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Alexandra Bruell / Wall Street Journal:
Publicis, Omnicom, and WPP to boost ad spending with Amazon by 40% to 100% in 2018 as they search for an alternate to the Facebook/Google duopoly   —  In search of a challenger to the Google and Facebook ‘duopoly,’ Publicis, Omnicom and WPP plan to boost their ad spending with Amazon between 40% and 100% in 2018
Dec 5, 2017, 9:15 PMIn context
Natalia Drozdiak / Wall Street Journal:
Apple reaches deal with Ireland on the terms of an escrow fund, allowing the transfer of ~$15.46B in allegedly unpaid taxes that EU ordered Dublin to retrieve   —  EU said tax deal with Ireland had allowed Apple to pay almost zero tax on European profits between 2003 and 2014
Dec 4, 2017, 9:45 AMIn context
Rachael King / Wall Street Journal:
Profile of Antonio Neri, a 22-year veteran of HPE set to succeed Meg Whitman as CEO, as he faces an uphill struggle to cut $1.5B over three years   —  The newly appointed CEO brings tech chops to a company in need of hit products  —  Meg Whitman's tenure at Hewlett-Packard was marked …
Dec 3, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Ben Fritz / Wall Street Journal:
Disney sues Redbox over sales of digital download codes; Disney and Redbox do not have a distribution deal, codes come with retail copies of DVDs   —  DVD rental company has been offering consumers codes they can use to download digital copy of a Disney movie
Dec 1, 2017, 10:25 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Tencent Music and Spotify are in talks to swap stakes of up to 10% in each other's businesses ahead of their expected public listings next year   —  Companies would own up to 10% in each other's businesses  —  The music group of Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd …
Dec 1, 2017, 6:05 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources, docs, and public remarks show how Tencent, Alibaba, Baidu, others help Chinese government surveil citizens by turning over data, policing content, more   —  Tencent and Alibaba are among the firms that assist authorities in hunting down criminal suspects, silencing dissent and creating surveillance cities
Nov 30, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Ryan Knutson / Wall Street Journal:
Verizon says it plans to start offering home broadband over its 5G wireless network in late 2018, starting in Sacramento, CA; pricing and other details TBD   —  Customers will likely have to place a box in their windows to convert signals  —  Verizon Communications Inc. VZ 2.21% plans …
Nov 30, 2017, 12:25 PMIn context
Jack Nicas / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Alphabet is considering folding Nest Labs into Google's hardware team, reversing its split two years ago, to better compete with Amazon's home devices   —  Integration of Alphabet units would reverse an element of 2015 split as Google and Nest chase Amazon in home devices
Nov 30, 2017, 8:50 AMIn context
Imani Moise / Wall Street Journal:
Design software company Autodesk says it will cut 13% of its staff, or 1,150 jobs, as it continues to shift its business towards subscription revenue   —  Shares tumble as it plans to divest from certain areas to refocus on new priorities  —  Design-software provider Autodesk Inc. ADSK -.22% …
Nov 29, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
Zeke Turner / Wall Street Journal:
How Germany's economy has failed to modernize alongside its rivals in Europe and US, with one estimate saying it captures 10% of its digital potential   —  Mr. Nohroudi, however, identified something holding back Germany's startup culture.  In the U.S., he said, “public-sector players are willing to buy from young companies.”
Nov 28, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context

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