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Enemy Number One is Netflix: The Monster That"s Eating Hollywood

From a WSJ report: Tara Flynn, a rising star at a TV production unit of 21st Century Fox, walked into her boss's office last August and told him she was quitting and joining streaming-video giant Netflix Inc. The news was not well-received. "Netflix.....»»

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Apple to start making iPhones in India, in the next two months: WSJ report

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Apple is all set to start assembling its iPhones via its contract manufacturer Wistron Corp, in the next two months. The post Apple to start making iPhones in India, in the next two months: WSJ repor.....»»

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WSJ: Next iPhone could do away with physical Home button, switch to USB-C

iPhones and iPads have used Lightning since the iPhone 5 was released in 2012. Enlarge / The iPhone 7 made few changes to the iPhone 6-era design. The next one could be different. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) A new Wall Street Journal report o.....»»

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Apple to release $1k iPhone with curved screen and USB-C, WSJ says

 Apple is said to have something special planned for the 10th anniversary of the iPhone and rumors have circulated for months speculating on different features. This report by the WSJ is the most detailed yet, citing anonymous sources who stat.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: TopFeb 28th, 2017Related News

For This Year"s iPhone, Apple Is Ditching Lightning Connector and Home Button, But Embracing USB Type-C and Curved Display

Apple has decided to adopt a flexible display for at least one model of the new iPhone, reports WSJ. From the report: People with direct knowledge of Apple's production plans said the Cupertino, Calif., company has decided to go ahead with the techno.....»»

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Nasty Gal"s Fall From $100M A Year In Sales To Zero

Two publications this morning--the WSJ and the Los Angeles Times, have dissected the fall of Los Angeles-based NastyGal--once, one of the symbols of the rise of Silicon Beach--and how it went from nearly $100M a year in revenue to bankruptcy. NastyGa.....»»

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Voice Calls May Be Coming To the Amazon Echo and Google Home

Amazon and Google are interested in adding the ability to make and receive phone calls to their popular home speaker devices -- Echo and Home, reports WSJ, adding that telecom regulations and privacy are some of the things both the companies are tack.....»»

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Verizon approached Charter about megamerger, WSJ says

Verizon would be largest wireless and home internet provider if it buys Charter. (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) Verizon and Charter have discussed a potential merger that would combine two of the country's biggest Internet providers,.....»»

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Report: Apple hammering out a deal to manufacture gadgets in India

Any deal would be contingent on tax breaks, says the WSJ. Enlarge (credit: Andrew Cunningham) Apple is working on a deal to manufacture some of its products in India, according to a senior government official speaking to The Wall Street Journ.....»»

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Report: Snapchat Founders Will Retain Voting Power In IPO

A report on Monday says that Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy, the founders of Venice-based Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, will retain majority voting control of the company, even after the IPO. According to the WSJ, Spiegel and Murphy are e.....»»

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Rubicon Project Seeks Buyer, Says Report

Los Angeles-based advertising exchange Rubicon Project is reportedly seeking a buyer, and has engaged investment banking firm Morgan Stanley to shop the firm, according to the WSJ on Friday. The report cited "people familiar with the matter". The rep.....»»

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Daimler leads $17.2M round in rolling delivery drone startup Starship Technologies

 Daimler has led a new $17.2 million funding round in Starship Technologies, a startup created by Skype founders Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis, the WSJ reports. The round will help UK-based Starship expand its efforts to bring rolling drone delive.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: GadgetJan 12th, 2017Related News

Amazon is opening a Manhattan bookstore this spring

Amazon is opening a brick-and-mortar bookstore in the middle of Manhattan sometime this spring, the company told the WSJ in an email. That confirms a rumor from last summer that it would launch a New York City location, though the retail gia.....»»

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WSJ"s Photos of the Year 2016

WSJ's Photos of the Year 2016.....»»

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Panasonic’s new shopping system automatically bags and tallies your bill

 For some reason I hate everything about grocery shopping, but I must share this hate with others since companies like Amazon, and now Panasonic are throwing a lot of tech at the problem. WSJ reports that Panasonic is working on a checkout setup for .....»»

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WSJ: AirPods may be delayed because Apple is struggling to ensure both AirPods receive audio simultaneously (Jeff Dunn/Business

Jeff Dunn / Business Insider: WSJ: AirPods may be delayed because Apple is struggling to ensure both AirPods receive audio simultaneously  —  When Apple announced the headphone jack-less iPhone 7 in September, it also launched the AirPods,.....»»

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WSJ: AirPods are delayed because Apple is struggling to ensure both AirPods receive audio simultaneously (Jeff Dunn/Business Ins

Jeff Dunn / Business Insider: WSJ: AirPods are delayed because Apple is struggling to ensure both AirPods receive audio simultaneously  —  When Apple announced the headphone jack-less iPhone 7 in September, it also launched the AirPods, a .....»»

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WSJ: AirPods delay may be due to handling dual Bluetooth connectivity, performance

There are only a few weeks left in the year and we haven’t received an update on when Apple’s new wireless AirPods will be available to purchase. Originally planned for release in late October, Apple said it needed “a little more time.....»»

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Apple"s Next iPhone Could Have a Curved Screen, Says WSJ

Apple's 2017 iPhone lineup might include a model with a curved screen similar to Samsung's Edge devices, according to people familiar with the matter who spoke with the Wall Street Journal (paywalled). Apple's suppliers told the paper that they were asked.....»»

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WSJ: OLED screens could be coming to the next iPhone

Tech is widely used in Android phones and wearables like the Apple Watch. Enlarge / The OLED-toting Google Pixel (left) next to the iPhone 7 Plus' LCD panel. (credit: Ron Amadeo) The iPhone 7 is just a couple of months old, which means that we are.....»»

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