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Apple Takes a Step on Payment of Back Taxes to Ireland

1 hour 9 sec ago
Apple Inc. completed an agreement with Ireland that will allow it to transfer roughly about €13 billion into a Dublin escrow account, in a step toward complying with a European Commission order to pay back taxes.

Google Parent Posts Surge in Profit, but Expenses Also Jump

1 hour 5 min ago
Alphabet posted surging profits as advertisers kept swarming to the search giant amid a global debate about internet privacy that threatens to affect its main revenue generator.

China Ride-Hailing Giant Didi in IPO Talks, Likely Beating Uber to Market

3 hours 16 min ago
China’s Didi Chuxing Technology is holding discussions about a multibillion-dollar initial public offering as early as this year, a move that would vault the ride-hailing company into the public markets ahead of American rival Uber.

New York City Adventures at Your Fingertips With New App

4 hours 37 min ago
Live.XYZ tells users what’s happening now in New York City. Ranging from lunch specials to performances or classes, the free map app points you in the right direction—most of the time.

Google and Facebook Likely to Benefit From Europe's Privacy Crackdown

4 hours 53 min ago
Big tech companies gain while smaller online ad firms are squeezed under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, which takes effect in May.

Amazon to Start Offering In-Car Deliveries

4 hours 55 min ago
The company said it has teamed with General Motors and Volvo Cars to start offering in-car deliveries, giving its couriers access to potentially millions of vehicles in 37 U.S. markets.

In ZTE Battle, U.S. Suppliers Are Collateral Damage

8 hours 22 min ago
American companies that supply chips, antennas and other gear to ZTE are bracing for a sizable revenue loss after the U.S. said they no longer would be able to sell components to the Chinese telecommunications giant.

Brain-Computer Interfaces: The Last Frontier of Privacy

8 hours 55 min ago
Bryan Johnson, the founder and CEO of neurotech company Kernel, on the issues surrounding direct access to our most valuable data

Startups Love This Cryptocurrency Strategy. Regulators Say Not So Fast.

13 hours 19 min ago
Startups are raising money from wealthy investors by rewarding them with new cryptocurrencies, in a bid to avoid much of the cost and regulation of traditional stock sales.

Netflix Breaks Up Audience Romance With Telenovela

14 hours 23 min ago
New competitors are forcing Televisa and other Latin American broadcasters to develop real-life, edgier dramas and crime stories to replace the torrid romances that once enthralled millions.

Nintendo Earnings: What to Watch

14 hours 44 min ago
Nintendo is scheduled to report results for fiscal 2017, which ended March 31, after the market close on Thursday. Here’s what you need to know.

EU Probes Apple's Planned Acquisition of Shazam

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 02:06
European Union antitrust authorities opened a full probe into Apple’s proposed acquisition of the popular song-recognition app Shazam on concerns it could reduce choice for users of music-streaming services.

Qualcomm's No Good, Very Bad Streak

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 01:51
Qualcomm stepped into the escalating spat between the U.S. and China. Now it is grappling with the fallout.

SoftBank and Google Funds to Invest in Chinese Truck-Hailing Firm

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 22:00
Japan’s SoftBank and Alphabet’s late-stage venture investment fund are among investors plowing close to $2 billion into a Chinese truck-hailing company.

Alphabet Earnings: What to Watch

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 20:55
Google parent Alphabet is scheduled to announce first-quarter earnings after the market closes Monday.

How Professional Video Gamers Train for a World Championship

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 20:46
Competitive videogaming is a $1.5 billion industry—with resources to match. A team of top female gamers used the tricks and trainers of an NBA franchise to win the biggest competition of their careers.

Who Has More of Your Personal Data Than Facebook? Try Google

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 19:43
Google’s data-gathering empire is bigger and more pervasive than Facebook’s—and while it hasn’t been plagued by scandal, it can’t evade scrutiny forever.

Tencent Music Plans IPO; Valuation Could Exceed $25 Billion

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 17:43
Tencent Music, China’s largest music-streaming company, is preparing what would be one of the largest tech IPOs ever following the successful debut of its European counterpart Spotify.

Amazon Trades Like a Tech Stock but Pays Like a Warehouse

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 17:11
Median pay at Amazon reveals the predominantly blue-collar nature of its workforce, which sets it apart from tech peers Facebook, Apple and Google-parent Alphabet.

For Warehouse Workers, Technology Starts to Look More Like Home

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:35
Smartphones, apps and even emojis are finding their way to logistics operations as companies look to lure workers raised on mobile tech.