A blue Christmas for Amazon?
It might be a blue Christmas for Amazon. The world's largest retailer gave a disappointing forecast for the crucial holiday quarter. The company also reported a wider loss than analysts expected for the third ...
ASU grant aims to transform global energy landscape
Changing the way the nation generates and consumes energy is at the heart of a multimillion dollar grant awarded to Arizona State University from the Department of Energy.
US tech firm fined for underpaying Indian workers
A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labor regulators found eight employees brought from India were grossly underpaid and overworked while assigned to a special project in ...
Facebook goes retro with 'Rooms' chat app
Facebook on Thursday released an application that lets people create virtual "rooms" to chat about whatever they wish using any name they would like.
Google teams with Oxford to teach machines to think
Google on Thursday announced a partnership with artificial intelligence teams at Oxford University to teach machines to think like people.
Report: Better shields needed for private tax data
Federal investigators say the IRS and the states should improve how they protect the security of confidential tax information of people getting benefits under the 2010 health care law.
'Anti-Facebook' social network gets fresh funding
Flush with a reported $5.5 million in fresh funding, upstart social network Ello on Thursday legally changed its corporate standing to back a promise to remain ad-free.
Some online shoppers pay more than others, study shows
Internet users regularly receive all kinds of personalized content, from Google search results to product recommendations on Amazon. This is thanks to the complex algorithms that produce results based on users' profiles and ...
Comcast wins more Internet customers, ad sales up
Comcast Corp.'s third-quarter net income jumped 50 percent in the third quarter, helped by a one-time tax settlement, growth in Internet subscribers and fewer defectors from its cable service.
Christian Bale to play Apple's Steve Jobs
Oscar-winner Christian Bale—best known for his star turn as Batman in the blockbuster "Dark Knight" films—will play Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic.
Netflix to stream new online TV series, 'Bloodline'
Fresh from commercial and critical success with hit shows "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black," Netflix on Thursday announced a new online series, "Bloodline," set for release in March.
Planned cut to renewable energy target 'a free kick' for fossil fuels
The federal government's plan to reduce Australia's Renewable Energy Target (RET) could jeopardise billions of dollars in investment while giving a boost to the fossil fuel sector, experts have predicted.
Intelligent materials that work in space
ARQUIMEA, a company that began in the Business Incubator in the Science Park of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, will be testing technology it has developed in the International Space Station. The technology ...
Nokia posts higher Q3 profits on one-off tax gain
Finnish telecom equipment group Nokia said Thursday its third quarter profits more than quadrupled from a year ago, helped mostly by a one-off tax-related gain.