TikTok’s Owner Wanted to Create a Hit Videogame. It Failed.

SINGAPORE—TikTok’s Chinese parent ByteDance has bet billions on videogames since 2019, setting up its own creative…

Will Livestreaming Be TikTok’s Amazon-Killer?

TikTok is moving aggressively into e-commerce—a space where its Chinese equivalent is massively successful.

Will Livestreaming Be TikTok’s Amazon-Killer?

TikTok is moving aggressively into e-commerce—a space where its Chinese equivalent is massively successful.

Alibaba’s Spinoff Plans Fall to Earth

Alibaba’s shareholders finally got their first dividend. But that may not be enough to compensate for…

Tech Giants Spend Billions on AI Startups—And Get Just as Much Back

Updated Nov. 3, 2023 1:41 pm ET Amazon, Google and Microsoft have spent the past year…

Tech Giants Spend Billions on AI Startups—And Get Just as Much Back

Amazon, Google and Microsoft have spent the past year investing billions of dollars in artificial-intelligence startups—while…

Stocks End October With Gains, Post Monthly Losses

A busy day for corporate earnings reports ended with major stock indexes higher, though not enough…

Amazon’s Profit Triples as Sales Show Resilience Leading Into Holidays

Updated Oct. 26, 2023 7:21 pm ET Amazon.com said profit tripled to nearly $10 billion from…

Microsoft Gets Another Leg Up on Google in AI Race

Big tech’s two early movers on artificial intelligence both still have a way to go before…

Microsoft Earnings Growth Accelerates on Stronger-Than-Expected Cloud Demand

Updated Oct. 24, 2023 7:23 pm ET Microsoft’s sales growth accelerated last quarter as demand for…