Google Says It Won’t Allow Its Artificial Intelligence in Military Weapons

Google won’t allow its artificial-intelligence products to be used in military weapons, the company said Thursday, as it tries to balance its “Don’t Be Evil” mantra with the wide-ranging applications of its technology.

Tesla Autopilot System Warned Driver to Put Hands on Wheel, Investigators Say

A Tesla vehicle involved in a fatal crash in March was speeding on a highway with its driver-assistance feature engaged and had alerted the driver to put his hands on the steering wheel more than 15 minutes before the collision, U.S. safety investigators said.

Broadcom Doing Just Fine on its Own

Broadcom’s stock has languished since Qualcomm effort killed, but performance remains solid.

China’s ZTE to Pay $1 Billion Fine in Settlement With U.S.

The U.S. and China have reached a deal that will allow telecom company ZTE to continue to do business, requiring it to pay a $1 billion fine and place U.S. enforcement officers in the company to monitor its actions.

The U-2 Spy Plane Is Still Flying Combat Missions 60 Years After Its Debut

The U-2 spy plane still flies missions over Iraq and Afghanistan after more than 60 years in service. Watch a video of our flight above 70,000 feet to explore why America’s oldest working reconnaissance plane is still in action.

Phone Malware Is Rising. Blame Spies.

Spies are increasingly hacking into the smartphones of political opponents and dissidents around the world, giving them access to data far more sensitive than what most people keep on personal computers.

Less Screen Time and Tooth-Brushing Tips: The Rise of Children’s Podcasts

Audio producers are hooking the next generation of listeners—and their parents—with programs like ‘Chompers,’ a twice-daily, two-minute show that promotes dental hygiene

The Age of Tech Superheroes Must End

Silicon Valley has an accountability crisis, and at its root is the idolatry of its founder-CEOs, writes Christopher Mims

Amazon Scores Rights Deal to Show Premier League Soccer

Amazon boosted its bet on live sports programming by winning the rights to broadcast in Britain some soccer games from the popular English Premier League.

Fujifilm Would Consider Giving Up on Xerox Deal, CEO Says

Fujifilm may consider giving up on its fight to acquire a majority stake in Xerox after about six months if the current impasse isn’t resolved, its top executive said.

Altaba Looks to Buy Back 24% of Shares in Exchange for Alibaba Stock

Altaba has launched a tender offer for about 24% of its shares, using Alibaba stock as currency, as it tries to reduce the gap between its share price and net asset value.

ZTE Nears Deal to End U.S. Ban, but Customers Are Antsy

ZTE is nearing a deal with the U.S. to save its business, but the Chinese telecom giant faces more battles ahead as losses pile up and aggrieved customers demand compensation for delayed projects.

ZTE Nears Deal to End U.S. Ban, but Customers Are Antsy

ZTE is nearing a deal with the U.S. to save its business, but the Chinese telecom giant faces more battles ahead as losses pile up and aggrieved customers demand compensation for delayed projects.

Twitter Plans to Sell $1 Billion in Convertible Debt

The social-media company is joining a rush of tech firms taking advantage of soaring share prices to issue shares that convert to equity.

Twitter Plans to Sell $1 Billion in Convertible Debt

The social-media company is joining a rush of tech firms taking advantage of soaring share prices to issue shares that convert to equity.

Spotify Uproar Points to Power of the Playlist

The furor over Spotify’s move to remove some musicians from its playlists, and its reversal, reflects a reality of the music business: Playlists are the new radio.

Spotify Uproar Points to Power of the Playlist

The furor over Spotify’s move to remove some musicians from its playlists, and its reversal, reflects a reality of the music business: Playlists are the new radio.

Former Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs Is Starting a 5G Company

Paul Jacobs, the former Qualcomm Inc. chief executive who was ousted as chairman of the chip maker’s board earlier this year, is launching a new startup focused on developing advanced wireless technology even as he continues pursuing a plan to take his former company private.

Former Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs Is Starting a 5G Company

Paul Jacobs, the former Qualcomm Inc. chief executive who was ousted as chairman of the chip maker’s board earlier this year, is launching a new startup focused on developing advanced wireless technology even as he continues pursuing a plan to take his former company private.

Facebook Confirms Data-Sharing Deals With Chinese Firms

Facebook said it struck data partnerships with at least four Chinese electronics firms, including Huawei, which U.S. officials view as a potential tool for state-sponsored spying.

Facebook Confirms Data-Sharing Deals With Chinese Firms

Facebook said it struck data partnerships with at least four Chinese electronics firms, including Huawei, which U.S. officials view as a potential tool for state-sponsored spying.

How Robots Are Making Better Drugs, Faster

Companies like Eli Lilly and GlaxoSmithKline are investing in automation with the hope of transforming drug discovery from an enterprise where humans do manual experiments to one where robots handle thousands of samples around the clock.

How Robots Are Making Better Drugs, Faster

Companies like Eli Lilly and GlaxoSmithKline are investing in automation with the hope of transforming drug discovery from an enterprise where humans do manual experiments to one where robots handle thousands of samples around the clock.

China Inc. Arms Up in Tech With Latest SoftBank Deal

The sale of chip designer Arm Holdings’ China unit to a Chinese-led consortium illustrates the challenge the U.S. faces in pushing back against Beijing’s appetite for intellectual property.

China Inc. Arms Up in Tech With Latest SoftBank Deal

The sale of chip designer Arm Holdings’ China unit to a Chinese-led consortium illustrates the challenge the U.S. faces in pushing back against Beijing’s appetite for intellectual property.

Instagram Could Soon Allow Users to Post Long-Form Video

Instagram is preparing to launch a new feature which could allow videos of up to an hour in length.

Instagram Could Soon Allow Users to Post Long-Form Video

Instagram is preparing to launch a new feature which could allow videos of up to an hour in length.

Behind the Messy, Expensive Split Between Facebook and WhatsApp’s Founders

After a long dispute over how to produce more revenue with ads and data, the messaging app’s creators are walking away leaving about $1.3 billion on the table.​

Behind the Messy, Expensive Split Between Facebook and WhatsApp’s Founders

After a long dispute over how to produce more revenue with ads and data, the messaging app’s creators are walking away leaving about $1.3 billion on the table.​

In Hopes of Attracting Foreign Audiences, Broadway Tries a Translation App

GalaPro, an Israeli mobile-app company that provides accessibility services for Broadway theaters and patrons, is introducing a translation feature to let non-English-speaking audience members follow a show, word for word, on their phones.