WSJD - Technology
Wall Street's Message to CEOs: Innovate Now
27 May 2017 at 6:10am
Wall Street, long obsessed with quarterly profits, has a message for chief executives of big established companies: Pick up the pace of innovation and make riskier bets sooner.
Sharp Sees Salvation in Appliances
26 May 2017 at 9:23am
The recovery plan for troubled Japanese electronics maker Sharp: Become a major global appliance maker under the wing of its Taiwanese parent, Foxconn Technology Group.
Nice Speech, Mark Zuckerberg! You're Still a Few Credits Short
26 May 2017 at 6:06pm
Facebook?s CEO, who delivered a commencement address, joins a growing roster of degree-less entrepreneurs and entertainers doing the honors. ?I am fake graduating.?
How to Be Your Own Quant
26 May 2017 at 9:38pm
You may already trust algorithms more than you realize, like watching movies suggested for you or making purchases based on recommendations attuned to your taste. Why not let computers pick all your investments, too?
How Alleged Russian Hacker Teamed Up With Florida GOP Operative
26 May 2017 at 1:11pm
Political consultant Aaron Nevins asked for and received documents from hacker ?Guccifer 2.0? and posted some on his blog, after which the hacker called the blog to the attention of Trump adviser Roger Stone.
Amazon's Brush With $1,000 Signals the Death of the Stock Split
27 May 2017 at 5:06am
Stock splits, once considered a way to keep shares affordable for mom-and-pop investors, are rare today as companies aspire to new heights.
Startup's Rocket Reaches Space, but Falls Short of Orbit
26 May 2017 at 9:35am
RocketLab, a startup widely seen as a trailblazer for frequent, ultralow-cost access to space, failed to reach orbit on its first flight.
Ford Lures Engineer Back From Uber
25 May 2017 at 2:52pm
Ford Motor Co. has wooed back a senior engineer who left the auto maker to develop autonomous vehicles at Uber Technologies Inc.
China's Lenovo Reboots After Losing PC Crown to HP
25 May 2017 at 11:40pm
China?s Lenovo Group is shaking up its operations as it seeks to reclaim the title of global leader in personal computers and shore up its smartphone business.
Microsoft Tries to Take On Twitch at Videogame Live-Streaming
25 May 2017 at 9:05pm
Microsoft on Thursday is launching its own videogame live-streaming service called Mixer, setting up yet another battle among some of the biggest names in the technology industry.
Beijing's Version of Microsoft Windows 10 Tightens Security, Ditches Solitaire
25 May 2017 at 7:47am
Microsoft has unveiled a new Windows 10 software customized for the Chinese government to improve security, including modifying the program to prevent data that is typically collected from being transmitted to other devices.
Google's Strategic Long Game in China
25 May 2017 at 7:30pm
A friendly game of Go in the picturesque city of Wuzhen has given Google an opening to return to China?s good graces, seven years after it left the country over government censorship of its namesake search engine and hacks of its Gmail service.
Tanium Lets Staff, Chairman Cash Out for $100 Million
26 May 2017 at 4:39am
Cybersecurity startup Tanium Inc. has created a liquidity event for insiders following a spate of negative publicity.
Appian Shares Leap 35% After IPO
25 May 2017 at 10:35pm
Shares of Appian Corp., a maker of software for developing enterprise applications, jumped 35% to $16.22 after its initial public offering Thursday.
Best Buy Defies Slump in Retail
26 May 2017 at 6:46am
Best Buy, the electronics giant left for dead a few years ago, is bucking America?s retail slump by turning its cavernous stores from a potential drag on its business into a way to fend off Amazon.