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Tough challenges ahead for Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Job No. 1 for the new CEO: Revamp the stagnating microblogging service to make it more inviting for regular folks.

By October 5, 2015


Disney invests $65 million to help make virtual-reality movies the next thing

With more than $100 million in total investment, Jaunt is among the cluster of startups trying to take VR mainstream.

By September 21, 2015


​Toyota investing $50M to research cars that can think for themselves

​Toyota announced a $50 million, five-year collaboration with Stanford and MIT's artificial intelligence research labs.

By September 4, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Why a global auto giant just invested in a tiny parking app

Automakers are pouring money into tech so that cars stay relevant.

By September 4, 2015


Drone maker draws $60M investment from Intel

A bastion of the PC chips industry, Intel says its deal with Yuneec will be a "game changer" in the burgeoning field of drones.

By August 27, 2015


Candy Crush Saga guru gets record investment to make virtual gaming real

The $6 million bet on Resolution Games is Silicon Valley's largest yet on a company looking to create virtual reality games.

By August 26, 2015


Fresh investment to help Uber boost India ridership to 1 million daily

Tata, a private equity fund that's part of the India-based conglomerate, has dropped significant cash into Uber to fund its expansion, though the companies didn't say how much it paid.

By August 19, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Disney ups investments in mind-reading tech

Media and advertising companies turn to brain science to help deliver content you won't forget.

By August 14, 2015


Uber to invest over $1B in China, expand to 50 more cities

In a letter to investors, CEO Travis Kalanick calls the ride-hailing service's growth in the country "remarkable and unprecedented."

By June 12, 2015


SoftBank expands investment in Clash of Clans maker

The Japan-based company now owns 73 percent of Supercell, hoping to ride the coattails of success in mobile gaming.

By June 1, 2015