| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:18 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Google's deal to sell its Motorola Mobility unit to Lenovo for $2.9 billion delivered a double-barreled shocker to the tech industry as the sale promised to scramble the playing field for mobile devices.
The transaction marks an...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Harriet Tubman, the Marylander credited with leading hundreds of slaves to freedom through the Underground Railroad, was honored with a Google Doodle today.
The Google search engine periodically uses an artistic interpretation of its logo, known as the...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:51 PM
WASHINGTON — Early last year, as Edward Snowden was preparing to disclose classified documents he had purloined from National Security Agency computers in Hawaii, the NSA director, Gen. Keith Alexander, was gearing up to sell Congress and the public...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Google is once again expanding its reach outside of search engines and tablets.
The tech giant recently acquired Boston Dynamics, a robotics company that specializes in military research projects. It is the eighth robotics company Google has bought in...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 6:30 PM
HONG KONG - Viki, the TV website, is to power up its activities in China following a partnership with Baidu, the country's leading search engine provider.
The deal means that Viki will make available for streaming fully-licensed TV shows and movies...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Apple Inc. announced Sunday that it has finalized a deal to sell the iPhone through China Mobile, the world's largest mobile phone carrier.
The deal has been in the works for years as Apple sought to gain a stronger foothold in this crucial...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Gaining access to an audience it has coveted for years, Apple Inc. said it has reached an agreement to sell the iPhone through China Mobile Ltd., the world's largest mobile phone carrier with 763 million subscribers.
The deal, announced Sunday, is...
| May 24, 2014
| 9:00 AM
With the Moto E, Motorola set out to make a well-designed affordable smartphone with a long-lasting battery. Mission accomplished.
The Moto E is by no means perfect, and customers who buy the device will have to compromise on certain features. But the...
| May 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
HONG KONG - iQiyi, the Chinese online video service, will seek a stock market listing within the next three years, according to reports.
The company is currently a unit of Baidu, the NASDAQ-listed Chinese search engine giant, having been founded in...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Motorola is trying to lower the cost of entry for smartphone buyers around the world with its latest device: the $129 Moto E.
The company announced the device Tuesday morning, saying the gadget will be available at its low price without requiring a...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:06 AM
BEIJING — A Chinese government crackdown on “lewd and pornographic” content has ensnared Internet giant Sina.com, with authorities saying Thursday that inappropriate articles and videos were found on the portal and that the company would...