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Google Defends U.K. Tax Settlement Before Lawmakers

6 hours 1 min ago
Executives for Alphabet’s Google business defended their settlement with the U.K.’s tax authority before a panel of British lawmakers Thursday, trying to stanch criticism of a deal that critics say let the search giant off too lightly.

Activision Reports Lackluster Holiday

6 hours 18 min ago
Activision Blizzard reports a lackluster holiday quarter, but sees significantly stronger results in 2016 as it digests “Candy Crush” maker King Digital.

Google Developing Virtual-Reality Headset

6 hours 29 min ago
Alphabet Inc.’s Google is developing a virtual-reality headset that doesn’t rely on a smartphone, computer or game console, a first in the rapidly evolving field.

Uber Executives' Trial Gets Under Way in Paris

6 hours 40 min ago
Uber Technologies representatives clashed with opposition lawyers over charges that two top executives incited drivers to offer illegal taxi services in France, as a two-day trial got under way.

Gadgets for Playing With Your Pet Remotely

6 hours 58 min ago
For absentee dog and cat owners, connected pet gadgets promise to foster long-distance relationships with four-legged friends.

Nokia Sees Demand Cooling for Telecom Gear

7 hours 46 min ago
Nokia warned of an impending slowdown in the telecommunications-equipment sector amid growing worries about the health of the global economy, just as the integration of the recently acquired Alcatel-Lucent gathers speed.

Facebook's Instant Articles Advertising Fixes Win Over Publishers

7 hours 51 min ago
It’s getting easier to make money from Facebook Instant Articles, according to multiple publishing partners enrolled in the program.

Grandma Swipes Right: Seniors Embrace Online Dating

9 hours 23 min ago
Online dating: it's not just what the kids are doing these days. Grandma and Grandpa are getting in on Internet-based romance.

Hortonworks Seeks Elusive Path to Profit

9 hours 23 min ago
Hortonworks Inc., which reported its fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday, closed its first year as a public company by beating analysts’ revenue expectations while burning through so much cash that it raised follow-on funding.

Qualcomm Announces First Gigabit Cellular Chip

9 hours 46 min ago
Qualcomm announced a cellular chip that can transmit a billion bits of data a second, hoping to bring mobile users speed comparable to today’s most advanced wired services.

Virtual Reality Learns How to Get Into the Classroom

9 hours 53 min ago
Virtual-reality technology is ready for the classroom. Whether teachers are ready for virtual reality is less clear.

Videogames That Bring Families Together

10 hours 5 min ago
Videogames needn’t be a solitary, every-man-for-himself pursuit. These five innovative titles let couples and families play collaboratively—and in the same room.

Facebook, Zuckerberg Denounce Director's Comments on India

10 hours 45 min ago
Facebook disavowed comments by company director and venture capitalist Marc Andreessen that appeared to support the colonization of India—sentiments which also received a ringing denunciation from the company’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg.

Twitter Woes Mount as Growth Stalls

11 hours 17 min ago
Twitter for the first time failed to show any user growth in an earnings report, pushing its shares to new lows and fueling investor anxiety that the company doesn’t have a turnaround plan.

Activision Earnings: What to Watch

11 hours 36 min ago
Activision Blizzard, the videogame giant behind the "Call of Duty" and "Warcraft" franchises, reports fourth-quarter financial results after the close of trading Thursday. Here are the key points to watch.

Don't Be Hacker Bait: Do This One-Hour Security Drill

11 hours 38 min ago
Make your digital self less attractive to vermin like hackers, phishers and overly aggressive marketers.

Walgreens Threatens to End Theranos Agreement

12 hours 43 min ago
The blood-testing firm got a 30-day deadline from Walgreens to resolve major infractions that violate the federal law governing clinical laboratories.

Andreessen Horowitz Sells Some Lyft Shares to Prince Al-Waleed

13 hours 47 min ago
Two of the most prominent investors in ride-hailing service Lyft Inc. quietly sold $148 million in shares of the company in recent weeks, according to people familiar with the matter.

Zynga Posts Strong Bookings on Slots, Words With Friends Games

15 hours 20 min ago
Zynga reported fourth-quarter results at the top end of its expectations, driven largely by strength in its Slots and Words with Friends games, though the game developer continues to bleed users.

JetBlue Forms Technology Unit

15 hours 30 min ago
JetBlue Airways Corp. is launching a subsidiary in Silicon Valley to find and help develop new technology ventures in the travel and hospitality sectors.