John Shinal is a technology reporter for CNBC.com in San Francisco, covering internet companies, including Google and Facebook, and their impact on consumers, advertisers, and investors. Contact him on LinkedIn or via Twitter @johnshinal
Alphabet unit Sidewalk Labs says it will build model urban district in Toronto.
Facebook's Regina Dugan is leaving as head of its Building 8 research unit 18 months after defecting from Google.
Facebook has acquired tbh, a polling app targeted at teens, for an undisclosed sum
Richard Branson, in his new autobiography, accuses Elon Musk of spoiling a deal with Alphabet CEO Larry Page for a space-based internet
Mark Zuckerberg continues to bet that future of VR will be social and mainstream. "VR is about imagining the world as it could be."
Mark Zuckerberg will demonstrate how Facebook's virtual-reality technology can be shared by users, amid rising criticism of the company.
Mark Zuckerberg's biggest weakness is the lack of diversity on Facebook's board, says attorney who forced company to abandon a share-reclassification plan.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg are more likely to be talking with investors, not members of Congress, on Nov. 1.
CNBC's John Shinal gets a hands-on look at Google's new Pixel phones.