New Zealand Could Soon Begin Launching Commercial Rockets Into Space

New Zealand has never had a space program but could soon be launching commercial rockets more often than the United States. That's if the plans...

Longtime Uber Executive Ryan Graves to Leave Company in September, But Remain on Board...

The executive exodus continued at Uber on Thursday, with the company’s senior vice president of global operations, Ryan Graves, announcing he will leave the...

Self-Driving Boats the Next Wave in Tech Transportation

Self-driving cars may not hit the road in earnest for many years - but autonomous boats could be just around the pier. Spurred in part...

Facebook to Begin Manual Review of Potentially Sensitive Ads

Facebook says it will begin manually reviewing advertisements that target certain groups and address politics, religion, ethnicity and social issues. The company has informed some...

iPhone X’s Facial Recognition Works Well, But Keeping the Fingerprint Option Would Have Been...

Apple is offering a nifty way to unlock its new iPhone X — just stare at it. Face ID, Apple’s name for its facial-recognition technology,...

Winklevoss Twins Are Now Bitcoin Billionaires

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss—the brothers who tried and failed to gain control of Facebook after alleging that it had been appropriated from them—have rebounded big-time. The Winklevoss...

Nintendo Switch Has Sold 10 Million Units Worldwide

Nintendo is boasting that its Switch hybrid console has sold 10 million units worldwide in the first nine months of release, helped by Black Friday...

Volkswagen, Hyundai Turn to Aurora Innovation, Driverless Car Startup in Silicon Valley

In the race to develop driverless cars, Volkswagen AG and Hyundai Motor Co. are placing bets on a Silicon Valley startup founded a year ago by the former leaders of...

Former Oculus Studio Employees Launch VR Film Startup Fable, Plan to Debut First Project...

After Oculus announced last spring that it would shut down its VR film studio, a team of alumni got together and hatched a plan...

Here’s What’s Next for SpaceX After Falcon Heavy’s First Flight

More launches, bigger rockets, and deeper challenges await The first launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket was mostly a success for SpaceX. The middle rocket...

Trump Blocks Broadcom’s Takeover of Qualcomm Over Security Risks

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Monday blocking Broadcom Ltd. from pursuing its hostile takeover of Qualcomm Inc., scuttling a $117 billion deal...
Some five dozen iPhone customers have filed at least 59 separate lawsuits since December over the throttled-phone issue. PHOTO: ELIZABETH SHAFIROFF FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Apple Faces Multiple Lawsuits for Slowing Down iPhones to Extend Battery Life

Dozens of iPhone owners are taking Apple Inc. to court over its disclosure that it slowed down old phones to preserve battery life, in...

12 Apple Employees Arrested for ‘Leaking’ Information to Media

Apple Inc. warned employees to stop leaking internal information on future plans and raised the specter of potential legal action and criminal charges, one...

Backup Cameras Now Required in All New Cars in the U.S.

New cars sold in the U.S. must have backup cameras to help drivers avoid accidents under a federal regulation that took effect Wednesday. The regulation...

Elon Musk Admits Tesla Model 3 Has Braking Problems

Tesla CEO Elon Musk admitted in a tweet that the Model 3 has braking problems, a flaw Consumer Reports highlighted in a Monday review. Musk...

America’s New Supercomputer Beats China to Take Title of World’s Most Powerful

Summit is a stepping stone toward a world of exascale computing. The winner: The US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee has...

Third-Party Developers are Able to Access and Read Gmail Messages

Although Google has promised users it would not read Gmail users’ emails, the company has done little to stop or police third-party software developers...
Jack Dorsey on November 21, 2016, in Washington, DC. (Teresa Kroeger/Getty Images for Thurgood Marshall College Fund)

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Stuns With Decision NOT to Ban Alex Jones: Site Will...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey bucked a tech giant trend on Wednesday and shocked the internet in the process. After Facebook, Apple, Spotify, and YouTube shut...

Report by World Economic Forum Says Machines Will Handle Over Half of Workplace Tasks...

More than half of all workplace tasks will be carried out by machines by 2025, organizers of the Davos economic forum said in a...

Adam Mosseri Named as New Head of Instagram

Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) Instagram on Monday announced that long-term insider Adam Mosseri will take over as the new head of the photo-sharing app, a...