Lyft Shifts Gears With New Driverless-Car Division

Lyft said it is forming its own autonomous-car development division, hiring hundreds of engineers for it and opening a new office in the heart of Silicon Valley.

Microsoft Profit Jumps, Fueled by Cloud Computing

Microsoft continued its rebirth as a force in cloud-computing, posting stronger-than-expected gains in its business of selling web-based services to corporate customers.

Musk Tweet Teases a New York-to-D.C. Hyperloop

Known for his teasing tweets and ever-expanding list of high-tech ambitions, Elon Musk set observers abuzz again with a vague claim he received “verbal” approval for a high-speed, tunnel-based travel system along one of the busiest corridors in the U.S.

FBI, Allies Shut Two Big Dark Web Sites for Drugs, Guns

Two of the world’s largest online marketplaces for criminal goods have been shut down in a global operation that also resulted in the arrest of their owners and the freezing of millions of dollars in alleged criminal proceeds.

Honda-Waymo Talks Stuck in Slow Lane, CEO Says

Seven months after Honda Motor announced plans to collaborate with self-driving car pioneer Waymo LLC, little progress has been made, Honda’s chief executive said.

Twitter Crackdown on Abuse Raises Question: Do the Rules Apply to Trump?

Twitter said it has clamped down on harassment on its service, a campaign that is forcing the company to confront tricky questions about how it applies its standards.

EBay Earnings: What to Watch

EBay is scheduled to announce its second-quarter earnings after the market closes on Thursday.

Microsoft Earnings: What to Watch

Microsoft is scheduled to report fiscal fourth-quarter earnings after the market closes Thursday

Censors Scrub Korean Soaps Off China’s Screens

Beijing’s internet censors are now targeting foreign movies and TV shows that are popular with young Chinese as it tries reinsert Communist ideology into public life.

Nintendo Earnings: What to Watch

The company is expected to raise its sales forecast for the recently launched console-handheld hybrid Nintendo Switch when it reports earnings next week.