White House to Unveil Coding Education Initiative

President Trump was set to unveil an effort to boost computer science training in U.S. classrooms, a measure that won him a show of support from Silicon Valley and other business leaders after recent tensions between the White House and American corporations.

Science Affliction: Are Companies Cursed by Cameos in Blade Runner?

The 1982 sci-fi movie classic is back with a splashy sequel, but Atari, Pan Am, RCA and other companies featured in the original later had a tough time in the real world. ‘Curses are meant to be broken.’

Target Adding Pinterest Search Tool to Its App

Pinterest struck a deal with Target to license its camera image search tool, which Target will embed in its own app.

Microsoft Aims to Make Business AI Cheaper, Faster, Simpler

Microsoft plans to unveil its first product in a new line of software aimed at taking on IBM and others in the growing market to apply artificial intelligence to everyday business needs.

China Fines Social-Media Giants for Hosting Banned Content

Chinese regulators said they hit operators of three of the country’s biggest social-media platforms with the maximum fine allowable under a new cybersecurity law for hosting fake news and other forms of banned content.

Uber Tries Compromise With London Regulators

Uber Technologies is examining concessions it could make to London to get its operating license back, while also preparing a legal appeal and rallying its users in the city to build support.

Mashable Tests Notion that ‘Pivot to Video’ Leads to Digital-Media Riches

The company, known for its mix of technology and pop-culture stories, is exploring selling itself to an investor and has had extensive discussions with a German TV broadcaster, people familiar with the matter said.

After Equifax, Should the Government Force Companies to Report Hacks?

Companies like Equifax don’t like you knowing they’ve been hacked—but it would be better for consumers and businesses if they were quicker to report it.

German Manufacturers Play Defense Against Chinese Hackers

A wave of attacks by Chinese hackers on Germany’s cutting-edge manufacturers is raising alarm in Berlin and prompting the government to step in to defend the country’s competitive edge.

Judge Says U.S. Drone Rules Trump Local Law

A federal court in Massachusetts struck down key elements of a local drone ordinance that significantly restricted where residents could fly the devices, affirming the limited power of cities and states to regulate unmanned aircraft.