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IBM Earnings: What to Watch

4 hours 32 min ago
Investors will be looking for continued improvement in software sales and a drop of less than 4% for the full year when International Business Machines Corp. reports its fourth-quarter earnings.

Avaya Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

4 hours 32 min ago
Communications company Avaya Inc. filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday as the company extended its decadelong string of annual losses.

Derek Jeter's Players' Tribune Raises Additional $40 Million

4 hours 46 min ago
The Players’ Tribune, the digital media venture launched by former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, has raised $40 million in Series C funding.

Amazon, Apple End Exclusivity Deals for Audiobooks

5 hours 7 min ago
EU antitrust regulators welcomed a move by Amazon.com to end exclusivity obligations for the supply and distribution of audiobooks with Apple.

Google Uses Its Search Engine to Hawk Its Products

5 hours 44 min ago
A Wall Street Journal analysis found that Google often pushes its growing list of hardware products, from Pixel phones to Nest smart thermostats, in the top ad spot above its search results.

U.S. Regulators Close Tesla Autopilot Probe

5 hours 53 min ago
U.S. highway safety regulators closed a probe of Tesla Motors’ Autopilot system without seeking a recall or other action against the Silicon Valley auto maker after a six-month investigation failed to uncover a defect in the semi-automated technology in use during a fatal crash last year.

Samsung Heir Felt Pressured by South Korean President, Prosecutors Say

6 hours 2 min ago
The de facto head of Samsung conglomerate told investigators probing his alleged role in a corruption scandal that South Korean President Park Geun-hye coerced him into contributing funds to entities linked to a friend of hers.

Indian Firms Fear Curbs on Skilled-Visa Workers Under Trump

8 hours 8 sec ago
President-elect Donald Trump doesn’t take office until Friday, but he is already forcing India’s mammoth $108 billion technology outsourcing industry to rethink hiring practices in the U.S., its largest market.

FTC's Qualcomm Suit Exposes Tensions in Smartphone Industry

8 hours 11 min ago
The FTC’s lawsuit against Qualcomm is part of an escalating international regulatory battle that has laid bare tensions between the dominant maker of smartphone chips and some of its biggest customers.

The Government's 11th-Hour Push for Fair Pay

8 hours 47 min ago
In the waning hours of the Obama administration, the U.S. Labor Department has filed suits against federal contractors Oracle and J.P. Morgan Chase alleging that some employees weren’t paid fairly.

Can Tech Make Democracy Great Again?

9 hours 1 min ago
Trump may own Twitter, but there aren’t too many nonpartisan online tools tracking everything politicians say and do; Geoffrey A. Fowler reviews some of the most user-friendly.

LinkedIn's Website Is No Longer Terrible

9 hours 30 min ago
A makeover of LinkedIn’s website makes it easier to read posts and connect with people helpful to your career, writes Joanna Stern.

U.S. Sues Oracle, Alleging Salary and Hiring Discrimination

10 hours 10 min ago
The Labor Department sued Oracle, alleging the technology company routinely pays its white male workers more than their counterparts in the same positions.

IBM CEO: Executives Like Trump's Pro-Business Promises

11 hours 11 min ago
The prospect of lower U.S. corporate tax rates and scaled-back regulations is tempering businesses’ worries about global political uncertainty, IBM Chief Executive Ginni Rometty said.

Trump in Space: Transition Focuses on Private-Public Initiatives

11 hours 15 min ago
Some of President-elect Donald Trump’s senior advisers are considering ways to combine commercial and government funding for space programs with the goal of accelerating manned exploration.

Tsinghua Unigroup to Build Chip Factory in Nanjing

11 hours 25 min ago
China’s flagship state-owned chip maker said it plans to build a $30 billion memory-chip factory in Nanjing, its latest investment as China moves to diminish its dependence on U.S. chip manufacturers.

Court Denies Arrest Warrant for Samsung Heir Lee Jae-yong

12 hours 28 min ago
A South Korean court denied an arrest warrant for Lee Jae-yong, the scion of the Samsung conglomerate, for his alleged involvement in a national corruption scandal.

Nintendo to Roll Out Super Mario Run for Android OS in March

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 11:51
Nintendo Co. plans to launch its Super Mario Run smartphone game for Android OS in March, a three-month delay after the rollout for Apple Inc.’s smart devices.

Netflix's Global Growth Fuels Surge in Subscribers

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:00
Netflix’s subscriber additions surged in the fourth quarter, fueled by an aggressive international expansion, as the streaming giant continues to stock up on content it hopes will appeal across multiple countries.

Toshiba Weighs Spinning Off Core Semiconductor Business

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:38
Toshiba is considering a spinoff of its profitable chip unit, which could help it raise cash in response to a multibillion-dollar write-down at its nuclear business.