Entrepreneurs Eye Africa As Tech’s Next Frontier

Two entrepreneurs working in Africa said the continent is one of the few remaining frontiers for the technology industry—but that’s changing.

Samsung Predicts Tech Will Next Transform the Home

Samsung Electronics Co. is betting that the next domain to be transformed by technology will be the home, and it is increasingly investing in artificial intelligence and software startups to stitch together a network of smart appliances.

Cloudflare, CrowdStrike CEOs Spar Over Future of Cybersecurity Business

Two prominent executives in the cybersecurity industry on Tuesday debated whether the field is a long-term business—or instead will be blended into the array of services tech giants offer customers.

Casper Sleep Sees More Competition Ahead in Online Mattress Retailing

Online mattress retailer Casper Sleep Inc. has attracted a crowd of competitors that offer to deliver mattresses in a box since it began in 2013, and Casper Chief Executive Philip Krim sees more ahead.

Movie Studios Will Embrace Bite-Size Entertainment: Katzenberg

Jeffrey Katzenberg has signed major Hollywood studios onto his latest venture: a mobile-based subscription service of short-form content that the longtime show-business executive is calling “new TV.”

“The Right Time” Is a Myth. Here’s How to Make Every Time Work for You.

Life is too uncertain to wait around for the "right time."

Ackman Cranks Up Pressure on ADP

Activist investor William Ackman turned up the pressure on Automatic Data Processing Inc., saying the company has “missed the market” by focusing more on meeting revenue guidance than developing new technology.

IBM Revenue Drops Again

IBM had gains in its hardware and artificial-intelligence divisions in the third quarter but over all profit and sales declined, a sign the company’s drawn-out transformation still has a way to go.

Microsoft Focused on AI Investments

Microsoft Corp.’s investments will remain focused on artificial intelligence technology said Peggy Johnson, the software giant’s Executive Vice President in charge of Business Development.

3 Ways to Inspire Yourself and Do Your Best Work When It Matters Most

Focus and get more done when you need to.