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Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook is willing to spend $1B through 2018 on original video for its platform, far outpacing its previous outlays on video content   —  Social-media giant could spend as much as $1 billion to cultivate original shows for its platform  —  Facebook Inc. FB .65% is loosening …
Sep 8, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: FBI is investigating Uber over use of defunct “Hell” program that tracked drivers working for competitors like Lyft   —  Investigators looking at whether Uber's defunct ‘Hell’ internal program was used to interfere illegally with competitors
Sep 8, 2017, 8:40 AMIn context
Byron Tau / Wall Street Journal:
Sen. Mark Warner, ranking Democrat on a Senate panel probing Russian interference in 2016 election, says he expects Twitter representatives to testify soon   —  Senate committee's probe is looking into improper use of social media to influence U.S. election  —  WASHINGTON—The top Democrat …
Sep 7, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: fingerprint scanner will be omitted from “iPhone 8” after production issues, which set back early production by a month and may create supply shortages   —  The widely anticipated 10th-anniversary iPhone, with an expected base price near $1,000, hit a speed bump or two related to its OLED display
Sep 7, 2017, 1:10 PMIn context
Peter Rudegeair / Wall Street Journal:
Square to apply for charter to form an industrial loan company, Square Financial Services, which will be capitalized with $56M in cash, chaired by Jackie Reses   —  The planned unit would offer loans and deposit accounts to small businesses and be capitalized with $56 million in cash
Sep 6, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context
Ryan Knutson / Wall Street Journal:
Verizon launches rewards program for customers who agree to share more complete access to personal info, including app usage and browser history   —  The company offers concert tickets and other rewards in exchange for customers' personal information  —  A new Verizon Communications Inc. VZ …
Sep 5, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
WhatsApp to eventually charge businesses for some features in new chat tools it's testing, says COO Matt Idema; users must opt-in to be contacted by a business   —  Two new business tools reflect a different approach to monetization than other Facebook products
Sep 5, 2017, 12:17 PMIn context
David Gauthier-Villars / Wall Street Journal:
Angry Birds maker Rovio announces IPO, plans to issue €30M in new stock, to trade on Finnish Nasdaq affiliate; sources say valuation expected to reach ~€2B   —  Finnish videogame company reports sharp rise in first-half sales and profit  —  Rovio Entertainment Oy …
Sep 5, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
In first appearance before Uber staff, Khosrowshahi says timeline for Uber IPO is 18-36 months, and he wants to bring in a chairman to be his partner on board   —  In first appearance before ride-hailing firm's employees, Dara Khosrowshahi says timeline for IPO between 18 to 36 months
Aug 30, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: DoJ opens preliminary probe into whether Uber executives breached Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; Uber says it's working with DoJ on the probe   —  Justice Department opens preliminary probe into whether managers at ride-sharing firm breached Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Aug 29, 2017, 5:14 PMIn context

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