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Wall Street Journal:
Chinese tech unicorns are raising funds by issuing convertible securities, which allow companies to raise capital with less dilution to existing shareholders   —  Selling convertible securities allows companies to raise capital with less dilution to existing shareholders
May 23, 2018, 6:15 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: US and China reach broad outline of a deal to settle ZTE controversy that would lift US sales ban in exchange for major management changes and fines   —  Deal would lift the ban on U.S. companies selling components and software to ZTE  —  The U.S. and China have agreed on the broad outline …
May 21, 2018, 11:55 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Data shows Tencent bought stakes in 277 tech companies between 2013 and 2017, and the value of its stakes in public companies topped $33B at the end of 2017   —  Social-media and videogame giant bought stakes in 277 tech companies since 2013, and its deal-making pace is accelerating
May 19, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Uber's chief product officer Jeff Holden, who helped to develop Uber Pool and oversaw its flying-taxi initiative, is leaving the company on Thursday   —  Company had hired Holden from Groupon in 2014  —  Uber Technologies Inc.'s chief product officer, Jeff Holden, who helped develop Uber Pool …
May 17, 2018, 6:55 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Analysis of 1,450 ICOs finds 271 have red flags including plagiarized white papers, fake execs, promised returns; investors poured $1B+ into these 271 offerings   —  A Wall Street Journal analysis of 1,450 cryptocurrency offerings reveals rampant plagiarism, identity theft and promises of improbable returns
May 17, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: two of the largest tech-focused private equity firms, Vista Equity Partners and Thoma Bravo, are each looking to raise $10B+ funds   —  Two of the largest technology-focused private-equity firms are competing to raise money for what would be their biggest funds
May 17, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context
William Wilkes / Wall Street Journal:
How automation is leading to job growth in certain industries where robots take on repetitive tasks, freeing humans for more creative, problem-solving duties   —  Automation is leading to job growth in certain industries where machines take on repetitive tasks, freeing humans for more creative duties
May 16, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Mayumi Negishi / Wall Street Journal:
While SoftBank's near-$100B Vision Fund has yet to close, CEO Masayoshi Son says he's already planning a second fund, not within six months but in “near future”   —  The launch of Vision Fund II is ‘just a matter of time,’ says Masayoshi Son  —  SoftBank Group Corp.'s 9984 -.57% …
May 15, 2018, 4:27 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook's spending on content-review teams has ballooned to hundreds of millions of dollars for 2018   —  Social-media giant is pouring cash into content review after high-profile failures that have hurt its image  —  Facebook Inc. FB -1.45% has spent more than a decade building …
May 15, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Kaspersky Lab says it will relocate some core operations from Russia to Switzerland, after US and UK intelligence agencies expressed concern about interference   —  Russian antivirus-software company will set up a new data center in Zurich by late 2019  —  Russian antivirus-software company …
May 15, 2018, 7:50 AMIn context

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