Big Tech faces antitrust questions on Capitol Hill

Jul 16, 2019
The panel in the House Antitrust Committee comes amid bipartisan scrutiny of Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple.

Google's future plans include hardware, software and a lot of Assistant

May 9, 2019
Google is laying out its plans for software updates for the next 12 months, and revealed a new Android phone and a new in-home voice assistant.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during the Google I/O 2019 keynote session at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California on May 7, 2019.
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Why Big Tech wants to get inside your car

Apr 10, 2019
A look at the data and dollars hiding behind the dashboard.
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Steven Spielberg, Reese Witherspoon help launch Apple TV service

Mar 25, 2019
Usually when Apple hosts one of its “special events” at the Steve Jobs Theater in Silicon Valley, it’s rolling out new products, unveiling the latest iPhone, Mac or Apple Watch on the black stage with dramatic music and slick videos. Today’s event had all of that, plus appearances by Steve Carell, Steven Spielberg and Reese […]
Actors Steve Carell, Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston speak during an event launching Apple tv+ at Apple headquarters on March 25, 2019, in Cupertino, California.

Apple's retail chief set out to transform its stores. Now she's leaving.

Feb 6, 2019
The tech company is shaking up its strategy. Can that reduce wait times at the Genius Bar?
Head of retail at Apple Angela Ahrendts (L) poses with a store team member for a selfie at the opening of an Apple store in Brussels, Belgium in 2015.

With regulations, India sets up roadblocks for Amazon

Feb 1, 2019
In its push for global dominance, Amazon bet big on India as a major growth market. But the company wasn’t counting on the country’s tough new e-commerce rules. With the retail market saturated at home, Amazon, Walmart and other corporations must find emerging markets to grow. So why is India limiting Amazon’s services? And how will […]

Apple, the iPhone, and the Innovator's Dilemma

Feb 1, 2019
If you re-read the first few chapters of The Innovator’s Dilemma and you insert "Apple" every time Clayton Christensen mentions "a company," a certain picture emerges.
The Apple logo is seen onstage prior to an event at the Steve Jobs Theater on September 12, 2018 in Cupertino, California.
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Trying to cut tech giants out of your life is even harder than you think

Jan 30, 2019
"You basically can't use the internet without interacting with them," Gizmodo reporter Kashmir Hill says.
Privacy and technology reporter Kashmir Hill tried to cut herself off from big tech companies Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Apple and Facebook.
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Forecast for tech earnings: sunny, with clouds on the horizon

Jan 30, 2019
Apple beats analysts' estimates while Facebook, Microsoft expected to have strong quarters. But government regulation may drag down future earnings.
Apple beats analysts' estimates while Facebook and Microsoft are expected to have strong quarters.
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France fines Google $57 million for violating privacy rules

Jan 25, 2019
How big a fine is appropriate when a company earns scores of billions a year?