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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: NFL and Amazon strike $50M deal to stream 10 Thursday night games to Prime members; price is five times that of NFL's agreement with Twitter last year   —  Deal for 10 Thursday night games will be available only to Amazon Prime members  —  Amazon is ready for some football.
Apr 4, 2017, 7:35 PMIn context
Laura Stevens / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon ends a legal battle with FTC, will begin refunding consumers up to $70M for in-app purchases made by kids   —  A federal court decision last year found Amazon was liable for in-app purchases children made without their parents' authorization due to a lack of sufficient safeguards.
Apr 4, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Laura Meckler / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Trump administration considers vetting procedures that would require visa applicants disclose phone contacts, passwords to social-media accounts, more   —  Foreigners entering U.S. could be forced to hand over phones, answer questions on ideology; changes could apply to allies like France and Germany
Apr 4, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
Rental-property auction sites like Rentberry and Biddwell let tenants bid on apartments and negotiate terms, amid concerns over effects on rent prices   —  Rental-property auction sites like Rentberry want to profit when tenants offer more than the posted rent or when landlords discount
Apr 3, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Ford hiring 400 engineers from BlackBerry to double its mobile-connectivity team and will invest $375M into a new R&D center in Ottawa   —  Move would help auto maker further build its computing expertise  —  Ford Motor Co. is hiring 400 engineers from BlackBerry Ltd.'s mobility solutions unit …
Apr 2, 2017, 4:55 AMIn context
Newley Purnell / Wall Street Journal:
As US tech firms spend billions to get into India, Chinese tech giants bolster Indian competitors with investments and expertise   —  While American tech companies look to boost local subsidiaries, Chinese firms pour money into startups  —  As the U.S.'s top tech brands ramp up operations in India …
Mar 31, 2017, 7:30 AMIn context
Ryan Knutson / Wall Street Journal:
iOS 10.3, released earlier this week, fixes major vulnerability that allowed malicious code to force iPhones to repeatedly dial 911   —  Fix is aimed at preventing cyberattacks on 911 centers in the U.S.  —  Among the changes in an iPhone software update Apple Inc. AAPL -0.13% released this week …
Mar 30, 2017, 9:50 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Tencent buys 5% passive stake in Tesla for $1.8B, making it the fifth-largest shareholder in the automaker   —  China's most valuable company, buys 5% stake in Elon Musk's electric-vehicle maker ahead of ambitious launch of $35,000 sedan  —  Tencent Holdings Ltd. bought a 5% stake in Tesla Inc. …
Mar 28, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Rolfe Winkler / Wall Street Journal:
Mar 27, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Laura Stevens / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon delays opening of Amazon Go, its first cashier-less retail store, because of technical complications   —  Retailer must fix glitches in technology that automatically charges customers  —  Amazon.com Inc. is delaying the public opening of its first cashier-less convenience store because of technical complications.
Mar 27, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context

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