China search engine Baidu reports slip in Q1 profit

Chinese search giant Baidu on Wednesday reported its first-quarter profit slipped, despite revenue jumping more than a third on strong use of smartphones to access the service.

Japanese PM seeks tech innovation in Silicon Valley visit

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans a swing through Silicon Valley on Thursday, speaking with Stanford University experts about innovation, building relationships with tech firms and investors, and—as head of one of ...

China's Tencent takes stake in games maker Glu

Chinese Internet giant Tencent agreed to take a minority stake in Glu Mobile, a maker of video games including "Contract Killer" and "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood," the companies said Wednesday.

Tracking tiny songbirds across continents

A pair of newly published papers in The Condor: Ornithological Applications lay out a method for outfitting birds with geolocators or radio transmitters that cuts precious weight from the package, allowing the devices to ...

Sao Paulo court backs taxi drivers, bans Uber

A judge on Wednesday barred Uber from operating in Sao Paulo, siding with the city's taxi drivers who complained that the popular ride-sharing service enjoys an unfair competitive advantage.

GoDaddy shifts away from NASCAR, Danica Patrick

The online Web hosting firm GoDaddy said Wednesday it is shifting its global strategy into a new gear, and dumping its longtime sponsorship of NASCAR auto racing.

Microsoft opens Windows 10 to Apple, Android apps

Microsoft hopes to get more people using the next version of its Windows software on all kinds of devices by giving them access to many of the same apps they're already using on Apple or Android phones.

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