Hilton is hailing the ride sharing service Uber to help guests reach its hotels and then explore the city where they are staying.
French luxury giant LVMH said Tuesday it had recruited former Apple music heavyweight Ian Rogers as chief digital officer to the group that produces Louis Vuitton bags and Moet Hennessy spirits.
Amazon is upping the ante in the streaming-video competition with downloadable videos.
Netflix isn’t the only streaming service that has its sights set on Japan. Rival Amazon will launch Prime Instant Video in the country next month.
Twitter’s most urgent task is naming a new CEO. But the most formidable one is convincing more people that its service is essential, easy to use and not just meant for celebrities, 16-year-olds and news junkies.
Uber is partnering with the University of Arizona to develop mapping technology as the ride-hailing company expands its research of driverless car technology.
The once-hot smartphone market in China is expected to cool this year, growing a meager 1.2 percent, according to a report released Tuesday.
Netflix is getting jeered for excluding the employees in its DVD-by-mail service from a recently introduced benefit that gives up to a year of paid leave to most of its workers after the birth or adoption of a baby.
It’s no secret that parents in India urge their kids to excel in math and science, believing that it’s the clearest path up the social ladder.
EBay said Tuesday it was selling part of its stake in India’s ecommerce startup Snapdeal, but said the Asian nation remains an “important market” for the US online giant.
A June collision between a Volkswagen SUV and a deer in which a side air bag inflated with too much force has triggered a federal investigation and raised questions about the safety of newer air bags made by Takata Corp. of Japan.
Technology stocks are trending big-time as investors latch on to innovative companies racing ahead in a slow-growth world.
by Jacob Long •
Nestled in Lenovo’s latest earnings report were disappointing figures for both their own brand of smartphones and Motorola, which was acquired late last year. The Chinese company’s response is to do some fairly large-scale restructuring, handing over …
by Ryan Whitwam •
Google’s Niantic Labs is perhaps best known as the developer of the popular augmented reality game Ingress (it also makes the exploration app Field Trip). In the wake of the Alphabet announcement, Niantic is leaving Google behind, but not in the way you think. Google is spinning off the developer completely, turning it into an independent company.
The two companies will remain closely associated in future projects, but they will technically be separate entities. Read MoreGoogle’s Niantic Labs Is Becoming Its Own Company, But It Won’t Be In The Alphabet Soup was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Rite Aid stores will start accepting Apple’s mobile payment system, Apple Pay, later this month after initially shunning the service in favor of a rival system.
Germany’s BMW said Tuesday it was checking the “trademark implications” of Google naming its new parent company Alphabet, which is the registered name of one of the auto maker’s subsidiaries.
[Breaking] Google Founders Appoint Sundar Pichai CEO Of Google, Form New Parent Company ‘Alphabet’ (abc.xyz)
by Ryan Whitwam •
Google co-founder and CEO (or should I say former CEO?) Larry Page just dropped a real bombshell. He and fellow Google founder Sergey Brin have started a new company called Alphabet, an umbrella for Google and other Googley companies. Along with this change, Android and Chrome boss Sundar Pichai has been appointed as the CEO of a new, more streamlined Google.
Alphabet will be the parent company of the new Google, along with several other businesses that were previously crammed into Google itself. Read More[Breaking] Google Founders Appoint Sundar Pichai CEO Of Google, Form New Parent Company ‘Alphabet’ (abc.xyz) was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Taxi service Uber’s classification of drivers is being challenged in California, threatening the company’s business model within the state.