Apple largest contract manufacturer has been pushing for a Chinese worker left brain-damaged in a factory accident to be removed from hospital in a case that throws a harsh new spotlight on labor rights in China.
Facebook is testing out a new paid service that allows users to pay to promote their personal posts, the company announced on its site Wednesday.
A slew of startups are turning education as we know it upside down, using technology to make it more effective and more accessible.
The number of Twitter followers of President Obama is growing at more than four times the rate of GOP challenger Mitt Romney. Is it a case of people's preferences, bad algorithms or something else?
David Ebersman is Facebook’s well-liked, boyish-looking 41-year-old chief financial officer. He’s not as well known as Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and chief executive, or Sheryl Sandberg, its chief operating officer and recently appointed director but the catastrophic IPO is being laid firmly at his door. The New York Times reports.
Apple has been the story in U.S. tech this year. The stock is up nearly 64 percent, helping lead the sector to a 19 percent gain year-to-date versus an 11 percent rise for the broader S&P 500. But enterprise IT companies have also had an impressive run.
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Expectations for Apple have fallen low enough that the tech giant could easily surprise Wall Street, one company watcher said.
The phones debuted alongside several other devices, like a 2-in-1 tablet, laptop, wearable and gaming devices.
The retail giant's "AWS re:Invent," which kicks off Wednesday, may be the cloud computing industry's most important annual event.