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WSJ Technology
Jul 17, 2018

Texas Instruments CEO Resigns After Code of Conduct Violations
Texas Instruments Inc.'s Chief Executive Brian Crutcher has resigned over violations of the company's code of conduct, the analog chip giant said, less than two months after taking control of the company.

WSJ Technology
Jul 17, 2018

Lawmakers Question Tech Firms, Publishers on How They Combat Fake News
Tech firms, publishing executives and lawmakers broadly agree on the dangers of fake news and hate speech online. But they still can't find common ground on how to define it and what to do about it.

WSJ Technology
Jul 17, 2018

The iPhone App Making the NBA Smarter
NBA, college and youth basketball teams have begun using a product designed by former Apple engineers for shot-tracking. The app requires a phone and a hoop—and that's it.

WSJ Technology
Jul 17, 2018

Astronomers Discover 12 New Moons Around Jupiter
Astronomers searching for a planet beyond Pluto discovered instead a dozen new moons orbiting Jupiter. That swells to 79 or so the number found circling the giant planet since Galileo spotted the first of them with a homemade telescope more than 400 years ago.

WSJ Technology
Jul 17, 2018

Media Executives Argue Facebook Is Deferential to Conservatives
Some publishing executives criticized Facebook for being overly accommodating to conservative outlets, days before social-media executives are to appear on Capitol Hill.

WSJ Technology
Jul 17, 2018

Netflix's Intermission Was Long Overdue
The streaming company's market value has become too rich, despite strong growth.

WSJ Technology
Jul 17, 2018

Big Tech's Growth Comes With a Big Bill
Tech giants like Amazon, Apple and Google are delivering above-average growth, but the cost of staying competitive is rising more.

WSJ Technology
Jul 17, 2018

Amazon Foes Walmart and Microsoft Deepen Tech Partnership
Walmart agreed to use Microsoft's cloud technology to power functions, including algorithms for purchasing and sales-data sharing with vendors, the two companies said.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

New Research Prompts Selloff in Companies Using Crispr Technology
Shares of companies developing therapies using the gene-editing technology Crispr declined Monday following the publication of research suggesting Crispr could cause far more extensive DNA damage than previously thought.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

Netflix Shares Skid as Subscriber Growth Misses Its Mark
Netflix registered more than a million fewer subscribers than it expected in the second quarter, a sign that the streaming-video site's strong momentum may be slowing. Shares fell 14% in after-hours trading.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

Amazon Website Hit With Glitches as Shoppers Seek Prime Day Deals
Amazon's website and mobile application were plagued by outages as the online retail giant kicked off its annual sales event, Prime Day.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

Elon Musk's Twitter Rant Against Cave Rescuer Extreme Even for Him
Musk for years has used Twitter to combat critics in ways that few other business leaders would dare. His latest outburst on the platform—in which he suggested a British cave rescuer is a pedophile—was extreme even by his standards.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

Uber Faces U.S. Probe Over Alleged Gender Discrimination
Uber is the subject of an investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission stemming from a complaint about gender inequity, part of a series of federal probes of the ride hailing giant.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

Elon Musk Lashes Out at Cave Rescuer in Twitter Outburst
Musk for years has used Twitter to combat critics in ways that few other business leaders would dare. His latest outburst on the platform—in which he suggested a British cave rescuer is a pedophile—was extreme even by his standards.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

Uber Faces Federal Investigation Over Alleged Gender Discrimination
Uber is the subject of an investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission stemming from a complaint about gender inequity, part of a series of federal probes of the ride hailing giant.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

Elon Musk Lashes Out at Critic in Latest Twitter Outburst
Musk for years has used Twitter to combat critics in ways that few other business leaders would dare. His latest outburst on the platform—in which he suggested a British cave diver is a pedophile—was extreme even by his standards.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

Podcasts Hit the Books
Publishers are striking book deals with podcast creators, hoping to capitalize on the medium's eclectic voices and passionate fans.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

China Snubs Xiaomi With Pushback Against Dual-Class Shares
China's two main stock exchanges said investors on the mainland won't be able to use a trading link with Hong Kong to buy into companies with supervoting shares, a setback for recently listed smartphone maker Xiaomi.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

Stock Disconnect: China Snubs Xiaomi With Pushback on Founder-Friendly Listings
China's two main stock exchanges said investors on the mainland won't be able to use a trading link with Hong Kong to buy into companies with supervoting shares, a setback for recently listed smartphone maker Xiaomi.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

Startup Producing Cell-Grown Meat Raises New Funding
German drugmaker Merck and a top European meat processor are backing a startup producing beef from cattle cells, ramping up a race to transform the global meat industry with cell-culture technology.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

Space Officials Put Collaboration on Display at Airshow
From promoting space tourism to proposing new launch sites to setting up assembly lines to churn out small satellites, corporate and government space officials are pursuing intercontinental collaboration.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

KKR to Acquire Audiobook Publisher RBmedia
Investment firm KKR has agreed to acquire RBmedia, a major producer of digital audiobooks and spoken content, from investment firm Shamrock Capital.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

Miners Test Greener Ways to Dig
Miners have long invested in technology to protect profits, but a new force for change has recently emerged: Companies like Apple see a marketing advantage in ensuring their products are greener than before.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

As Airshow Opens, Space Agencies Put Collaboration on Display
From promoting space tourism to proposing new launch sites to setting up assembly lines to churn out small satellites, company and government space officials from the U.S. and Europe are pursuing intercontinental collaboration.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

China Snubs Xiaomi With Pushback on Founder-Friendly Listings
China's two main stock exchanges said investors on the mainland won't be able to use a trading link with Hong Kong to buy into companies with super-voting shares, a setback for recently listed smartphone-maker Xiaomi.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

Fill 'er Up, or Plug It In? Oil, Utilities Fight to Fuel Vehicles of the Future
For oil companies, gasoline and diesel are among their most valuable products. For utilities, electric vehicles represent a way to jolt demand for power.

WSJ Technology
Jul 16, 2018

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Getting Hacked Because It's Easy
Since 2011, there have been 56 cyberattacks aimed at cryptocurrency exchanges, initial coin offerings and other digital-currency platforms world-wide, bringing the total of hacking-related losses to more than $1.6 billion.

WSJ Technology
Jul 15, 2018

Phones Killed Handwriting. Let's Bring It Back.
Handwriting deserves a place in our screen- and keyboard-driven lives: Here's how to fit good old-fashioned pen and paper into our digital world.

WSJ Technology
Jul 15, 2018

How Carriers Get Permission to Share Your Location
Seeking approval to share a cellphone's current location often falls to one of several dozen third-party companies like Securus and 3Cinteractive.

WSJ Technology
Jul 14, 2018

The Netflix Squeeze
Netflix has had an astonishing year. Its shares surpassed $400, up 110% since January, and it was nominated for 112 Emmy Awards, more than any other television network, including HBO, which had held that distinction for 17 years.

WSJ Technology
Jul 13, 2018

U.S. Lifts Ban on Suppliers Selling to ZTE
ZTE can resume business with its U.S. suppliers, the Commerce Department said, after the Chinese telecom giant met the conditions of a deal President Trump made to save the company.

WSJ Technology
Jul 13, 2018

Tesla's Elon Musk Needs to Find His Mary Barra
Spread alarmingly thin and losing people, the electric-car entrepreneur needs a strong leader to help carry out his vision. There's one over at GM.

WSJ Technology
Jul 13, 2018

Commerce Department Lifts Ban on U.S. Suppliers Selling to ZTE
Chinese telecom giant ZTE can resume business with its U.S. suppliers after meeting the conditions of a deal President Trump made to save the company.

WSJ Technology
Jul 13, 2018

Microsoft Urges Government to Regulate Facial-Recognition Technology
A Microsoft executive is calling for the U.S. government to regulate facial-recognition technology.

WSJ Technology
Jul 13, 2018

Deal or No Deal: The Shadow Over Sun Valley
Media companies hoping their content-making expertise would be in demand from tech magnates at the annual conference Sun Valley were likely to leave disappointed.

WSJ Technology
Jul 13, 2018

States Weigh Bets on Mobile Sports Gambling
Now that states are free to craft laws legalizing sports gambling, the latest question is whether to enter the potential $9 billion mobile-betting market.

WSJ Technology
Jul 13, 2018

South Korea Regulator Says Samsung BioLogics Violated Accounting Rules
Samsung BioLogics intentionally breached accounting rules, South Korean financial regulators said, triggering a suspension in aftermarket trading of the drugmaker's shares.

WSJ Technology
Jul 13, 2018

Xiaomi Defies Skeptics to Rally in Opening Week
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi's first week of trading in Hong Kong has gone far better than a difficult debut would have suggested. Meanwhile most major stock indexes in Asia were in recovery mode.

WSJ Technology
Jul 13, 2018

U.S. Appeals Ruling Allowing AT&T-Time Warner Merger
The Justice Department appealed a trial judge's ruling last month that allowed AT&T to acquire Time Warner, setting the stage for a second round of legal proceedings in a blockbuster antitrust case.

WSJ Technology
Jul 12, 2018

Broadcom Shares Sink as Latest Deal Puzzles Wall Street
Broadcom's share price fell 14% on Thursday, showing the challenge CEO Hock Tan faces in persuading investors that his $18.9 billion purchase of the software company CA Technologies makes sense for the chip giant.

WSJ Technology
Jul 12, 2018

SEC Probes Why Facebook Didn't Warn Sooner on Privacy Lapse
Securities regulators are investigating whether Facebook Inc. adequately warned investors that third parties may have obtained users' data in violation of Facebook's policies, people familiar with the matter said.

WSJ Technology
Jul 12, 2018

PC Shipments Have Strongest Quarter in Six Years
Personal-computer shipments in the second quarter had the strongest showing in six years, driven by stronger demand from business customers, according to preliminary data from two research firms.

WSJ Technology
Jul 12, 2018

Apple Sets $300 Million Clean Energy Fund for China Amid Trade Tensions
Apple Inc. said it will launch a $300 million clean-energy fund for China with ten of its suppliers, extending the U.S. tech giant's commitment to China at a time of mounting trade tension between its home country and its most important overseas market.

WSJ Technology
Jul 12, 2018

Netflix Topples HBO in Emmy Nominations
Netflix scored 112 Emmy nominations, more than any other television network and breaking a streak that HBO held onto for 17 years.

WSJ Technology
Jul 12, 2018

This Company Aims to Deliver DNA on Demand
Synthetic Genomics' Digital to Biological Converter can turn digitized DNA code into synthetic biological material, a milestone in medicine that could one day allow doctors to personalize medicine at their patients' bedsides or fight epidemics halfway around the world.

WSJ Technology
Jul 12, 2018

Bustle Owner Bryan Goldberg Wins Bankruptcy Auction for Gawker.com
A holding company owned by Bryan Goldberg, the founder of Bleacher Report and Bustle, has been picked as the successful bidder for former media site Gawker, according to people familiar with the matter.

WSJ Technology
Jul 12, 2018

You Accidentally Sent $149 to a Stranger on Venmo? Good Luck Getting It Back
The money transfer app makes it easy to send money to a friend—or to someone else with a similar name. Recovering the cash can be tough. ‘Swindler, return my money'

WSJ Technology
Jul 12, 2018

All Ears: Always-On Listening Devices Could Soon Be Everywhere
Tiny microphones are moving us toward a world in which all gadgets can respond to a voice command. For those worried about privacy: meet a $200 trash can.

WSJ Technology
Jul 12, 2018

Scientists Find Birthplace of Mysterious Ghost Particle
Astronomers for the first time traced a burst of powerful cosmic particles called neutrinos to a black hole firing like a ray gun aimed at Earth, by using an unusual observatory buried in a billion tons of ice under the South Pole.

WSJ Technology
Jul 12, 2018

Big Advertisers Embrace Blockchain to Root Out Digital Spending Waste
Nestle, Anheuser-Busch and Bayer are among the big consumer marketers using blockchain to avoid the so-called advertising tech tax, or wasted spending on digital ads.

WSJ Technology
Jul 12, 2018

Omnicom Boosts Data Effort With New Marketing Platform
Ad giant Omnicom has created a one-stop-shop for its agencies and clients to create, plan and execute campaigns using reams of third-party data.

WSJ Technology
Jul 12, 2018

Is It Smart to Install a Smart Lock?
Digital alternatives to metal keys have numerous advantages, but they're triggering insecurities—and proving divisive. We summarize both sides of the debate.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

Facebook Gives Researchers 'Full Access' for Election Studies
Facebook will give a group of academics "full access" to data on its 2.2 billion users to identify areas of research about the effects of social media on elections and democracy.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

ZTE Poised to Resume Business With U.S. Suppliers
Chinese telecom ZTE was poised to resume business with its U.S. suppliers as the last major hurdle of the deal President Trump made to save the firm had been cleared.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

Uber Cuts More Test Drivers in Its Robot Car Operation
Uber Technologies is cutting more than 100 test-driver jobs from its autonomous vehicle program in Pittsburgh and San Francisco months after a fatal crash involving one of the robot cars.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

Broadcom Agrees to Buy CA Technologies for $18.9 Billion
Broadcom struck a deal to buy software company CA Technologies for nearly $19 billion, a surprise move that takes the chip-making giant in a new direction.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

FCC Proposes Changing Comment System After WSJ Found Thousands of Fakes
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai proposes to overhaul the agency's online commenting system after millions of fake comments were posted on an FCC rule change.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

Broadcom Nears Deal to Buy CA Technologies for About $18 Billion
Broadcom is nearing a deal to buy software company CA Technologies for about $18 billion.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

Twitter Follower Numbers to Drop as It Removed Locked Accounts
Twitter is subtracting some accounts it has flagged for suspicious activity from the follower numbers of its users, part of the social-media company's efforts to clamp down on abusive activity.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

FCC Proposes Rebuilding Comment System After Millions Were Found to Be Fake
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposes to overhaul the agency's online commenting system after millions of fake comments were posted on an FCC rule change.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

Too Busy for a Book Club? Join an Online Version
These novel online book groups help time-strapped adults debate new works on digital platforms they already enjoy.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

SEC Accuses Virginia Man of Participating in Fitbit Stock-Manipulation Scheme
The U.S. securities regulator said that a second person was involved in a 2016 scheme to profit by manipulating the company's stock price.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

The First Real Boom in Virtual Reality? It's Pornography.
Naughty America, one of the world's most prolific producers of VR content, is at the forefront of a lucrative niche driving adoption of the technology.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

U.S. Targets Chinese Electronic Parts, Seafood
Chinese electronic components used to run computer networks and secure critical internet connections are the big targets in the latest U.S. tariff plan.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

FCC Proposes Rebuilding Comment System After Millions Were Found Fake
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposes to overhaul the agency's online commenting system after millions of fake comments were posted on an FCC rule change.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

Intuit's Marianna Tessel on Her Trusted Advisers
The chief product development officer at the software company's biggest unit, the one that makes QuickBook, turns to four different sources for career guidance. From them, she says she has learned to authentic, accountable and in tune with the details.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

FCC Proposes Rebuilding Comment System After Thousands Revealed as Fake
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposes to overhaul the agency's online commenting system after millions of fake comments were posted on an FCC rule change.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

Google Faces Multibillion Dollar Antitrust Fine
The European Union's antitrust watchdog is expected to find Alphabet's Google illegally abused the dominance of its Android operating system for mobile phones, issuing a multibillion-euro fine and ordering changes to the company's Android-related business practices.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

Stolen Military Drone Documents Found for Sale on Dark Web
An unidentified hacker tried to sell purported U.S. military documents containing information about combat drones, a cybersecurity research firm said, after they were allegedly stolen from an Air Force officer's computer.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

Uber's HR Chief Leaves After Probe Into Handling of Discrimination Claims
Uber pushed out its human-resources chief, Liane Hornsey, after an internal investigation into her department's handling of racial discrimination claims.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

Google Faces Multibillion Antitrust Fine
The European Union's antitrust watchdog is expected to find Alphabet's Google illegally abused the dominance of its Android operating system for mobile phones, issuing a multibillion-euro fine and ordering changes to the company's Android-related business practices.

WSJ Technology
Jul 11, 2018

Owner of China's Top News-Aggregation App in IPO Talks
Beijing Bytedance Technology, the owner of China's most popular news-aggregation app, is holding discussions about a multibillion-dollar Hong Kong IPO that could take place this year.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

SEC Brings Insider-Trading Suit Against Former Executive
Regulator's civil complaint says former Heartland Payment CEO Robert Carr gave corporate details to a romantic partner.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

Juul Funding Round Values E-Cig Startup at $15 Billion
E-cigarette maker Juul Labs has raised $650 million as part of a fundraising round that seeks to raise $1.25 billion to fund the company's rapid expansion.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

Lawmakers Press Google on Gmail Privacy
Senior lawmakers requested answers from Google parent Alphabet about its privacy questions surrounding Gmail, the company's popular email service.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

Apple Hands Siri Responsibilities to Executive Poached From Google
Apple is handing oversight of its Siri team to new artificial-intelligence chief John Giannandrea three months after hiring him from rival Google.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

Google to Face Multibillion-Euro EU Antitrust Fine
The European Union's antitrust watchdog is expected to find Alphabet's Google illegally abused the dominance of its Android operating system for mobile phones, issuing a multibillion-euro fine and ordering changes to the company's Android-related business practices.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

China Bans Ads on Video App
Chinese authorities banned ads on the Douyin app—which serves up 15-second videos—over an ad they said made light of a venerated Chinese soldier.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

Tesla to Build Shanghai Plant, Amping Up Operations in China
Tesla announced plans to build a factory in Shanghai, a move expected to boost sales in the world's largest auto market but comes amid a broader U.S.-China trade dispute.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

Paul Allen Asks $150 Million for 120 Acres of L.A. Land
The Microsoft billionaire is selling one of the largest undeveloped parcels left in Beverly Hills.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

Microsoft Adds a Lower-Cost Tablet in Challenge to Apple's iPad
Microsoft is cutting prices on its Surface devices, introducing a $399 tablet to compete with Apple's least-expensive iPads.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

Microsoft's Cheap New Surface Go Will Be Surprisingly Valuable
The software giant accounted for less than 2% of tablet sales in 2017, but its devices still play a worthwhile role.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

Tesla to Build Shanghai Plant
The electric-car maker will build a factory in Shanghai capable of producing 500,000 vehicles a year in a move expected to boost sales in the world's largest auto market but one that could also draw fire in the U.S.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

Oil's New Technology Spells End of Boom for Roughnecks
One of the last industries where blue-collar laborers can earn high salaries is being transformed as artificial intelligence and automation replace workers. Even though production is back at peak levels, nationwide oil and gas employment has fallen 21% since 2014.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

Tesla to Build Factory in Shanghai
The electric-car maker will build a factory in Shanghai capable of producing 500,000 vehicles a year in a move expected to boost sales in the world's largest auto market but one that could also draw fire in the U.S.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

Microsoft to Sell Low-Cost Surface to Rival Apple's iPad
Microsoft is cutting prices on its Surface devices, introducing a $399 tablet to compete with Apple's least-expensive iPads.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

Alexa: Don't Let My 2-Year-Old Talk to You That Way
Children are interacting with voice-activated devices like Alexa or Siri long before they can type or swipe, worrying some parents who see their 1-year-olds ordering devices around or speaking to them rudely.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

Xiaomi Dials Up Big Gains on Second Day of Trading
Xiaomi shares soared, as the prospect of rapid inclusion in key indexes helped make up for the Chinese smartphone-maker lackluster market debut a day earlier.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

All Hail Saudi Arabia's First Female Ride-App Drivers
The first female driver for Uber's Middle East rival here is helping to set a new course for women integrating into the kingdom's workforce now that they are allowed to take the wheel.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

Ad-Tech Company MediaMath Raises $225 Million
The New York-based firm will use the capital to buy out an investor, spend on technology and fund acquisitions

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

Walmart to Enter New York With an Ecommerce Center
The retail behemoth's foray into the Big Apple will be an ecommerce fulfillment center in the Bronx leased by Jet.com, the online startup Walmart bought two years ago.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

China Bans Ads on Booming Video App
Chinese authorities banned ads on the very popular Douyin app—which serves up an eclectic array of 15-second videos—over an ad they said made light of a venerated Chinese soldier in the Korean War.

WSJ Technology
Jul 10, 2018

Custom-Parts Marketplace Xometry Raises $25 Million in New Funding
Company will also buy rival MakeTime as it builds business matching manufacturers to small-batch suppliers.

WSJ Technology
Jul 09, 2018

Microsoft to Sell Low-Cost Surface to Compete With Apple's iPad
Microsoft is cutting prices on its Surface devices, introducing a $399 tablet to compete with Apple's least-expensive iPads.

WSJ Technology
Jul 09, 2018

Uber Hires Former Justice Department Lawyer for Compliance Post
Uber Technologies has tapped Scott Schools, a former top official at the U.S. Justice Department, to be its first chief compliance officer, ahead of a highly anticipated initial public offering next year.

WSJ Technology
Jul 09, 2018

Twitter's Wings Needed a Clip
Crackdown on fake accounts raises doubts about the company's recent growth.

WSJ Technology
Jul 09, 2018

Lawmakers Press Alphabet and Apple on Privacy
House lawmakers sent letters to the CEOs of Apple and Google parent Alphabet, seeking information about how they handle smartphone users' personal data such as location information.

WSJ Technology
Jul 09, 2018

Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Falls in Hong Kong Trading Debut
Xiaomi wants the world to believe it is the next big internet stock. But investors took a cautious view of that sales pitch.

WSJ Technology
Jul 09, 2018

Sonos Can Play Its Own Tune
Speaker maker's Amazon partnership helped boost sales, but profits still need to recover.

WSJ Technology
Jul 09, 2018

Tesla Buyers in China Are Early Casualties in Trade Wrestle
Price listings on Tesla's Chinese website increased by nearly 20% this weekend. It came after the U.S. and China imposed tit-for-tat tariffs on $34 billion of each other's goods.

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