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Tim Higgins / Wall Street Journal:
Musk tells staff that Tesla will flatten its management structure, after a senior exec leaves for Waymo and engineering chief Doug Field takes leave of absence   —  Move follows engineering chief talking a leave of absence and the departure of another senior executive
May 14, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Ahead of next year's IPO, Uber's 3-year search for a CFO continues as sources say multiple people turned down the job and CEO wants at least a 5-year commitment   —  The ride-hailing company's leading candidate, the CFO at VMware, has indicated he would likely withdraw
May 11, 2018, 7:50 PMIn context
Benjamin Mullin / Wall Street Journal:
Luminary Media raises $40M; sources say it plans to launch subscription service for premium podcasts, has begun to strike licensing deals with podcast creators   —  The newly created venture has raised $40 million from New Enterprise Associates and others to enter the rapidly expanding realm of podcasting and audio.
May 11, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context
Corinne Ramey / Wall Street Journal:
A look at Wikipedia's Arbitration Committee, its own internal “Supreme Court” with 15 jurists, which adjudicates the most serious disputes arising on the site   —  Online committee called ArbCom tries to keep the peace at internet encyclopedia; 'I don't understand why passions run so high here.'
May 10, 2018, 3:10 AMIn context
Stu Woo / Wall Street Journal:
Vodafone to buy some of cable giant Liberty Global's European assets, including operations in Germany, Hungary, Romania, and Czech Republic, for €18.4B   —  Deal includes operations in Germany, Hungary, Romania and Czech Republic, would create one of the continent's biggest telecommunications carriers
May 9, 2018, 4:45 AMIn context
Saabira Chaudhuri / Wall Street Journal:
H&M, the world's largest clothing brand, says it will start using AI to customize inventory in each of its 4,200 stores to entice customers as sales slump   —  Instead of cookie-cutter stores, the H&M chain is using granular data to customize the offerings in each one of its 4,200 locations
May 8, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Xiaomi cuts its IPO valuation target from $100B to $70B-$80B, as the earlier target was too aggressive, amid stock price declines for global tech firms   —  The Chinese smartphone maker's current valuation range is lower than the $100 billion that was previously discussed
May 8, 2018, 7:40 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
House Democrats are preparing to release 3,000 Russia-linked Facebook ads, including their images, target groups, cost, and the number of users who viewed them   —  Lawmakers on House Intelligence Committee could release trove of ads as soon as this week  —  Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee …
May 7, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
A central custodian of our personal data, which can be a government or a private firm like Apple, under regulations like GDPR, may solve today's privacy woes   —  ‘Group privacy’ is an idea whose time has come; what if Facebook and Google were the companies to manage it?
May 6, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Yoko Kubota / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: China-run Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund is poised to announce $47.4B fund to invest in Chinese chip firms   —  Fund would be used to improve China's ability to design and manufacture advanced microprocessors  —  BEIJING—In a move that could further heighten tensions with the U.S. …
May 6, 2018, 8:05 AMIn context

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