Stories tagged: tech
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 7, 2020
These are among the gadgets showcased this week at the CES technology conference in Las Vegas.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 6, 2020
The annual technology conference is the place for big brands and startups alike to unveil their products and services for the coming year, though larger companies such as Apple, Google …
Thu., Jan. 2, 2020
The world’s biggest technology companies are heading to Las Vegas for the annual CES trade show next week, with even Apple making a rare official appearance. But don’t expect any …
Tue., July 16, 2019
Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a …
Mon., April 22, 2019
Samsung is pushing off the public launch of its highly anticipated folding phone after reports that reviewers’ phones were breaking.
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019
Pinterest, among the gaggle of tech companies hoping to go public this year, set a conservative price range Monday for its initial public offering. It hopes to raise as much …
Wed., April 3, 2019
Legislation introduced in Congress would give financially struggling news publishers the right to bargain collectively with tech giants Facebook and Google.
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019
Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine’s Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion in tax …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019
Boeing has begun a sweeping transformation of its quality system, including the use of “smart” tools and automation. It will also eliminate thousands of quality checks as no longer necessary. …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019
Every year, the CES gadget show brings more devices promising to make life a little bit easier for harried parents.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019
Behind Apple’s news of weak iPhone sales lies a sobering truth: The tech industry has hit Peak Smartphone, a tipping point when everyone who can already afford one owns one …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018
Another day of big losses knocked U.S. stocks to their lowest levels in more than a year Monday. Investors dumped high-growth technology and retail companies as well as steadier, high-dividend …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018
Stocks dropped again Tuesday as losses mounted for the world’s largest technology companies. Retailers also fell, and energy companies plunged with oil prices as the market sank back into the …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018
A broad sell-off in technology companies pulled U.S. stocks sharply lower Monday, knocking more than 600 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018
Stocks rallied Wednesday as investors were relieved to see that the U.S. midterm elections went largely as they expected they would. Big-name technology and consumer and health care companies soared …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018
Warehouse clubs, purveyors of off-price denim and massive tubs of mayonnaise, aren’t usually on the cutting edge of retail. Walmart’s Sam’s Club wants to prove otherwise.
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018
Today’s grandparents may have fond memories of the “good old days,” but history tells us that adults have worried about their kids’ fascination with new-fangled entertainment and technology since the …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018
U.S. stocks are opening lower as technology companies take losses.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018
The Amazon menace has prompted a strategic shift inside Walmart’s headquarters.
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018
Already threatened by escalating U.S. taxes on its goods, China is about to find it much harder to invest in U.S. companies or to buy American technology in such cutting-edge …
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018
Living Computers: Museum + Labs is a unique convergence of new and old technology that shows in a fun, hands-on way how ideas can improve and evolve over time.
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018
Media and tech titans turned up in good spirits at the billionaire’s summer camp at the Sun Valley Resort in Idaho, even though the U.S. just started a trade war …
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018
Some of the most powerful names in American business are gathering this week in Idaho for the annual Allen & Co. conference at Sun Valley Resort.
Sun., June 17, 2018
Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit’s blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate …
Sun., May 27, 2018
Gadgets these days come loaded with microphones and cameras. They are all vulnerable to hacking or programming errors, and there’s nothing consumers can do to eliminate the risks short of …
Thu., May 24, 2018
U.S. banks are keeping a watchful eye on the ambitions of Amazon.com and other technology giants to break into the world of finance. So is the Federal Reserve.
Sun., May 20, 2018
Microsoft has secured a potentially lucrative agreement that makes the full suite of the tech giant’s cloud-computing platform available to 17 U.S. intelligence agencies, executives said recently, moving agencies’ computer …
Fri., May 18, 2018
Executives who showed off Sapience Analytics “people analytics” platform say it’s a paradigm-shifting way for white-collar employers and employees alike to boost productivity by tracking how much time workers actually …
Thu., April 12, 2018
In spring 2016, Microsoft was ready to go public with some important data: The company said it had nearly eliminated the gender gap in pay among its employees. But at …
Sun., April 1, 2018
China said it cut taxes for semiconductor makers, lending new support for the pivotal industry just as President Donald Trump weighs tariffs on the sector amid rising trade tensions.