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Trial Set to Open in Legal Battle Between H-P, Oracle

6 hours 57 min ago
Jurors are set to convene Tuesday to consider a lengthy legal dispute centered on Oracle’s alleged role in the decline of one of the former Hewlett-Packard’s most lucrative products. The lawsuit seeks $3 billion in damages.

EgyptAir Crash Ups Pressure to Find Alternative to 'Black Box'

7 hours 26 min ago
The challenges that accident investigators are facing locating crash recorders from EgyptAir Flight 804 almost two weeks after the plane went down is reinforcing efforts by Airbus to find alternative ways to tap crucial flight data from lost aircraft.

U.S. Tech Firms Agree to EU Code of Conduct on Terror

8 hours 23 min ago
Google, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft have agreed with the European Union to remove from their websites information visible in Europe that incites hatred or acts of terror to help combat the growing threat of terrorism on the continent.

Venture Capital and Its Discontents

8 hours 25 min ago
The cultural dominance of venture capital and hypergrowth for startups is provoking a backlash in tech, with some VCs and founders working on a more “organic” way to grow new businesses.

Doctors Test Tools to Predict Your Odds of a Disease

9 hours 22 min ago
Program aims to calculate the likelihood that a patient has an illness, enabling doctors to order fewer tests and prescribe fewer antibiotics.

Rocket Internet Says Portfolio Companies Are Progressing Toward Profitability

10 hours 7 min ago
Key companies in the portfolio of web-retailing group Rocket Internet narrowed their adjusted losses in the first quarter.

Delivery Service Brings Groceries to Your Fridge When You're Away

12 hours 19 min ago
In Sweden, groceries can be delivered in your absence and directly to where they belong: your kitchen and fridge. PostNord and supermarket chain ICA are testing the service in Stockholm.

Samsung Adds More Ads to Its TVs

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 11:15
Samsung Electronics is quietly putting more advertisements on its Internet-connected televisions as it seeks new revenue sources for its struggling TV business.

Privacy vs. Law Enforcement: Microsoft's View

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 09:46
Microsoft President Brad Smith explains why his company has sued the feds four times in the past three years to challenge the constitutionality of searches and seizures of data stored on company servers.

What Keeps Companies From Thinking Digitally?

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 09:43
Clara Shih, CEO and author, says the problem is often simply a lack of leadership.

The Biggest Mistakes CEOs Make With Their Personal Facebook Accounts

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 09:38
No. 1: Having a passive presence, or none at all.

Indian Ministries Divide on Apple's Retail Vision

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 09:20
India’s minister for commerce and industry said she supports waiving local-sourcing rules that threaten to block Apple’s retail stores—a waiver the finance ministry opposes.

Behind Expedia's Headquarters Move

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 09:12
CFO Mark Okerstrom on why the company is moving to Seattle—and how it is using that move to attract talent.

Verizon Workers Win Concessions in Deal to End Strike

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 06:43
Two unions representing more than 36,000 Verizon workers were able to win concessions from the carrier in a new four-year contract, helping to end a nearly seven-week labor strike.

San Miguel Hangs Up on Mobile Ambitions with Telecoms Sale

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 06:02
San Miguel abandoned its long-held ambition to become a mobile phone network operator, killing hopes that its entry would shake up the Philippines’ uncompetitive telecoms sector.

Fidelity Marked Up Private Tech Shares in April

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 02:56
Winners included photo-sharing site Pinterest, whose shares increased 14% during the month and have nearly tripled in value since Fidelity first made its investment in October 2013.

Silicon Valley Driverless-Car Startup Raises Fresh Capital

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 21:42
The backer of a Silicon Valley autonomous car developer called Zoox said the secretive startup raised a fresh round of capital valuing it at more than $1 billion, roughly equal to a similar company General Motors Co. acquired earlier this month.

Faster Than a Speeding Bullet: A First Look at U.S. Supergun

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 10:57
The Navy’s experimental railgun fires a hardened projectile at staggering velocity—a battlefield meteorite with the power to blow holes in enemy ships and level terrorist camps.

New U.S. Study Fans Cellphone Cancer Worries

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 04:56
A new study found “low incidences” of two types of tumors in rats exposed to low-level radio waves emitted by cellphones, but many scientists said it was too soon to draw sweeping conclusions from the results.

Michigan Pushes Bills to Allow for Public Sales of Driverless Cars

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 22:07
Michigan is preparing for the advent of self-driving cars by pushing legislation to allow for public sales and operation—a significant expansion beyond an existing state law that sanctions such vehicles for testing only.