New research finds firms with higher data literacy scores may be worth up to US$534 million than counterparts.
All three companies have taken the lead as the world's most valuable company by market cap in recent days and all currently are worth more than US$860 billion.
Politicians from nine countries have assembled for the largest inquiry yet into digital misinformation but the Facebook CEO chose to send Richard Allan, the company's Vice-President of Policy Solutions, in his place.
After seven months spent travelling to the red planet, NASA's InSight mission successfully navigated the descent to the surface of Mars, prompting wild celebrations at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
The Canadian facility will be a casualty of the auto giant's pivot into zero-emissions and autonomous vehicles.
One of the world’s best-known, most highly respected and successful car company bosses, Carlos Ghosn, has been arrested in Japan and looks certain to be stripped of his role at the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. How did it happen to him?
Microsoft has made its strongest move yet into the emerging field of conversational AI by acquiring XOXCO for an undisclosed amount.
The Virgin Group co-founder Richard Branson has put US$3 million towards the new competition, which will incentivise the production of more environmentally sound air-conditioners.
Amazon's second and third headquarters will be located in Long Island, New York and Crystal City in Arlington County, Virginia.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 600 points on 12 October local time on the back of Apple shares and oil prices declining, the US dollar rising and uncertainty around global trade continuing.