WSJD - Technology
Sony's Virtual-Reality Headset Faces Actual Reality of Modest Sales
26 Feb 2017 at 11:28pm
Sony sold 915,000 PlayStation VR virtual-reality headsets in the device?s first four months, a pace it called in line with its goals but that analysts said might be too slow to motivate outside software developers.
China's Huawei Battles to Own the Next Generation of Wireless Tech
27 Feb 2017 at 1:00am
As the standards for next-generation 5G wireless technology are defined, Huawei?with 80,000 staffers working on R&D?has become a formidable lab force.
Back to Basics: LG's New Flagship Phone Ditches Geeky Features
26 Feb 2017 at 10:43pm
LG?s smartphone business, having run up losses chasing early adopters with envelope-pushing features, seeks a different demographic with its new G6: users who prioritize fundamentals like screen size and battery life.
Samsung Unveils Two New Tablet Computers
26 Feb 2017 at 12:25pm
Samsung Electronics Co. introduced two new tablet computers at a Barcelona event that also offered a glimpse of how the South Korean technology giant planned to move past last year?s massive Galaxy Note 7 smartphone recall.
A Jobs Program for Middle America: Code Schools
27 Feb 2017 at 12:09am
Boot camps that teach programming skills prove they can rapidly retrain American workers for the 21st century.
Snap Brings Camera Into Focus as Social Messaging Tool
26 Feb 2017 at 11:17pm
On the cusp of going public, Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. is reinventing itself. The hottest new social network in years?with 158 million daily active users?wants to be known as a camera company.
Wireless Players Tout 5G as They Await Next Smartphone Wave
26 Feb 2017 at 4:22pm
While wireless carriers battle each other by pushing unlimited data plans riding on their 4G networks, an industry gathering in Barcelona will be looking to the future.
What's the Latest Buzz in Electric Cars? Speed, Baby!
24 Feb 2017 at 5:43pm
Tesla and other startups are taking a page from the muscle-car era as they do battle for the best acceleration times?and to kill the notion that electric cars are wimpy, pear-shaped green machines; ?I want my Mommy?
Software Bug at Web-Service Provider Causes Data Leaks
24 Feb 2017 at 5:38pm
A software bug at a widely used internet-service provider leaked sensitive data for months, potentially creating security headaches for thousands of its corporate customers.
Acting SEC Chief Calls for Expanded Access to Startups, Private Deals
24 Feb 2017 at 5:34pm
The SEC should allow more investors to buy stakes in closely held startups such as Uber, Airbnb and Lyft, the agency?s chairman said.
Scandal-Struck Samsung Tightens Donations Policy
24 Feb 2017 at 12:49pm
Samsung Electronics, facing bribery allegations tied to a political-corruption scandal, said it will create a committee to review donations and be more open about when it gives money.
Alphabet's Waymo Sues Uber Over Self-Driving Car Secrets
24 Feb 2017 at 2:30pm
Google parent Alphabet?s heated rivalry with Uber over self-driving cars has spilled into the courthouse, after the internet giant sued the ride-hailing company for allegedly stealing trade secrets to jump-start its own autonomous vehicle program.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Will Seek to Suspend Privacy Rule
24 Feb 2017 at 2:18pm
The FCC said Chairman Ajit Pai would seek to roll back key portions of an Obama-era privacy rule that cable and wireless firms opposed as unfair.
HP Enterprise Posts Steep Revenue Drop, Lowers Outlook
23 Feb 2017 at 6:23pm
Hewlett Packard Enterprise suffered its steepest drop in quarterly revenue since it split from the PC and printer business, and lowered its outlook for the year, suggesting further weakness in corporate tech spending.
Fugitive Technology Executive Sentenced to 30 Months for Stock-Options Backda...
23 Feb 2017 at 4:39pm
Jacob ?Kobi? Alexander, who fled to Africa for a decade rather than face criminal charges in a stock-options backdating scandal, was sentenced in Brooklyn federal court to 30 months in federal prison, the longest sentence ever imposed in such a case.