Why Spotify Investors Should Applaud Its Podcast Push

Why Spotify Investors Should Applaud Its Podcast Push

While Spotify's music subscription business remains hampered by costly licensing deals with top labels, it has the assets to create a lucrative podcast advertising business.

Lyft's Stock Could Come Under Pressure Once the IPO Euphoria Fades

Lyft's Stock Could Come Under Pressure Once the IPO Euphoria Fades

The ride-sharing firm is seeing strong revenue growth, along with some financial improvement. But living up to the $20 billion to $25 billion valuation it's reportedly seeking won't be easy, given plenty of tough competition.

Tesla's Latest Gamble Is a Risky -- But Potentially Worthwhile -- One

Tesla's Latest Gamble Is a Risky -- But Potentially Worthwhile -- One

If Elon Musk's company has to choose between supporting offline sales and selling cheaper cars, the latter choice is the best of two difficult options.

HP's Printing Business Is Still Facing Big Long-Term Challenges

HP's Printing Business Is Still Facing Big Long-Term Challenges

HP's stock plunged on Thursday after it reported seeing new pressures for its printing supplies business. However, some old pressures also appear to be weighing.

Mobile World Congress 2019: 7 Important Things to Watch For

Mobile World Congress 2019: 7 Important Things to Watch For

5G phones and networks will get a lot of attention at the giant mobile trade show. Microsoft, meanwhile, has unveiled a new HoloLens headset ahead of the show's official start.

Why Mark Zuckerberg Isn't a Fan of Selling an Ad-Free Facebook Service

Why Mark Zuckerberg Isn't a Fan of Selling an Ad-Free Facebook Service

Facebook's CEO insists his company wouldn't feel right about limiting certain data controls to paid users. But perhaps just as significantly, a subscription Facebook service would have to be priced quite high to offset lost ad revenue.

Musk's Latest Comments Show Why Tesla Creates Both Fanatical Bulls and Bears

Musk's Latest Comments Show Why Tesla Creates Both Fanatical Bulls and Bears

Like many of his previous targets, the autonomous driving goals just set by Elon Musk may prove too ambitious. But that doesn't mean Tesla isn't making any progress.

Why You Can't Ignore the Fed Minutes

Why You Can't Ignore the Fed Minutes

Much like reading your teenager's journal -- you will find some juicy nuggets on inflation and interest rates so the Fed minutes are worth dissecting.

Qualcomm's New 5G Modem and Radio Chips Should Help Fend Off Hungry Rivals

Qualcomm's New 5G Modem and Radio Chips Should Help Fend Off Hungry Rivals

Qualcomm's second 5G modem packs higher download speeds and a slew of other new features.

As Apple and Google Compete in Augmented Reality, Each Has Distinct Strengths

As Apple and Google Compete in Augmented Reality, Each Has Distinct Strengths

Google, which just launched a new AR mode for Google Maps, should have a powerful set of cloud services available for AR headsets. But Apple might be able to offer unmatched hardware, as well as tight iPhone integration.