COMMENTARY: Autonomous cars will be commonplace by 2025 and have a near monopoly by 2030, and the sweeping change they bring will eclipse every other innovation our society has experienced. They will cause unprecedented job loss and a fundamental restructuring of our economy, solve large portions of our environmental problems, prevent tens of thousands of deaths per year, save millions of hours with increased productivity, and create entire new industries that we cannot even imagine from our current vantage point.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer is spinning off the company’s prized stake in China’s Alibaba Group–a move that will avoid paying billions in future taxes.
Law enforcement officers around the country are calling on Google to disable a feature on its popular Waze traffic app.
Box’s shares soared 66 percent in their stock market debut Friday despite the online storage provider’s decade-long history of losses, a showing that may encourage more unprofitable technology startups to go public this year.
Online storage provider Box has wrapped up its IPO at $14 per share to set up a test of investors’ appetite for a rapidly growing technology company that hasn’t proven it can make money.
Apple CEO Tim Cook got a hefty cash bonus that brought his total compensation to $9.2 million last year. That’s more than double what he received the previous year, as the company enjoyed a surge in sales and profit fueled by the popularity of its new, over-sized iPhone 6 models.
At first glance, the ZBoard looks like any other piece of wood on wheels. But take a closer look, and you’ll see it’s a lot smarter, and faster.
People frustrated by drones flying over their neighborhoods may have a new way to fight back.
The richest 1 percent of the population will own more than half the world’s wealth by 2016, Oxfam International said in a report released as the World Economic Forum begins in Davos, Switzerland.
Cash rained down on startups in 2014 but with valuations so high, critics suggest some investors may be setting themselves up for a major fall.