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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."
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.
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.
Researchers have found several vulnerabilities that leave web cameras and digital video recorders open to hacking, often because the devices continue to run outdated software. The Wall Street Journal's Drew Fitzgerald has the latest.
Apple CEO Tim Cook defended globalization in a public speech in China as the company announces plans for two additional research and development centers there. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has the latest.
This week, Uber loses president Jeff Jones, as well as a legal challenge in Washington State as a judge rejects its attempt to overturn a Seattle ordinance that gives drivers the right to unionize. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger has the latest.
The Wall Street Journal's Wilson Rothman discusses Google's new Family Link software which allows parents to limit children's use of the internet, in exchange for access to their online habits.
Upon an unprompted Disney promotion being featured on Google's smart home speakers, the Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas discusses the tech giant's latest experimentation with voice ads, and how it will aim to balance monetizing new search formats and users' ad tolerance.
Federal authorities have charged four men, including two officers from Russia's spy agency, with hacking computer systems at Yahoo and stealing personal data that impacted hundreds of millions of Yahoo users. The Wall Street Journal's Brian Fitzgerald has the latest.
Uber is gearing up for a long fight in Seattle to block the first real unionization effort for app-based drivers. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger has the latest.
Intel struck a deal to buy self-driving firm Mobileye for $15.3 billion, the latest investment by a technology company in the future of self-driving cars. The Wall Street Journal's John D. Stoll has the details.
Silicon Valley startup Airspace Systems has just unveiled a mobile command center that will aim to protect federal agencies and other businesses against rogue drones that pose a threat. The Wall Street Journal's Cat Zakrzewski has the details.
The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger discusses what Airbnb's new $1 billion cash cushion means for an IPO, and what lies ahead for the home-sharing site in the near future.
The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene talks Google's uphill battle against rivals Amazon and Microsoft to gain credibility as a premier cloud computing service.
The latest release from WikiLeaks has raised concerns about online safety and how secure we are in our own homes. The Wall Street Journal's Nathan Olivarez-Giles has the lowdown.
IBM and Salesforce.com have agreed to join their artificial-intelligence technologies in an effort to boost sales of data-analytics offerings. The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene has the latest.
New research has found that many internet trolls are regular people who have never acted that way before and that our general mood and previous exposure can make us twice as likely to troll online. The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims has the latest.
Blue Origin, the space-company owned by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, is expected to announce some new initiatives this week, the latest step in its goal of making rockets strong enough to delve deep into the solar system. The Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor has the latest.
Facebook executives are soliciting pitches for TV-like original video programming as part of a broader push to compete for television ad dollars. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has the latest.
Facebook Inc.'s Oculus VR is slashing the price of its Rift virtual-reality headset by $100, in a bid to amp up sales after a rocky first year and growing competition. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman has the latest.
While the Nintendo Switch's hybrid gaming system boasts versatile and game-changing hardware, the Wall Street Journal's Nathan Olivarez-Giles explains why you may want to wait before buying it.
After a series of scandals and controversies at Uber, CEO Travis Kalanick says he needs "leadership help" after a damaging video showing him berating a driver went viral. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger talks whether Uber can make its way out of its growing PR problems.
The Wall Street Journal's Brian Fitzgerald talks the latest news surrounding Apple's highly anticipated iPhone 8, and whether a 10th anniversary phone with OLED technology can help the tech giant breaks new sales records.
With users now watching a billion hours of videos every day, the Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas talks YouTube's latest milestone and how its aggressive use of artificial intelligence helped fuel its latest success.
The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims talks how graduation from coding schools is on the rise and why a rapid shift in the labor market is making way for coders and other technical professionals.
Google parent Alphabet's rivalry with Uber over self-driving cars heads to the courthouse, after the internet giant sued the ride-hailing company for allegedly stealing trade secrets. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has the latest.
Google made a big shakeup to the cryptography world by announcing a public collision in the SHA-1 algorithm. The Wall Street Journal's Robert McMillan breaks down what this means for web security.
With Tesla announcing an aggressive production plan to bring out the new Model 3 sedan by year's end, the Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins talks whether CEO Elon Musk can debut the the electric car on time after years of delays.
The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims explains how technology is influencing social interaction between young people with a look at why Generation Z opts to find their friends via video chat, instead of in person.
The Wall Street Journal's Ryan Knutson breaks down why Verizon ultimately decided to stick with Yahoo after some much publicized data breaches, and its new effort to make its way into digital advertising.
AT&T is offering its unlimited wireless data plans to all potential customers, mere days after longtime rival Verizon began offering unlimited plans for the first time since 2011. The Wall Street Journal's Thomas Gryta has the latest.
Keeping up with shifting digital dating trends, popular online app OkCupid is rolling out updates that might keep you from getting into an awkward political conversation on date night. The Wall Street Journal's Nathan Olivarez-Giles has the latest.
The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens discusses the new efforts from Amazon and Google to add voice-calling features to the Echo and Google Home as the tech industry competes to expand into new frontiers of digital assistance.
The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman talks the soon-to-be app from Facebook that will let users stream videos in their news feed through set-top boxes like Apple TV, Amazon's Fire TV and internet-connected TVs via Samsung.
Amazon's pushes deeper into the productivity-application market with Chime, its new service that lets users host video meetings and share content on computer and mobile-phone screens. The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene has the lowdown.
As tech giants compete for virtual reality domination in the home, Hollywood is hoping to use VR to get people out and about. The Wall Street Journal's Ben Fritz has the latest on a Steven Spielberg backed startup bringing virtual reality to the mall.
Facing growing competition from smaller rivals Sprint and T-Mobile, Verizon says that it will once again offer an unlimited data plan. The Wall Street Journal's Ryan Knutson talks the details behind the telecom giant's big move.