Fortune sits down with the leader of the most recent anti-tech strike.
FORTUNE -- On Monday night, one tech awards show became a coalition's latest reason to rally.
Nearly 50 protesters gathered in front of San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall, signs in hand, hooting and hollering to protest the Crunchies, a tech awards ceremony hosted by industry sites Gigaom, VentureBeat, and TechCrunch. While startups inside the event received award statues for categories MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Feb 11, 2014 1:12 PM ET
The research lab's vice president explains why there's more work to be done in recognizing female innovators.
FORTUNE – As innovative as Silicon Valley may be -- churning out fresh ideas, products, and services --when it comes to giving credit where it's due, women generally remain woefully under-recognized.
It's not overt sexism, so much as unconscious bias on the part of some people now, explains Megan Smith, vice president of Google X, MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Feb 10, 2014 11:59 AM ET
Companies like Uber and Lyft face another gray area after the death of a young girl earlier this year.
FORTUNE -- When is an Uber driver an Uber driver, and what happens when there's an accident?
Million-dollar questions like these -- and more -- are being asked in the aftermath of Sofia Liu's death. On New Year's Eve, the 6-year-old was struck and killed by Syed Muzzafar in his gray Honda Pilot MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Feb 6, 2014 5:00 AM ET
Shelve the Wii U, plow ahead with mobile, and more.
FORTUNE -- If Nintendo (NTDOF) isn't desperate by now, it should be.
The hallowed videogame hardware and software maker is estimating a net loss of $240 million for the fiscal year ending March 2014, largely based on poor sales of its current home console, the Wii U. It slashed Wii U sales estimates from 9 million units to 2.8 million and lowered MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Feb 5, 2014 5:00 AM ET
Higher prices for the company's popular loyalty reward program could be a success, depending on the execution.
FORTUNE -- How much more would customers pay for an Amazon (AMZN) Prime membership?
That's the question Amazon is mulling over. During Thursday's quarterly earnings call, CFO Tom Szkutak announced that management might up Prime's $79 annual fee by anywhere between $20 and $40 due to increasing fuel and shipping costs.
The news surprised analysts. "The MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Feb 3, 2014 12:39 PM ET
"Tens of millions" of Prime members could find themselves paying significantly more for expedited shipping.
FORTUNE -- Despite another quarter of solid sales growth for Amazon (AMZN), the Seattle-based e-commerce goliath saw its stock slide over 8% in after-hours trading.
For the fourth quarter of 2013, profits grew to $239 million, or 51 cents per share, from $97 million the same period before. Revenues climbed 26% year over year to $25.6 million. Profits MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 30, 2014 5:50 PM ET
John Donahoe tells Fortune why spinning off PayPal would hurt -- not help -- the online credit business, how eBay is changing for the better, and whether customers can expect delivery via air drone any time soon.
FORTUNE -- Ask John Donahoe about Carl Icahn's call for a PayPal spin-off, and he'll offer a veritable shrug.
"We could have come up with those points ourselves," Donahoe told Fortune during a sit-down this MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 29, 2014 2:34 PM ET
Founders Kyle Hill and Mike Townsend want to tap into a $40 billion market opportunity with their L.A. startup.
FORTUNE -- Finding and managing a good senior caregiver can be a struggle.
Just ask Kyle Hill and Mike Townsend. When Hill's grandmother in Seattle, Wash. needed a caregiver earlier this year, he and his family spent weeks screening candidates -- many ultimately unqualified -- from their home in Ohio. When they found MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 28, 2014 2:44 PM ET
With Puzzle & Dragons, GungHo Online Entertainment has a monster Japanese hit.
FORTUNE -- Few know about it stateside, but in Japan, you'd be hard-pressed to find someone who hasn't heard of Puzzle & Dragons.
Part puzzler, part dungeon crawler, part monster-collecting adventure, GungHo Online Entertainment launched the mobile game in 2012, and it now claims over 20 million users -- roughly 1/6 of the Japanese population -- who have MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 27, 2014 5:00 AM ET
With Givelocity, Susan Cooney argues even $1 a month is enough to make a difference.JP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 24, 2014 11:50 AM ET
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