Return Of Star Navigation Amid Navy Hack Fears
Concerns over the risk of a cyber attack means that new recruits will be taught celestial navigation techniques.
Judge John Hodgman on a Wife’s Casual Texts
Justice is best served cold, with emojis.
Dish Asks FCC to Deny Charter-Time Warner Cable Merger
Dish Network petitioned the FCC to deny the proposed merger between Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable, citing the combined company’s...
State of the Art: Behind the Failure of Leap Transit’s Gentrified Buses in San Francisco
Leap charged riders $6, nearly three times the price of a city bus. Its draw was luxury, with black leather seats, individual USB ports and gourmet...
When Instagram Culture Ruins a Vacation
Writer Dan Crane on the downside of finding an idyllic beach in Mallorca: The selfie-stick-equipped hordes were already there.
Swatch Launches Payment Watch in China
Swatch Group AG, the world’s largest watchmaker by revenue, is going head-to-head with Apple Inc. to develop the next generation of watches in China.
What Celebrities Can Teach Corporate America About Social Media
Stars are masters of building a brand online. Here are some of the strategies they use that companies can follow.
Businesses Try to Fix Machine Translation
Computers often come up with glaring errors that confuse customers—so companies are training them to do better.
Say Goodbye to the Screen
Dramatic changes are ahead in how we receive information at work.
Cellphone as Security Blanket
Research shows people do better on cognitive tests when their phone is near, and worry when it isn’t.
How Nontechnology Companies Are Trying to Mimic Startups
Dozens of big-name retailers and other companies outside the tech realm are setting up labs to try to get a technological edge on their competition.
How Do Employees Really Feel About Their Companies?
‘Sentiment-analysis software’ helps employers identify issues and fix them before valuable talent heads for the exits.