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WSJ Technology
Nov 19, 2018

With Facebook at 'War,' Zuckerberg Adopts More Aggressive Style
Mark Zuckerberg's new approach is causing unprecedented turmoil at Facebook, driving out several key executives and creating tensions with Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg.

WSJ Technology
Nov 17, 2018

Amazon Kept HQ2 Under Wraps Using These Code Names
Amazon.com maintained secrecy among the 20 cities vying for its HQ2 operations by naming them after important corporate stakeholders—employees' dogs.

WSJ Technology
Nov 17, 2018

Old-School Watchmakers Get Smart to Counter Apple
Watchmakers, caught off guard by the success of Apple's smartwatch, are now trying to keep pace with changing customer tastes by introducing messaging alerts and other high-tech features to traditional watches.

WSJ Technology
Nov 16, 2018

Actual Silicon Valley Startup Gets Inspiration From HBO's 'Silicon Valley' Startup
Richard Hendricks's Pied Piper, which is realistic but fictional, has inspired a real company, WaveOne, to perfect the technology from the show; ‘a linear combination of their personalities'

WSJ Technology
Nov 16, 2018

What's the Next Big Thing in Tech? It's Up to Us
How quickly we'll see flying cars, robot workers, data-privacy rules, Chinese world domination and the end of car ownership depends less on the tech involved than on us.

WSJ Technology
Nov 16, 2018

Nvidia Grapples With Cryptocurrency Miners' Exit
The previous stockpiling habits of cryptocurrency miners have left Nvidia to battle with excess graphics-card inventory.

WSJ Technology
Nov 16, 2018

Google's Cloud-Computing Boss Steps Down
Google said its top cloud-computing executive is departing the company and will be replaced by a former executive of business software rival Oracle Corp.

WSJ Technology
Nov 16, 2018

Computer Flubs Left Vets Short of Housing Benefits
A Department of Veterans Affairs computer system botched calculations for GI Bill benefits, leaving thousands of student veterans without full housing assistance, a senior VA official told Congress on Thursday.

WSJ Technology
Nov 16, 2018

U.S. Is Optimistic It Will Prosecute WikiLeaks's Assange
The Justice Department is preparing to prosecute WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and is increasingly optimistic it will be able to get him into a U.S. courtroom.

WSJ Technology
Nov 16, 2018

Why PCs Still Compute
What many think of as a fading business has been a bright spot in tech.

WSJ Technology
Nov 16, 2018

Firm Tied to Cryptocurrency Entrepreneur Faces SEC Investigation
The SEC is investigating a company's cryptocurrency sale, an executive with the firm said, and people familiar with the probe said it includes looking at whether a prominent bitcoin entrepreneur broke the law by getting involved with the company's fundraising.

WSJ Technology
Nov 16, 2018

China's Cyber Cop Ups Pressure to Control Online Speech
China's chief cybercensor is raising the pressure on internet companies to police online speech, requiring they keep extensive records about users and alert authorities about the spread of what the government deems harmful content.

WSJ Technology
Nov 15, 2018

Cryptocurrency Hangover Weighs on Nvidia
Nvidia shares tumbled 18% after the chip maker projected declining revenue for the current quarter as it works through excess inventory left over from the cryptocurrency boom.

WSJ Technology
Nov 15, 2018

Facebook Says Criticism of Its Russia Response Is 'Unfair'
Mark Zuckerberg and the Facebook board took issue with a report suggesting the social-media giant deliberately played down the impact of Russian interference on the platform.

WSJ Technology
Nov 15, 2018

The 'Prosperity Bomb' of an Amazonian Invasion
If Seattle is a guide, Amazon's arrival in New York and Virginia will be transformative, but will also bring headaches, what some Seattleites call the Amazon prosperity bomb.

WSJ Technology
Nov 15, 2018

Apple Partners With Movie Studio A24 to Make Feature-Length Films
Apple will begin making independent, feature-length films through a multiyear partnership with the Oscar-winning studio A24, broadening the iPhone maker's push into original content beyond TV programming and into movies.

WSJ Technology
Nov 15, 2018

Tencent Stock Rallies on Strong Earnings
Tencent stock closed 5.8% higher after the Chinese tech giant reported a 30% rise in profit, more than analysts expected. The boost still leaves the company's Hong Kong-listed shares down nearly 30% in 2018.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

Behind China's Startup Surge: Meritocracy and 'Growth Hacks'
A tidal wave of cash has helped turn China's internet startups into formidable superpowers rivaling their U.S. counterparts. But venture capitalists argue that a unique set of forces are also spurring the startups' ascendancy.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

Cisco Revenue Rises as Company Avoids Tariff Effects
Cisco Systems is one of a few tech giants under threat from the U.S.'s trade fight with China, but the company said it has evaded damage from tariffs so far.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

JPMorgan Wants Card Customers to Pay With a Tap
The bank is launching Visa cards with a contactless feature in a bid to simplify and speed up the in-store checkout process. The move could be a tipping point for the rest of the industry to follow suit.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

Bitcoin Plunges Below $6,000, Hits New Lows for the Year
After 2017's manic rally and this year's steep plunge, cryptocurrency markets had been unusually calm in recent months. That lull has come to an end.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

Dell Sweetens Key Deal Terms in Path Back to Public Markets
Dell Technologies plans to sweeten a $22 billion deal to buy out an affiliate and return to the public markets, five months after its initial proposal sparked shareholder opposition.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

Bumble Is Open to a Right Swipe on IPO
Bumble Chief Executive Whitney Wolfe Herd said an initial public offering of shares could provide momentum for further international expansion of the dating app.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

Social-Media Must Confront Downsides of Scale, Instagram Co-Founder Says
Social media platforms have reached a crucial point where the executives overseeing them need to find ways to anticipate and block bad actors, Kevin Systrom says.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

Facebook Morale Tumbles, Along With Stock
A survey found just 52% of employees were optimistic about Facebook's future, down from 84% a year earlier. The darker mood comes amid a dropping share price and disclosures of privacy violations.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

Uber Posts Slower Sales Gains, Widening Loss Ahead of 2019 IPO
Results for the three months ending in September show that Uber is still growing quickly but is likely to be unprofitable for some time.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

Dell to Sweeten Deal for DVMT Tracking Shares
Dell Technologies plans to sweeten a $22 billion deal to buy out an affiliate and return to the public markets, five months after its initial proposal sparked shareholder opposition.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

Uber CEO Takes Wait-And-See Approach to Saudi Investment
Uber Technologies CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said he is taking a wait-and-see approach to allegations that the Saudi government—one of the company's biggest shareholders—was behind the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

The Unintended Consequences of the 'Free' Internet
The zero-price business model is a source of many of the problems plaguing Google, Facebook and Twitter.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

Panel Warns China Tech Prowess Threatens U.S.
A commission convened by Congress warned that China's tech-manufacturing strength threatens U.S. national security and advised U.S. agencies to be mindful of Chinese attempts to compromise government systems.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

Tencent Posts Solid Earnings, But China's Game Freeze Clouds Future
Tencent reported a 30% jump in third-quarter profit, in spite of a regulatory chokehold on videogames, its biggest business.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

Snap's Disclosures Ahead of IPO Draw Regulator Scrutiny
Snap Inc. is facing scrutiny from regulators about its disclosures to investors ahead of its 2017 initial public offering.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

Once-Worthless Radio Waves Get New Life in Spectrum Auction
The FCC will begin the first of two auctions for extremely high-frequency spectrum licenses, raising cash from a type of radio wave considered worthless before 5G technology.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

The 'Uber of Trucks' Isn't Cruising to a Profit
Profits are elusive and truckers are frustrated at China's Manbang, the trucking app backed by Google and SoftBank.

WSJ Technology
Nov 14, 2018

Steve Ballmer Says Businesses Can Learn Accountability From Sports Teams
Microsoft's ex-CEO shares management insights from running the L.A. Clippers.

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

How Amazon Picked HQ2 and Jilted 236 Cities
For months, Amazon made demands of cities even though it had determined early in the year that no single place would fulfill its requirements. The long search, designed to showcase the company's largesse, has for some left a bad taste. "My heart's broken today."

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

Juul Says It Will Quit Social Media
E-cigarette startup Juul Labs said it is shutting down its Facebook and Instagram accounts and curbing its use of other social media in the U.S., part of its response to the FDA's call for changes to curb underage e-cigarette use.

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

Future of Tech: Smarter Cameras Will Transform Everyday Life
Advances in intelligent-camera systems could end up making lenses more central to people's lives inside and outside the home.

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

Amazon, Google Poised for Race to Hire High-Tech Talent
Amazon.com and Alphabet's Google plan to recruit thousands of employees in New York City, pitting the two behemoths against each other and other businesses for already-scarce talent.

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

Alphabet Unit Plans to Launch Driverless Car Service in Coming Months
The head of Alphabet's Waymo unit said it plans to launch its first commercial self-driving car service in the next two months and expects businesses to be among its biggest customers.

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

The iPhone Slump Is Rumbling Through Tech
Apple may not want to talk about iPhone unit sales anymore. That leaves the company's massive global supply chain to do the talking for them.

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

U.S. Fights China for Influence in Asia, One Project at a Time
The U.S. has a new strategy aimed at ramping up investment in Asia to vie with Chinese President Xi Jinping's overseas infrastructure-building spree, as Beijing grapples with setbacks to its sprawling program.

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

What Is Amazon Getting From New York City and Virginia?
Take a closer look at the communities where Amazon will set up—and the incentives offered to get the e-commerce giant to move in.

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

SoftBank Investment Boosts WeWork Valuation to $45 Billion
Japanese conglomerate SoftBank has committed $3 billion to WeWork in a deal that values the company at about $45 billion, a major infusion of new funding by WeWork's largest investor.

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

Amazon Has Over 10,000 Employees Working on Alexa, Echo
Amazon.com has more than 10,000 employees working on its Alexa virtual assistant and the Echo devices it powers, the executive in charge of the business said Tuesday.

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

Walmart's Flipkart CEO Steps Down After Misconduct Allegations
Walmart said the chief executive of Flipkart Group, its Indian e-commerce business, has resigned following an independent investigation into alleged personal misconduct that Walmart said he "strongly denies."

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

Semiconductor Chiefs Cast Doubt on Report of Malicious Chips in Global Supply Chain
Top executives from two semiconductor firms said a hack described in a recent report that purportedly involved Chinese spies infiltrating the hardware supply chain seemed unlikely but not impossible.

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

Alphabet CFO Expects Google to Double New York Staff Over Next 10 Years
Alphabet's Google plans to double its workforce in New York City to more than 14,000 employees over the next 10 years, CFO Ruth Porat said.

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

Apple Supplier Foxconn Posts Third-Quarter Profit Jump
Foxconn posted a 18.3% rise in third-quarter profit from the same period last year after its biggest customer, Apple, posted record profit that was buoyed by a combination of higher iPhone prices and strong app-store sales.

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

Tencent Earnings: What to Watch
Chinese tech giant Tencent is scheduled to report its third-quarter earnings after the market closes in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Here's what you need to know.

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

Toshiba CEO Looks to Reward Foreign Shareholders
Toshiba's chief executive said his plan to lift operating profit quickly and buy back shares would reward the foreign investors who provided a lifeline last year.

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

AT&T CEO Criticizes White House Over Handling of CNN Reporter Jim Acosta
AT&T chief Randall Stephenson fired back at the White House over its decision to suspend the press credentials of a CNN correspondent, saying officials had ignored established procedures in a way that appeared to violate press-freedom protections.

WSJ Technology
Nov 13, 2018

Amazon Picks New York City, Northern Virginia for Its HQ2 Locations
New York City and Northern Virginia will be the homes for Amazon.com Inc.'s second and third headquarters, according to people familiar with the matter.

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Dow Falls 600 Points as Tech Drags Stocks Lower
U.S. stocks tumbled, pulling the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 600 points, as anxiety over the health of technology behemoths rippled across the market.

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

India's Top Payments App Faces Challengers
Paytm is fighting to keep Google and WhatsApp at bay as they push into one of the hottest market for mobile wallets.

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Tech and Democracy at D.Live
Technology is colliding with societal norms and governance in new and unexpected ways. Follow the town hall conversation as we talk about tech regulation, the future of privacy and data, misinformation and more.

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Palantir Has a $20 Billion Valuation and a Big Problem: It Keeps Losing Money
The Silicon Valley unicorn, a data-analysis giant that's inching toward an IPO, has been run like a scrappy startup, including lavish perks. CEO Alex Karp is now under pressure to remake the business, including bringing an end to what's known inside the company as "Palantir Entitlement Syndrome."

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Tech Firms Should Face 'Thoughtful' Regulation, Lawmakers Say
While Silicon Valley companies face increased scrutiny over the role they play in elections and the propagation of false or biased news, politicians and industry insiders at a WSJ conference call for limited regulation.

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Google Internet Traffic Is Briefly Misdirected Through Russia, China
Google services were temporarily unreachable for some users after some traffic intended to reach the web giant was rerouted through other networks.

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Which Country Is Winning the AI Race---the U.S. or China?
Two experts debate one of the hottest topics in technology, and one with profound implications for both countries.

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

SoftBank Is Asking for Too Much for Its Mobile Unit
Japanese tech conglomerate SoftBank is seeking to persuade investors its cash-generating domestic phone business is worth more than $60 billion, but its numbers don't make the case.

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Apple Shares Sink After iPhone Suppliers Lower Outlooks
Apple shares sank further on Monday, as investors' worries deepened about sales of new iPhones after two key suppliers for the device cut their earnings projections for coming months.

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

SoftBank Targets $20 Billion IPO for Japanese Mobile Unit
SoftBank will seek to raise more than $20 billion with the initial public offering of its Japanese mobile unit, as it seeks funds to fuel its nearly $100 billion investment machine.

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

More Venture-Capital Money Is Going Into Fewer Startup Deals
The result is a big increase in the size of some early-stage investments and valuations.

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Steve Ballmer Needed a 10-K for the U.S. So He Made One.
The former Microsoft chief created a massive database of government data that offers insight into all sorts of crucial issues.

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

The Quiet Efforts to Battle Silicon Valley's Bro Culture
Among the moves to get rid of a toxic environment in the tech industry: Take alcohol out of the equation.

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Snap's Head of Content to Leave Company
Snap's head of content Nick Bell plans to leave the social-media company by year's end, bringing to at least a half dozen the number of executives who have left the firm over the past year.

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Facebook to Give Special Access to French Regulators
A team of French regulators will spend six months monitoring how Facebook removes certain kinds of illicit content as part of a pilot program between the social media giant and the French government.

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

The 'Internet of Bodies' Is Here. Are Courts and Regulators Ready?
A network of smart devices attached to or implanted in bodies raises a host of legal and policy questions.

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

The Future of Flight: AI in the Cockpit
AI-empowered systems may soon allow autonomous flying machines to reduce the number of pilots and soldiers working in high-risk environments. Could these flying robots also be firing weapons? WSJ's Jason Bellini reports, in the latest episode of Moving Upstream.

WSJ Technology
Nov 12, 2018

Alibaba Pulls In Record 'Singles Day' Sales
The e-commerce behemoth clocked in sales of $30.8 billion in the 24-hour span that began at 12 a.m. Sunday, with consumers snapping up bargains despite China's slowing economic growth.

WSJ Technology
Nov 11, 2018

Vista Reaches Deal to Buy Software Firm Apptio for $1.94 Billion
Tech-focused private-equity firm Vista Equity Partners struck a deal to take software company Apptio private for $1.94 billion.

WSJ Technology
Nov 11, 2018

SAP to Buy Analytics Startup Qualtrics for $8 Billion
The German software giant is counting on the deal to bolster it in the customer-relationship management software business, where Salesforce.com has the lead.

WSJ Technology
Nov 11, 2018

Why Did Facebook Fire a Top Executive? Hint: It Had Something to Do With Trump
Palmer Luckey, co-founder of virtual-reality pioneer Oculus, was ousted after his political activity sparked a furor within the social-media giant and Silicon Valley. His firing was one of the earliest political spats of the kind that is now roiling the technology industry.

WSJ Technology
Nov 11, 2018

Rocket Lab Launches Its First Commercial Payload Into Orbit
Rocket Lab has successfully blasted its first commercial payload into space, carrying with it the ambitions of a budding industry that is aiming to drastically cut the cost of access to space.

WSJ Technology
Nov 11, 2018

Alibaba Pulls In Record Singles Day Sales
The e-commerce behemoth clocked in sales of $30.8 billion in the 24-hour span that began at 12 a.m. Sunday, with consumers snapping up bargains despite China's slowing economic growth.

WSJ Technology
Nov 11, 2018

Design Your Frames: 3-D Printing Comes to Eyewear
Additive manufacturing, better known as 3-D printing, is edging into the roughly $60 billion global eyeglass-frame market, promising more choice for consumers and savings for producers.

WSJ Technology
Nov 11, 2018

Losses Pile Up at Fintech Firm SoFi as Rates Rise
Online lender Social Finance lost money for the second consecutive quarter as loan volume sagged and the company spent big sums on expansion plans.

WSJ Technology
Nov 11, 2018

Gadgets Won't Save Us From Our Gadgets
A new Palm-branded phone aims to help you disconnect from the chaos and distractions of the always-on, tech-addicted life—but a new phone isn't the solution we need.

WSJ Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Robot Design Goes Back to Nature
Engineers are building machines that mimic the remarkable movements of animals.

WSJ Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Facebook to End Forced Arbitration for Sexual-Harassment Claims
Facebook is ending its policy of requiring employee sexual-harassment claims to be settled in private arbitration, a day after Google rolled back a similar policy under pressure from employees.

WSJ Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Landlord, Facing Loss of a Big Tenant, Pins Hopes on Amazon HQ2
Savanna, owner of the Citigroup Building in Long Island City, is talking to Amazon.com about leasing much of the space that Citigroup is expected to vacate when it moves most of its employees out of the tower in 2020.

WSJ Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Flush With Ideas: Bill Gates Pursues the Toilet of the Future
The toilets of the future don't need sewer lines. One doesn't even need water to flush. They can run by themselves off the grid and turn human waste, or fecal sludge in the industry's parlance, into sources of electricity and clean water.

WSJ Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Gab to Rein In Calls for Violence While Allowing Hate Speech
Gab, a social media platform in the spotlight after the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, is pledging to curb threats of violence while it said it would remain a platform where hate speech is permitted.

WSJ Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Alibaba Is Likely to Set Singles Day Sales Record
A slowing Chinese economy, weakening consumer sentiment and a trade fight with the U.S. aren't likely to spoil Singles Day for Alibaba.

WSJ Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Swing Shift: A Bridge Wobbled and Robotics Benefited
A way of walking made London's swaying Millennium Bridge wobble worse. Engineers wondered why. The answer has helped researchers design robotic prostheses and exoskeletons.

WSJ Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Bitcoin Volatility Drops Despite Turmoil Elsewhere
Cryptocurrencies, among the most volatile of financial assets, have fallen quiet even as turmoil has gripped stocks, bonds, commodities and traditional currencies.

WSJ Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Tech Consultants Are the New Mad Men
The shift from ads to digital marketing is setting up a fight between ad agencies and tech consultants.

WSJ Technology
Nov 09, 2018

Silicon Valley's Nemesis Explains Her Philosophy
Margrethe Vestager, the European competition commissioner, says tech companies need to ask themselves one question: Do you serve the consumer?

WSJ Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Google Picks Geisinger CEO to Oversee Health-Care Initiatives
Google is expected to name David Feinberg, head of the Geisinger health system, to a newly created role overseeing the tech company's health-care efforts.

WSJ Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Tesla Taps Boss to Oversee Musk
Tesla named board member Robyn Denholm as its chairman, tasking her with overseeing one of the business world's most freewheeling figures at a pivotal moment for the electric-vehicle company.

WSJ Technology
Nov 08, 2018

My Short List of Things That Need to Be 'De-Invented'
From PowerPoint to leaf blowers and singing waiters, there are mistakes waiting to be undone

WSJ Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Google to End Forced Arbitration for Sexual-Harassment Claims
Google said it would end its requirement for employee sexual harassment claims to be handled in private arbitration, one week after thousands of workers walked out around the world to protest its handling of workplace issues.

WSJ Technology
Nov 08, 2018

China Violated Obama-Era Cybertheft Pact, U.S. Official Says
China has violated an accord it signed with the U.S. three years ago pledging not to engage in hacking for the purpose of economic espionage, a senior U.S. intelligence official said Thursday.

WSJ Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Canada Data Agency Faces Blowback Over Plan to Collect Bank Records
Canada's national statistics agency is under attack from lawmakers, privacy advocates and the public over a plan to collect citizens' detailed banking information to help it generate better data.

WSJ Technology
Nov 08, 2018

The Unseen Cost of Subscription Boxes
Two writers face off over subscription-box services—one who loves the ‘eureka' moments that the monthly deliveries bring; another who regrets the expense and the clutter.

WSJ Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Get Ready for 3-D Printed Yachts
The CFAM, Europe's largest commercial 3-D printer, is turning out custom furniture and yacht parts. Private jets and cranes could be next.

WSJ Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Meet Tesla's New Chairman Who Has to Oversee Elon Musk
Tesla named Robyn Denholm as its new chairman, replacing CEO Elon Musk as the head of the board with a relative outsider who will face the difficult task of overseeing the maverick billionaire.

WSJ Technology
Nov 08, 2018

A New Breed of Innkeepers for the Airbnb Era
To compete with home-sharing services, bed-and-breakfast owners must be internet and Instagram savvy while baking scones and making guests comfy.

WSJ Technology
Nov 08, 2018

Amazon Raises Hopes, Fears for Long Island City
As the retail giant eyes the fast-growing Queens neighborhood for its new headquarters, residents voice concerns about overdevelopment and hopes for necessary upgrades to schools, sewers, and transit.

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