Amazon Launches Grocery Pickup Stores in Seattle
Amazon.com said it was launching a new grocery-store pickup service, pushing deeper into brick-and-mortar retail as it moves to capture more of...
SoftBank Talks to China's Uber Rival Didi About $6 Billion Investment
SoftBank has approached China’s Didi Chuxing about investing roughly $6 billion to help the ride-hailing firm expand in self-driving car technologies.
SpaceX Aims for Historic Rocket Launch With Reused Booster
Elon Musk’s SpaceX will strive to make history once again, highlighting benefits of reusable boosters with the launch of the first large,...
China's Tencent Buys 5% Stake in Tesla
Tencent has taken a 5% stake in Tesla, making the biggest company in China one of the largest owners of Elon Musk’s cash-hungry electric car maker.
Facebook, Eye on Snapchat, Adds Camera Features
Facebook is taking another shot at Snapchat, introducing three new camera-centric features to its main Facebook app, including one that allows...
TV Networks See Opportunity in Google Ad Backlash
As TV’s annual ad sales season kicks off, networks are looking to capitalize on the uproar among advertisers over Google’s placement of ads...
Amazon to Buy Middle East E-Commerce Site Souq.com
Amazon.com said it is acquiring Dubai-based Souq.com, placing one of its biggest global bets in recent years on the small but rapidly-expanding...
Coding Schools Build Tuition-Back Guarantees Into Business Model
Guarantees may be a scary prospect for four-year colleges, but they are built into the business model of for-profit coding boot camps, which...
Can Tech Speed Up Emergency Room Care?
A New York hospital system tests a new way to use telemedicine, where E.R. doctors examine patients without being in the same room.
Uber Resumes Self-Driving-Vehicle Program After Arizona Accident
Uber Technologies is putting its autonomous vehicles back on city streets after an accident involving one of them in Tempe, Ariz., caused the...
Elon Musk's Latest Startup: Brains Linked to Computers
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk wants to merge computers with human brains to help people keep up with machines.
The Galaxy S8 Is Samsung's Best Shot at Redemption
Samsung’s Galaxy S8, which will be unveiled Wednesday, has a lot more at stake than sales targets: it must restore consumer trust and stabilize a...