Qualcomm is among biggest victims of Huawei fight

2019-07-31

Qualcomm Inc. is getting hurt by the U.S.-China trade war, just as the world’s biggest economies move to the next generation of cell-phone-network technology. Qualcomm QCOM, -2.21%  gave a disappointing outlook for its fourth quarter Wednesday, with much of the disappointment coming from two big issues related to China: tradeRead More →

Tech’s day of reckoning on Capitol Hill was long and harsh

2019-07-16

Tech’s day of reckoning Tuesday on Capitol Hill started with skepticism about Facebook Inc.’s proposed digital currency, and ended with a spirited debate over charges of anti-conservative bias on Alphabet Inc.’s Google search. In between, the industry’s Big Four took some plenty of body blows from both political parties. Nonetheless,Read More →

6 things NOT to buy during Memorial Day sales

2019-05-27

Memorial Day is the new Black Friday — but that doesn’t mean it’s the best time to buy everything. Originally a holiday devoted to mattress sales, in recent years retailers have morphed the holiday weekend into a bigger sales weekend to mark the halfway-point to Black Friday. Consequently, there areRead More →

Slack non-IPO: 5 things to know about the direct listing

2019-05-20

Slack Technologies Inc. is looking for a better direct-listing fate than Spotify Technology SA. The music-streaming service reminded tech unicorns late last year that companies don’t have to issue new shares or raise money through a traditional offering if they wish to go public, and now Slack is following inRead More →

CrowdStrike IPO: 5 things to know about the cybersecurity unicorn

2019-05-14

CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. filed for its long-awaited initial public offering Tuesday, joining a surge of 2019 tech IPOs by companies that have commanded huge valuations from private investors but have largely lacked cybersecurity offerings. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based cybersecurity company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission thatRead More →