Microsoft Joins the Home-Speaker Party With Invoke
Microsoft Corp. is late to the market with the Invoke, a home speaker that puts the Cortana voice assistant into a device from Samsung Electronics...
Japan's SoftBank Plans A Second Giant Technology Fund
SoftBank Group Corp., which runs what is already the world’s biggest technology investment fund, is planning to create a second fund that could be...
Tencent's 'Honor of Kings' Tries to Crack the U.S.
China’s Tencent is banking on a successful launch abroad for ‘Honor of Kings,’ but the hit smartphone game faces an uphill battle in the U.S.,...
Hacking Is a Risk for Pacemakers. So Is the Fix
A new software patch to fix a cybersecurity weakness in pacemakers has raised a dilemma among doctors and patients: Is the fix worth the risk?
Stitch Fix, in IPO Filing, Reveals Annual Sales of Nearly $1 Billion
Personal-shopping service Stitch Fix has filed for an initial public offering, revealing that the six-year-old startup’s annual sales have zoomed...
Verizon Continues to Win Wireless Subscribers
Verizon Communications Inc. boosted its subscriber rolls in the third quarter, a sign the carrier’s return to unlimited data plans earlier this...
PayPal Posts Stronger-Than-Expected Results on Mobile Growth
PayPal Holdings said its third-quarter profit rose 18% from a year earlier, thanks in part to new records in customer accounts and the payment...
Three Cheers for Xi Jinping! Wait, Make That a Billion
As China’s Communist Party congress opened Wednesday, videogame company Tencent Holdings released a game in which users outdo one another by...
Facebook to Test News-Subscription Sign-up
Facebook will soon begin testing a feature that will allow news publishers to sign up subscribers through its Instant Articles program.
Foxconn Deal in Wisconsin Hits Snag Over Guarantees
Wisconsin’s efforts to bring a $10 billion Foxconn Technology Group plant to the state has hit a snag, though supporters of the deal said they...
Proposed Law Seeks More Disclosure About Online Political Ads
Driven by concerns about Russian online activity during the 2016 election, two senior Senate Democrats introduced new campaign finance legislation...
Wal-Mart's Answer to Amazon? Its Own Web Mall
Wal-Mart is near a deal with Lord & Taylor that would give the department store dedicated space on walmart.com, a potential first step in creating...