Snapchat's poorly-received first earnings report and subsequent drop in stock led CEO Evan Spiegel to lose more than the $750 million he received in a stock bonus for completing his company's initial public...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 03:47 AM PDT
What's Holding Back Self-Driving Cars? Human Drivers
In just a few years, well-mannered self-driving robotaxis will share the roads with reckless, law-breaking human drivers. The prospect is causing migraines for the people developing the robotaxis.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 03:30 PM PDT
Half-Billion Windows 10 Devices, But PC Slump Stunts Growth
Microsoft's latest version of Windows is faring better than its maligned predecessor, but the software's growth is still stunted by a shift away from personal computers.
Windows 10 is now running on a...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 02:41 PM PDT
Snap Plunges on First Earnings Report as Public Company
Snap, parent company of social media site Snapchat, reported quarterly financial results for the first time on Wednesday, posting revenue that missed estimates and slower-than-expected user growth.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 07:49 AM PDT
The 5 Highest-Paying Tech Summer Internships: Survey
The top internships in the tech industry these days aren't the monotonous office drone work, CNBC reports. They offer challenging projects that pay thousands of dollars a month.
The highest paying summer...
Monday, May 8, 2017 at 06:42 PM PDT
Suicide Online: Facebook Aims to Save Lives With New Actions
The alarming video of a Georgia teenager livestreaming her own suicide attempt stayed up long enough on Facebook Live for sheriff's deputies to find and save her — a repeat phenomenon that has prompted mental...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 06:59 AM PDT
Silicon Valley Companies Hiring, But Not From Ivy League Schools: Report
Considering shelling out big bucks on an Ivy League education? You may want to reconsider that – at least if you're eyeing a job in Silicon Valley.
The list of top 10 universities big-name California tech...
Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11:12 AM PDT
Cheating on the Rise as Competitive Gaming Goes Mainstream
Cheating, or hacking, is an issue as competitive video gaming breaks into mainstream entertainment. Prizes ranging from sponsorships to social media fame to cash rewards are prompting some to seek an edge...
Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11:49 AM PDT
Feds Probe Uber's Use of Fake App to Stymie City Inspectors
The Justice Department is probing allegations that Uber used phony software to thwart city efforts to make sure the ride-hailing company follows local regulations.
The city of Portland, Oregon, says in an April...
Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 11:03 AM PDT
Americans Hang Up on Landlines as Cellphone Homes Dominate
Deborah Braswell, a university administrator in Alabama, is a member of a dwindling group — people with a landline phone at home.
According to a U.S. government study released Thursday, 50.8 percent of homes...