Netflix's solid 4Q eclipsed by projected slowing US growth

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's video streaming service added in more subscribers than ever during the crucial holiday season, but the company signaled its growth is slowing in the U.S. as it begins to...

Netflix raising prices for 58M US subscribers as costs rise

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is raising its U.S. prices by 13 percent to 18 percent, its biggest increase since the company launched its streaming service 12 years ago. Its most popu...

Connected cars accelerate down data-collection highway

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — That holiday trip over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house could turn into nice little gift for automakers as they increasingly collect oodles and oodles of dat...

Consumer groups allege Google misleads kids in FTC complaint

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly two dozen consumer, privacy and public health groups are urging U.S. regulators to investigate whether children are being endangered by deceptive apps in Google's app store...

Lyft aims to beat Uber to US stock market with IPO

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lyft still hasn't caught up to Uber in the rapidly growing ride-hailing market, but it's ahead in the race to sell its stock on the public market where the two companies could pot...

Google's robotic spinoff launches ride-hailing service

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's self-driving car spinoff is finally ready to try to profit from its nearly decade-old technology. Waymo is introducing a small-scale ride-hailing servic...

Cruise control: GM's No. 2 exec to run self-driving car unit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — General Motors' No. 2 executive is moving from Motor City to Silicon Valley to run the automaker's self-driving car operations as it attempts to cash in on its bet that robotic ve...

Apple to tutor women in tech in bid to diversify industry

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is launching a new program designed to address the technology industry's scarcity of women in executive and computer programming jobs. Under the initiative...

Google reforms sexual misconduct rules

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is promising to be more forceful and open about its handling of sexual misconduct cases, a week after high-paid engineers and others walked out in protest over its male-dom...

Apple's fiscal 4Q results disappoint amid tech jitters

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's faithful customers aren't snapping up iPhones quite as enthusiastically as anticipated heading into the crucial holiday shopping season. But the latest m...

Google employees to walk out to protest treatment of women

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of Google engineers and other workers are expected to walk off the job Thursday morning to protest the internet company's lenient treatment of executives accused of sexua...

Wall Street sours on Silicon Valley, battering tech stocks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Investors for years have seemingly adored technology stocks as much as most people love their smartphones. But Wall Street has suddenly soured on Silicon Valley ...

Facebook's election 'war room' takes aim at fake information

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook's expansive Silicon Valley campus is a locked door bearing a taped-on sign that reads "War Room." Behind the door lies a nerve cent...

Even tech execs fret about their kids' smartphone addictions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some technology executives fret that their products are having a corrosive effect on society, and maybe even their own kids. Like a lot of parents, Mike Herrick ...

Google's Waze expands carpooling service throughout US

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google will begin offering its pay-to-carpool service throughout the U.S. in an effort to reduce the commute-time congestion that its popular Waze navigation app is designed to av...