Netflix head Reed Hastings predicted Monday that mobile carriers will soon offer data plans that give users unlimited video streaming to meet the rising popularity of watching TV and movies on mobile devices.
SpaceX to send two tourists around Moon in 2018
SpaceX said Monday two private citizens have paid money to be sent around the Moon in what would mark the farthest humans have ever traveled to deep space.
Dumbphones survive rise of the smartphone
Dumbphones -- handsets that just make calls and send texts -- were set to disappear as technology moved on, but they have survived in emerging markets and among nostalgics of simpler devices in the West.
Peter Thiel’s Palantir spreads its tentacles throughout Europe
Palantir Technologies Inc., the data mining company named after the all-seeing stone from the Lord of the Rings, likes to apply J.R.R. Tolkien references to many aspects of its business.
Ambitious engineer at center of colossal fight between Google and Uber
In 2013, Anthony Levandowski was the star of Google's self-driving car project. The tall, swaggering engineer was featured in a long New Yorker story about the search engine willing the impossible technology into reality.
Tech companies join challenge on transgender bathroom rules
Apple Inc., PayPal Holdings Inc., EBay Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Salesforce.com Inc. are among the technology companies that are backing transgender rights by joining a friend-of-the-court brief in a U.S. Supreme Court case regarding bathroom access.
'Ring of fire' eclipse treat for southern skygazers
A spectacular "ring of fire" solar eclipse Sunday will regale skygazers in South America and southern Africa, with seafarers in the nearby Atlantic getting a front-row view too, astronomers say.
NASA mulls putting astronauts on deep space test flight
The US space agency said Friday it is considering putting astronauts on an upcoming test flight of the deep space capsule Orion as it aims to orbit the Moon.