Michael Wolf: What's Next for Tech and Media in 2018
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:10:07 EDT
The battle of the internet giants will expand into newer technologies and take them deeper into each other’s turf, Activate co-founder Michael Wolf said at the WSJ D.Live conference.
Alibaba's Tsai: Beijing Doesn't Have Unlimited Access to Chinese Corporate Data
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:46:30 EDT
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Executive Vice Chairman Joseph Tsai pushed back on perceptions that the Chinese government has access to all Chinese corporations’ data, as Beijing pushes for a stake in some of China’s tech giants.
IBM Revenue Drops Again
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:33:52 EDT
IBM said revenue and profit fell in the quarter, the 22nd straight quarterly decline in sales, but revenue in its hardware and artificial-intelligence units exceeded expectations.
Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs to Create 'Smart' Neighborhood on Toronto Waterfront
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:35:05 EDT
Sidewalk Labs, the city-building unit of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc., will partner with the city of Toronto on a high-tech waterfront development, the first major foray of the search-engine giant into creating urban space.
Wireless Carriers' 'Small Cell' Push Hits California Roadblock
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:33:11 EDT
The wireless industry suffered a setback this week after California’s governor vetoed a bill designed to make it easier for companies to install new cellular transmitters.
Microsoft Adds Surface Book 2 to Its Lineup
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:41:13 EDT
Even as personal computer sales slow, Microsoft is adding yet another model to its growing line of Surface computers.
SoftBank Venture Seeks 8,000 Cellular Sites Across U.S.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:07:00 EDT
Japanese telecom giant SoftBank Group plans to form a joint venture with Australia’s Lendlease Group to build or manage about 8,000 cellular sites across the U.S., challenging tower operators that dominate the industry.
Facebook Buys TBH, a Teen-Targeted Anonymous Poll App
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:12:05 EDT
Facebook, which is trying to make inroads with younger users, said Monday that it bought TBH, an anonymous polling app that has become an overnight sensation among teens.