RE/CODE NEWS AND CONTENT

General

Judge Orders Microsoft to Turn Over Customer Data Stored Abroad

The case has drawn concern from privacy groups and major technology companies.

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July 31, 2014, 2:24 PM PDT

General

Tesla Beats the Street, Breaks Ground in Nevada

Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas are still in the running for the Gigafactory.

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July 31, 2014, 2:04 PM PDT

News Brief

LinkedIn Crushes Q2 Earnings Expectations

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July 31, 2014, 1:30 PM PDT

Enterprise

Oracle Nabs Cloud Software Company TOA

It may be a signal that another round of cloud software dealmaking is starting.

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July 31, 2014, 12:41 PM PDT

Policy

House Republicans Launch Investigation of FCC Waiver for Obama Donor

The lawmakers want to know how the donor’s private equity fund qualified for a break in airwave bidding.

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July 31, 2014, 12:24 PM PDT

Security

Hackers Can Tap USB Devices, Researcher Warns

The vulnerability could enable a new class of attacks that evade all known security protections.

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July 31, 2014, 11:31 AM PDT

Mobile

French Carrier Iliad Makes Surprise Bid for T-Mobile U.S.

Bidding war! French telecommunications company Iliad confirms it made a $15 billion cash offer to acquire T-Mo.

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July 31, 2014, 11:02 AM PDT

Code Red

Code/red: New From Sony — DualShock Earnings

Plus Amazon’s BS e-book math, Robbie Bach’s new gig, that stupid Tim Draper song and grilling with lava.

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July 31, 2014, 10:15 AM PDT

General

Alibaba Nabs Google’s Investors Relations Head Penner

A new top exec for the increasingly powerful Chinese Internet giant will interface with Wall Street.

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July 31, 2014, 8:54 AM PDT

Science

Tesla and Panasonic Finalize Gigafactory Partnership

But the location of the massive battery plant is still unknown.

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July 31, 2014, 8:23 AM PDT

Social

One Area of Growth for Twitter: Government Info Requests on Users

Government requests for info on users almost doubled compared to last year.

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July 31, 2014, 8:22 AM PDT

General

Apple Deal Means 200 Beats Workers Will Need New Jobs

The move affects more than 25 percent of Beats’ workforce.

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July 31, 2014, 7:43 AM PDT

Mobile

Nokia to Buy Panasonic’s Network Equipment Unit to Expand Japan Business

Without phones, the company is now looking to grow its remaining network equipment and mapping businesses.

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July 31, 2014, 7:29 AM PDT

News Brief

BlackBerry Makes BBM Available for Windows Phone

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July 31, 2014, 7:25 AM PDT

Media

SoundCloud, Which Wants Big Music Deals, Hires Big Music Executive

If you want to join them, hire them.

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July 31, 2014, 7:23 AM PDT

Mobile

New Products to Return Taiwan’s HTC to Growth by Year End

The October-to-December period will see the company’s first rise in year-on-year total revenue in 12 quarters.

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July 31, 2014, 4:57 AM PDT

Mobile

T-Mobile Adds 1.5 Million More Customers, Swings to Profit on Spectrum Sale

It sold 6.2 million smartphoness, up from 4.3 million a year ago, but a drop from the 6.9 million smartphones it sold in the prior quarter.

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July 31, 2014, 3:13 AM PDT