Stories by Sharon Gaudin

Google 'moonshots' not yet profitable

Longer-term projects like driverless cars, wearables and connectivity balloons carry hefty tab; the very-profitable company makes its money from Android, search and other 'core' tech.

Companies test the waters with Facebook chatbots

Facebook announced last week that businesses will be able to use chatbots in its popular Messenger app. Two companies, The Muppets Studio and theScore, have high hopes for chatbots in interacting with fans.

Tech titans rise up against anti-LGBT legislation in Miss., N.C.

In the past few weeks, North Carolina and Mississippi have adopted laws enabling businesses to discriminate against gays and transgender people by those who say serving them would infringe on their religious beliefs. Some large tech companies have condemned the laws.

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