Freight Startups Attract Silicon Valley's Attention
Investors are funding dozens of startups with plans to take the low-tech business of arranging cargo shipments online, in a race to become the...
Facebook Joins the Live-Streaming Crowd With a Service for Celebrities
Facebook has joined the live-stream scene with a video service that airs clips as they’re happening — but it’s only for famous people....
Salesforce Ventures and Microsoft Join Informatica Buyout
The two companies, partners of the enterprise software maker, will take ownership stakes in the biggest leveraged buyout of the year....
How technology is building the aquarium of the future
Worrying about the health of your aquarium fish could be a thing of the past. Step Ahead Innovations has started a Kickstarter campaign to launch...
Viacom’s Weak Results Pile On More Bad News for TV Industry
Viacom shares were down as much as 22 percent as a startling slump in major media stocks continued on Thursday..
Bits Blog: IBM Adds Medical Images to Watson, Buying Merge Healthcare for $1 Billion
The company is investing not only money but also some of its corporate reputation on the belief that it can be a technological leader in improving...
Windows 10 bugs emerge
Windows 10 is a potentially great upgrade – that’s not quite great yet.
How a coder managed to win almost 1,000 'retweet to win' contests
What does it take to actually win one of those "retweet to win" contests constantly clogging up your Twitter feed?
Wheels: Among the States, Self-Driving Cars Have Ignited a Gold Rush
The auto industry will spend billions developing the technology, and many states are being careful not to pass laws that would scare those dollars...
Bits Blog: Teenagers Keep and Make Friends Online, Pew Says
In a survey released Thursday by the Pew Research Center, 57 percent of American teenagers age 13 to 17 say they have made a friend online....
Apple Music Attracts 11 Million Users in Trial Period, Executive Says
The executive, Eddy Cue, said he was “thrilled” with the early results for the streaming service, which was introduced on June 30....
Despite denials, Apple wireless service makes sense
Apple may have thrown cold water on reports of it offering wireless service, but that doesn't mean it's not a good idea for the company.