
With Mixer, Microsoft is joining Facebook in making a late entry into a hot market dominated by Amazon and Alphabet. The Wall Street Journal Sarah E. Needleman has the details.
The Wall Street Journal's Khadeeja Safdar discusses the speed at which technology is changing the retail industry, and how companies like J.Crew are digitally shifting their focus for a more accessible image.
The Wall Street Journal's Geoffrey Fowler breaks down just how much of your personal information is out there -- and how you can avoid making yourself a data-target.
Uber revealed that it mistakenly underpaid its New York City drivers for years, an error that could cost it millions of dollars. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger talks where this leaves the company's contentious relationship with its 1.5 million drivers.
The Wall Street Journal's Robert McMillan discusses the newest cybersecurity dangers as details emerge about how the hacking group critical in the WannaCry attack has been releasing alleged National Security Agency secrets for the past eight months.
After revenue for the entire Surface line of computers sank 26% last month, the Wall Street Journal's Brian Fitzgerald talks whether a new Surface Pro tablet-laptop can revive the product line and give Microsoft the boost it needs.
As women remain an underserved market in financial services, a new fintech app that uses artificial intelligence and psychology aims to change that. MarketWatch reporter Maria LaMagna has the details.
As IT security becomes one of the fastest-growing categories in tech, the Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims discusses how the rise of cyberthreats have transformed IT jobs into professions that treat cybersecurity as a top priority.
Amazon has upended the produce market in Seattle after setting up fruit stands around its headquarters and giving out more than 1.7 million free bananas. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens talks how the response has been split.
Tired of hunching your shoulder to allow for hands-free talking? There's an easy way to attach a phone rest to your iPhone or Android smartphone. The Wall Street Journal's Michael Hsu breaks it down.
With Microsoft planning to extend its cloud business into Africa with two big data centers there next year, the Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene talks where the cloud-computing arms race goes from here.
In a new deal with Target, mattress seller Casper is the latest online retailer to turn to physical stores. The Wall Street Journal's Eliot Brown explains why web-retail startups are increasingly looking for growth in brick-and-mortar.
With Twitter co-founder Biz Stone rejoining the micro-messaging company to focus on its culture, the Wall Street Journal's Georgia Wells talks whether he can revive morale amid executive departures and slumping growth.
While the hackers behind the WannaCry cyberattack succeeded in extracting some ransom payments, converting that bitcoin into cash could prove to be a tougher task. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Vigna breaks down.
Lyft and Alphabet's Waymo have announced that they would work together to develop autonomous-vehicle technology, dealing another potential blow to rival Uber's ambitions. The Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas has the latest.
As businesses deal with the fallout from the WannaCry virus, a cyberattack that hit 200,000 victims in 150 countries, WSJ Pro's cybersecurity writer Kate Fazzini talks about how ransomware is on the rise, and what businesses can do to protect themselves.
Michael Hsu, Gear & Gadgets editor for the Wall Street Journal's Off Duty section, offers key tips in his comprehensive guide to making your iPhone footage more cinematic.
New details on the highly anticipated Echo Show smart speaker from Amazon shed light on the video technology involved within the 7-inch touchscreen, as well as a motion detector camera. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the latest.
After its red-hot IPO, Snap reported quarterly revenue that missed analysts' estimates in its very first results. The Wall Street Journal's Steve Russolillo breaks it down.
Amazon has unveiled a new speaker, the Echo Show, equipped with a touch screen that can incorporate new video and calling capabilities. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens talks how the online retailer stays one step ahead of tech rivals in seeking to control smart homes.
The hacking of French president-elect Emmanuel Macron's campaign has shed light on the importance of a strong IT security strategy in a clutch situation. WSJ Pro's Kate Fazzini talks the key cybersecurity lessons companies can learn from the attack.
Ahead of Snap's first quarterly earnings report as a publicly traded company, the Wall Street Journal's Georgia Wells discusses how its new ad tool, Snapchat Ad Manager, could encourage a broader base of companies to experiment with Snap's ad formats.
Amid a wave of phishing emails spoofing the Google Docs document-sharing app hit a cross-section of businesses this week, WSJ Pro's Kate Fazzini talks how companies can be proactive against cyber-security threats and email hacks.
The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins explains how Tesla's CEO Elon Musk thought it would be funny for the names of his vehicle models to spell out something cool -- and the slight misunderstanding in the marketplace about a new car model and its name.
The Wall Street Journal's Robert McMillan explains a new phishing attack impacting Google recipients who gave attackers access to their Google email messages and contact list. Plus, what you need to know about keeping yourself secure.
Microsoft unveiled its new Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S operating system at an event in New York focused on education this week. The Wall Street Journal's tech editors Brian Fitzgerald and Wilson Rothman break down everything you need to know, and whether Microsoft is poised to finally catch up to its rivals.
All eyes are on Facebook as the social media giant reports quarterly results Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal's Steve Russolillo talks how Facebook fared this quarter and what lies ahead amid new controversies and competition.
An analysis last year by a longtime engineer at Facebook found female engineers received 35% more rejections of their code than men, setting off an internal debate over gender bias. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has the details.
L&A chat with the founders of Lenny Letter, Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner
Silicon Valley entrepreneur Elon Musk has revealed new details about his idea for an underground roadway system beneath cities that would zip cars through tunnels. The Wall Street Journal's Rolfe Winkler has the latest.
Apple is expected to report this week that its stockpile of cash has topped a quarter of a trillion dollars -- exceeding that of any other U.S. company in recent history with the exception of financial companies. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has the latest.