Business and Technology News

How Facebook is fighting against propaganda
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:14:07 EDT - A new paper outlines Facebook's efforts to battle propaganda.
This app lets Indians buy and sell gold
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:53:27 EDT - Paytm, the country's top digital payments platform, will now allow users to purchase "digital gold" through its mobile app.
Real books are back. E-book sales plunge nearly 20%
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:08:43 EDT - Latest sales data showed people are turning back to print books, ditching their e-readers.
Billionaire investor Chris Sacca retires at age 41
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:56:37 EDT - Read full story for latest details.
Uber's top self-driving car exec steps aside amid lawsuit
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:33:52 EDT - Anthony Levandowski steps away from Uber's top role amid a lawsuit from Google's Waymo.
Amazon stock nears $1,000 after earnings beat
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:00:35 EDT - Read full story for latest details.
Many Starbucks sales were made digitally last quarter
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:46:53 EDT - In an earnings release Thursday, Starbucks noted that 29% of its sales came from orders that were prepaid online or through its mobile app.
LinkedIn brings in nearly $1 billion for Microsoft
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:06:50 EDT - Read full story for latest details.
Google starts to prove it's not just a one-trick pony
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:44:19 EDT - Google is starting to make more money from outside its advertising business.
Uber will offer UK drivers sick and injury benefits
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:44:31 EDT - Uber will give its UK drivers access to sick and injury benefits as part of a partnership with the Independent Professionals & the Self-Employed association.
Amazon's $200 Echo Look will judge your outfits
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:18:32 EDT - Read full story for latest details.
Google Maps now remembers where you parked
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:50:24 EDT - Read full story for latest details.
China tech billionaire: We welcome immigrants
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:40:21 EDT - Baidu CEO Robin Li wants more foreign workers to come to China.
Warehouse brings in robot workers -- keeps humans too
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:01:18 EDT - Boxed, the e-commerce retailer that competes with Costco, is converting a warehouse into an automated facility. But none of its workers will lose their jobs.
Samsung to investors: We don't need to change too much
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:22:41 EDT - Samsung Electronics won't become a holding company, but will cancel over $35 billion worth of treasury shares -- a move that could be a windfall for investors.
China's Uber worth $50 billion after raising more cash
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:07:47 EDT - Didi Chuxing, China's answer to Uber, is raising new funds that will lift its valuation to $50 billion.
FCC chair unveils plan to roll back net neutrality
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:40:57 EDT - Read full story for latest details.
Microsoft co-founder pledges millions to house homeless
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:04:39 EDT - Seattle is partnering with Paul G. Allen's foundation to build permanent housing for families with children.
How leaked NSA spy tools created a hacking free-for-all
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:32:19 EDT - The backdoor shows the perils of not patching your computer.
Mayer will walk away from Yahoo with $186M
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:30:14 EDT - Marissa Mayer, who has failed to turn Yahoo around in five years as CEO, will walk away with $186 million after its sale to Verizon.