| 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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Investors are looking over portfolios to make room for Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Inc's market debut next month — and that means some less attractive stocks that funds are holding might be shown the door.
The initial public...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:52 AM
BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc has begun keeping the personal data of some Chinese users on servers in mainland China, marking the first time the tech giant is storing user data on Chinese soil.
The storage of user data in China represents a departure...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:27 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Public concerns about the U.S. government's secretive surveillance programs exposed by Edward Snowden have spawned a slew of encryption products and privacy services that aim to make electronic spying more difficult.
| May 15, 2014
| 11:08 AM
This is a week that Snapchat probably wishes were over.
Days after the mobile messaging app was slammed by government regulators for misleading users about the ephemerality of photo messages, a leading civil liberties organization singled the company...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:07 AM
Google has taken the first steps to meet a European ruling that citizens can have objectionable links removed from Internet search results, a ruling that pleased privacy campaigners but raised fears that the right can be abused to hide negative...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Four white guys and an Indian. A male Indian. That's the central cast of the new HBO hit sitcom “Silicon Valley.” The race and gender breakdown only slightly exaggerates the makeup of Silicon Valley's actual workforce.
Google Inc. recently...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 1:07 PM
While Millennial Media pioneered mobile advertising, it now competes with online household names Google and Facebook, which dominate the $18 billion market.
To Millennial CEO Michael Barrett, that's a good sign.
But it's also meant a rough start to...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Chinese Internet behemoth Alibaba has filed to sell shares in the U.S., the first step in what is expected to be one of the biggest initial public offerings ever.
The company, bigger than Amazon.com Inc. and EBay Inc. combined, said it was raising $1...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:52 PM
The "Heartbleed" software flaw that triggered alarm bells around the world could fundamentally undermine two decades' worth of efforts to persuade consumers they could trust the Web to securely handle such tasks as buying a pair of shoes and applying...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:42 PM
Tribune Co.'s newspaper unit will pay a dividend of up to $275 million to its parent when it is spun off later this year, according to a government filing.
The new Tribune Publishing Co. will own the Los Angeles Times and seven other newspapers....