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Amazon testing cashier-free retail store

Amazon Go, which is being tested with Amazon employees and will open to the public next year.

06 Dec 2016 9:24 AM

Google steps up effort for Playstore business

Alphabet Inc’s Google is redoubling efforts to help developers of Android apps build their businesses as concerns mount that the app economy has reached saturation.

04 Nov 2016 2:09 AM

Google likely to get into hardware biz, with smartphones and tablets

A high-profile Google event on Tuesday is widely expected to show a new emphasis on hardware, challenging rivals Apple and Amazon and launching a new strategy for the online giant.

03 Oct 2016 1:33 AM

Ford bets big on self-driving cars for taxis

Ford Motor vowed Tuesday to have self-driving cars on the road for ride-sharing services by the year 2021.

18 Aug 2016 6:41 AM

PIO tech mogul jailed for assault

A Silicon Valley Internet mogul who sold his startup for $300 million at the age of 25 and appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show as a highly eligible bachelor was sentenced on Saturday to a year in jail

14 Aug 2016 6:37 AM


PIO Internet mogul facing jail time

Gurbaksh Chahal’s rise from a high school dropout to a 25-year-old Internet mogul who sold his startup for $300 million landed him on The Oprah Winfrey Show and Extra in segments touting him as a high

13 Aug 2016 4:04 AM

Snapchat ‘Yellow Face’ lens slapped as offensive

Vanishing message app Snapchat made a photo lens quickly disappear after an online uproar branding it an offensive stereotype of Asians worthy of the label “Yellow Face.”

11 Aug 2016 11:31 PM

Hacker creates new system to rate software

A famed hacker who nearly 20 years ago told the Congress he could take down the Internet in 30 minutes is now going after the computer software industry, whose standard practices all but guarantee tha

04 Aug 2016 6:47 AM

Alphabet’s Q2 earnings soar despite losses

Business is booming at Google’s parent company, Alphabet, even as it loses billions of dollars on kooky-sounding projects that may never produce any revenue.

30 Jul 2016 12:12 AM

Microsoft making additional 2,850 job cuts in phone business

A spokeswoman says the layoffs will mostly affect workers in the company's smartphone hardware operation and related sales teams.

29 Jul 2016 9:39 AM


Facebook gets pushy on Messenger app once again

Facebook is once again getting pushy about how people message one another.

29 Jul 2016 6:45 AM

Apple talks services as iPhone sales drop

With iPhone sales and profits sliding, Apple on Tuesday sought to highlight its growth in services as it seeks to reduce dependence on its main cash driver.

28 Jul 2016 2:49 AM

Amazon to test delivery drones in Britain

Amazon announced Monday plans to test delivery drone technology in Britain, as the US online commerce giant tries to advance the idea safely.

27 Jul 2016 1:34 AM

Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking end of an era

Yahoo will be left with its stake in Alibaba, Japanese arm

26 Jul 2016 7:41 AM

Johanna Konta beats Venus Williams to win first WTA title

Johanna Konta of Britain in action against Venus Williams of the USA in the final of the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford, California, on Sunday. Konta won 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 to clinch her maiden WTA title. (Photo: AFP)

26 Jul 2016 2:31 AM


Venus Williams sets sights on 50th title

USA’s Venus Williams returns to compatriot Alison Riske in the semi-finals of the Bank of the West Classic at the Stanford University Taube Family Tennis Stadium in Stanford, California, on Saturday. Venus won 6-1, 7-6. (Photo: AFP)

25 Jul 2016 2:09 AM

Facebook’s solar-powered Internet drone takes flight

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had completed a successful test flight of a solar-powered drone that it hopes will help it extend Internet connectivity to every corner of the planet.

23 Jul 2016 2:57 AM

Dominika Cibulkova sails on at Stanford

Catherine Bellis of the United States reacts after her 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over compatriot Sachia Vickery on Day Four of the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford, California, on Thursday. (Photo: AFP)

23 Jul 2016 2:44 AM

Yahoo diaspora mourn decline

Former Yahoo executive Dan Rosensweig has not worked at the pioneering internet company in nearly a decade.

23 Jul 2016 12:34 AM

Tesla may roll out electric truck, city bus

Tesla plans to build a new pick-up truck, and an urban bus, and launch a sharing system of self-driving cars, the company’s founder Elon Musk announced on Wednesday.

22 Jul 2016 2:41 AM