28 February 2024
Twitter Breaks Its IPO Price
The micro-blogging site dropped below its initial public offering price for the first time ever Thursday.
Stop Arguing About Revenue, Start Promoting Growth
As the political and media classes ponder the fiscal cliff, many are tempted to pigeonhole conservatives into a box that says they are either against all types of tax revenue or open to all types of tax hikes. That is a completely false choice.
Facebook Introduces Own Designs
Facebook Inc.’s 1.4 billion users may not know it, but the social network is quietly...
Tech Industry Reviving Urban Cities
As the digital revolution broadens and deepens, tech has emerged as a mighty force...
Mobile Apps Replace Cash on Campus
The notion of "mobile payments" — leaving your wallet at home and using your phone to pay...
‘Keybase’ Aids Use of Encrypted E-mail
Keybase and OkCupid Founders Chris Coyne and Max Krohn want to bring encrypted e-mail to...
Call for Limits on Web Data of Customers
The White House has released a long-anticipated report that recommends developing...
Computers: new crystal balls?
Mathematical models trump pundits, predict storms more accurately
Silicon Valley Goes Hollywood
It looks like the résumé of an actor, seemingly pitched for casting directors and...
Maker of Angry Birds Game Steps Down
Rovio, the Finnish gaming company behind the popular Angry Birds franchise, said on...
Google Capital Makes First China Investment
Google Capital, a growth-stage vehicle backed by U.S. Internet giant Google, has made its...
Microsoft's First New Office App in a Decade
Microsoft unveiled a new application Wednesday for creating and sharing documents across...
The Lock Has Evolved: Open Doors With Your Phone
Smart locks can be safer than traditional ones because keys can’t be lost, shared or...
Philadelphia's Prisons Embrace Technology
The city recently signed contracts with two startups to help educate inmates while in...
These Apps Can Finally Get You to Save Money
Nothing in the history of money has been more diabolically efficient at getting us to...
Forget Social Media! Build Your Very Own Website
Puppies are the Beatles of social media—everyone goes crazy for them. So, naturally, when...
A Run on Web Addresses Before They Run Out
Office space in Silicon Valley isn’t the only real estate that’s gotten scarce in the...
Zenefits Worth Billions in Massive New Funding
Zenefits is growing so fast that it has to onboard new employees in bulk: 150 at a time,...
Will Instagram Shut Down This 17-Year-Old's App?
Los Angeles high school student Caleb Benn has developed an app called Uploader for...
Telecom Network Spending Rises
Europe's telecoms equipment makers look set for an unpredictable year because of...
Getting Men to Commit
Pinterest Inc. hit the demographic jackpot after it launched four years ago, becoming the...
Microsoft Shows Off Windows 10
Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday offered a deeper look at Windows 10, the next generation of...
Rebuilding History's Biggest Dot-Com Bust
George Shaheen built one of the most glorious flops of the dot-com bust. Fifteen years...
The Tech Trends That Will Change the World
Every year, around the time of the International CES consumer technology show, it’s time...
Google Search Share Drops After Firefox Switch
Google is already feeling the effects from the recent loss of a search deal, as a...
Startup Values Set Records
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp. is now officially the world’s most valuable tech...
A Tech Power Couple to the Powerless
There's a lot of talk these days about improving diversity and gender representation at...
Lending Club Shares Surge in Market Debut
Shares of Lending Club Corp surged 56% from their initial public offering price...
Google Move Will Hurt Spanish Publishers
Google News operates differently than Google’s primary search service. But the two are...
U.S. Tech Giants Battle Europe’s Sovereign States
From Berlin to Madrid, from London to Paris, U.S. technology companies are in a pitched...
Speech therapy for children is becoming a do-it-yourself project for parents, thanks to a...
California needs Republicans' fiscal prudence, but the election shows there's no political...
GOP Pushes Early Voting 2014-09-22 Republicans are trying to boost their early-voting...
Todd VanDerWerff on the declining importance of ratings in television.
Home Automation Comes of Age
A futuristic kitchen designed by Virginia Tech University researchers includes a...
Facebook Service Aimed at Professionals
The world's No.1 Internet social network with 1.35 billion monthly users has been quietly...
Bringing 3-D Power to the People
Shapeways, a 3-D printing service and online marketplace, has been described as the...
Can MOOCs and Universities Co-Exist?
Massive open online courses make college degrees more affordable. Does that make them a...
Twitter's No. 2 Resigns After Dispute With CEO
Twitter's leadership was thrown into disarray after one of its top executives, Ali...
Who Needs to Know How to Code
As the ability to code, or use programming languages to build sites and apps, becomes...
Tech and Health-Care Firms Face Risks
Seismic shifts in the technology and health-care sectors highlight why executives are...
The Biggest iPhone 6 Winner
Even though Sprint is one of many carriers that will be selling Apple's newest phones,...
EBay to Spin Off PayPal Business
EBay Inc. said it plans to spin off its PayPal business into a separate publicly traded...
The Future of Tech: Your Local Library
The Windy City is leading the way when it comes to innovating libraries, making a trip to...
New Shopping Assistant in the Silicon Valley
Two robots, called OSHbots, will make their debut at an Orchard Supply Hardware store in...
Dropbox Opens Up to Business Software Developers
As Dropbox pushes to become an online-storage provider for businesses, the startup is...
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