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Google's $258 million investment in Uber pushed the company to the forefront of speculation about the next big tech IPO -- and CEO Travis Kalanick as the next great tech leader.
The new year has started on a surprisingly positive note for Microsoft with evidence its flailing Surface tablets were found under more than a few Christmas trees this year.
Bitcoins, quantum processors, free operating systems, and non-cloud computing. If you trust WIRED’s readers — and we certainly do — this is the future of the business. Here are the most popular stories of the year from WIRED’s crack Business...
With Dropbox exploding in popularity, Watchdox is betting people will want a highly protective and secure alternative.
Santa can deliver millions of packages in a single night, but this Christmas, UPS wasn't up to the task. That's why you can expect mega retailers like Amazon and Walmart to eventually take delivery into their own hands.
Bitcoin is once again feeling the squeeze from government regulators. This time, the crunch comes in India, where multiple online exchanges have suspended operations following a warning against the digital currency from the country's central bank and, according to a...
A British anthropologist says teens are shunning Facebook. That's fascinating -- and also perfectly fine, even for Facebook.
Vivek Ranadive is the man who digitized Wall Street in the 1980s. Now he wants to do the same for the Sacramento Kings and reboot the NBA.
Vacationers seeking midwinter sun don't usually think of Norway, where the sun is low even on the brightest winter day. So the town of Rjukan, Norway, is turning to an old trick to lure tourists—and like all the best tricks,...
With an infusion of $23 million in additional funding, Silicon Valley is making a bet that Cyanogen can become the world's third big mobile operating system, since potential users aren't limited by what phones they own.
Foursquare took a big chunk of new money from new investors. The location services company is at a pivotal juncture, with a bright 2014 ahead of it.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp is paying $25 million for social media startup Storyful. The deal is emblematic of old media's small-scale -- daresay timid -- return to tech deals.
Apple could erect the coolest building ever seen. But it still isn't immune from the first rule of real estate: location, location, location.
Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg are taking advantage of their stock's all time high. Looks like aggressive advertising tactics are paying off.
This holiday season, Amazon has faced conflict and tragedy involving workers at its warehouses, where the logistics of Christmas demand machine-like precision.
"Hatching Twitter," the bestselling Twitter book by Nick Bilton of the New York Times, has been picked up for development by Lionsgate. The deal follows a bidding war.
It sounds geeky and obscure, but the deal is really quite important: Yahoo's acquisition of content accelerator PeerCDN shows Yahoo and CEO Marissa Mayer are betting big on video -- and on running their own technical stack.
Facebook's video ads seem annoying at first blush. But that's if you're a mere user. If you're an advertiser, you've been lobbying for this day for months.
With his approval ratings tanking to near-Nixonian levels due largely to the bungling of Healthcare.gov, Barack Obama needed a savior. And apparently he believes he's found one: Microsoft.
To hear Uber CEO Travis Kalanick tell it, the algorithms that set minimum ride fares in the triple digits aren't designed to gouge. They're the best way for Uber to grow.