Lyft expands while Uber does damage control

Lyft president optimistic on company's future While Uber does damage control for its reputation, competitor Lyft is sinking its teeth into more markets. Lyft is entering 54 new cities in its largest expansion to date, the company announced Thursday. New markets include Pensacola, Florida, and Amherst, Massachusetts, making for a total

Apple criticizes Trump over transgender bathrooms

Tech firms take travel ban opposition to court Apple has criticized a decision by the Trump administration to withdraw protections for transgender students in public schools. The tech leader said in a statement that it "believes everyone deserves a chance to thrive in an environment free from stigma and discrimination."

SpaceX docks with space station on second try

Watch SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket make a flawless landing A SpaceX capsule has successfully docked with the International Space Station. A NASA commander and a European Space Agency engineer captured the Dragon space capsule just before 6 a.m. ET using a robotic arm, according to NASA. A previous attempt was

Indian startup founders slash jobs, take 100% pay cut

This India startup competes with Amazon The top two executives at one of India's biggest startups are giving up their salaries. Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal, the founders of e-commerce giant Snapdeal, told employees that they would take a 100% pay cut as they lay off hundreds of workers in a

Tesla may open 3 more Gigafactory locations

Inside Tesla's enormous battery factory Tesla committed billions to build its ginormous "Gigafactory" in the Nevada desert, which began producing lithium-ion batteries last month. Now the company wants to open more locations. Tesla(TSLA) said Wednesday it expects to "finalize locations" this year for as many as three new Gigafactory locations. That

These 10 stocks dominate the market

Stocks on longest record run in 25 years Investors have a lot to choose from when picking stocks to buy. But many are honing in on a handful of larger than life blue chips. The 10 biggest companies in the S&P 500 index are collectively worth $4.36 trillion. The entire S&P

Verizon to test 5G in 11 cities

Inside Verizon's device testing lab The promises of 5G have been swirling for the last few years -- but, finally, the mobile broadband service is getting closer to reality. Verizon announced Wednesday that it will begin testing its fifth-generation wireless service in 11 markets across the country, from rural areas to

Apple’s massive spaceship campus will open in April

We tried Apple's AirPods Apple's biggest new product is almost here -- and no, it's not a device with a screen. Apple(AAPL, Tech30)'s massive new headquarters will open to employees in April, nearly six years after its late founder and CEO Steve Jobs publicly unveiled plans for the building's "spaceship" design.

SpaceX aborts space station docking

SpaceX launches historic takeoff SpaceX had to abort an attempt to dock its Dragon space capsule with the International Space Station Wednesday morning due to a navigation problem. An incorrect data point that had been entered in the capsule's computer caused the problem,according to NASA. The docking, which had been

Tech’s impossible balancing act with Trump

Tech firms take travel ban opposition to court On a Wednesday evening earlier this month, Gary Shapiro dined with executives from a dozen technology companies who are members of his trade association. The group meeting was routine, but the location for dinner was not. They ate at Mar-a-Lago, a private club