Saturday, January 30, 2016
IBM says former Weather Co. CEO David Kenny will be the new boss for Watson, the Jeopardy-winning "cognitive computing" service that's a central element of CEO Virginia Rometty's campaign to find new revenue for the struggling tech giant.
Sony Corp. reported a 33.5-percent jump in quarterly profit as sales improved in its PlayStation 4 video game business.
James Murdoch will be taking over as chairman of the board for European broadcaster Sky, a move that will renew speculation that his family's media empire will try to take over the company, in which it already has a stake.
As the digital advertising market booms and demand for smartphones wanes, Alphabet Inc. could soon dethrone Apple as the world's most valuable company.
Toyota is planning to raise its half stake in minicar maker Daihatsu to full ownership, a move both sides said was aimed at becoming globally more competitive.
Poor Barbie. She had plastic surgery to become more socially acceptable. But a lot of her critics still don't like her.
Friday, January 29, 2016
Terry Gou (郭台銘), founder and chairman of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海), is expected to visit the headquarters of Japan-based Sharp Corp. for last-ditch talks to acquire the financially troubled Japanese electronics firm, Japan's Sankei Shimbun reported Thursday.
Alibaba is hoping its better-than-expected third quarter results help reassure investors worried about the state of the mainland Chinese economy.
The bloom may be off Apple's iPhone, at least for now. So now the pressure is on the iconic Silicon Valley company to come up with its next big thing.
Facebook is growing at an exceptional pace as it enters adolescence, propelling it into a better position to challenge Google as the Internet's most powerful company.