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E-Commerce a Big Pain for India's Deliverymen

1 hour 12 min ago
Motorcycles go where trucks can’t, but drivers have to shoulder heavy backpacks filled with appliances, sometimes even dumbbells.

At Google, the Science of Working Better

1 hour 47 min ago
Keywords: Google’s guru of human resources, Laszlo Bock, says work is made better through transparency, goal setting, frequent performance reviews and a less-hierarchical structure. And, of course, hiring smart, conscientious and humble people.

Li Ka-shing Bets on Tech Startups

3 hours 2 min ago
Li Ka-shing’s venture-capital fund, run by his longtime companion Solina Chau, is accelerating investments from Israel to Silicon Valley.

U.S. Coding Website GitHub Hit With Cyberattack

4 hours 3 min ago
A popular U.S. coding website is enduring an onslaught of Internet traffic meant for China’s most popular search engine, in an episode that security experts say represents a likely attempt by China to shut down anticensorship tools.

Facebook Woos Chinese Advertisers

9 hours 54 min ago
Facebook is waging a charm campaign to draw more business from Chinese companies, even though Chinese users can’t access its service.

How Wall Street Helps Tech Workers Cash In

17 hours 36 min ago
Financial firms are creating a murky market where the red-hot stocks of closely held technology companies trade largely out of sight of regulators, other investors and the companies themselves.

Spotify's Model: Musicians' Friend or Foe?

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 05:40
The Numbers: Ever since Spotify put a number on the price of one stream of a song, the music industry has debated whether the figure is fair.

Regulators Have Hands Full With Tesla's Hands-Free Driving

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 01:06
Tesla has provided auto executives and regulators a better view into the nascent electric vehicle market, but now it is in focus for another reason: autonomous vehicles.

Movie-Inspired Gadgets In Real Life

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 21:39
From ‘Back to the Future’ hoverboards to ‘Blade Runner’ flying cars and ‘Star Trek’ tricorders—filmmakers’ fantasies are becoming a reality.

Telecoms Invest Heavily on India Broadband

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 14:09
Cellphone-service companies made a $17.6 billion bet this week on the growing popularity of smartphones in India.

Silicon Valley Venture Firm Prevails in Sex-Bias Suit

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 09:54
A jury said prominent venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers didn’t sexually discriminate or retaliate against a former female partner, in a closely watched case that raised questions about the treatment of women in Silicon Valley.

Yahoo, Microsoft Extend Search-Deal Talks

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 09:40
Yahoo and Microsoft agreed to push back the deadline for renewing their Web search alliance another month, as the two sides hash out whether and how to revise an alliance that has sparked friction.

Courtroom Drama: Pao-Kleiner Juror Changed His Vote Mid-Verdict

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 08:05
The sex-discrimination case between Ellen Pao and her former employer, Kleiner Perkins, took several emotional turns in court but perhaps none more dramatic than during the verdict.

Intel in Talks to Buy Chip Maker Altera

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 07:42
Intel is in advanced talks to buy Altera—a maker of programmable semiconductors used in phone networks and cars—in a deal that would be the computer chip-making giant’s largest takeover ever.

BlackBerry Posts Surprise Profit

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 07:20
BlackBerry said a plan to revive its fortunes remains on track, even though revenue in its latest quarter fell 32% and was well below expectations.

Jury in Pao Case Has Spoken, Now Silicon Valley Weighs In

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 07:15
A San Francisco Jury said Friday afternoon that venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins didn’t discriminate against Ellen Pao. Here’s what industry players and tech insiders had to say about the trial.

Motorola Has a Hit---in Brazil

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 06:25
The Moto G has become the best-selling smartphone in Brazil, helping Motorola double its market share to 18% of unit shipments. The Moto G’s runaway popularity indicates the extent to which lower-priced, midtier cellphones will be increasingly important for vendors globally.

Fears Push Car Makers Deep Into Silicon Valley

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 05:07
Silicon Valley is becoming the nexus of an emerging car industry that has giants like Mercedes-Benz, Ford and others racing to tap the region’s know-how.

FCC Nears Opening Some Airwaves for Cheaper Wireless Use

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 04:01
Federal regulators are one step closer to unlocking a large swath of airwaves that could be used to deliver much cheaper wireless service.

U.K. iPhone Users Allowed to Sue Google

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 03:09
A U.K. court ruled that British iPhone users can sue Google for allegedly tracking them inappropriately via Apple’s Safari Web browser.