Business and Technology News

Facebook hits 2 billion monthly users
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:14:00 EDT - It took Facebook less than five years to reach 2 billion monthly users, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced in a post on Tuesday.
The hottest self-driving car startup you've never heard of
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:20:07 EDT - The Silicon Valley startup adds Andrew Ng to its board and raises $50 million to finance public testing.
Europe, Ukraine targeted in massive hack attack
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:24:00 EDT - Hackers launched blistering attacks Tuesday against companies and agencies across Europe, but particularly focused on Ukraine.
Musical chairs: Pandora CEO steps down
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:38:59 EDT - Pandora's former CEO Tim Westergren will be replaced by the company's chief financial officer. Pandora, which just scored an investment from Sirius XM, needs a new leader as competition in the digital music world heats up.
EU slaps Google with record $2.7 billion fine
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:24:36 EDT - Read full story for latest details.
Facebook backs California law to give internet to incarcerated youth
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:53:21 EDT - The social network supports giving kids in detention the right to internet.
Tech industry on travel ban: The fight goes on
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:03:45 EDT - Read full story for latest details.
Tech giants bolster collaborative fight against terrorism
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:49:58 EDT - Some of the biggest companies in tech are boosting efforts to fight extremism on their platforms.
Super Nintendo gets the miniature console treatment
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:18:48 EDT - Read full story for latest details.
The music may be over for Pandora's CEO
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:20:48 EDT - Shares of Pandora popped after Recode reported that the CEO is stepping down.
Silicon Valley CEOs can't get enough of Indian PM Modi
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:12:45 EDT - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with 20 top American CEOs on Sunday, including Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos and Sundar Pichai.
Silicon Valley investor resigns amid sexual harassment claims
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:56:33 EDT - Another Silicon Valley business has been upended by allegations of sexism and sexual harassment.
The Zuckerberg interview: A new mission
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:48:09 EDT - Facebook is charting a new direction after acknowledging that just connecting people online isn't enough.
Victim of a hate crime? Now there's an app for that
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:04:19 EDT - If you are the victim of a hate crime, what would you do? Who would you call? Now there's an app for that.
Amazon's Echo Show is rough but promising
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:13:50 EDT - The Amazon Echo Show adds a small screen to its voice activated smart speaker.
This is the 'war for the bundle'
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:31:39 EDT - Media and tech companies are "trying to rethink what the bundle means and how to get people to subscribe," BTIG analyst Rich Greenfield says on this week's "Reliable Sources" podcast.
Amazon patent reveals drone delivery 'beehives'
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:44:37 EDT - Amazon's drone delivery 'beehive' towers could be built vertically to blend in with high rises in big cities.
Avis to manage Waymo's self-driving cars
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:01:37 EDT - Avis Budget Group has made a deal to manage and maintain Waymo's fleet of self-driving cars.
Google will no longer read your emails to tailor ads
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:21:37 EDT - You'll still see ads in Gmail but they won't be inspired by your emails.
Here's what you need to know about smart speakers
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:58:27 EDT - Read full story for latest details.