Technology

  • Microsoft's new Edge browser is fast, powerful, and … Business Insider - 1 hour 54 minutes ago

    Most of the software that's included with Windows 10 is nothing special, but there's one bright...

  • "Business-class" cabins are seen at First Cabin hotel, which was converted from an old office building, in Tokyo

    By Junko Fujita TOKYO (Reuters) - Record tourists to Japan are stretching the ability of hotels to accommodate them in a sector constrained by high costs, forcing developers to think out of the box for means to quickly increase lodging options without breaking the bank.  Japan is on target this year to beat the record …

  • 4 ways Windows 10 is better than Apple's El Capitan … Business Insider - 2 hours 6 minutes ago

    Most of the reviews of Windows 10 have applauded the new OS as a good upgrade from Windows 7 and...

  • Why Positive Earnings Surprises May Ignite A Breakout … Investor's Business Daily - 2 hours 54 minutes ago

    Sometimes, there's no simple explanation as to why a stock rose or fell during a single session. But in the case of breakouts, many times it's positive earnings surprises that provide the fuel for a big ...

  • Artificial intelligence can seem pretty terrifying. On July 28, representatives from the Future of Life Institute presented a letter signed by Tesla Motors Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, and other luminaries of the science and technology world who …

  • JPMorgan Intel and Micron Technology jointly announced a new innovative memory architecture dubbed “3D XPoint,” which uses material properties, resistive-based, to form the memory cell, or switch, rather than capacitive storage techniques that traditional NAND technologies employ. Intel (INTC) and Micron (MU) claim the …

  • Max Levchin: PayPal Better Without EBay @ Bloomberg - 6 hours ago

    PayPal Co-Founder Max Levchin says the company has missed opportunities to innovate. But now as PayPal splits from EBay to become an independent company again, one of the original members of the PayPal ...

  • Imagine making a video call without other people being able to listen in. Yahoo is trying to make that happen with Livetext, a new app that seeks to make video calling as private as texting. Yahoo says ...

  • Facebook reports its Q2 earnings Wednesday afternoon and analysts expect good news.  Wall...

  • Microsoft debuts Windows 10: Why it's being given away free

    Microsoft debuted its new Windows 10 operating system Wednesday, in what the company hopes will be a pivotal moment in its bid regain its sway in a world where the PC is no longer king. The first people ...

  • Review: 5 ways Windows 10 fixes annoyances in predecessor

    It took me just a weekend to get comfortable with Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system, something I never did with its predecessor, Windows 8, even after nearly three years. With Wednesday's update, ...

  • Microsoft Vice President Joe Belfiore discusses the importance of the Windows 10 launch for Microsoft. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang. (Source: Bloomberg) More from Bloomberg.com Submarine%20Killers%20Showcase%20India%E2%80%99s%20$61%20Billion%20Warning%20to%20China ...

  • Google gave its already-stellar language translation app a big update on Wednesday — it now...

  • The one big problem with Windows 10 Business Insider - 9 hours ago

    The new version of Windows, Windows 10, is a must-have if you're currently running Windows 7 or...

  • VimpelCom Ltd. and Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. are nearing an agreement to combine their wireless businesses in Italy to create the country’s largest mobile-phone company by customers, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia unveiled Wednesday its new virtual-reality camera for professional filmmakers and content creators. "We're thrilled to introduce OZO to the content creation ...

  • Over the past 20 years, releases of new Windows operating systems have been marked by midnight sales parties, junkets crammed with reporters, and Microsoft’s biggest marketing campaigns. The introduction of Windows 10 on July 29 is much quieter: no ringing the Nasdaq opening bell, no promos with sitcom stars or Rolling …

  • Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia unveiled Wednesday its new virtual-reality camera for professional filmmakers and content creators. "We're thrilled to introduce OZO to the content creation ...

  • Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is upping its investment in cloud computing, with a new, $1...

  • The Oculus logo is seen during an event in San Francisco

    By Piya Sinha-Roy and Lisa Richwine BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) - In a Beverly Hills mansion on Tuesday, Facebook-owned Oculus rolled out "Henry," a movie that takes advantage of its virtual reality technology to tell the story of a hug-obsessed hedgehog. The company's pitch is to lure filmmakers to use the technology …

  • Microsoft Hopes Sneak Peeks Will Pay Off @ The Wall Street Journal - 20 hours ago

    For Windows 10, Microsoft went all-out to turn around perceptions among corporate customers. For the better part of a year, it distributed in-progress versions to companies and gathered their feedback....

  • Windows 10, or OS X? A Mac User Falls for the PC A … @ The Wall Street Journal - 23 hours ago

    With a simpler interface and new features, Microsoft’s Windows is more like Apple’s OS X than ever before.

  • Atmel misses Street 2Q forecasts AP - Wed, Jul 29, 2015 6:24 AM SGT

    On a per-share basis, the San Jose, California-based company said it had net income of 2 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 8 cents per share. The results fell short of Wall ...

  • The worst part of Windows 10 is the software Business Insider - Wed, Jul 29, 2015 6:00 AM SGT

    Windows 10 is a gigantic leap forward for Microsoft, representing a return to form for the...

  • Akamai Technologies misses 2Q profit forecasts Associated Press - Wed, Jul 29, 2015 4:15 AM SGT

    On a per-share basis, the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of 37 cents. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and amortization costs, were 57 cents per share. The results ...

  • Yelp crashes Business Insider - Wed, Jul 29, 2015 4:14 AM SGT

    Yelp shares fell as much as 16% in after-hours trading on Tuesday after the company slashed its...

  • Ultimate Software beats Street 2Q forecasts Associated Press - Wed, Jul 29, 2015 4:11 AM SGT

    On a per-share basis, the Weston, Florida-based company said it had profit of 12 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 62 cents per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. ...

  • Why Windows 10 won't replace the iPad at work Business Insider - Wed, Jul 29, 2015 3:31 AM SGT

    Windows 10 will be officially available on Wednesday and businesses are expected to embrace...

  • The first Windows 10 reviews are in and it looks like … Business Insider - Wed, Jul 29, 2015 2:07 AM SGT

    The first reviews for Windows 10 are in, and it looks like a real winner.  Business Insider...

  • The only chart you'll need to tell whether Windows … Business Insider - Wed, Jul 29, 2015 1:46 AM SGT

    Windows 10 officially comes out tomorrow, and everyone's curious if it's going to be a hit like...

  • Businesses will love these 8 new features in Windows … Business Insider - Wed, Jul 29, 2015 1:09 AM SGT

    Windows 10 will arrive on July 29, full of new features that consumers are sure to enjoy —...

  • The World Trade Organization says Taiwan and Thailand have joined an agreement reached last week to abolish duties on more than 200 technology products. The Geneva-based trade body said the two Asian nations ...

  • Intel, Micron Introduce New, Faster Class of Memory … @ Bloomberg - Wed, Jul 29, 2015 12:00 AM SGT

    Intel Corp. and Micron Technology Inc. are starting production of new, faster type of memory chip, which they say will change how computers access large amounts of data. 3D XPoint technology is the first new mainstream memory chip to come to market in 25 years, the companies said in a statement Tuesday. “One of the most …

  • Microsoft's free Windows 10 giveaway: What that me … Associated Press - Tue, Jul 28, 2015 10:41 PM SGT
    Microsoft debuts Windows 10: Why it's being given away free

    Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software hopes that giving the upgrade away for free will help it carve out a new role in a world where people ...

  • In Tech: New Motorola smartphones; faster future memory chip

    Motorola is refreshing its Android smartphones with better cameras and other improvements as it seeks to lure customers who want lower-cost alternatives to leading smartphones from Apple and Samsung. These ...

  • Microsoft launches Windows 10: Here's what that me … Associated Press - Tue, Jul 28, 2015 9:24 PM SGT
    Microsoft debuts Windows 10: Why it's being given away free

    Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software struggles to carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and ...

  • Facebook Ordered by Hamburg Regulator to Allow Pse … @ Bloomberg - Tue, Jul 28, 2015 8:15 PM SGT

    Facebook Inc. was ordered by a German privacy watchdog to allow users to have accounts under pseudonyms on the social network. Facebook may not unilaterally change such accounts to the real names of users and may not block them, Johannes Caspar, Hamburg’s data regulator, said in an e-mailed statement. Caspar and other …

  • Sri Lanka teamed up on Tuesday with Google to bring high-speed Internet access to the island using balloons, aiming to become the first country in the region with complete coverage. Foreign minister Mangala ...

  • Hallelujah! It looks like Apple may finally be redesigning … Business Insider - Tue, Jul 28, 2015 6:47 PM SGT

    Apple patented a design for earbuds that don't fall out of your ears if you try to do some...

  • Microsoft aims to woo with Windows 10 @ Financial Times - Tue, Jul 28, 2015 12:34 PM SGT

    Windows Vista - one of the least-loved pieces of software in Microsoft history - was estimated to be used on only 19 per cent of PCs by the time the next version of the operating system came along to replace ...

  • VW Passes Toyota to Lead Global Sales in First Half … @ Bloomberg - Tue, Jul 28, 2015 12:32 PM SGT

    Story developing...

  • Baidu is Searching for That Google Magic @ Barrons.com - Tue, Jul 28, 2015 12:01 PM SGT

    Acronyms are the all the rage among tech stocks these days: In China, there’s BAT – that trio of tech titans comprising Baidu (BIDU), Alibaba (BABA) and Tencent (700.HK). Not missing out on the alphabet party, America’s posse of leading Internet stocks also has plenty of bite, with Facebook (FB), Amazon.com (AMZN), Netflix …

  • An iPhone feature most people never find is doing something … Business Insider - Tue, Jul 28, 2015 10:22 AM SGT

    You wouldn't expect Luis Perez to be an amateur photographer. Perez, a higher education learning...

  • Microsoft Changes Its Script With Free Windows 10 @ The Wall Street Journal - Tue, Jul 28, 2015 9:42 AM SGT

    New versions of Windows have usually sparked sales of personal computers, but it isn’t clear whether Microsoft Corp.’s release of Windows 10 on Wednesday can reverse a four-year slide in PC sales.

  • Baidu Stock Dives On Weak Revenue Outlook Investor's Business Daily - Tue, Jul 28, 2015 6:56 AM SGT

    Baidu late Monday reported mixed Q2 results and gave weak revenue guidance, sending the China search giant's stock tumbling in after-hours action. Revenue rose 38% to $2.67 billion, snapping a four-quarter ...

  • Some salespeople selling Google's cloud had their salaries … Business Insider - Tue, Jul 28, 2015 6:29 AM SGT

    Google is dead serious about the enormous, multi-billion cloud computing market. And, as we've...

  • Baidu Earnings Miss Analysts’ Estimates, Sending Shares … @ Bloomberg - Tue, Jul 28, 2015 5:31 AM SGT

    Baidu Inc. posted second-quarter earnings that missed analysts’ estimates, sending shares of China’s largest Internet search provider down in late U.S. trading. Earnings were $1.81 per ADS excluding some items, Baidu said in a statement, compared with the $1.88 average of analysts’ predictions compiled by Bloomberg. Baidu …

  • Amkor Technology posts 2Q profit Associated Press - Tue, Jul 28, 2015 5:27 AM SGT

    The Tempe, Arizona-based company said it had profit of 4 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted to extinguish debt, were 8 cents per share. The chip packaging and test services provider posted revenue of ...

  • Baidu Returns to Profit Growth Amid Search Engine’s … @ Bloomberg - Tue, Jul 28, 2015 5:03 AM SGT

    Baidu Inc. returned to profit growth as an expansion in mobile services spurred record revenue at China’s largest Internet search provider. Baidu is among rivals including Tencent Holdings Ltd. that are spending more to build mobile and online-to-offline, or 020, businesses, such as hardware, the Nuomi group-buying service …

  • Harmonic reports 2Q loss AP - Tue, Jul 28, 2015 4:57 AM SGT

    On a per-share basis, the San Jose, California-based company said it had a loss of 1 cent. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and amortization costs, were 5 cents per share. The video services ...

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