Chinese tech companies are selling more than just phones and tablets to people using bitcoin


A lot of people are buying smartphones and tablets with bitcoin, with Chinese tech giants selling $6 billion worth of the digital currency in the first half of the year.That’s more than twice as much as Apple and Google combined, according to research firm IDC.The big takeaway: China’s digital currency is being used as a […]

Tech companies use chatbots to predict user behavior


Tech companies are using chatbots and artificial intelligence to help them predict the actions of users on the internet.The technology is part of a broader trend in which companies are trying to automate the tasks of humans by allowing computers to interpret a user’s actions and make decisions.These machines can be used to track people’s […]

How to fix the tech bubble? | Recode


Recode reporter and tech journalist Kara Swisher looks at the tech boom that is happening right now.We’re talking a lot of money, lots of jobs, lots and lots of bubbles and bubbles that can only last for a short time, she says.Recode: Is this a bubble that will burst?Swisher: I don’t think it’s a bubble.It’s […]