Virtual assistants have become commonplace in modern technology, but Microsoft thinks it knows how to push its Cortana a step beyond the rest.
While the ride-sharing service is entering 2015 with plans for worldwide expansion, it's also dealing with mounting resistance from regulators.
The so-called "Google tax" requires aggregators to pay a fee for posting links and excerpts of news articles. Google says it can't afford the expense.
Transportation official in Thailand says the ride-sharing service does not use licensed vehicles, while a judge in Spain says Uber drivers lack official authorization.
Several Jewish groups in Spain file a complaint with prosecutors to investigate a flood of racist tweets posted after Real Madrid lost a basketball game to Israel's Maccabi Tel Aviv team.
The e-commerce giant is offering its virtual currency in three more countries -- along with a promotion to get customers to use them.
The digital-payments company should see a bright future as a standalone business, in contrast to former parent eBay's need for a turnaround.
The European Union contends that the studios and British pay-TV provider Sky UK are violating antitrust regulations by restricting the broadcasting of studio films to only the UK and Ireland.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio drops his proposal to place a cap on the number of Uber cars in the city, while the ride-hailing service agrees to hand over previously undisclosed data.
Alex Morgan joins Lionel Messi on cover in the United States; Canada captain Christine Sinclair gets Canadian cover.