WSJD - Technology
United Tech to Break Itself Into Three Companies
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 19:20:31 EST
The industrial conglomerate has decided to separate itself into three independent companies, breaking apart one of America’s last industrial conglomerates.
Microsoft on Verge of Retaking Apple's Market Cap Crown
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 06:13:33 EST
The software giant is on the verge of retaking Apple’s market cap crown.
Chinese Scientist Claims World's First Genetically Modified Babies
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:07:27 EST
A Chinese scientist claims to have produced the world’s first genetically modified babies, stirring alarm among doctors who warn such experiments using nascent DNA-editing technology pose too many health and ethical risks.
IBM CEO Criticizes Big Internet Platforms for Mishandling Customers' Data
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 15:31:33 EST
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty attacked big internet platforms for mishandling customers’ data and endorsed some EU efforts to police the web.
This Website Is the Stock Market for Nikes and Rolexes
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 17:06:13 EST
StockX, a Dan Gilbert backed start-up has revolutionized the secondary market for sneakers, streetwear, handbags and watches. With a new London office, it has its sights set on global expansion.
A New Kind of Lender Secretly Tracks Your Car to Make Sure You Pay Up
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 05:30:57 EST
In China, a new type of internet loan comes with a catch: lenders can track your car’s whereabouts and can seize it if you fail to make payments.
Hey, Mom, Why Do You Have Five TV Remotes?
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 07:56:23 EST
Young, tech-savvy adults struggle to work the collection of remote control devices at their parents’ house; “you’ll get picture but not sound.”
Apple's App Store Under Fire in Supreme Court Case
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 17:39:56 EST
The tech giant’s exclusive market for selling iPhone apps came under fire at the Supreme Court, as justices considered whether consumers can proceed with a lawsuit claiming the company has an illegal monopoly.
Huawei to Complete Network Project Despite Opposition
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 07:25:35 EST
Chinese telecom giant Huawei will complete construction of an internet network in Papua New Guinea despite opposition from Australia, Japan and the U.S., after the Pacific nation dismissed cyberspying worries.
Amazon, With Little Fanfare, Emerges as Advertising Giant
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 07:53:44 EST
Its push is happening online, on devices such as FireTV and on delivery boxes, challenging the big ad sellers, including Facebook, Google and TV networks. Marketers are conflicted between wanting the company’s data and fearing it as a competitor.
It's Official: China's E-Commerce King Is a Communist
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 20:59:05 EST
China’s E-Commerce king, Jack Ma, was identified as a Communist Party member by the People’s Daily in a list of people credited with helping modernize China’s economy.
Silicon Valley's Stock Exchange Meets SEC Roadblock
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 07:56:12 EST
The Long-Term Stock Exchange—a market for the nation’s hottest startups–was opposed by a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The Cybersecurity Mistakes Startups Make When They Get Big
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 09:24:39 EST
When small businesses start to boom, upgrading their cybersecurity usually gets left off the to-do list.
NASA's InSight Spacecraft Lands Safely on Mars
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 20:40:43 EST
NASA engineers celebrated as the $828 million InSight lander signaled a safe landing on Mars, where it will take the pulse of the Red Planet by monitoring seismic waves from quakes and meteor strikes.