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TECH 23 Mar 2015 | 12:20 PM

Steve Jobs bio says Disney CEO kept Jobs' condition a secret: Bloomberg

Walt Disney Co CEO Bob Iger learned that Steve Jobs' cancer had returned less than an hour before Disney announced it was buying Jobs' Pixar studio in 2006, and Iger kept the Apple co-founder's condition a secret for three years, according to Bloomberg, citing a new biography of Jobs.

TECH 06 Sep 2017 | 10:00 PM

Mario is not a plumber, says Nintendo

An official biography on the Nintendo of Japan website indicates that Mario has left the plumbing business, though it remains part of his heroic history.

TECH 17 May 2019 | 7:30 AM

Facebook busts Israel-based campaign to disrupt elections

Facebook says it has banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts engaged in spreading disinformation.

TECH 10 Jan 2019 | 9:53 AM

With US$137bil at stake, Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos to divorce

Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie are divorcing after a relationship that started at a New York hedge fund and is ending a little more than a year after he became the world’s richest person.

TECH 06 Dec 2017 | 10:00 AM

Two executives leave Amazon’s Audible after harassment probe

Two senior executives at Amazon.com Inc’s audio-book company, Audible, have abruptly resigned in the midst of a company investigation into workplace harassment.

TECH 09 Apr 2017 | 3:00 AM

Amazon takes a page from bricks-and-mortar bookstores. Here’s what it’s like inside

Amazon Books on Southport Avenue, the fifth physical store from the Seattle online giant, and its first in the Midwest, is a deeply, unsettlingly normal place, a soulless, antiseptic 6,000 square feet, a stone's throw from a J. Crew and a SoulCycle.

TECH 07 Mar 2016 | 5:49 AM

Ray Tomlinson, godfather of @ e-mail, dies at age 74

Ray Tomlinson, considered to be the godfather of e-mail, has died, according to his employer, Raytheon Company. He was 74.