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Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Amid pressure from activist investors, Marissa Mayer to detail Yahoo's cost-cutting plan and acquisitions strategy during Tuesday's earnings call   —  Yahoo CEO Set to Refresh Turnaround Plan  —  Firm to Release Quarterly Results Tuesday, Detail Its Current Efforts
Oct 19, 2014, 10:15 PMIn context
Rolfe Winkler / Wall Street Journal:
Google's VP of engineering for Android is now also overseeing Chrome OS's engineering team, pointing to a possible convergence of the OSes   —  Executive Change Is Latest Hint of Chrome-Android Marriage  —  A management shift inside Google points to the possibility that the company's two operating systems will come together.
Oct 17, 2014, 2:25 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Social Network Tagged Rebrands as an App Incubator   —  Tagged, a social-networking site that's struggled to attract users and grow revenue since its founding a decade ago, is changing its name and trying a new approach.  —  The San Francisco-based company has renamed itself if(we) …
Oct 17, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Russ Garland / Wall Street Journal:
VC investments in Q3 2014 at $11.01B, down 24% from Q2 but up 16% from Q3 2013   —  Venture Investment Slows in Third Quarter But Already Exceeds Last Year  —  Venture investors tapped the brakes in the third quarter, but the pace was still well ahead of last year with $37.28 billion deployed …
Oct 17, 2014, 8:55 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Apple's iPhone 6 Finally Makes Its Debut in China   —  Apple launched its latest iPhone in China on Friday morning.  But unlike some past debuts for its new gadgets, the event was decidedly low-key.  —  About 100 customers waited in line Friday morning outside Apple's store …
Oct 17, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Daisuke Wakabayashi / Wall Street Journal:
GT Advanced was not meeting Apple's deadlines as early as February; CEO, COO set plans to sell stock shortly after   —  Second Executive of Apple Supplier Sold Shares After Trouble Surfaced  —  An executive from bankrupt Apple supplier GT Advanced Technologies who oversaw …
Oct 14, 2014, 4:40 PMIn context
Lizette Chapman / Wall Street Journal:
Checkr Raises $9 Million Led by Accel for New-Hire Background Checks … Checkr Inc., a startup that expedites background checks on new hires and delivers them in bulk to businesses, has secured $9 million to expand.  —  The company wants to overhaul what has been a time-consuming process …
Oct 14, 2014, 3:20 PMIn context
Lisa Fleisher / Wall Street Journal:
Taxi app Hailo to exit North American market citing “astronomical” marketing costs required to compete, CEO to leave   —  London Taxi App Hailo Leaves U.S. Battle to Uber, Lyft  —  The taxi app wars have claimed a victim.  —  Hailo, a London-based startup …
Oct 14, 2014, 2:40 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Ireland Considers Closing Corporate-Tax Loophole   —  Multinationals Gird for Possible ‘Double Irish’ Changes; Google, Facebook Would Be Affected  —  Multinational companies are bracing for their last serving of the “Double Irish.”  —  Ireland is expected on Tuesday to announce changes …
Oct 13, 2014, 11:40 AMIn context
Doug Cameron / Wall Street Journal:
iRobot introduces new operating system enabling more autonomous robots for military use   —  IRobot Introduces System to Help Machines Think for Themselves  —  Technology Dovetails With Pentagon Push for Robots to Steer Themselves in Tricky Environments  —  IRobot Corp. , best known …
Oct 10, 2014, 11:50 PMIn context

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