Qualcomm Forms Venture With Chinese Firm
Qualcomm struck a deal to help China’s biggest semiconductor foundry upgrade its technology, as the U.S. chip maker seeks to improve its standing...
Facebook's Facial Recognition Is Latest AI Step
Social network says PIPER technology can identify people even when faces are obscured.
Sean Parker Seeks a New Approach to Charity
Mr. Parker, with his $600 million charitable foundation, argues that his aim is to swing for the fences on issues that he thinks can be solved....
Breached Network's Security Is Criticized
A federal security system that failed to prevent millions of sensitive files on government employees from being improperly accessed has been...
Zulily Tests Online Returns Program
Zulily, one of the few Internet retailers that doesn’t currently accept merchandise returns, is reconsidering its stance.
Amazon’s Mechanical Turk Fee Hike Irks Researchers
A tweak to the fee structure for Amazon.com’s mass online labor service Mechanical Turk is raising hackles from university researchers who say...
Bits Blog: Tech Companies Line Up Behind ‘Containers’ and the Cloud
So-called software containers got backing from companies including Cisco Systems and Google, while another group of companies detailed plans to...
Google Introduces 'Undo Send' For Gmail Users
The feature will allow users to select a delay option of between five and 30 seconds to cancel an email sent by mistake.
Blackshades Leader Sentenced to Prison
The leader of the Blackshades operation, which sold computer-hacking software to thousands of buyers around the world, was sentenced on Tuesday to...
Television Review: Review: In ‘Mr. Robot,’ Even the Paranoid May Have Enemies
This new series on USA stars Rami Malek as a brilliant, asocial computer hacker who uncovers an apparent conspiracy.
Amazon to Remove Confederate Flag Items, Following eBay and Others
Amazon.com will remove merchandise depicting the Confederate battle flag, according to a person familiar with the matter. The online store joined...
Netflix Plans 7-for-1 Stock Split
Netflix said its board has approved a seven-for-one stock split, a move that comes as shares have nearly doubled this year.