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Baidu's Stumbles Raise Doubts About Its Future

6 hours 51 min ago
The Chinese internet company is expected to report lower revenue and profit amid concerns that it hasn’t done enough to broaden its business.

China Clears Road for Uber to Operate Legally

6 hours 57 min ago
Beijing has legalized ride hailing, giving the green light for Uber and its Chinese rival to operate in the world’s largest market for urban commuters.

Yahoo's Fall and the Perils of Losing Focus

7 hours 31 min ago
Google and Facebook could learn the importance of focus from Yahoo, AOL and their ilk: Don’t try to be everything to everyone by copying, buying or mimicking the latest rival for users’ attention.

Facebook Rides Mobile-Ad Surge

7 hours 50 min ago
Facebook’s mobile bet has shrunk the time it takes the social network to leap from one milestone to the next: On Wednesday, Facebook topped $2 billion in quarterly profit, six months after crossing the billion-dollar mark for the first time.

Android Handset Makers' Advance Squeezes Apple

8 hours 6 min ago
Earnings reports from the world’s top smartphone makers this week highlight how fortunes are diverging in the mobile-phone market as competition intensifies.

Lacking 'Pokémon Go' Effect, Nintendo Swings to Loss

9 hours 3 min ago
Nintendo reported a wider-than-expected first-quarter net loss, but investors are hopeful for a turnaround as the videogame giant moves to offer more lucrative smartphone games and a new console.

Ride-Sharing Revival Seen in Indonesia Reshuffle

9 hours 57 min ago
Indonesian President Joko Widodo removed a transportation minister widely seen as blocking ride-sharing companies like Uber and Grab, spurring hope of a breakthrough for the services.

SoftBank Net Profit Rises 19%

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 12:26
SoftBank’s net profit for the fiscal first quarter rose 19% in its first earnings report since the Japanese company took the global semiconductor industry by surprise with a $32 billion deal to acquire ARM.

In China, Local Rivals Take Bite Out of Apple's Revenue

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 09:19
Apple has a China problem, and it may only worsen, as Chinese smartphone makers offer better products and appeal to consumers to buy homegrown hardware.

Samsung Reports Most Profitable Quarter in Two Years

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 07:28
Samsung Electronics reported its most profitable quarter in two years, helped by strong sales of its flagship Galaxy S7 smartphone.

A Digital Portal Into Distant Cultures

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 06:54
The American Museum of Natural History has installed a 7-foot kiosk with a touch screen in the Hall of Northwest Coast Indians.

Dyson vs. iRobot Roomba: Robot Vacuums Hit the Floor

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 05:32
Dyson’s robotic 360 Eye, with its $1,000 price tag, out-suctions but doesn’t outsmart iRobot’s $900 Roomba 980, Geoffrey A. Fowler finds.

GoPro Reports Loss, but Results Top Expectations

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 03:56
GoPro swung to a loss in the second quarter, but results still beat expectations, suggesting that aggressive price cuts on its flagship camera are paying off.

Groupon Shares Surge as Results Top Expectations

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 02:54
Discount deals company Groupon Inc. reported better-than-expected results, driven by North America where it added more than 1 million customers and reported a 9% increase in local billings.

Weibo Navigates 'Brave New World'

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 22:49
Columnist Li Yuan writes that the transformation of Chinese social-media company Weibo illustrates how discussion today is stifled by a surplus of trivial information and a dearth of critical commentary.

Upthere Comes Out of Beta With $77M for Cloud Storage

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 22:35
The startup is entering a crowded cloud-storage arena occupied by tech giants such as Apple Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Dropbox.

Comcast Revenue Tops Estimates

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 22:14
Despite fears of cord-cutting and cheaper streaming options, Comcast Corp. said it lost fewer video customers in the second quarter and reported higher revenue from its NBCUniversal cable and broadcast channels.

Apple Sales Cool Off as Rivals Heat Up

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 22:12
Apple said its quarterly profit fell 27% as the company grappled with the first prolonged slump in iPhone sales since the product was introduced in 2007.

T-Mobile Outpaces Rivals in Second-Quarter Subscriber Gains

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 21:37
T-Mobile US Inc. outpaced rivals again in the second quarter, clocking strong subscriber gains, as revenue climbed 13%. Still, profit fell 38% on higher interest expenses and taxes, as well as lower interest income.

Qualcomm Settles Sexual-Bias Claims for $19.5 Million

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 20:47
Chip maker Qualcomm will pay $19.5 million to settle claims that women at the company receive lower pay and fewer chances for promotion than men.