Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing
UPS Reports a Data Breach08/21/14
HP reports a surprise increase in revenue; UPS suffers a data breach; Uber is coming to other apps and the maker of Flappy Birds is out with his next highly addictive mobile game. WSJ's Mathew Passy on those stories and more.
Snapchat Looks to Debut Paid Content
Snapchat looks to paid content; Barnes & Noble teams up with Samsung on an e-reader and Twitter looks to remove graphic content. WSJ's Mathew Passy on those stories and more.
Uber Makes Some Moves
Uber announces a new hire and chooses Washington D.C. as the market to test a new feature; The tablet that will help your kids get along better; And an HTC phone will feature Windows Mobile; Mike Weinstein has those stories and more.
Steve Ballmer Resigns from Microsoft Board
Steve Ballmer leaves Microsoft board, Sprint starts a pricing war for cellphones and Google celebrates 10 years of trading. WSJ's Mathew Passy on those stories and more.
Sprint Attacks Pricing
Google slashes pricing for cloud computing...Appnexus secures more funding...and Twitter annoys users with another experiment. WSJ's Bill Fantini has those stories and more.
Sprint Unveils Low-Cost Smartphone
Sharp creates new low-cost smartphone for Sprint; Samsung eyes Indonesia; Facebook looks to identify satire and tech stocks rally. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
E-Commerce Sales Surge
There is a potential roadblock in the merger between Comcast and Time Warner; E-Commerce sales numbers jump; How attached are you to your mobile device? Mike Weinstein has those stories and more.
Sprint to Unveil New Pricing Plans Next Week
Tom Ortuso has details on Sprint's new plan ... and a look at how technology stocks fared to end the week.
Intel Teaming Up With 50 Cent
Samsung makes an acquisition; hackers join the Ferguson protests; eBay working to integrate Bitcoins; Apple bets on Sapphire and Intel is teaming up with 50 Cent. WSJ's Mathew Passy on those stories and more.
Cisco Shares Fall
Cisco Systems shares fell Thursday after the company posted earnings and a price cut from Amazon. Tom Ortuso reports.
Layoffs Hit Cisco Systems
Cisco Systems announces job cuts; AT&T offers a new deal for Apple gadgets; Some states propose legislation to ban the wearing of Google Glass while driving; WSJ's Mike Weinstein has those stories and more.
Amazon Makes Push Into Stores With Payment Service
Tom Ortuso has details on Amazon's newest product and a look at how technology stocks fared Wednesday.
Sony Sells 10 Million PS4 Game Consoles
Twitter tests a sponsored video feature, your public library may be the best e-book service, and Sony sells 10 million PS4's. WSJ's Tyrone Johnson has those stories and more.
New Xbox One Features
Microsoft announces new living-room-hub features for the Xbox One and Twitter tests a sponsored video feature. Tom Ortuso reports.
TECH AM - Sprint And Samsung Team Up
A new phone from Microsoft, Sprint and Samsung team up, and Uber and Lyft battle for urban tech supremacy. WSJ's Tyrone Jones has those stories and more.
Dispute Erupts Between Amazon and Disney
Tom Ortuso has the latest on Amazon.com and Walt Disney ... and a look at how technology stocks fared to start the week.
Hachette Fires Back Over Amazon Dispute
Hachette issued a statement in their dispute with Amazon; lessors are learned in dealing with international data breaches and data experts are invited to hack Tesla's. WSJ's Mathew Passy on those stories and more.
The F.C.C. Chairman Speaks on Data Speeds
The head of the Federal Communications Commission looks for consistency on internet data speeds; The Pentagon keeps up with the times; Shares of NVIDIA surge; Mike Weinstein has those stories and more.
A New High-Tech Baby Monitor
Game maker Zynga posts a wider loss ... and a look at a new high-tech baby monitor. WSJ's Bill Fantini has those stories and more.
Google and Barnes & Noble Team Up
Google's adding Barnes & Noble to its Google Shopping Express service and Facebook makes a purchase. Tom Ortuso reports.
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