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Uber's Top Deal Maker Cameron Poetzscher Resigns
23 Oct 2018 at 1:20am
Uber?s top deal maker, Cameron Poetzscher, has resigned from the company, less than a month after a Wall Street Journal article revealed allegations of prior sexual misconduct in the office.
Oculus VR Co-Founder Leaving Facebook
22 Oct 2018 at 4:42pm
Oculus VR co-founder Brendan Iribe announced over social media Monday that he is leaving Facebook Inc., the latest in a series of executives to exit from the company.
Search for Amazon HQ2 Sparks Real-Estate Speculation
23 Oct 2018 at 1:45am
Real-estate investors are poised to buy up property in whichever city Amazon picks for its second headquarters. Some bold investors aren?t waiting.
Super Micro Computer Denies Malicious Chip Report
22 Oct 2018 at 2:17pm
Super Micro Computer said in a letter to customers that a media report claiming a malevolent hardware chip was installed in its motherboards is incorrect and that it is conducting a review in light of the story.
Sheryl Sandberg Says It's Time for Companies to Lean In
22 Oct 2018 at 10:27pm
The Facebook chief operating officer and founder of LeanIn.Org says women are doing their part. Now corporations need to ensure hiring and promotions are fair from the start.
Online Harassment: How Victims Are Fighting Back
22 Oct 2018 at 4:19pm
For some, harassment on the Internet and social media can become so extreme that victims find it impossible to lead a normal life. In the latest episode of Moving Upstream, our reporter visits with victims and perpetrators, and takes a look at the evolving legal landscape.
Amazon Wants Alexa to Do More Than Just Play Your Music
21 Oct 2018 at 6:22pm
Amazon.com Inc., battling Google for voice-assistant supremacy, is accelerating efforts to make Alexa more useful, offering developers incentives to add games, enhance AI skills.
Los Angeles Leaders Seek Civic Commitment From Tech Industry
20 Oct 2018 at 12:13pm
The tech sector in Los Angeles has taken off in the shadow of Silicon Valley, but now it is looking to its more famous and successful sibling in the north for lessons on how not to grow.
Facebook Turns to U.K. Politician to Help Repair Image
19 Oct 2018 at 6:32pm
Facebook has hired Britain?s former deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, as its top policy and communications executive, giving a Silicon Valley outsider the task of mending the social network?s image.
Will Tech Leave Detroit in the Dust?
21 Oct 2018 at 3:42am
As IPO proposals value Uber at an eye-popping $120 billion, auto makers are racing to gain ground in everything from car sharing to driverless technology. At stake: who will control the future of transportation.
Viacom Plans 'To All the Boys' Sequel for Netflix in Push to Create More Cont...
22 Oct 2018 at 7:13am
The MTV owner is also rebooting ?The Real World? for Facebook. Its new strategy: if you can?t beat them, feed them
Can Bitcoin Become a Dominant Currency?
22 Oct 2018 at 12:48pm
A debate: One expert says there?s a consumer need for an alternative currency; the other says cryptocurrencies will remain mostly in the hands of speculators.
Can Tesla Drive Out of the Slow Lane in China?
19 Oct 2018 at 7:04pm
The electric car company has suffered amid U.S.-China trade tensions. Its plan to go local in China faces some stiff obstacles.
Deal to Create Chinese Lithium Giant Faces Legal Challenge
21 Oct 2018 at 5:00am
A Chilean court is set to rule on a legal challenge to Tianqi Lithium?s deal to buy 24% of mining company SQM?which critics say could create a cartel for a key element in electric-vehicle and smartphone batteries.
Uber Ambitiously Eyes 2021 for Food-Delivery Drones Launch
22 Oct 2018 at 9:13am
Uber envisions taking to the skies with a fleet of food-delivery drones in as little as three years, an ambitious timeline for a ride-hailing company that would face technical challenges and regulatory hurdles.