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JD.com, a Chinese online retailing giant, and ZestFinance, a big data start-up, are creating a joint venture. The goal: exploit new technology to jump start consumer lending in China.
As labs and research start-ups grow, the federal government is scrutinizing their relationships with doctors, as well as their payment and billing practices.
A new report from McKinsey says the Internet of things could be worth $11 trillion in 2025 --- or a lot less, if companies don't figure out what to do with all the data they collect.
Google is taking over an abandoned coal plant in Alabama for its seventh U.S. data center and trying to tie the old fossil fuel facility to alternative energy sources.
Some on-demand companies are rejecting the practice of using independent contractors, like Uber drivers, and are hiring people they can train and hold accountable.
So-called software containers got backing from companies including Cisco Systems and Google, while another group of companies detailed plans to automate certain aspects of cloud computing.
Many regulators in Europe say the divide between telecom companies and American tech companies is fast eroding.
The ride-hailing company adds a Japanese e-commerce executive to its board.
Ms. Swift’s victory in a one-day battle against Apple this week showed she has a rare power to influence the music business.
Ireland’s oversize role in the tech world extends to the growing debate about how companies use the reams of online data that they regularly collect on individuals’ online habits and activities.
The board of directors appointed Spencer Stuart, an executive recruiting firm, to help it identify and consider inside and outside candidates to run the social media company.
Mr. Myerson, who already led one of the largest software organizations in the world in Microsoft’s operating systems group, takes on a division that has been troubled in recent years.
If Google deems an image revenge porn, it will still be accessible to someone who knows the direct web address of the image. But once delisted from Google, the image could not be found through the search engine.
Twitter’s next leader has to be comfortable operating under the scrutiny of a board that includes all three previous chief executives of the company, each of whom was removed from the job before he really wanted to go.
In a report about data privacy published by the Electronic Frontier Foundation this week, tech companies like Yahoo, Apple and Adobe earned top marks, while WhatsApp and AT&T came in last.
The agency on Thursday voted along party lines to move forward with a plan to amend a $1.7 billion phone subsidy program to cover broadband Internet.
The ride-hailing company has long positioned itself as a “logistics company” and says its drivers are contractors, not employees.
Yes, distracted walking is a problem, too. The National Safety Council also issued a report Wednesday that pedestrians buried in their phones suffered an estimated 11,000 injuries over 11 years.
Virtual reality has passionate believers. But at this week’s E3 game convention here, it became equally clear that many game executives aren’t ready to proclaim the technology the next big thing in entertainment.
Nintendo announced that it had reached a deal with Activision to allow two iconic Nintendo characters – Donkey Kong and Bowser -- to appear in the next Skylanders game.