Addicted to Audio: Why Music Obsessives Blow Their 401Ks Chasing Down Vintage Gear

Vintage-audio collectors are on the hunt for coveted, ancient and pricey components to make their classic stereo systems sing. Here, how to start exploring and avoid the pitfalls.

Uber IPO: A Lot Will Ride on CFO’s Choice of Metrics, Timing

Uber Technologies’s finance chief will play a critical numbers game as the ride-hailing service races toward an initial public offering riding a potential valuation of $120 billion.

Are Facebook’s Bad Metrics to Blame for ‘Pivot to Video’?

Allegations that Facebook misled advertisers about video viewership have reignited debate about who is to blame for the publishing industry’s ill-fated bet on video produced for social media networks.

How Autonomous Vehicles Will Reshape Our World

Self-driving cars are just one piece of the puzzle. Former New York City traffic commissioner Samuel I. Schwartz (aka Gridlock Sam) explains.

5G Has Arrived. It’s Been A Long Wait for Ericsson, Nokia.

After years of stagnant sales, the push to build new 5G networks is finally paying off for the world’s telecom-equipment makers.

U.S. Startup Accuses Huawei of Trying to Steal Its Technology

An escalating battle between the U.S. and China for tech supremacy is playing out in federal court between Huawei and a Silicon Valley startup backed by Microsoft.

Secretive Data Company Palantir Weighs Giant Public Offering

Data-mining giant Palantir Technologies is weighing an initial public offering likely to be among the largest in recent years.

Ugh, Green Bubbles! Switching From Apple to Android Is Hard

Apple has erected some high walls around its iPhone users. Those who wish to leave iOS have to do some climbing, and moving out of the iMessage ecosystem takes several steps.

Bill Gates: How Paul Allen Changed My Life

When other high school kids were sneaking out of the house to go partying, Paul and I would sneak out at night to go use the computers in a lab at the University of Washington, Bill Gates recalls in a remembrance.

In the Fight Against Fake News, Facebook’s Fact-Checkers Struggle to Keep Up

The social network’s algorithms scan billions of posts each day in hopes of flagging misinformation before it goes viral; humans play a supporting role, but in the end they simply can’t keep up.