| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Yahoo Inc said it will join Google Inc to create a secure email system by next year that could make it nearly impossible for hackers or government officials to read users' messages, The Wall Street Journal reported.
The move comes as large technology...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Privacy advocates Tuesday called for government regulators to investigate Facebook’s tracking of users even when they’re on third-party sites, saying the change might violate a previous privacy agreement Facebook made with the government....
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:44 AM
Apple Inc and Facebook Inc will help pay for female employees to freeze their eggs, signaling a willingness to spend on perks and benefits in a race to acquire top-flight talent.
From January, Apple will pay both full- and part-time employees up to $20,...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Top U.S. automaker General Motors Co has emerged as a heavyweight ally of the wireless carriers battling against stricter Internet traffic rules, with a new letter that linked the issue to wirelessly connected cars.
In a letter to a Federal...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:21 PM
Twitter Inc. is the latest tech giant to sue the U.S. government for the right to reveal the scope of government surveillance of its users.
The San Francisco microblogging site filed suit against the Department of Justice and the FBI on Tuesday,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Drivers who whisk Facebook employees off to the company’s Silicon Valley headquarters each morning in Wi-Fi-equipped buses are looking to unionize, complaining of long hours, split shifts and wages so low they can’t buy homes near their jobs....
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Facebook Inc. welcomed WhatsApp to its family on Monday as the Silicon Valley social media company closed its $21.8-billion purchase of the popular chat app.
First announced in February, the deal set a stunning high-water mark for an acquisition of a...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In the 1980s, the heyday of the corporate raiders, Carl Icahn made a name for himself as a persistent aggressor.
He went after stodgy, old-line companies — Gulf & Western, Western Union, Phillips Petroleum, TWA — hellbent to break them up...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 4:26 AM
A proposed merger of Internet pioneers AOL Inc and Yahoo Inc could create a nimbler player in Web video, but strong growth, the measure of success in Silicon Valley, would remain elusive.
Investors are revisiting one of the most speculated Internet...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:10 PM
A Tyrannosaurus rex lumbers forward, belts out a deafening roar, then stomps overhead, and a viewer watching inside a virtual reality headset turns around to see the beast walking away.
The lifelike run-in with a prehistoric monster comes courtesy of...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Facebook Inc is set to unveil a new advertising platform to improve effectiveness of online ads, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday citing people with knowledge of the matter.
The product is a redesigned version of Atlas Advertiser Suite, an ad...