Bits Blog: At Start-Ups, Some Shift From Using Free Agents to Employing Staff
Some on-demand companies are rejecting the practice of using independent contractors, like Uber drivers, and are hiring people they can train and...
Computer Ransom Hacker Jailed In New York
A man helped sell sophisticated software to thousands of hackers in more than 100 countries.
Google Yet to Respond to EU Antitrust Charge
Ten-week deadline to respond to charges that the U.S. tech giant skews search results to favor its own comparison-shopping service is now up.
Check Point Aims to Stay at Front Line of War Against Hackers
Check Point Software Technologies pioneered the firewall. Now, it is scrambling to keep it at the front line of today’s war against hackers, as...
Sharp Pushing Suppliers for Deep Price Cuts
Sharp is pushing suppliers for deep price cuts and considering Chinese alternatives to Japanese parts for its LCD screens.
Apple Signs Thousands of Independent Labels in Royalty Deal
The Beggars Group, a powerful independent record company, and Merlin, a trade group, announced that they reached a licensing deal with Apple....
IBM and Box Team Up to Target Global Data-Storage Market
The deal will give Box, which already has a dedicated base of millions of users, access to IBM’s international reach and artificial-intelligence...
Five Fixes That Could Make Tidal Rise
From a launch event which was ridiculed as pompous to glitchy apps prone to crashing - these are some of Tidal's fixable problems.
Jay Z Streaming Boss Quits After Three Months
Tidal was designed to give a bigger share of profits to artists rather than middle men, but it has struggled to attract users.
Q&A: Symantec CEO on Planned Split, New Products, and Misconceptions
The new Symantec isn't the old Symantec. That's according to Chief Executive Michael Brown, who says the company, which developed computer security...
Hollande to Convene Defense Officials Amid U.S. Spying Claims
François Hollande plans to convene top defense advisers Wednesday, following the publication of a cache of documents purportedly obtained from the...
Box Teams with IBM on Cloud Services
Big-tech incumbent IBM Corp. and Silicon Valley darling Box Inc. are teaming up to boost each other’s sales opportunities in corporate settings.