Is your Amazon Echo spying on you?
Amazon's Echo smart speaker is the latest must-have gadget – but experts warn it may not be as safe as you think.
Samsung's foldable phone will be first—but at what cost?
Samsung has been working on a foldable phone believed to be called the Galaxy X for years.
Elon Musk Says Meetings With Saudis Preceded Tweet on Taking Tesla Private
In a blog post, Mr. Musk, the electric carmaker’s chief executive, offered his fullest explanation yet for what he said were the circumstances...
Facebook forces admins of popular pages to share location info
Facebook is rolling out a new requirement to people who manage pages with a large following in the US: They'll soon have to confirm their locations.
Has China's 'Area 51' been found in the Gobi Desert?
For decades, the U.S. government denied that Area 51, a top-secret military base in Nevada, existed, until 2013, when a 2005 Freedom of Information...
Elon Musk: Saudi Fund Asked About Taking Tesla Private
Tesla’s Elon Musk said he has been in talks with a Saudi sovereign-wealth fund about taking the electric-car maker private and believes two-thirds...
Tech Tip: What Chrome Means by ‘Not Secure’
Google’s recent update to the browser warns users when websites aren’t automatically protecting their communication.
Police officers test new restraint technology
Police officers in Illinois are testing a new restraint weapon designed for situations where deadly force is not warranted.
For Uber and Airbnb, New York City turns foe
For Uber Technologies Inc. and Airbnb Inc., New York City has been a cradle of growth, with its 8.5 million residents and burgeoning tech startup...
China Pulls Plug on Tencent Videogame Days After Launch
Chinese regulators have blocked sales of a Tencent videogame where players hunted fearsome creatures, the company said, in the latest setback to...
Foxconn Posts Unexpected Drop in Profit
Foxconn Technology posted a worse-than-expected drop in second-quarter profit, even after its biggest customer Apple said recent demand for iPhones...
Uber Drivers Take Riders the Long Way---at Uber's Expense
Many Uber drivers are taking unnecessarily long routes to drive up fares. But unlike with traditional taxis, it is the ride-hailing companies that...