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When the first Android phone went on sale a decade ago, Google made a bet: Its free operating system would hook smartphone makers. Now that business model may need an upgrade.
The streaming-content giant has cut a deal with the satellite-radio broadcaster to create an outlet for its comedy content.
Fifteen years after the Concorde last flew, investors, plane makers and equipment suppliers are pushing to revive superfast airliners and business jets. But will regulators go along—and will passengers be willing to pay?
The EU fined Alphabet’s Google $5 billion, a record for the bloc that could loosen the company’s grip on its biggest growth engine: mobile phones.
International Business Machines is scheduled to announce second-quarter earnings Wednesday after the market closes. Here’s what to look for.
Tesla’s chief executive apologized for lashing out at the British cave explorer who dismissed his efforts to help rescue the youth soccer team trapped in a Thai cave.
Samsung is planning to introduce a foldable-screen smartphone early next year, as the world’s largest phone maker eyes a splashy device that can help boost longer-term demand for its slumping handset business.
Texas Instruments Inc.’s Chief Executive Brian Crutcher has resigned over violations of the company’s code of conduct, the analog chip giant said, less than two months after taking control of the company.
Tech firms, publishing executives and lawmakers broadly agree on the dangers of fake news and hate speech online. But they still can’t find common ground on how to define it and what to do about it.
Airbus says working with internet-service startup OneWeb is helping it maintain a head start over competitors seeking to launch small-satellite constellations.
NBA, college and youth basketball teams have begun using a product designed by former Apple engineers for shot-tracking. The app requires a phone and a hoop—and that’s it.
Astronomers searching for a planet beyond Pluto discovered instead a dozen new moons orbiting Jupiter. That swells to 79 or so the number found circling the giant planet since Galileo spotted the first of them with a homemade telescope more than 400 years ago.
Some publishing executives criticized Facebook for being overly accommodating to conservative outlets, days before social-media executives are to appear on Capitol Hill.
The streaming company’s market value has become too rich, despite strong growth.
Tech giants like Amazon, Apple and Google are delivering above-average growth, but the cost of staying competitive is rising more.
Walmart agreed to use Microsoft’s cloud technology to power functions, including algorithms for purchasing and sales-data sharing with vendors, the two companies said.
Shares of companies developing therapies using the gene-editing technology Crispr declined Monday following the publication of research suggesting Crispr could cause far more extensive DNA damage than previously thought.
Netflix registered more than a million fewer subscribers than it expected in the second quarter, a sign that the streaming-video site’s strong momentum may be slowing. Shares fell 14% in after-hours trading.
Amazon’s website and mobile application were plagued by outages as the online retail giant kicked off its annual sales event, Prime Day.
Uber is the subject of an investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission stemming from a complaint about gender inequity, part of a series of federal probes of the ride hailing giant.