Qualcomm in Venture With Chinese Chip Maker
The venture also includes the Belgian researcher Imec and is meant to help China close some of the gap with rivals in advanced semiconductors....
Amazon Joins Retailers Removing Confederate Flag Merchandise
Walmart, Sears and eBay are also discontinuing sales of such products after the Charleston, S.C., church shooting.
Jay-Z’s Music Streaming Service, Tidal, Loses Another Chief
Peter Tonstad, who was installed as interim chief executive in April after the departure of Tidal’s last chief, has left after two months on the...
Verizon Completes AOL Takeover
The completion of the deal paves the way for the start of Verizon’s mobile-first video service.
Bits Blog: Hiroshi Mikitani, Rakuten Founder, Joins Lyft’s Board
The ride-hailing company adds a Japanese e-commerce executive to its board.
Snapchat Joins Daily Mail and WPP Agency in Marketing Venture
The messaging app, the website and the advertising agency are forming a company called Truffle Pig to create social content for brands....
Instagram Takes On Twitter With an Updated Photo Feed
An upgrade to the service’s Explore button will show users the most important photos from trending events.
Bits Blog: European Officials Push Telecom Regulating for Tech
Many regulators in Europe say the divide between telecom companies and American tech companies is fast eroding.
With Phones Lagging, BlackBerry Reports $28 Million Loss
The smartphone maker said that it sold only 1.1 million phones during its first quarter, a decline of 500,000 from the previous quarter....
Gmail Formally Adds ‘Undo Send’ Option
The new tool allows users to choose a delay time from 5 to 30 seconds in case of a change of heart.
Bits Blog: Taylor Swift, ‘the Most Powerful Person in the Music Industry’
Ms. Swift’s victory in a one-day battle against Apple this week showed she has a rare power to influence the music business.
Bits Blog: Irish Regulator Says Country Will Stay at Center of Online Privacy Debate
Ireland’s oversize role in the tech world extends to the growing debate about how companies use the reams of online data that they regularly...