Google profit up as chief business officer steps out (Update 2)
Google reported Thursday that its quarterly profit rose with a jump in revenue and released word that its chief business officer was leaving the company.
Facebook testing on-screen button for buying (Update)
Facebook said Thursday it was testing a feature that lets users of the leading social network make purchases by simply pressing an on-screen "Buy" button.
Removing 'black sheep' could make Internet run more efficiently
Microsoft to shutter Xbox television show studio
Microsoft on Thursday confirmed that its studio devoted to original television programs for Xbox consoles will be shuttered as part a massive overhaul of the workforce.
Microsoft CEO pivots sharply with 18,000 job cut (Update)
Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its 39-year history Thursday, outlining plans to cut 18,000 jobs in a move that marked the CEO's sharpest pivot yet away from his predecessor's drive for the company t ...
India's TCS Q1 surges 45% on North America deals
India's biggest outsourcing firm Tata Consultancy Services Thursday reported a 45 percent jump in quarterly net profit from a year ago, led by strong growth in business from North America.
The race is on to power the next generation of electric cars
A major shift from gasoline-powered to affordable electric vehicles feels tantalizingly close, but the battery technology that could make it happen still needs to catch up to its own hype. Although luxury-car maker Tesla ...
Mexican jumping beans may influence robot design (w/ Video)
Nature-inspired systems give 'soft robots' ability to camouflage themselves (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) -- A team of researchers led by George Whitesides, the Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor, has already broken new engineering ground with the development of soft, silicone-based robots inspired by creatures like starfish and squid. Now, ...
Water desalination system works up to several times faster than others
Amazon seeks US permission for drone tests
Online giant Amazon has sought permission for drone test flights in the United States, saying it is moving forward on plans for deliveries using the unmanned aircraft.