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Intel CEO Resigns Over Relationship With Employee

WSJ - 1 hour 17 min ago
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigned after the company determined he violated company policies during a past, consensual relationship with an Intel employee.

This Upstart Wants to Be the Grubhub of China (and the Yelp, and the Groupon, and the Kayak)

WSJ - 1 hour 20 min ago
Meituan-Dianping defies easy comparison to a like company in the U.S., instead providing a range of services similar to those of Yelp, Groupon and Grubhub in a single app.

Match Group Deepens Its Connection With Dating-App Hinge

WSJ - 1 hour 54 min ago
Match Group Inc. has added Hinge to its stable of dating apps, acquiring a controlling stake in the Tinder-competitor that is popular with millennials.

AT&T Unveils $15-a-Month Video Service

WSJ - 1 hour 58 min ago
The service, tentatively named WatchTV, aims to use a “skinny bundle” of channels to recapture some of the millions of cord-cutters who dropped cable and satellite television.

A Spotify for Videogames? Companies Look Up to Cloud for Game Services

WSJ - 5 hours 57 min ago
Japanese videogame publisher Capcom may bring more high-end games to Nintendo’s Switch in a cloud-based streaming service, one sign that videogames could follow a path already well established for movies and music.

How Amazon Became One of Washington's Most Powerful Players

WSJ - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:43
The company has built a huge presence in the nation’s capital, spending millions to build an army of lobbyists for its multiple businesses and winning billions in contracts from the government. With that comes political risk, not least from the White House.

Keg Trackers Keep Your Ale From Going AWOL

WSJ - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:59
Tech startups from the U.S. to Australia are developing sensors to help beer companies keep track of their kegs, which frequently go missing en route from brewery to bar and back again.

SoftBank Director Counters CEO's Optimism: 'Don't Think You Can Rest Easy'

WSJ - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:44
Tadashi Yanai, who leads clothing retailer Uniqlo and serves as an outside director on SoftBank’s board, told shareholders that he gets “so worried” when he sees the company’s breakneck investment pace.

Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Scales Down IPO

WSJ - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:27
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is planning to raise up to $6 billion in its initial public offering next month, down from the $10 billion previously expected after plans for a dual offering on mainland China were scuttled.

Apple, Sesame Workshop to Create Programming for Subscription Service

WSJ - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 03:29
Apple is forming a partnership with Sesame Workshop to create children’s programming for its planned subscription video service.

Gawande to Head Health Venture of Berkshire, Amazon, JPMorgan

WSJ - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 03:20
Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon.com and JPMorgan Chase have appointed surgeon Atul Gawande as chief executive of their new partnership to address rising U.S. employee health-care costs.

Tesla Sues Former Employee Amid Crackdown on 'Sabotage'

WSJ - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 03:12
Tesla accused a former employee in a lawsuit of hacking into its computer system to steal company data and send it to an unnamed third party.

Mednax Shares at Risk in Hospital Fights

Barron's - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 02:07
Medical network pushed out of North Carolina hospitals. Recent trend threatens long-term growth.

Instagram Unveils New Long-Form Video Hub

WSJ - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 02:00
Facebook’s Instagram launched a new hub for long-form video, the company’s latest attempt to compete with the likes of YouTube and Snapchat.

Microsoft Distances ICE Contract From Family Separations as It Denounces Policy

WSJ - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 01:22
Microsoft executives joined other tech leaders in denouncing the U.S. handling of migrant families but stopped short of heeding calls from some employees to end work with ICE over the agency’s role in separating children from their parents.

Smart Headphones Tailor Made to Your Sense of Hearing

WSJ - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 23:08
Have too many live shows blown out your ears? These clever cans by Nura analyze your hearing and tailor frequencies to compensate for aging, helping you recapture your sonic youth.

Why Europe's Cyber Insurance Windfall Hasn't Happened

WSJ - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 21:21
One of the biggest data-privacy laws in history was supposed to kick off a new era of surging demand for cyber insurance in Europe. So far, it hasn’t.

How Phone Companies Share Your Data

WSJ - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 21:20
Carriers like Verizon Communications and AT&T get requests for their customers’ whereabouts from all sorts of places. How they handle them depends on who is asking.

Oracle's Cloud Thickens

WSJ - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 20:58
The good news it that Oracle’s cloud business continues to grow. The bad news is that investors will now have to just take the company’s word for it.

This Chinese Big Data Firm Seeks a Big New York IPO

WSJ - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 19:13
Shenzhen-based data aggregation company Jiguang is looking to raise $300 million, which could value it at between $1.5 billion and $2 billion.