WSJD - Technology
Apple Suppliers Suffer With Uncertainty Around iPhone Demand
19 Nov 2018 at 9:23am
Lower-than-expected demand for Apple?s new iPhones and the company?s decision to offer more models have created turmoil along its supply chain and made it harder to predict the number of components and handsets it needs.
With Facebook at 'War,' Zuckerberg Adopts More Aggressive Style
19 Nov 2018 at 9:31am
Mark Zuckerberg?s new approach is causing unprecedented turmoil at Facebook, driving out several key executives and creating tensions with Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg.
Amazon's Arrival Leaves Long Island City's Cultural Future in Question
19 Nov 2018 at 7:35am
With the announcement that Amazon is planning to locate one of its two new headquarters in Long Island City, many see it as a possible sign of the neighborhood?s final artistic demise.
Xiaomi Swings to Profit
19 Nov 2018 at 6:24am
Rising sales of higher-end smartphones helped Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi post a profit in the third quarter, as revenue soared.
Facial Recognition Goes Mainstream, Drawing Worries
19 Nov 2018 at 6:01am
Facial recognition is increasingly used by law-enforcement agencies and in schools, retail stores and other venues, spurring privacy concerns. In this episode of Moving Upstream, we test out the technology.
Self-Driving Cars Encounter Political Roadblocks
19 Nov 2018 at 8:23am
Auto makers and other companies racing to commercialize self-driving car technology are facing pushback from local politicians, complicating their plans to bring real-world testing to more U.S. cities.
Outlook for Traditional TV Goes From Bad to Worse
19 Nov 2018 at 7:31am
Cord-cutters continue to chip away at cable and satellite providers? dominance of the living room.
Colfax to Buy DJO Global from Blackstone Funds for $3.15 Billion
19 Nov 2018 at 9:31am
Industrial-technology company Colfax is buying DJO Global, a medical technology firm, from Blackstone-managed private equity funds for $3.15 billion in cash, Colfax said.
Netflix Sees Oscar Gold in 'Roma,' but Hollywood Isn't So Sure
17 Nov 2018 at 6:43am
Netflix has its best shot yet at a major Academy Award with ?Roma,? a portrait of a nanny in 1970s Mexico. But first the company must contend with forces within Hollywood that have no interest in helping it win.
Google's Cloud-Computing Boss Steps Down
16 Nov 2018 at 2:04pm
Google said its top cloud-computing executive is departing the company and will be replaced by a former executive of business software rival Oracle Corp.
Our Fortunetelling Genes
16 Nov 2018 at 2:40pm
A new tool for assessing hundreds of thousands of small genetic differences can predict psychological attributes from birth. It will transform how we see ourselves, our capacities and our problems.
Actual Silicon Valley Startup Gets Inspiration From HBO's 'Silicon Valley' St...
17 Nov 2018 at 9:17am
Richard Hendricks?s Pied Piper, which is realistic but fictional, has inspired a real company, WaveOne, to perfect the technology from the show; ?a linear combination of their personalities?
Black Friday Shoppers Beware: Online Shopping Gets More Complicated
18 Nov 2018 at 12:41pm
As Americans gear up for the year-end shopping spree that marks its start with Black Friday, those who order online will have some tough choices to make.
Old-School Watchmakers Get Smart to Counter Apple
17 Nov 2018 at 4:17pm
Watchmakers, caught off guard by the success of Apple?s smartwatch, are now trying to keep pace with changing customer tastes by introducing messaging alerts and other high-tech features to traditional watches.
California's Tech Titans Fight Fires of Their Own
16 Nov 2018 at 2:53pm
A rising backlash over privacy as China races ahead with AI and data collection