Tech Industry

Apple Makes Large Investment in The Malala Fund and Tim Cook Joins Its Leadership Council

The Malala Fund just got a big infusion of cash from a high profile donor.<p>Apple said Sunday it will contribute a significant investment to the …

This Innovation May Save Airlines and Air Cargo Carriers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

It’s a good time to be an airline. Low fuel prices, cheap credit, and rising demand for air travel—particularly on budget flights—allowed airlines to …

Aviation

Facebook Should Pay Legitimate Media as Way to Fight 'Fake News,' Murdoch Says

Rupert Murdoch said Monday that if companies like Facebook Inc. (FB) and Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) , (GOOG) really want to fight so-called "fake news," …

Business

5 High-Growth Tech Stocks For 2018

Following a stellar 2017, will the tech sector continue its growth spurt in 2018? Wall Street is unclear. Although tech still boasts the highest …

Stocks

Are Apple's iPhone X Sales Strong or Sluggish?

When Apple unveiled the iPhone X last year, the company called it the “future of smartphones.” But its fourth-quarter performance doesn’t necessarily …

Hackers Are Using PDF Versions of ‘Fire and Fury’ to Spread Malware

A security researcher with Kaspersky Labs has found pirated digital copies of Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> containing malware that could help hackers …

Information Security

Coinbase Hires Twitter Executive Tina Bhatnagar to Improve Operations

The digital currency exchange Coinbase has been on a rocket ship ride for the last year, signing up a flood of new retail and institutional clients …

Cryptocurrency

Your Next Running Shoes Will Be Custom-Built for You

After he attaches sensors to my ankles, shins, and knees, a technician at Brooks, the Seattle running shoe maker, asks me to do a series of knee …

Retail

Mercedes-Benz CEO Highlights Obstacles to the Self-Driving Car

When wandering through the media days of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, it doesn't take long to figure out this year's main …

Banking

South Korea Reportedly Plans to Hit Bitcoin Exchanges With Massive Tax Bills

South Korea’s government is hitting the country’s cryptocurrency exchanges with massive tax demands, in its latest attempt to rein in the booming and …

Business

Ahead of Davos, Look at India's Infosys for Investment Ideas: Market Recon

India is rising. Its pace of growth is beating that of China. I assume that you've heard of Infosys Limited (INFY) ? A $39 billion firm now trading …

Banking

Investors Have Totally Forgotten Investing in Netflix Has Big Risks

There is no more ridiculous tech stock around at the moment than Netflix (NFLX) . And yes, that includes Tesla (TSLA) .<p>The cost of hedging against a …

Banking

How President Trump Will Play At Davos

<i>This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news.</i> <i>Sign up here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning from Davos, Switzerland, where …

Donald Trump

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Upgrade Gets Some Hands-On Testing

Lightning Network, a technology that many hope will make the Bitcoin payment network substantially more efficient, is becoming a reality. Standards …

Bitcoin

Tencent Is Coming for Apple and Alphabet's Profits With These New Apps

Tencent Holdings (TCEHY) , China's biggest internet company by market value, is on a collision course with Apple (AAPL) and Alphabet (GOOGL) with its …

Apps

Commentary: Fear of an AI Apocalypse Is Distracting Us From the Real Task at Hand

With the excitement of every technological advancement comes a wave of fear and uncertainty. We’ve seen this scenario play out repeatedly since the …

Intelligence

Does Snap Actually Have Value Hidden in Its Stock?

Shares of Snap Inc. (SNAP) are down 1.1% in Monday trading after a not-so-great research report was published by the analysts at Deutsche …

Banking

Shutdown Enters Day 3, Sanofi Buys Bioverativ - 5 Things You Must Know

2. -- Sanofi to Buy Hemophilia Drugmaker Bioverativ<p>Sanofi SA (SNY) reached an agreement to buy Waltham, Massachusetts-based Bioverativ Inc. (BIVV) , …

Banking

Will the Government Shutdown Kill the Mind-Blowing Bull Market?

<b>Stock market melt-up may be dead, for now:</b> Guess what? Stock market futures weren't up more than 100 points as of this writing. Hard to believe, I …

Banking

Government Shutdown Throws Wrench in SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Launch

The U.S. government shutdown has forced SpaceX to delay the launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket.<p>Currently, the Falcon Heavy is on the launchpad at …

SpaceX

Data Sheet—Why the Top 0.001% Is So Happy

NEWSWORTHY<p><b>Not exactly a crackdown</b>. South Korea has not decided to shut down all <b>digital currency</b> exchanges, at least not yet. But new taxes and …

Anthony Noto

Facebook Is Making Big Investments in Europe As a Continent-Wide Charm Offensive

Facebook will double the number of scientists working on artificial intelligence (AI) research at its Paris base to 60, the company has announced.<p>The …

World News

Watch the First Footage of a Tesla Semi in the Real World

Just two months after its official unveiling, the Tesla Semi is really really real.<p>A UPS worker in California last week captured the first known …

Tesla

Best of Jim Cramer: It Has Never Been This Good

It's about the balance sheet. It's always about the balance sheet. When we look at the collapse of the Nasdaq in 2000, we can trace the difficulties …

Banking

Forget Tesla, Volkswagen Is the Automaker I Love

The North American International Auto Show is in full swing in Detroit, but as I mentioned in a recent column, the real "juice" around auto stocks …

Business

Amazon’s Cashier-Free Store Opens to the Public Tomorrow in Seattle

Amazon’s attempt to remake shopping as we know it will take a major step forward Monday, when members of the public will get their first chance to …

Amazon

3 Must-Knows Before the Stock Market Opens Monday

Ready for the week ahead? Rest assured it will be pretty crazy right from the get-go Monday.<p>Yes, the Government Is Still Closed<p>It has been a …

Entertainment Industry

Amazon's Cashier-Less Store Finally Opens Monday

If Amazon's (AMZN) futuristic new convenience store is a success, the job profession known as cashier may be extinct within 20 years.<p>Amazon Go, a …

Investing

New York Times Stock Surges After Facebook’s ‘Trusted News’ Announcement

Stock in the New York Times Company rose a whopping 8.4% on Friday, following an announcement by Facebook that it would give priority in its News …

Technology

Space Startup Rocket Lab Has Reached Orbit For the First Time

The six-year-old startup Rocket Lab has successfully put a rocket into orbit, and deployed a payload of three satellites. The launch started from New …

Space Travel