Technology

Twitter Met With Yahoo to Discuss Merger
Performance Ignited

Twitter Met With Yahoo to Discuss Merger

A news report, citing sources close to the talks, said execs at the two firms had met several weeks ago and had spent several hours looking at whether a strategic combination might make sense.
Matt Clinch
Secure Your Startup Against Phishers With These 3 Tips
Phishing

Secure Your Startup Against Phishers With These 3 Tips

You didn't take candy from strangers when you were a kid; don't take the bait as an adult.
Daniel Riedel
Elon Musk Says We're Likely Living In a Video Game. Are We?
Radicals & Visionaries

Elon Musk Says We're Likely Living In a Video Game. Are We?

Everything you know is probably a simulation. And that's ok.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Honda Shows Off Self-Driving Cars at New Calif Testing Facility
Self-Driving Cars

Honda Shows Off Self-Driving Cars at New Calif Testing Facility

Under the radar, Honda has been building semi-autonomous functionality, including forward-collision warning, lane- departure warning and lane-keeping assist.
Facebook Will Start Scanning 10,000 Posts a Second to Make Comments Less Terrible
Facebook

Facebook Will Start Scanning 10,000 Posts a Second to Make Comments Less Terrible

Deep Text is "deep learning-based text understanding engine," as Facebook puts it. Its ability to understand text like a human would is already being put to work in Facebook Messenger. And Facebook plans to take it a lot further.
Matt Weinberger
VW Looks for More Revenue From Ride-Hailing Apps
Volkswagen

VW Looks for More Revenue From Ride-Hailing Apps

Europe's largest automaker will this month unveil a new business strategy aimed at improving accountability and speeding up model development, with greater investments in electric cars, new technologies and mobility services among the key elements, company sources have said.
Uber Raises $3.5 Billion From Saudi Arabia's Sovereign Wealth Fund
Uber

Uber Raises $3.5 Billion From Saudi Arabia's Sovereign Wealth Fund

In a written statement, Uber co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick called the investment a "vote of confidence in our business."
5 Tips for Building an Online Community for Your Business
Performance Ignited

5 Tips for Building an Online Community for Your Business

Building a strong online community will foster customer loyalty and generate greater sales.
Zach Halmstad
12 Apps to Help Ease Anxiety
Performance Ignited

12 Apps to Help Ease Anxiety

Anxious? There's an app for that.
Jana Barrett
Toyota in Talks to Buy Robotics Divisions From Alphabet
Toyota

Toyota in Talks to Buy Robotics Divisions From Alphabet

The Japanese automaker is discussing an acquisition of Boston Dynamics -- known for the Cheetah, which is claimed to be the world's fastest-legged robot.
Watch Mark Zuckerberg Chat Live With International Space Station Astronauts Today
Facebook

Watch Mark Zuckerberg Chat Live With International Space Station Astronauts Today

Got a burning out-of-this-world question? It's not too late to submit it to NASA. You never know, the billionaire Facebook founder might ask it for you.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Microsoft Ventures New Investment Philosophy
Microsoft

Microsoft Ventures New Investment Philosophy

Microsoft is willing to financially support companies that are building awesome apps for HoloLens, or that are creating tools for the Azure cloud that help developers make and market their software.
Matt Weinberger
This Founder Launched a $14,000 Smartphone Immediately After Laying Off Employees at His Other Startup
Smartphones

This Founder Launched a $14,000 Smartphone Immediately After Laying Off Employees at His Other Startup

People in Israel's tight-knit startup community are talking about the reported death, and the odd life, of once high-flying startup Mobli.
Julie Bort