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How Companies Secretly Boost Their Glassdoor Ratings

Employers flood the ranking site with 5-star postings requested from enthusiastic staffers, leading to unusual spikes, a WSJ investigation found. This is a conundrum facing many influential raters, including Amazon.com, Yelp and TripAdvisor, who have had to f
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How Companies Secretly Boost Their Glassdoor Ratings

Employers flood the ranking site with 5-star postings requested from enthusiastic staffers, leading to unusual spikes, a WSJ investigation found. This is a conundrum facing many influential raters, including Amazon.com, Yelp and TripAdvisor, who have had to fend off attempts to game reviews.

Every Gadget and App Should Have a Dark Mode

Dark Mode: It’s good for your eyes, your battery and maybe even your sanity, and it’s hidden in most of your devices and apps. Here’s how to turn it on almost everywhere.
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Every Gadget and App Should Have a Dark Mode

Dark Mode: It’s good for your eyes, your battery and maybe even your sanity, and it’s hidden in most of your devices and apps. Here’s how to turn it on almost everywhere.

Facebook Pulls More Russia-Linked Accounts

Facebook said it had removed pages and accounts linked to what it said were two Russia-based misinformation campaigns, the latest step in the social-media company’s effort to prevent misuse of its service.
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Facebook Pulls More Russia-Linked Accounts

Facebook said it had removed pages and accounts linked to what it said were two Russia-based misinformation campaigns, the latest step in the social-media company’s effort to prevent misuse of its service.

U.S. Weaponizes Its Criminal Courts in Fight Against China and Huawei

The federal pursuit of theft charges adds pressure on Chinese tech giant Huawei by further involving the criminal-justice system in the fight against China’s alleged encroachment on intellectual property.
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U.S. Weaponizes Its Criminal Courts in Fight Against China and Huawei

The federal pursuit of theft charges adds pressure on Chinese tech giant Huawei by further involving the criminal-justice system in the fight against China’s alleged encroachment on intellectual property.

Netflix Reports Paid Customers Rise on Strength Overseas

Netflix reported a jump in paid subscribers in the fourth quarter, exceeding its own expectations for growth by drawing in more customers in international markets even as domestic growth slowed.
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Netflix Reports Paid Customers Rise on Strength Overseas

Netflix reported a jump in paid subscribers in the fourth quarter, exceeding its own expectations for growth by drawing in more customers in international markets even as domestic growth slowed.

Alibaba Confident in China Sales Despite 'Troubling Headwinds'

“This is a market that requires patience,” Alibaba President J. Michael Evans told the National Retail Federation’s annual trade show in New York on Monday. ”But if you think about where the country is going in the long-term…The future I think look
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Alibaba Confident in China Sales Despite 'Troubling Headwinds'

“This is a market that requires patience,” Alibaba President J. Michael Evans told the National Retail Federation’s annual trade show in New York on Monday. ”But if you think about where the country is going in the long-term…The future I think looks very good, notwithstanding some troubling headwinds.”

Autonomous Vehicle Startup Zoox Picks Intel Executive as New CEO

Zoox has named veteran Intel executive Aicha Evans its new CEO, recruiting a seasoned manager to replace its ousted founder as the startup attempts to reinvent the car.
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Autonomous Vehicle Startup Zoox Picks Intel Executive as New CEO

Zoox has named veteran Intel executive Aicha Evans its new CEO, recruiting a seasoned manager to replace its ousted founder as the startup attempts to reinvent the car.

Huawei Executive Is Charged With Espionage in Poland

Polish authorities detained and charged a local sales director of Huawei, a Chinese national, with conducting high-level espionage on behalf of China, amid widening global scrutiny of the technology giant.
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Huawei Executive Is Charged With Espionage in Poland

Polish authorities detained and charged a local sales director of Huawei, a Chinese national, with conducting high-level espionage on behalf of China, amid widening global scrutiny of the technology giant.

U.S. Stops Some Exports From Huawei's Silicon Valley Unit

The Chinese telecommunications giant has been unable to send home certain technologies from research-and-development unit Futurewei, after the Commerce Department signaled it wouldn’t renew a Futurewei export license.
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U.S. Stops Some Exports From Huawei's Silicon Valley Unit

The Chinese telecommunications giant has been unable to send home certain technologies from research-and-development unit Futurewei, after the Commerce Department signaled it wouldn’t renew a Futurewei export license.

Samsung to Show Off Its New Foldable Phone in February

Samsung Electronics plans to unveil its 10th anniversary flagship phone lineup and show a fully functional foldable-screen handset at Feb. 20 events in San Francisco and London.
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Samsung to Show Off Its New Foldable Phone in February

Samsung Electronics plans to unveil its 10th anniversary flagship phone lineup and show a fully functional foldable-screen handset at Feb. 20 events in San Francisco and London.

Apple's Next Move: Be More Like Microsoft

Owning an Apple device used to be the only way to access the company’s services and software. Now that Apple is on the defensive, the walled garden may be holding it back from reaching vital audiences.
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Apple's Next Move: Be More Like Microsoft

Owning an Apple device used to be the only way to access the company’s services and software. Now that Apple is on the defensive, the walled garden may be holding it back from reaching vital audiences.

Apple's Pressing Challenge: Build Its Services Business

Apple has held out its services unit, which includes the App Store, as a bright spot in an outlook dimmed by soft demand for the iPhone. But the services business faces challenges too.
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Apple's Pressing Challenge: Build Its Services Business

Apple has held out its services unit, which includes the App Store, as a bright spot in an outlook dimmed by soft demand for the iPhone. But the services business faces challenges too.

America's Electric Grid Has a Vulnerable Back Door---and Russia Walked Through It

A Wall Street Journal reconstruction of the worst known hack into the nation’s power system reveals attacks on hundreds of small contractors. The hackers then worked their way up the supply chain. Some experts believe two dozen or more utilities ultimately
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America's Electric Grid Has a Vulnerable Back Door---and Russia Walked Through It

A Wall Street Journal reconstruction of the worst known hack into the nation’s power system reveals attacks on hundreds of small contractors. The hackers then worked their way up the supply chain. Some experts believe two dozen or more utilities ultimately were breached.

Apple's Tim Cook Gets 22% Increase in Pay

Chief Executive Tim Cook received the big boost in compensation for fiscal 2018, when the iPhone maker blew past annual sales and profit goals but faced slowing momentum for its most popular device.
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Apple's Tim Cook Gets 22% Increase in Pay

Chief Executive Tim Cook received the big boost in compensation for fiscal 2018, when the iPhone maker blew past annual sales and profit goals but faced slowing momentum for its most popular device.

Bezos Divorce Clouds His Stake in Amazon

Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are divorcing after 25 years of marriage, during which Mr. Bezos amassed a personal fortune while building the world’s most valuable company.
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Bezos Divorce Clouds His Stake in Amazon

Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are divorcing after 25 years of marriage, during which Mr. Bezos amassed a personal fortune while building the world’s most valuable company.

Beware the 5G Hype: Wireless Rivals Fuel Confusion

U.S. telecom companies have started slapping the 5G label on a smorgasbord of technologies, sowing confusion as they lay the infrastructure for full-fledged mobile 5G wireless service.
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Beware the 5G Hype: Wireless Rivals Fuel Confusion

U.S. telecom companies have started slapping the 5G label on a smorgasbord of technologies, sowing confusion as they lay the infrastructure for full-fledged mobile 5G wireless service.

This Really Is the Next Revolution in TV Technology

MicroLED is better looking, more efficient and more versatile than any previous display tech. Now all Samsung, Sony, LG and others have to do is figure out how to manufacture it affordably.
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This Really Is the Next Revolution in TV Technology

MicroLED is better looking, more efficient and more versatile than any previous display tech. Now all Samsung, Sony, LG and others have to do is figure out how to manufacture it affordably.

Uber CEO Says Market Turmoil Won't Derail IPO Plans

Uber was internally on track to list this year, Dara Khosrowshahi said, having previously said he expected to seek a debut in the second half of 2019 in what would be one of the biggest public offerings planned for the year.
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Uber CEO Says Market Turmoil Won't Derail IPO Plans

Uber was internally on track to list this year, Dara Khosrowshahi said, having previously said he expected to seek a debut in the second half of 2019 in what would be one of the biggest public offerings planned for the year.

WeWork Raises Additional Capital From SoftBank

WeWork secured an additional $2 billion from SoftBank Group, a smaller amount than the Japanese company had previously planned to invest in the co-working space provider.
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WeWork Raises Additional Capital From SoftBank

WeWork secured an additional $2 billion from SoftBank Group, a smaller amount than the Japanese company had previously planned to invest in the co-working space provider.

Samsung Echoes Apple's Gloomy Outlook as Tech Woes Deepen

Samsung expects its fourth-quarter operating profit will decline 29%, guidance that fell far below analysts’ estimates and the latest sign of challenges hitting the tech industry.
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Samsung Echoes Apple's Gloomy Outlook as Tech Woes Deepen

Samsung expects its fourth-quarter operating profit will decline 29%, guidance that fell far below analysts’ estimates and the latest sign of challenges hitting the tech industry.

Facebook, Twitter Turn to Right-Leaning Groups to Help Referee Political Speech

Advisers on touchy issues include Tony Perkins’ Family Research Council, Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform and, on the left, the Southern Poverty Law Center. Their involvement behind the scenes, designed to tamp down a furor over social media’
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Facebook, Twitter Turn to Right-Leaning Groups to Help Referee Political Speech

Advisers on touchy issues include Tony Perkins’ Family Research Council, Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform and, on the left, the Southern Poverty Law Center. Their involvement behind the scenes, designed to tamp down a furor over social media’s policing of content, has instead kicked up a new range of disputes.

Amazon Takes Market Cap Crown

Amazon surpasses Microsoft as the largest U.S. company with a market cap of $797 billion, signaling the tech industry’s enduring market dominance even after turbulent months in which investors pummeled their shares.
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Amazon Takes Market Cap Crown

Amazon surpasses Microsoft as the largest U.S. company with a market cap of $797 billion, signaling the tech industry’s enduring market dominance even after turbulent months in which investors pummeled their shares.

Jeff Bezos and Jamie Dimon: Best of Frenemies

The JPMorgan chief and Amazon founder have found their companies’ fortunes increasingly entwined, but the balance of power between their firms has shifted.
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Jeff Bezos and Jamie Dimon: Best of Frenemies

The JPMorgan chief and Amazon founder have found their companies’ fortunes increasingly entwined, but the balance of power between their firms has shifted.

Marriott Says Hackers Swiped Millions of Passport Numbers

Marriott said fewer customers were affected in a massive data breach than initially feared but that hackers had compromised the passport numbers of millions of people.
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Marriott Says Hackers Swiped Millions of Passport Numbers

Marriott said fewer customers were affected in a massive data breach than initially feared but that hackers had compromised the passport numbers of millions of people.

Apple Beware: Samsung's Great Fall in China Was Swift

Apple’s stumble in China is an all-too-familiar story for rival Samsung Electronics. In five years, the iPhone’s biggest rival went from China’s No. 1 phone maker to an also-ran.
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Apple Beware: Samsung's Great Fall in China Was Swift

Apple’s stumble in China is an all-too-familiar story for rival Samsung Electronics. In five years, the iPhone’s biggest rival went from China’s No. 1 phone maker to an also-ran.

Facebook Begins New Year in Fixer-Upper Mode

One year ago, Mark Zuckerberg set his sights on “fixing” Facebook. That remains very much a work in progress. At the top of the 2019 to-do list: find a balance between the social-media giant’s deeply held drive for growth and its heightened commitment t
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Facebook Begins New Year in Fixer-Upper Mode

One year ago, Mark Zuckerberg set his sights on “fixing” Facebook. That remains very much a work in progress. At the top of the 2019 to-do list: find a balance between the social-media giant’s deeply held drive for growth and its heightened commitment to improving safety and security across its many platforms.

Trump's Tech Battle With China Roils Bill Gates Nuclear Venture

Bill Gates said an effort to develop safer and cheaper nuclear reactors at a company he co-founded is now unlikely to proceed because of recent changes in U.S. policy toward China.
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Trump's Tech Battle With China Roils Bill Gates Nuclear Venture

Bill Gates said an effort to develop safer and cheaper nuclear reactors at a company he co-founded is now unlikely to proceed because of recent changes in U.S. policy toward China.