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A Tip for Apple in China: Your Hunger for Revenue May Cost You

Li Yuan, writing for the WSJ: Apple's latest predicament centers on its App Store. Last month, Apple told several Chinese social-networking apps, including the wildly popular messaging platform WeChat, to disable their "tip" functions to comply with.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopMay 19th, 2017Related News

WSJ Columnist: Robots Aren"t Destroying <em>Enough</em> Jobs

An anonymous reader writes: Will millions be unemployed after a job-destroying robot apocalypse? That's "starkly at odds with the evidence," argues a Wall Street Journal columnist, who says the real problem is robots aren't destroying enough jobs. "T.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopMay 14th, 2017Related News

Why Do Gas Station Prices Constantly Change? Blame the Algorithm

Retailers are using artificial-intelligence software to set optimal prices, testing textbook theories of competition, says a WSJ report. An anonymous reader shares the article: One recent afternoon at a Shell-branded station on the outskirts of this.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopMay 9th, 2017Related News

The touchscreen Amazon Echo could launch on Tuesday

 Amazon could be about to launch Echo with a touchscreen as soon as tomorrow. The word comes from the WSJ citing sources familiar with the matter. The new model would feature a 7-inch touchscreen, display answers to verbal questions and feature.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: TopMay 8th, 2017Related News

WSJ: Facebook rejects female-authored code more often than male

Facebook has been accused of issues with bias before, but that was about suppressing conservative political views. Today's allegations run into sexism territory. But rather than being something surface-level seen explicitly by its users.....»»

Source:  EngadgetCategory: TopMay 2nd, 2017Related News

Amazon reportedly creates team dedicated to driverless vehicle tech

Amazon has formed a team focused on driverless vehicle technology, according to The Wall Street Journal.  In its report, The WSJ says that the group is made up of about 12 employees and was created over a year ago. However, Amazon reportedly isn&.....»»

Source:  MobilesyrupCategory: TopApr 24th, 2017Related News

Report: Theranos used shell company to secretly buy outside lab equipment

WSJ describes newly-unsealed depositions of 22 former employees, board members. Enlarge / Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York City on September 29, 2015. (credit: CNBC / Getty Images N.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopApr 21st, 2017Related News

Google may integrate ad-blocking directly into Chrome

A WSJ report claims that Google is planning to build an ad-blocker right into its Chrome browser. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Google is planning to integrate its own ad-blocker into its immensely popular Chrome browser. Th.....»»

Source:  TechradarCategory: TopApr 20th, 2017Related News

Google may integrate ad-blocking directly into Chrome, according to new rumor

A WSJ report claims that Google is planning to build an ad-blocker right into its Chrome browser. According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, Google is planning to integrate its own ad-blocker right into its immensely popular Chrome.....»»

Source:  TechradarCategory: TopApr 19th, 2017Related News

WSJ: Google will build an ad-blocker into Chrome

Tonight the Wall Street Journal reports that, according to anonymous sources, Google will introduce an ad-blocking feature for Chrome on mobile and desktop platforms. Ad blockers for browsers are hardly a new thing, and Google itself already.....»»

Source:  EngadgetCategory: TopApr 19th, 2017Related News

Tanium exposed hospital’s IT while using its network in sales demos

CEO used client hospital's network in demo "hundreds of times," reports WSJ. Enlarge / Orion Hindawi, co-founder and chief technology officer of Tanium Inc. Information security company Tanium is a relatively well-established "next-generation.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopApr 19th, 2017Related News

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.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopMar 27th, 2017Related News

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.....»»

Source:  Tech2Category: AsiaMar 23rd, 2017Related News

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.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopFeb 28th, 2017Related News

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.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopFeb 28th, 2017Related News

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.....»»

Source:  SocaltechCategory: TopFeb 27th, 2017Related News

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.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopFeb 15th, 2017Related News

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,.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopJan 26th, 2017Related News

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.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopJan 25th, 2017Related News