Tech Companies Face Greater Scrutiny for Paying Workers With Stock
Stock-based compensation is largely unquestioned during boom periods, but tech companies’ rocky performance this year is prompting a closer look.
New Gadgets Help Pollution-Weary Chinese Breathe Easier
Some Chinese consumers, faced with high levels of pollution, have moved beyond stocking up on home air purifiers and strap-on face masks and are...
Disney’s Savvy Marketing of ‘The Jungle Book’
Disney used a variety of tactics to promote the movie to different audiences and tell them it was not just a film but a magical experience.
How Disney Spread ‘Jungle Book’ Fever
Disney’s marketing used a variety of tactics to promote the movie to different audiences and tell them it was not just a film but a magical...
Sean Parker, a Facebook and Napster Pioneer, to Start Cancer Immunotherapy Effort
Mr. Parker’s institute will try to spur collaboration among six academic centers in developing ways to unleash patients’ immune systems to fight...
Tech Q&A: Boosting startup speed, sharpening texting skills
Kim Komando answers your questions about improving your computer's startup speed, mastering text-message abbreviations, and more.
Newark Mayor Provides Details on City's Deal With Uber
The mayor has released details on a tentative agreement he’s reached with ride-hailing company Uber to operate in the state’s largest city.
T. Rowe Price Marks Down Most of Its Tech Startups
T. Rowe Price Group cut the valuations of most of its investments in private technology companies in the first quarter, deepening a wound in...
Bits: The Week in Tech: The Next Big Thing, According to Mark Zuckerberg
Quentin Hardy fills in for Farhad Manjoo and joins Mike Isaac for a discussion of virtual reality and how Facebook is trying to get ahead of the pack.
Technophoria: Kahoot App Brings Urgency of a Quiz Show to the Classroom
The learning game, made by a Norwegian start-up, is sweeping American schools. Over a third of elementary and secondary students used it last month.
5 password mistakes you can't afford to make
Passwords are a serious matter. They're often the only thing standing between a snoop and your information or money.
In Cramped and Costly Bay Area, Cries to Build, Baby, Build
An activist who calls her group BARF is pushing for more housing, pitting cranky homeowners and the political establishment against newcomers who...