Wal-Mart Wage Boost Comes With Questions
February 19 2015 1:53 PM EST
The huge retailer is boosting wages to $10 an hour, but critics say the company can afford a more generous increase.
Chinese Exchange A Billion Red Envelopes On WeChat
February 19 2015 9:04 AM EST
China took online their annual practice of gifting red envelopes with token amounts of money to celebrate the new year.
Motorola's President Has Choice Words For Apple's Jony Ive
February 19 2015 3:38 AM EST
Apple's lead designer Jony Ive had earlier said that letting customers choose their own smartphone design was lazy.
Pinterest To Seek Fresh Funds At $11B Valuation
February 19 2015 12:53 AM EST
The five-year-old company recently announced that it would roll out sponsored content as a way of getting revenue.
Xiaomi Surpasses Samsung As China's Top Smartphone Maker
February 18 2015 11:02 AM EST
Xiaomi hopes to ship 100 million smartphones in 2015, up from 61 million in 2014.
Man Charged In Largest US Hacking Operation Pleads Not Guilty
February 18 2015 12:49 AM EST
Vladimir Drinkman and four co-conspirators stole and sold up to 200 million credit and debit card numbers between 2005 and 2012.
Wall Street Bonuses In Regulators' Sights
February 17 2015 1:42 PM EST
Federal regulators want to make sure incentive structures don't promote dangerous risk-taking.
Infosys To Acquire Panaya For $200M
February 16 2015 12:49 PM EST
Infosys has made its first significant acquisition since it purchased Swiss consultancy Lodestone Holdings, as CEO Sikka pushes turnaround.
India’s Smartphone Boom
February 16 2015 11:51 AM EST
Western brands like Apple and Google may struggle to penetrate the subcontinent’s booming smartphone market.
View-Master Eyes Virtual Reality Upgrade
February 13 2015 11:46 AM EST
Google's alliance with Mattel comes after the toy company's stock has fallen by 30 percent over the past year.
Legacy Tech Giants Embrace Patent Litigation Over Innovation
February 12 2015 12:43 PM EST
Erstwhile industry leaders like IBM, Microsoft and Qualcomm see intellectual property rights as their not so secret weapon.
Alibaba, SoftBank Leading $60 Mln Quixey Funding Round
February 12 2015 11:52 AM EST
Asian corporations, especially from China, are leading an increasing number of investments into Valley-based mobile technology startups.
Qualcomm Faces Antitrust Probe By South Korea
February 12 2015 3:39 AM EST
South Korean smartphone makers are not happy with the high patent royalties demanded by Qualcomm, according to reports.
Uber Pilots Safety Features In India
February 11 2015 7:35 AM EST
Uber is trying out two new safety features, including an SOS button, in India, where smartphone-toting people are trying out ridesharing.
Apple To Build $850 Million Solar Farm To Power 'Spaceship' Campus
February 10 2015 4:15 PM EST
Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'We know at Apple that climate change is real. The time for action is now.'
Qualcomm Fined $975M In China For Violating Anti-Monopoly Law
February 10 2015 2:09 AM EST
At least 30 international firms, including Microsoft and Samsung Electronics, face investigations and raids by the Chinese government.
Alibaba To Invest $590M In Xiaomi Rival Meizu
February 09 2015 2:03 AM EST
Meizu has been around longer but has so far been overshadowed by better-known rival Xiaomi.
Samsung TVs Prove Convenience Comes With A Price
February 07 2015 5:01 PM EST
Facebook And LinkedIn Team Up To Bring More Women To Tech
February 06 2015 11:47 PM EST
In 1985, 35 percent of computer science undergrads were women in 1985. This year, that number fell to 17 percent.
Senate May Probe Verizon 'Supercookies'
February 06 2015 12:38 PM EST
Verizon Wireless recently announced customers could opt-out of the tracking program, but a group of senators wants more.