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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

Windows 10 to take longer to reach 1 billion

Microsoft said Friday it will take longer than initially expected for Windows 10 to reach a billion devices due to the lack of traction in its smartphone business.

18 Jul 2016 12:48 AM

LGBT history lessons edging closer to California classrooms

The new curriculum outline will have lessons on California's place in the gay rights movement for fourth grade students.

14 Jul 2016 12:57 PM

Tesla crash raises stakes for new startups

Concerns raised by the first reported fatality in a semi-automated car were expected to speed adoption of more sensitive technology to help vehicles see and drive themselves safely, increasing demand

13 Jul 2016 12:14 AM

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account briefly hacked

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account was on Saturday briefly hacked, the latest cyber attack against the high-profile personalities by hacker group “OurMine”.

10 Jul 2016 2:19 AM


Tesla alerted regulators nine days after crash

The Tesla Model S involved in the fatal crash on May is shown with the top of the car sheared off by the impact of the collision

08 Jul 2016 1:49 AM

Apple’s new iPhone software encourages organ donation

Apple’s software update will allow iPhone users to easily register to donate organs.

05 Jul 2016 4:24 PM

Move on, television, millennials prefer YouTube

A media revolution is taking place, and most people over 35 years of age aren't tuned in.

05 Jul 2016 6:40 AM

US man claims $10 billion from Apple for stealing his iPhone idea

He used the drawings in a patent application that the Patent and Trade Office declared abandoned in 1995 for failure to pay required fees.

02 Jul 2016 11:22 AM

Google offers new way for users to manage info

Google is trying to make it easier for you to manage the vast pool of information that it collects about your online activities across phones, computers and other devices.

02 Jul 2016 3:10 AM