Microsoft Teaches Computers To Be Funny
The researchers say they hope to one day train computers to come up their own jokes based on specific situations.
Rags To Riches Rise Of Google's New Boss
From humble beginnings in India to the helm of one of the world's biggest companies - the creator of Google Chrome is now top dog.
Startups Vie to Build an Uber for Health Care
New services are offering on-demand house calls for nonemergency medical care, from giving flu shots to treating strep throats and stitching...
IBM Wants Artificial Intelligence to Help Identify Disease
IBM’s planned acquisition of Merge Healthcare, which sells systems that help doctors store and access medical images, is a crucial step in its plan...
U.S. to Charge Hackers Tapped Early Deal News
U.S. authorities are preparing to unseal sweeping charges as early as Tuesday against a group of traders and computer hackers who allegedly schemed...
Alibaba Earnings: What to Watch
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will announce its earnings for the fiscal first quarter ended June 30 on Wednesday before the U.S. market opens. Here...
Tencent Earnings: What to Watch
Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holding Ltd. will announce its second-quarter earnings results on Wednesday. Here are the key things to watch.
Bits Blog: Alphabet Wordplay, a Hooli ‘Easter Egg’ and More On Google’s Name Change
With wordplay and references to the Google parody from the HBO series “Silicon Valley,” the company formerly known as Google Inc. captured the...
Sundar Pichai Will Lead Google With Users in Mind
The newly appointed chief executive owes his new job to his success in making Google products easier to use and thus more popular....
Bits Blog: Game Publisher’s Lawsuit Against Oculus Moves Forward
A federal judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit filed by a games publisher accusing Oculus VR of stealing trade secrets and code in the creation...
State of the Art: Giving Google Room to Dream Big Beyond Search
From Google’s start, Larry Page has been afflicted with a desire for two competing corporate virtues: focus and expansiveness....
Business Briefing: Adobe to Double Leave It Offers to New Mothers
Adobe Systems said it was doubling the maternity leave it grants, the third American technology company in a week to give new parents more paid...