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.
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.
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
Amid big earnings reports from Amazon, Microsoft and Google, Dan Gallagher talks how the newfound prominence of today's high-tech giants is driving the market.
With Verizon's new investment in Renovo Auto, the Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins talks how it aims to find its place among the vast oceans of wireless data that could flow from computer-driven cars.
Amazon has introduced the Echo Look, a version of its speakers that comes with a camera so users can now take videos of their outfits and compare them via algorithms. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the details.
The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene previews Microsoft's earnings report with a look at whether its productivity and cloud business can carry the company's results to at least meet, if not beat, expectations.
The Wall Street Journal's Georgia Wells talks how Twitter's revenue slides for the first time since its IPO, raising questions about how the company is going to hit its goal of becoming profitable this year.
Waymo, the autonomous car unit of Google-parent Alphabet, will dramatically expand its testing efforts by making hundreds of self-driving vehicles available to families and urban commuters in the Phoenix area. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has the latest.
The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle talks Apple's plans to put senior engineers -- some with NASA experience -- in autonomous cars for road tests as it rushes to catch up in the self-driving car race.
With next month marking the 30th birthday of favorite techie acronym, the "GIF," Wall Street Journal columnist Ben Zimmer talks how it has survived to be one of the most resilient terms of the digital age.
As Amazon continues to build out its supply chain and logistics network, the Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens talks how it's setting its sights on new driver-less vehicle technology.
The Wall Street Journal's Rolfe Winkler talks Elon's Musk's newly launched company called Neuralink, which aims to implant tiny electrodes in the brain "that may one day upload and download thoughts."
Wall Street Journal media editor Amol Sharma chats with reporter Joe Flint about Bill O'Reilly's exit from Fox News, while Jack Marshall weighs in on Google's ad blocking plans. Deputy media editor Sarah Rabil joins the roundtable.
The Switch, Nintendo's new game console, got off to a roaring start in the U.S. during its launch month of March, surprising analysts and investors who worried that pricing would hurt sales. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman has the details.
The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman talks how Instagram's chief operating officer, Marne Levine, has been the driving force that helped the photo-sharing app mature into a full-fledged business.
The Wall Street Journal's Geoffrey Fowler talks the latest innovation in PCs, as desktop makers reinvent the stationary computer -- from drafting-board touch screens to bodies that double as home-theater speakers.
Tara Rudnicki, President of Tobii Dynavox's North American market, discusses the launch of Indi, the all-in-one speech tablet for non-verbal communicators and its revolutionary tech aiming to bring quality of life improvements to people living with disabilities.
The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins talks Tesla's new milestone and how being able to (briefly) pass GM in market value underscores profound changes happening in the global automotive industry.
The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene says Amazon, Microsoft and Google are spending billions of dollars on their cloud computing businesses. They're building enormous data centers which will run other companies' computer networks.
The Wall Street Journal's Ryan Knutson talks how "Oath" became the media and advertising unit where Yahoo and AOL will be housed -- and the criticism and free marketing that has followed.
The NFL reached a deal to stream 10 Thursday night games with Amazon, as the online retailer aggressively tries to position itself as a premier source of entertainment content. The Wall Street Journal's Shalini Ramachandran has the details.
"Pokémon Go" has led millions of players to hunt for characters on virtual maps -- sometimes trespassing on non-virtual land. The Wall Street Journal's Sara Randazzo talks how the game allowed "virtual trespassing" to shake up the legal world.
Google is rolling out measures to help marketers track where advertisements appear across YouTube, in the wake of controversy over the company's placement of ads alongside videos with objectionable content. The Wall Street Journal's Jack Marshall has the details.
The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins talks Telsa's new milestone, and why it reflects a growing belief that electric motors and autonomous driving are the wave of the future for cars.
The Wall Street Journal's Georgia Wells talks Snapchat's new search tool and how the first major change since the company went public aims to broaden the app's appeal by getting even more content to its users.
While owners of Apple and Samsung phones rarely switch brands, this year offers a rare chance for either to win (or lose) fans. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle talks where the two tech giants stand in the smartphone wars.
The Wall Street Journal's Ryan Knutson talks how Apple's latest software fix is aimed at preventing cyber attacks on 911 centers in the U.S., and how this event has highlighted key vulnerabilities in the cyber security world.
Ford is hiring 400 engineers from BlackBerry's mobility solutions unit to help develop internet-connected vehicles. The Wall Street Journal's Christina Rogers talks how this boosts the auto maker's software development and its footing among rivals.
Does Tencent's purchase of a 5% stake in Tesla mark a vote of confidence in CEO Elon Musk? The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins talks how the new investment could impact Tesla's goal of $35,000 Model 3 sedans later this year.
Amazon is launching AmazonFresh Pickup, a new service that allows customers to order groceries online, set a time for pickup, and have an employee deliver the goods to their car. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens talks the e-commerce giant's latest store concepts.
Facebook has introduced three new camera-centric features to its main app that bear a striking resemblance to Snapchat's Stories. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman talks how the social media giant is embracing the new visual way to communicate.
Amazon.com is delaying the public opening of its first cashier-less convenience store, "Amazon Go," because of technical complications. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the latest.
Uber is putting its autonomous vehicles back on the road after an accident involving one of them in Arizona caused the company to halt its testing program. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger has the latest.
The Wall Street Journal's Suzanne Vranica, Jack Marshall and Amol Sharma discuss the mounting controversy over Google's placement of ads on objectionable content like sites promoting terrorism, as a host of brands pull back spending with the tech giant.
Tensions between Netflix and Hollywood are escalating as the streaming-video giant signs on more talent, pushes up prices, and spurs push-back from rival TV producers. The Wall Street Journal's Joe Flint has the lowdown.
Amazon has prevailed over the Internal Revenue Service in a more than $1.5 billion dispute over the online retailer's transactions with a Luxembourg subsidiary. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the details.
The Wall Street Journal's personal tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler talks why it's finally time to invest in connected lighting -- and how reliable voice control makes smart lighting easier than ever.
AT&T and Verizon pulled much of their ads from Google over concerns that they may have run alongside controversial videos -- extending the financial impact of a brewing controversy. The Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas has the latest.
Microsoft's LinkedIn is adding a stream of links to posts from the site in a bid to convince users to stay around longer on its social network. The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene has the details.
Apple is unveiling a lower-priced iPad in a move that aims to breathe new life into a once-hot product that has struggled with declining sales. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has the latest.