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Microsoft Reaps Rewards of Its Cloud-Computing Business

In a call with analysts, Microsoft’s chief financial officer, Amy Hood, said the company closed the highest number of multimillion-dollar Azure deals to date during the quarter. Ms. Hood also said that for the first time, the revenue Microsoft received ...

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Facebook, Seeking to Satisfy Publishers, May Let Them Charge for Articles

News outlets have become increasingly dissatisfied with how online platforms like Facebook and Google are consuming the digital advertising market and gaining more control over the online distribution of news. This month, a group of publishers started an effort to ...

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Beijing Wants A.I. to Be Made in China by 2030

A.I. is one of a growing number of disciplines in which experts say China is making quick progress. Yet it was a foreign feat of A.I. prowess that provided one of the greatest impetuses for the new plan. The two ...

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A Gamer Channel’s Mission: Send the Trolls Packing

The motto of the channel, led by four women, is “build up, never tear down.” That makes Misscliks something of a haven at a time when gamer culture has been criticized for being misogynistic and unforgiving. In recent years, the ...

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2 Leading Online Black Markets Are Shut Down by Authorities

“DO NOT MAKE NEW ORDERS ON ANY DNM ANY MORE!” a popular post on the social network Reddit said on Thursday, using initials for dark net markets. “You got this one law enforcement,” the post said. AlphaBay and Hansa Market ...

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A Robot Revolution, This Time in China

“We’re basically building an R&D center here in China, and test track, that is on par with other parts of Ford,” in North America, Europe and Australia, said Mark Fields, the chief executive of Ford Motor. At the same time, ...

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Judge Denies Uber’s Motion for Private Arbitration

In a statement, Waymo said that justification was “a desperate bid by Uber to avoid the court’s jurisdiction.” Continue reading the main story “We welcome the court’s decision today, and we look forward to holding Uber responsible in court for ...

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Uber Has a Union of Sorts, but Faces Doubts on Its Autonomy

“Thousands of drivers were coming to us, and we were building a mailing list we still have today,” Mr. Conigliaro said. The union approached Uber in the fall of 2015 to explore an arrangement. Continue reading the main story As ...

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In Snap Inc.’s Tumble, Start-Ups See a Warning From Wall Street

“There are a lot of very highly valued, money-losing unicorns, like Uber, Pinterest and Spotify,” said Kathleen Smith, a principal at Renaissance Capital, which manages exchange-traded funds that invest in newly listed companies. “This will put a damper on enthusiasm ...

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Cyberattack in U.K. Hits 16 Health Institutions

BREAKING: Multiple NHS trusts across UK under malware attack. Actual screenshot of the threat ppl are seeing: https://t.co/ZBm6a7ImwQpic.twitter.com/7NVy8xvfyD NYT > Technology

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