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Nicole Hong / Wall Street Journal:
Target reaches $18.5M multi-state settlement over 2013 data breach, agrees to separate cardholder data from rest of network, implement two-factor authentication   —  Target Corp. on Tuesday agreed to pay $18.5 million to resolve an investigation by state prosecutors into its massive 2013 hack …
May 23, 2017, 7:40 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Uber underpaid NYC drivers for past 2.5 years, is refunding them the difference plus interest, which may cost the firm upwards of $45M   —  The ride-hailing company says it is refunding the money after miscalculating its commissions  —  Uber Technologies Inc. on Tuesday said it mistakenly underpaid …
May 23, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
How SoftBank and Saudi Arabia settled their differences to birth the $100B Vision Fund, the world's biggest tech fund   —  SoftBank is poised to launch a $100 billion technology fund as early as Saturday, capping months of arduous negotiations in which the Japanese tech giant haggled …
May 21, 2017, 6:25 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple told WeChat and other Chinese social apps to disable “tip” functions, says tips are in-app purchases, entitling Apple to a 30% cut   —  Apple's challenges have multiplied in the all-important China market over the past year or so and its effort to wring more revenue …
May 19, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Alibaba reports Q4 revenue up 60% at $5.6B beating estimates, and net income of $1.55B; online sales of retail goods in China rose 26% in four months this year   —  Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said earnings for its fiscal fourth quarter nearly doubled as more shoppers turned to its online platforms for purchases.
May 18, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context
Ted Greenwald / Wall Street Journal:
Qualcomm sues iPhone manufacturers Compal, Foxconn, Pegatron, and Wistron for failing to pay royalties, broadening its legal battle with Apple   —  Qualcomm sued the companies that make iPhones for Apple for failing to pay royalties on the chip maker's technology, broadening its legal battle with the world's most valuable company.
May 17, 2017, 9:00 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Apple has begun initial production of a small number of iPhone SE handsets in Bangalore and will begin shipping them to Indian customers this month   —  An Apple manufacturer has completed a trial run of the first-ever iPhones assembled in India, in an important step in the U.S. tech giant's push …
May 17, 2017, 7:40 AMIn context
Patience Haggin / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Tencent invests $90M in Pocket Gems at about $500M valuation, increasing the firm's stake in the US game studio from ~20% to ~38%   —  The social-media giant's investment valued Pocket Gems at about $500 million, and brings Tencent's stake to about 38% in the maker of hit mobile games “Episode” and “War Dragons.”
May 15, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Takashi Mochizuki / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Nintendo plans to release a Zelda game for smartphones following an Animal Crossing game that's slated to ship in the second half of 2017   —  Nintendo plans to offer its game “The Legend of Zelda” for smartphones in the second half of the year, the Kyoto company's latest effort to expand its mobile-games lineup.
May 15, 2017, 12:45 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Echo Show's camera detects motion to wake up when someone is in range; Amazon says the system processes images locally, video is streamed out only during calls   —  Amazon.com already knows what millions of people buy, and already has smart speakers listening inside people's homes.
May 14, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context

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