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YouTube Chief Talks Children, Mobile and Competition With Facebook

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Susan Wojcicki, YouTube's chief executive, discussed opportunities in mobile, acquisitions and juggling her five kids and her career at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference on Monday.

Daily Report: The New Technology to Save Us From Technology

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

As users become concerned with their compulsive habits with smartphones, developers see a business opportunity in offering ways to help manage the devices.

Details Emerge About Victoria Taylor’s Dismissal at Reddit

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

In a post on Reddit late Sunday, Yishan Wong, Reddit’s former chief executive and Ellen Pao’s predecessor, accused Alexis Ohanian, a Reddit co-founder, of firing Ms. Taylor.

Microsoft Strikes New Tone for Windows 10 Release

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

It's clear the introduction of Windows 10 is going to be more low key than it was for Windows 95.

Sundar Pichai of Google Talks About Phone Intrusion

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Google’s senior vice president of products speaks at length about how Google products and apps try to balance giving you information with letting you live your life.

The New Reddit CEO’s Many Challenges

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Steve Huffman, the new chief executive of Reddit, faces numerous challenges at the online message board. That includes not repeating the stumbles of previous leaders like Ellen Pao, who stepped down from Reddit on Friday.

The (More) Real Threat Posed by Powerful Computers

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

If the human race is at peril from killer robots, the problem is probably not artificial intelligence. It is more likely to be artificial stupidity.

Google Search Chief Amit Singhal Talks Searching Apps

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Google's search chief, Amit Singhal, discusses how Google search is moving from the web to apps.

Facebook Gives Users More Control Over Their News Feeds

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Facebook announced a set of features that will give users more control over what they want to see in their news feed. In essence, you get to reprogram the social network's algorithm.

Daily Report: Microsoft to Cut Up to 7,800 Jobs, Mostly in Phones Unit

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

The company will shed more than 6 percent of its workers and take a charge against earnings related to its acquisition of Nokia’s smartphone business.

Quip Builds for Computing Everywhere

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

A company that offered a kind of Microsoft Office for the mobile age rediscovers the desktop, but with a difference: What's in your computer is what's in the cloud. If it takes, it could change how many things are built.

Symantec Report Suggests Hackers’ Motives Are Blurring

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Symantec, the computer security company, suggests that a group it calls Morpho is after intellectual property, possibly to sell it to competitors or nation states.

Didi Kuaidi, the Chinese Ride-Hailing Service, Raises $2 Billion

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

The highly successful fund-raising round comes during a rout in China's stock markets, showing that the company is perceived as a long-term investment.

U.S. Women’s Soccer Win Draws Big Sales on Mobile Devices

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Sales figures released by Fanatics, the online retailer, offer a peek into what sort of shopping consumers like to do on their mobile devices.

Daily Report: Downsides of the Silicon Valley Investing Frenzy

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

The rush to invest has spurred so-called angel investors into earlier financing rounds, but there are drawbacks for both entrepreneur and investor.

Sheryl Sandberg Joins SurveyMonkey’s Board

3 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Ms. Sandberg, who lost her husband Dave Goldberg in May, is taking a seat on the online survey company he helped build. Facebook's former C.F.O. is also joining the board.

Google to Test Carpooling Service in Israel

3 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Raising the stakes in its competition with Uber, the search giant said it would test the service in Tel Aviv through Waze, an Israeli social-mapping start-up it acquired in 2013.

Daily Report: Getting to ‘Buy,’ With a Button on Mobile

3 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Companies like Google, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest are trying to bridge the gap between smartphone browsing and desktop purchases.

Unicorn: A Fitting Label for Its Time and Place

3 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

While Silicon Valley tried to separate tech winners from losers for decades, until 2013 it had not really coined a name for the kind of start-ups the industry most treasured.

Chiefs of T-Mobile and Sprint Spar on Twitter

3 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

The penchant of T-Mobile's chief executive to bluntly criticize the competition has appeared to rub off on the chief executive of another wireless carrier.

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