Apple, Microsoft, Google Report Combined 2Q Profits Of More Than $50 BillionThree tech companies — Apple, Microsoft and Google owner Alphabet — reported combined profits of more than $50 billion in the April-June quarter, underscoring their unparalleled influence and success at reshaping the way we live.
Bill and Melinda Gates to Divorce After 27 Years of MarriageBill and Melinda Gates are getting divorced after 27 years of marriage, the couple announced in a joint statement Monday.
Slack Files Antitrust Complaint Against Microsoft In EuropeSlack is ratcheting up its battle with Microsoft, filing an antitrust complaint in the European Union against its rival.
Silicon Valley Pours Billions Into India As U.S.-China Tensions RiseLeading Silicon Valley Internet companies have been largely shut out of China for years but, in 2020, the biggest names in U.S. tech have invested around $17 billion in India.
Silicon Valley Slams Trump's Executive Order Restricting H-1B VisasSilicon Valley is pushing back against President Donald Trump's latest immigration curbs, this time targeting visa programs that tech companies use.
Google Backs Off On Building AI Tools For Oil And Gas ExtractionGoogle says it will no longer build custom artificial intelligence tools for speeding up oil and gas extraction.
Zoom To The Top: Worldwide Coronavirus Lockdowns Send San Jose Video Conference Provider's Shares SoaringAs the coronavirus pandemic has forced millions around the world to stay in their homes, 9-year-old Silicon Valley video conference provider Zoom has exploded in public awareness as the go-to app for virtual meetings, classroom lessons, church services and general communication among workers, families and government officials.
Game Developers Conference In San Francisco Postponed Due To CoronavirusOrganizers of the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco scheduled to take place in March announced Friday that the conference would be postponed.
NSA Finds Major Security Flaw In Windows 10, Free Fix IssuedThe National Security Agency has discovered a major security flaw in Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system that could allow hackers to intercept seemingly secure communications.
Amazon Appeals $10 Billion Pentagon Contract Won by MicrosoftAmazon is protesting the Pentagon’s decision to award a $10 billion cloud-computing contract to Microsoft, citing “unmistakable bias” in the process.
Microsoft Issues Emergency Updates To Fix Critical Security Issues In Internet Explorer, Windows DefenderMicrosoft issued two emergency Windows updates Monday to protect against "critical" and "important" vulnerabilities impacting Internet Explorer and Windows Defender, the anti-virus software.
Tech Giants Revamp Organization To Fight Online ExtremismSome of Silicon Valley's biggest companies announced Monday that they're revamping an organization they established to fight online extremism in order to allow it to work more extensively with outside parties.
Microsoft Warns Windows 10 Users To Update Immediately Over 'Critical' VulnerabilitiesMicrosoft is warning Windows 10 users to update their operating system immediately because of two "critical" vulnerabilities.
NYT: Facebook Offered Big Tech Firms More User Data Than Previously RevealedFacebook, based in Menlo Park, offered more of its users' data to companies including Microsoft and Amazon than it has admitted, according to a new report by The New York Times.
Apple Valuation Sinks to No. 2 – Below Microsoft for First Time in YearsMicrosoft has surpassed Apple as the world's most valuable publicly-traded company. The two companies were back and forth throughout the week but at the close of trading Friday, Microsoft held the top spot.