| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
BEIJING — Want to engrave a few words in Chinese on your new iPad? No problem — Apple offers consumers in mainland China free personalization. Just don't get too political.
Say you type in the Dalai Lama's name in Chinese characters into...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:01 AM
The conventional wisdom that emerged in recent days about Satya Nadella boiled to a simple, singular word that was repeated over and over again:
The 22-year Microsoft was the "safe choice" to be the third chief executive in Microsoft history....
| Feb 16, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Few companies have benefited more from the explosion of the wireless market and the increasing sophistication of cellphones than Qualcomm Inc.
The San Diego semiconductor and telecommunications company is the world's leading designer and seller of chips...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:56 PM
WASHINGTON — The Army will shrink to its lowest troop levels since before World War II under a budget proposed Monday by the Obama administration that seeks to downsize the Pentagon from the wartime buildup of the last 13 years, and calls for...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Shares of Cisco Systems Inc. were getting slammed Thursday after the tech giant warned that its revenue this quarter could fall as much as 10% from a year ago.
Cisco's stock was down 12% in midsession trading after the surprising news. In August,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:06 AM
The stock market rally rolled on Monday, with the Nasdaq composite index crossing 4,000 for the first time since 2000.
Though it remains far below its all-time high, the technology-laden Nasdaq is up more than 32% this year, making it one of the best-...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:18 PM
First came the Dow. Then the S&P 500. And now the Nasdaq is reaching a milestone.
The technology-laden Nasdaq composite index briefly jumped above 4,000 on Monday, the first time it has hit that mark since the collapse of the dot-com bubble 13 years...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Yahoo has taken a small step to bulk up its video portfolio with the acquisition of Evntlive, an early-stage startup that had created a "virtual venue" for live Internet concerts.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Evntlive announced Friday that it...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Silicon Valley has rediscovered cybersecurity. The last time it was this focused on the field was in the 1990s. Two giants emerged from that generation: McAfee and Symantec.
These may well be the two security companies that remain the most...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The Walt Disney Co. elected Jack Dorsey, chairman of Twitter and CEO of Square, as an independent director to its board effective immediately.
Disney chairman and CEO Robert Iger called the 37-year-old Dorsey "a talented entrepreneur who has helped...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Columbia-based AirPatrol Corp. will expand its operation in Howard County nearly twofold, a move County Executive Ken Ulman said affirms Howard's reputation as a good place to do business in cybersecurity.
"This is a company we've had our eyes on for...