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In a U.S.-China Tech Battle, Lots of Self-Inflicted Wounds

China intensified the tit-for-tat trade battle with the U.S., with antitrust regulators warning that they have “hard to resolve” concerns about Qualcomm’s planned $44 billion purchase of NXP Semiconductors, potentially creating a stumbling block for th
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In a U.S.-China Tech Battle, Lots of Self-Inflicted Wounds

China intensified the tit-for-tat trade battle with the U.S., with antitrust regulators warning that they have “hard to resolve” concerns about Qualcomm’s planned $44 billion purchase of NXP Semiconductors, potentially creating a stumbling block for the deal.

Amazon Prime Has More Than 100 Million Members

More than 100 million people globally are now paying for Amazon Prime, a sign of how Amazon.com Inc. has used the service to evolve from an online marketplace that struggled with profitability into an e-commerce powerhouse.
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Amazon Prime Has More Than 100 Million Members

More than 100 million people globally are now paying for Amazon Prime, a sign of how Amazon.com Inc. has used the service to evolve from an online marketplace that struggled with profitability into an e-commerce powerhouse.

Retail Rivals Amazon and Best Buy Team Up to Sell Smart TVs

Best Buy will sell Amazon-powered TVs in its stores and on its website, and also become a merchant on Amazon’s website, where it will sell these TV sets exclusively.
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Retail Rivals Amazon and Best Buy Team Up to Sell Smart TVs

Best Buy will sell Amazon-powered TVs in its stores and on its website, and also become a merchant on Amazon’s website, where it will sell these TV sets exclusively.

Huawei, Called a Security Threat by the U.S., to Focus on Other Markets

Huawei said it plans to refocus on existing markets, following a series of setbacks in the U.S. and as the technology industry gets caught up in the spiraling trade spat between Washington and Beijing.
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Huawei, Called a Security Threat by the U.S., to Focus on Other Markets

Huawei said it plans to refocus on existing markets, following a series of setbacks in the U.S. and as the technology industry gets caught up in the spiraling trade spat between Washington and Beijing.

Cambridge University Pushes Back Against Facebook Scrutiny of Research Apps

The uproar over how Facebook Inc. allowed a Cambridge University researcher to improperly harvest data on 87 million users has prompted a public clash between the social network and the 800-year-old institution.
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Cambridge University Pushes Back Against Facebook Scrutiny of Research Apps

The uproar over how Facebook Inc. allowed a Cambridge University researcher to improperly harvest data on 87 million users has prompted a public clash between the social network and the 800-year-old institution.

What Mark Zuckerberg Didn't Say About What Facebook Knows About You

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg told Congress you have ‘full access’ to the information the social network gathers about you, but it keeps some personal data that you can’t control.
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What Mark Zuckerberg Didn't Say About What Facebook Knows About You

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg told Congress you have ‘full access’ to the information the social network gathers about you, but it keeps some personal data that you can’t control.

Supreme Court Case on Sales Tax Rattles Merchants on Amazon

Small and midsize merchants selling their wares through Amazon and others like it could be shaken up by a Supreme Court case that may subject consumers on these marketplaces to state sales taxes they have largely avoided until now.
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Supreme Court Case on Sales Tax Rattles Merchants on Amazon

Small and midsize merchants selling their wares through Amazon and others like it could be shaken up by a Supreme Court case that may subject consumers on these marketplaces to state sales taxes they have largely avoided until now.

Comcast to Bundle Rival Netflix in Plans

Comcast will begin bundling Netflix with plans for cable TV, phone and internet starting this month. The integration effectively allows customers to pay for both Netflix and Comcast services on one bill, through Comcast.
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Comcast to Bundle Rival Netflix in Plans

Comcast will begin bundling Netflix with plans for cable TV, phone and internet starting this month. The integration effectively allows customers to pay for both Netflix and Comcast services on one bill, through Comcast.

Why Parents Are Fans of Games Like 'Fortnite'

For decades, parents worried videogames would transform their children into zombies spending countless hours alone. But online multiplayer videogames allow teens and tweens to socialize while playing. “It’s better to hear him communicating than just dead
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Why Parents Are Fans of Games Like 'Fortnite'

For decades, parents worried videogames would transform their children into zombies spending countless hours alone. But online multiplayer videogames allow teens and tweens to socialize while playing. “It’s better to hear him communicating than just dead silence,” one mother said.

China Stalls U.S. Chip Deals

China is slowing reviews of multibillion-dollar takeover deals being pursued by Qualcomm and Bain Capital, people familiar with the matter say, as U.S.-China trade tensions escalate.
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China Stalls U.S. Chip Deals

China is slowing reviews of multibillion-dollar takeover deals being pursued by Qualcomm and Bain Capital, people familiar with the matter say, as U.S.-China trade tensions escalate.

At Post Office, Amazon Isn't the Only Big Shipper Getting Discounts

President Trump’s ordered review of the Postal Service’s finances will likely show that Amazon.com isn’t the only one getting a good deal on package deliveries: FedEx and UPS get comparable rates on so-called last-mile parcel delivery.
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At Post Office, Amazon Isn't the Only Big Shipper Getting Discounts

President Trump’s ordered review of the Postal Service’s finances will likely show that Amazon.com isn’t the only one getting a good deal on package deliveries: FedEx and UPS get comparable rates on so-called last-mile parcel delivery.

Silicon Valley Powered American Tech Dominance---Now It Has a Challenger

An exclusive WSJ analysis shows how venture-capital investment from Asia is skyrocketing, threatening to shift power over the world’s innovation away from the U.S. The surge positions Asian investors to win stakes in markets that Western companies covet, o
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Silicon Valley Powered American Tech Dominance---Now It Has a Challenger

An exclusive WSJ analysis shows how venture-capital investment from Asia is skyrocketing, threatening to shift power over the world’s innovation away from the U.S. The surge positions Asian investors to win stakes in markets that Western companies covet, or that have national security implications.

Amazon's Rivals Fear They Will Lose Out on Pentagon's Cloud-Computing Contract

The Defense Department will release a revised list of requirements in the coming days for a hotly contested, multibillion-dollar contract to move the Pentagon’s data into the cloud, and it says it won’t give in on a central demand: awarding the business t
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Amazon's Rivals Fear They Will Lose Out on Pentagon's Cloud-Computing Contract

The Defense Department will release a revised list of requirements in the coming days for a hotly contested, multibillion-dollar contract to move the Pentagon’s data into the cloud, and it says it won’t give in on a central demand: awarding the business to a single winner.

Broadcom Board Approves $12 Billion Stock Buyback Plan

Broadcom’s board authorized buying back up to $12 billion in shares over the next 18 months, a move that comes after its deal to take over Qualcomm Inc. fell apart.
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Broadcom Board Approves $12 Billion Stock Buyback Plan

Broadcom’s board authorized buying back up to $12 billion in shares over the next 18 months, a move that comes after its deal to take over Qualcomm Inc. fell apart.

Tesla, Safety Agency Feud Over Fatal-Crash Probe

An unusual public feud between Tesla and federal accident investigators escalated over the examination of a fatal car crash, sidelining the auto maker from an official probe concerning its semiautonomous driving system.
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Tesla, Safety Agency Feud Over Fatal-Crash Probe

An unusual public feud between Tesla and federal accident investigators escalated over the examination of a fatal car crash, sidelining the auto maker from an official probe concerning its semiautonomous driving system.

Facebook Doesn't Expect Privacy Concerns to Hurt Revenue

Facebook doesn’t expect the recent uproar over its users’ digital privacy to affect sales significantly, a top advertising executive for the global social-media platform says.
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Facebook Doesn't Expect Privacy Concerns to Hurt Revenue

Facebook doesn’t expect the recent uproar over its users’ digital privacy to affect sales significantly, a top advertising executive for the global social-media platform says.

Tesla Blames Driver in Fatal Car Crash

Tesla on Wednesday defended its semiautonomous Autopilot system in the wake of a fatal crash last month, blaming the incident on the driver after his family hired a lawyer to explore legal options.
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Tesla Blames Driver in Fatal Car Crash

Tesla on Wednesday defended its semiautonomous Autopilot system in the wake of a fatal crash last month, blaming the incident on the driver after his family hired a lawyer to explore legal options.

Cambridge Analytica CEO Post Goes to Julian Wheatland

Cambridge Analytica’s acting Chief Executive Alex Tayler told the company’s leadership Wednesday that Julian Wheatland, the chairman of Cambridge Analytica’s British affiliate, would take over as the company’s next chief executive, according to p
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Cambridge Analytica CEO Post Goes to Julian Wheatland

Cambridge Analytica’s acting Chief Executive Alex Tayler told the company’s leadership Wednesday that Julian Wheatland, the chairman of Cambridge Analytica’s British affiliate, would take over as the company’s next chief executive, according to people familiar with the matter.

In Facebook Hearings, Lawmakers Ramp Up Talk of Regulation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent two days on Capitol Hill seeking to placate lawmakers by saying he would be open to some sort of regulation to protect the privacy of users on his social-media platform.
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In Facebook Hearings, Lawmakers Ramp Up Talk of Regulation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent two days on Capitol Hill seeking to placate lawmakers by saying he would be open to some sort of regulation to protect the privacy of users on his social-media platform.

NEA Backs Startup's Software to Assess Drug Performance

Aetion Inc. has raised $36 million to back its software platform that collects and analyzes multiple data sources to measure real-world evidence of which medicines work best
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NEA Backs Startup's Software to Assess Drug Performance

Aetion Inc. has raised $36 million to back its software platform that collects and analyzes multiple data sources to measure real-world evidence of which medicines work best

Apple Taps European Executive to Run Global Music Business

Apple Inc. tapped Oliver Schusser, the head of its European music and content operations, to lead Apple Music world-wide, a role of growing importance as the tech giant aims to boost its services revenue amid slower iPhone unit sales.
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Apple Taps European Executive to Run Global Music Business

Apple Inc. tapped Oliver Schusser, the head of its European music and content operations, to lead Apple Music world-wide, a role of growing importance as the tech giant aims to boost its services revenue amid slower iPhone unit sales.

House Lawmakers Turn Up Heat on Facebook's Zuckerberg

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg faced a second, more combative congressional committee, where lawmakers criticized the company’s privacy practices and ramped up calls for regulating internet firms’ use of personal data.
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House Lawmakers Turn Up Heat on Facebook's Zuckerberg

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg faced a second, more combative congressional committee, where lawmakers criticized the company’s privacy practices and ramped up calls for regulating internet firms’ use of personal data.

Senators Warn Zuckerberg of New Tech Regulations

Lawmakers grilled Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg over the company’s handling of user privacy while also signaling they were prepared to embark on a new era of regulation for big tech companies.
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Senators Warn Zuckerberg of New Tech Regulations

Lawmakers grilled Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg over the company’s handling of user privacy while also signaling they were prepared to embark on a new era of regulation for big tech companies.

Ma's Ant Financial to Raise $9 Billion, Become Biggest Unicorn

Ant Financial, carved out of Mr. Ma’s e-commerce giant Alibaba seven years ago, is preparing to raise $9 billion in a private funding round, up from a previous target of $5 billion.
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Ma's Ant Financial to Raise $9 Billion, Become Biggest Unicorn

Ant Financial, carved out of Mr. Ma’s e-commerce giant Alibaba seven years ago, is preparing to raise $9 billion in a private funding round, up from a previous target of $5 billion.

How to Find Out If Your Facebook Data Might Have Been Shared With Cambridge Analytica

Facebook started posting notices in users’ news feeds to let them know if they’re among the estimated 87 million people whose data was improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica. But you don’t have to wait for the notice.
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How to Find Out If Your Facebook Data Might Have Been Shared With Cambridge Analytica

Facebook started posting notices in users’ news feeds to let them know if they’re among the estimated 87 million people whose data was improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica. But you don’t have to wait for the notice.

Theranos Lays Off Most of Its Remaining Workforce

Blood-testing firm Theranos laid off most of its remaining workforce in a last-ditch effort to save cash and avert or at least delay bankruptcy for a few more months.
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Theranos Lays Off Most of Its Remaining Workforce

Blood-testing firm Theranos laid off most of its remaining workforce in a last-ditch effort to save cash and avert or at least delay bankruptcy for a few more months.

The Secret to Better Social Media? Fewer Friends

All your friends and pseudo-friends on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat tell advertisers an awful lot—and distract from the actual potential of social networks.
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The Secret to Better Social Media? Fewer Friends

All your friends and pseudo-friends on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat tell advertisers an awful lot—and distract from the actual potential of social networks.

Uber Enters Dockless Bike Wars With Jump Acquisition

Uber has agreed to buy an on-demand electric-bike outfit that could help the ride-hailing company expand its service to customers traveling short distances.
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Uber Enters Dockless Bike Wars With Jump Acquisition

Uber has agreed to buy an on-demand electric-bike outfit that could help the ride-hailing company expand its service to customers traveling short distances.

Check Your iPhone Battery's Health---and if You've Been Throttled

Apple has rolled out a new tool to inform iPhone users about the health and longevity of their phones. The move comes months after the company came under fire for slowing older models without disclosing the practice to users.
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Check Your iPhone Battery's Health---and if You've Been Throttled

Apple has rolled out a new tool to inform iPhone users about the health and longevity of their phones. The move comes months after the company came under fire for slowing older models without disclosing the practice to users.

Slammed by Trump, Amazon's Jeff Bezos Chooses Silence

Over the past week, Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has been cast into the limelight thanks to a string of attacks by President Trump. Mr. Bezos’s response? The silent treatment.
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Slammed by Trump, Amazon's Jeff Bezos Chooses Silence

Over the past week, Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has been cast into the limelight thanks to a string of attacks by President Trump. Mr. Bezos’s response? The silent treatment.

Ahead of Zuckerberg Testimony, Facebook Already Has Made Changes

When Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg appears before Congress this week, he will lay out a number of steps the company has already taken to protect user data.
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Ahead of Zuckerberg Testimony, Facebook Already Has Made Changes

When Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg appears before Congress this week, he will lay out a number of steps the company has already taken to protect user data.

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