Alphabet employees blast policy on contractors and China at shareholder meeting

Employees spoke out on issues such as forced arbitration, workplace equity and Project Dragonfly at Alphabet's annual shareholder meeting. | Continue reading | 12 hours ago

Rep. Maxine Waters Asks Facebook to Pause Work on Cryptocurrency Libra

Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday requested that Facebook pause its development of Libra, an upcoming cryptocurrency that the company plans to release in 2020. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Facebook launches a new cryptocurrency called Libra

Facebook will also create a new subsidiary, Calibra, to build a digital wallet for people to store and exchange the currency using apps. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

New robotic dishwasher for restaurants is taking the dirty work out of kitchen

Restaurants have a hard time hiring and retaining dishwashers, but now there's a robot for that. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Atlassian has done over $1B in deals, now it wants them less stressful

Atlassian is releasing a document that's meant to simplify the negotiation of terms for acquisitions. That way the buyer and seller can focus on more important topics, like integration. | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Elon Musk says he deleted his Twitter account

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he "just deleted" his Twitter account. He makes his statement in a tweet. | Continue reading | 2 days ago

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Trade wars and regulatory threats challenge tech leadership as the market flirts with a new high

Technology stocks have been the leading performers but have hit bumps and could face more downside as regulatory heat and earnings pressures grow. | Continue reading | 3 days ago

Tim Cook: Technology companies need to take responsibility for chaos they create

Although Cook did not mention companies by name, his commencement speech in Silicon Valley's backyard mentioned data breaches, privacy violations, and even made reference to Theranos, a disgraced startup. | Continue reading | 3 days ago

How big tech companies like Google and Facebook set salaries for sw engineers

Software engineers straight out of college often make six-figure salaries, not counting equity compensation. | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Jack Ma: This is what to study if you want a high-paying job in the future

The Alibaba founder says people with this skill will thrive in the new economy. | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Facebook gets dumped from an S&P index that tracks socially responsible

S&P Dow Jones Indices announced Thursday that the social network no longer will be part of the S&P 500 ESG Index. | Continue reading | 5 days ago

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says

In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month. | Continue reading | 5 days ago

Huawei delays foldable phone launch until September to do extra tests

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Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping less toxic than cigarette smoke

E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes. | Continue reading | 5 days ago

GE Wants to Sell Its Stake in More Than 100 Startups

Sources tell CNBC that GE Ventures, the corporate venture arm for GE, is looking to sell off its entire portfolio of investments. | Continue reading | 6 days ago

Tesla Autopilot Perception Lead Leaves, Joins Self-Driving Truck Startup Embark

The departure of Tesla Autopilot perception lead Zeljko Popovic comes at a critical time, as Tesla is promising its electric vehicles will be capable of operating as "robotaxis" by the end of next year. Tesla also says it plans to start production of its long-awaited electric sem … | Continue reading | 6 days ago

LaCroix parent company National Beverage at multiyear low following lawsuit

Shares of National Beverage hit their lowest point since 2016 after a former employee filed a lawsuit alleging he was fired after objecting to a plan to falsely claims that LaCroix cans were free of a particular chemical. | Continue reading | 6 days ago

Chinese hacker used USB sticks to grab hotel guest data sold on freelance sites

A former PLA hacker was inspired by Russians to start his own lucrative business stealing sensitive data from tourists, according to Kate Fazzini's new book, "Kingdom of Lies." | Continue reading | 7 days ago

Alphabet stake in 2019 IPO class jumps to $5B with CrowdStrike

Alphabet owns significant stakes in Uber, Lyft and Crowdstrike, three of the most high profile tech IPOs of the year. | Continue reading | 7 days ago

CrowdStrike up 70% in IPO now valued at $11B

Security software vendor CrowdStrike began trading on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol "CRWD." | Continue reading | 7 days ago

Big Tech is in a serious monopoly moment: House antitrust subcommittee chairman

"These are huge monopolies and we want to make sure we're doing everything we can to make markets work," says Rep. David Cicilline. | Continue reading | 7 days ago

Huawei says it’s scrapping laptop launch because of US blacklisting

It's the first product launch the company has cancelled as a result of being put on a blacklist restricting its access to U.S. technology. | Continue reading | 7 days ago

A $15T opportunity for farmers to fight climate change

Indigo Agriculture believes capturing carbon dioxide from agricultural soil is an effective way to reduce global warming on a massive scale. On Wednesday it launched the Terraton Initiative that includes a carbon market that gives farmers incentives to implement regenerative prac … | Continue reading | 7 days ago

Tesla has designed a submarine car like the one in ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk delighted shareholders on Tuesday by revealing the company has designed a submarine car like the one from the James Bond movie, 'The Spy Who Loved Me.' | Continue reading | 7 days ago

Young Romanian woman soon discovered she was working for a cybercrime ring

Arnica Valka was one of the world's most notorious cybercrime villages, with an underground economy funded almost entirely by ransomware, stolen credit cards, and identity theft. In this excerpt from Kate Fazzini's "Kingdom of Lies," one former hacker from the town explains how s … | Continue reading | 8 days ago

Trump is trying to 'murder' Huawei when he can just ban it

President Donald Trump's restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei are akin to "murder," according to the president of U.S.-China Business Council. | Continue reading | 8 days ago

Amazon launches a credit card for the ‘underbanked’ with bad credit

Synchrony Bank and Amazon are partnering on a credit card for Prime members who might not have good enough credit to get one otherwise. | Continue reading | 8 days ago

Amazon beats Apple and Google to become the world’s most valuable brand – $315B

Amazon has overtaken Google and Apple to become the world's most valuable brand at $315.5 billion, according to a ranking of global companies, up 52% on last year. | Continue reading | 8 days ago

Former Theranos COO Balwani will fight criminal charges

Balwani is facing nine counts of wire fraud, two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and awaiting his criminal trial. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Apple ex-counsel Bruce Sewell describes negotiations with Google

Google pays Apple billions of dollars to be the default search engine in the Safari browser on iPhones and Mac computers. A deal like that doesn't come together overnight. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Shutterfly strikes take-private deal with Apollo Global

Digital imaging company Shutterfly announced on Monday that it's agreed to be acquired by Apollo Global Management. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Uber is making a fintech push with a New York hiring spree

By building out its financial ecosystem, the company can increase it lead over rivals like Lyft. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Robots break out of cages on the factory floor, but it's a good thing

As companies aim to increase production, the demand for large-scale industrial robots is accelerating around the world. Yet while these robots are revolutionizing companies, their interactivity with co-workers could introduce the possibility of injury. One company is planning to … | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Salesforce to buy Tableau Software in $15.7B deal said on Monday it would buy data analytics platform Tableau Software in an all-stock deal valued at $15.7 billion. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Tariffs if Xi meeting doesn’t go well

U.S. President Donald Trump will make a decision about whether to slap China with more tariffs after meeting with his Chinese counterpart later this month in Japan, according to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

60% of male managers now say they’re uncomfortable mentoring women

Big tech has become too powerful and abusive. We know enough about it to break up its dominance. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

Uber COO and CMO to Step Down

Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses. | Continue reading | 12 days ago

Goldman CEO: If Marcus was a startup people would be ‘throwing money at us’

David Solomon told staffers at a meeting that "we're getting absolutely no credit from anybody else in the investing community" on the firm's digital banking efforts. | Continue reading | 12 days ago

Google’s streaming platform could shake things up at this year’s E3 2019

Google's Stadia platform may turn gamers' attention to streaming at this year's E3 conference. | Continue reading | 12 days ago

Rs sue Apple and claim it uses ‘monopoly power’ to charge fees

In a class-action complaint, developers claim Apple uses its alleged "monopoly power" to force them to pay exorbitant fees to enter its marketplace. | Continue reading | 12 days ago

Elliott Management to Acquire Barnes and Noble for $683M

Elliott, the firm founded and led by billionaire Paul Singer, acquired Britain's biggest bookseller, Waterstones, last year. Owning the two book retailing giants could give Elliott synergies and buying leverage with publishers. | Continue reading | 12 days ago

Tech investor Mark Stevens banned from NBA games after shoving Raptors player

Mark Stevens previously served as a partner at Sequoia Capital and is a part owner and executive board member of the Warriors. | Continue reading | 13 days ago

Cloudera drops 40% after CEO Tom Reilly leaves, forecast cut

Cloudera said late Wednesday that CEO Tom Reilly was leaving the company just five months after the merger with Hortonworks. | Continue reading | 13 days ago


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Google cloud will acquire Looker for $2.6B

The acquisition of Looker is the first major acquisition under former Oracle executive Thomas Kurian. | Continue reading | 13 days ago

Apple looking to buy robotaxi startup

Apple is reportedly looking to acquire a new autonomous vehicle startup after dismissing over 200 employees from its self-driving group. | Continue reading | 13 days ago

Cloudera CEO Reilly Departs

Cloudera stock fell as much as 30% after the company announced earnings and said CEO Tom Reilly is leaving after the company. | Continue reading | 14 days ago