Technology & Ideas
Technology & Ideas
Foreign brands and celebrities need to figure out the country’s unique, and insanely obsessive, fan culture.
A year after the contest to host new offices began, the risk of blowback has grown.
How and why a 1,500-year-old game has conquered the internet.
As New York and Washington get more crowded and expensive, tech companies will look elsewhere to expand.
It received maximum publicity and incentives but left the company open to resentment.
The Spider-Man creator lived through one of the weirder market bubbles back in the ’90s, and missed out on the real Marvel boom in later years.
The departure of Telecom Italia’s CEO is a victory for the activist investor. Vivendi’s Bollore can fight back with a new shareholder vote.
Lumentum outlined how changing winds at a key client, Apple, hurt its outlook. Maybe the company hasn’t learned to play the supplier game.
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Revoking Acosta’s pass undercut the press, which is a message the president is happy to send.
China’s president has altered foreign and domestic policies in ways that made confrontation with the U.S. almost inevitable.
Where were the “adults in the room” who could have reined in the U.S. president before he assailed Macron over a misunderstanding?
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Investors benefit from their interests being aligned with those of Son himself.
The $3.2 billion acquisition of Finisar by II-VI tries to give more negotiating power to suppliers.
The writing is on the wall for big-name tech stocks as consumers pull back.
Samsung has announced a potentially disruptive innovation. Now it’s important not to mess it up.
Geopolitical, economic and corporate rivalries are playing into the hands of ASML.
The PC maker’s balance sheet is the main reason why earnings came in higher than expected.
Marketing growth was outpacing revenue following China’s crackdown on games. The latest turn is sensible.
Yes, it solved mobile, but that’s not the answer to every challenge.
Today’s star companies hire the best engineers and copy the novel ideas of startups, choking off potential competition.
Researchers are experimenting during this election by asking people how they think their friends will vote. It’s worth a try.
Tim Berners-Lee’s idealism about fixing a dysfunctional internet is misplaced. At this stage, only governments can rein in the monopolies.
A price collapse doesn’t have to herald the end of a technology or its relevance.
Every company is a rating agency now, until the government settles on some form of regulation.
Spending billions on a huge particle collider won't give us the breakthrough discoveries we need.
Masayoshi Son’s Vision Fund didn’t spend much on new deals, but managed to raise $5 billion more in October.
As sales of its biggest product slow, it will lean more on stuff like watches and rent-collection.
Employees want to strike a blow against the culture of sexual harassment, not just change company rules.
As roads become more congested, old structures could become hubs of service-oriented activity and assets for cities’ downtowns.
Welcome to a global experiment about the effects of eating and drinking tiny pieces of polyethylene terephthalate. For the rest of your life.
Local competition and a slowing Chinese economy are having a bigger impact on the e-commerce giant.
It’s cashing in on loyalty, but Apple can’t keep raising iPhone prices forever. So far, its services aren’t insanely great.
The streaming music service could become more competitive by increasing compensation for artists.
A loss of trust in the technology hub’s ability to protect intellectual property could threaten its economic survival.
Weaker gross margin isn’t such bad news for its suppliers.
Watch, AirPods and other accessories have to pick up more of the burden from the iPhone.
Daylight saving time makes people healthier and happier and might even save a little energy. Abolish standard time!