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Facebook's Messing With Instagram Prompted Co-Founders' Departure

Instagram’s co-founders increasingly clashed with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over a range of issues, including recent changes to the photo-sharing app that appeared designed to promote Facebook’s growth at Instagram’s expense.
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Facebook's Messing With Instagram Prompted Co-Founders' Departure

Instagram’s co-founders increasingly clashed with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over a range of issues, including recent changes to the photo-sharing app that appeared designed to promote Facebook’s growth at Instagram’s expense.

Do I Know You? Phones With Facial Recognition Baffled by Haircuts, Make-Up

Changing styles and haircuts can throw off the increasingly popular facial-recognition technology on devices, leading users to wonder what’s so wrong with how they look; “It was an existential crisis.”
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Do I Know You? Phones With Facial Recognition Baffled by Haircuts, Make-Up

Changing styles and haircuts can throw off the increasingly popular facial-recognition technology on devices, leading users to wonder what’s so wrong with how they look; “It was an existential crisis.”

Instagram's Kevin Systrom on the Platform He Built for One Billion Users

After selling Instagram to Facebook, Systrom vaulted the platform past Snapchat and had been gearing up to take on YouTube. WSJ. Magazine interviewed the CEO before he announced his resignation.
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Instagram's Kevin Systrom on the Platform He Built for One Billion Users

After selling Instagram to Facebook, Systrom vaulted the platform past Snapchat and had been gearing up to take on YouTube. WSJ. Magazine interviewed the CEO before he announced his resignation.

Big Tech's Business Model Is Broken: Report

Silicon Valley tech giants can’t be trusted to police themselves and should be subject to tougher regulation, including around their pattern of acquiring competitors to accumulate ever-larger stores of user data, according to a critical new report released
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Big Tech's Business Model Is Broken: Report

Silicon Valley tech giants can’t be trusted to police themselves and should be subject to tougher regulation, including around their pattern of acquiring competitors to accumulate ever-larger stores of user data, according to a critical new report released Monday.

Your Browser Is the Most Important App You Have---Make Sure You Use the Right One

New web browsers present the perfect reason to test what a modern browser can do and even consider making a change.
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Your Browser Is the Most Important App You Have---Make Sure You Use the Right One

New web browsers present the perfect reason to test what a modern browser can do and even consider making a change.

Apple Launches New iPhones (Again). Here's a Guide.

Two of the newest iPhones hit stores Friday, with scenes of customers around the world lining up outside Apple stores. Customer turnout will go a long way toward determining Apple’s results over the next year.
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Apple Launches New iPhones (Again). Here's a Guide.

Two of the newest iPhones hit stores Friday, with scenes of customers around the world lining up outside Apple stores. Customer turnout will go a long way toward determining Apple’s results over the next year.

Google Workers Discussed Tweaking Search Function to Counter Travel Ban

Days after the Trump administration instituted a controversial travel ban in January 2017, Google employees discussed how they could tweak the company’s search-related functions to show users how to contribute to pro-immigration organizations and contact la
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Google Workers Discussed Tweaking Search Function to Counter Travel Ban

Days after the Trump administration instituted a controversial travel ban in January 2017, Google employees discussed how they could tweak the company’s search-related functions to show users how to contribute to pro-immigration organizations and contact lawmakers and government agencies, according to internal company emails.

Amazon's New Microwave: 'Alexa, Please Defrost My Chicken'

Amazon is offering makers of electronics a small chip that would let people use their voice to command everything from microwaves and coffee machines to room fans and guitar amplifiers.
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Amazon's New Microwave: 'Alexa, Please Defrost My Chicken'

Amazon is offering makers of electronics a small chip that would let people use their voice to command everything from microwaves and coffee machines to room fans and guitar amplifiers.

Google Says It Continues to Allow Apps to Scan Data From Gmail

Google said it continues to allow other companies to scan and share data from Gmail accounts, responding to questions on Capitol Hill about privacy and potential misuse of information in users’ emails.
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Google Says It Continues to Allow Apps to Scan Data From Gmail

Google said it continues to allow other companies to scan and share data from Gmail accounts, responding to questions on Capitol Hill about privacy and potential misuse of information in users’ emails.

The Prime Effect: How Amazon's Two-Day Shipping Is Disrupting Retail

The quest to offer free two-day delivery has forced retailers like Walmart and Target to spend billions on distribution infrastructure. It’s also forced smaller retailers to hand off selling, warehousing and shipping to a growing roster of startups and gian
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The Prime Effect: How Amazon's Two-Day Shipping Is Disrupting Retail

The quest to offer free two-day delivery has forced retailers like Walmart and Target to spend billions on distribution infrastructure. It’s also forced smaller retailers to hand off selling, warehousing and shipping to a growing roster of startups and giants like FedEx and UPS—not to mention Amazon itself.

Google Says It Continues to Allow Apps to Scan Data From Gmail Accounts

Google Inc. told lawmakers it continues to allow other companies to scan and share data from Gmail accounts, responding to questions raised on Capitol Hill about privacy and potential misuse of the information contained in users’ emails.
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Google Says It Continues to Allow Apps to Scan Data From Gmail Accounts

Google Inc. told lawmakers it continues to allow other companies to scan and share data from Gmail accounts, responding to questions raised on Capitol Hill about privacy and potential misuse of the information contained in users’ emails.

Apple's New Strategy: Sell Pricier iPhones First

For the second straight year, Apple is starting to sell its new iPhone models at different times—but this time, the lag reflects a staggered production timeline set by the tech giant rather than manufacturing issues it experienced last year.
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Apple's New Strategy: Sell Pricier iPhones First

For the second straight year, Apple is starting to sell its new iPhone models at different times—but this time, the lag reflects a staggered production timeline set by the tech giant rather than manufacturing issues it experienced last year.

For Apple, U.S.-China Trade Fight Grows Riskier

The U.S.-China trade fight is becoming more perilous for Apple as the Trump administration’s tariffs threaten some of its gadget sales and as China weighs retaliatory measures.
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For Apple, U.S.-China Trade Fight Grows Riskier

The U.S.-China trade fight is becoming more perilous for Apple as the Trump administration’s tariffs threaten some of its gadget sales and as China weighs retaliatory measures.

Adyen's Success Spurs Hopes European Tech Scene Has Turned a Corner

The rousing recent listing of Dutch payments company Adyen is offering investors hope that Europe’s tech scene is finally fertile enough to generate a stream of successful startups.
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Adyen's Success Spurs Hopes European Tech Scene Has Turned a Corner

The rousing recent listing of Dutch payments company Adyen is offering investors hope that Europe’s tech scene is finally fertile enough to generate a stream of successful startups.

Tech's New Problem: North Korea

Hiding behind fake profiles on Facebook and LinkedIn, a group linked to Pyongyang solicited information-technology work, then stiffed its subcontractors, a WSJ investigation shows. The technique, replicated more widely, could be bringing millions of dollars i
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Tech's New Problem: North Korea

Hiding behind fake profiles on Facebook and LinkedIn, a group linked to Pyongyang solicited information-technology work, then stiffed its subcontractors, a WSJ investigation shows. The technique, replicated more widely, could be bringing millions of dollars in hard currency to the country.

Tales From a North Korean Computer: Facebook, LinkedIn and Sanctions Busting

Hiding behind fake social-media profiles, a group linked to Pyongyang solicited information-technology work, then stiffed its subcontractors, a WSJ investigation shows. The technique, replicated more widely, could be bringing millions of dollars in hard curre
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Tales From a North Korean Computer: Facebook, LinkedIn and Sanctions Busting

Hiding behind fake social-media profiles, a group linked to Pyongyang solicited information-technology work, then stiffed its subcontractors, a WSJ investigation shows. The technique, replicated more widely, could be bringing millions of dollars in hard currency to the country.

Amazon's Bezos: Big Businesses Should Not Be Vilified

Facing political backlash over Amazon’s growing market dominance, Jeff Bezos said that while big companies deserve to be scrutinized, politicians shouldn’t “vilify” them.
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Amazon's Bezos: Big Businesses Should Not Be Vilified

Facing political backlash over Amazon’s growing market dominance, Jeff Bezos said that while big companies deserve to be scrutinized, politicians shouldn’t “vilify” them.

Apple Watch Series 4 First Look: A Medical Wearable in Pretty Disguise

Apple’s smartwatch got its first major redesign—an improvement—but the real reason people will buy it will be its potentially lifesaving health-monitoring features.
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Apple Watch Series 4 First Look: A Medical Wearable in Pretty Disguise

Apple’s smartwatch got its first major redesign—an improvement—but the real reason people will buy it will be its potentially lifesaving health-monitoring features.

Apple's Challenge: Win Over China With Pricey New iPhones

The signature features of Apple’s new iPhones—bigger screens and dual-SIM support—speak directly to demands in the all-important China market. Chinese rivals already offer similar features for less money, however.
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Apple's Challenge: Win Over China With Pricey New iPhones

The signature features of Apple’s new iPhones—bigger screens and dual-SIM support—speak directly to demands in the all-important China market. Chinese rivals already offer similar features for less money, however.

Apple Adds Heart-Monitoring, Fall-Detection Features to Its Watch

Apple took a big step toward turning its smartwatch into a medical device, adding new heart-monitoring and fall-detection applications that doctors say could help detect serious medical conditions but also trigger false alarms and unnecessary medical care.
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Apple Adds Heart-Monitoring, Fall-Detection Features to Its Watch

Apple took a big step toward turning its smartwatch into a medical device, adding new heart-monitoring and fall-detection applications that doctors say could help detect serious medical conditions but also trigger false alarms and unnecessary medical care.

Apple Launches Bigger, Pricier iPhones

Apple unveiled its biggest and most expensive iPhone lineup ever, making a bet that larger screens can persuade millions of iPhone owners to not only upgrade but also fork over more money.
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Apple Launches Bigger, Pricier iPhones

Apple unveiled its biggest and most expensive iPhone lineup ever, making a bet that larger screens can persuade millions of iPhone owners to not only upgrade but also fork over more money.

Tech Firms Face Prospect of Fines in Europe Over Terror Propaganda

The European Union is proposing fines for tech firms that aren’t fast enough in removing terrorist content from their services, raising pressure on the likes of Facebook and Google that have backed voluntary approaches.
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Tech Firms Face Prospect of Fines in Europe Over Terror Propaganda

The European Union is proposing fines for tech firms that aren’t fast enough in removing terrorist content from their services, raising pressure on the likes of Facebook and Google that have backed voluntary approaches.

EU Executive Arm Opposes Broader Reach for 'Right to be Forgotten'

The EU’s executive arm joined Google and a group of free-speech advocates to oppose expanding the bloc’s “right to be forgotten” beyond European borders.
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EU Executive Arm Opposes Broader Reach for 'Right to be Forgotten'

The EU’s executive arm joined Google and a group of free-speech advocates to oppose expanding the bloc’s “right to be forgotten” beyond European borders.

Robots Are Producing More of What You Eat

Robots that see underpin the future of self-driving cars, humanoid robots and autonomous drones. Right now, they’re serving their apprenticeship sizing up the likes of sausages and frozen pizzas.
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Robots Are Producing More of What You Eat

Robots that see underpin the future of self-driving cars, humanoid robots and autonomous drones. Right now, they’re serving their apprenticeship sizing up the likes of sausages and frozen pizzas.

Alibaba Teams Up With Russian Tech Giant

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba agreed to take a 10% stake in one of Russia’s biggest tech players—part of a broader deal creating what Alibaba and its new Russian partners say will be the biggest online-shopping platform in the country.
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Alibaba Teams Up With Russian Tech Giant

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba agreed to take a 10% stake in one of Russia’s biggest tech players—part of a broader deal creating what Alibaba and its new Russian partners say will be the biggest online-shopping platform in the country.

Apple's 'Screen Time' Won't Cure Your iPhone Addiction---Without Self-Control

Apple’s new Screen Time controls are designed to help us use our iPhones less. But self-control is important, too.
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Apple's 'Screen Time' Won't Cure Your iPhone Addiction---Without Self-Control

Apple’s new Screen Time controls are designed to help us use our iPhones less. But self-control is important, too.