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Imani Moise / Wall Street Journal:
Broadcom pledged its committment to R&D spending to keep the US at the forefront of 5G, says it would create a $1.5B investment fund to train US engineers   —  The announcement follows the U.S. Treasury's letter scrutinizing Broadcom's hostile takeover bid for Qualcomm
Mar 7, 2018, 9:15 AMIn context
Shefali Anand / Wall Street Journal:
Brokerage firms say tech firms are helping fuel increased office space demand in smaller European capitals as well as cities like Edinburgh and Kraków   —  Lisbon, Kraków and Edinburgh are among the cities that have become popular for the industry
Mar 7, 2018, 1:50 AMIn context
Jess Bravin / Wall Street Journal:
Trump administration joins states' push to expand online sales tax collections, urges SCOTUS to overrule 1992 precedent giving tax exemption to online retailers   —  Justice Department urges Supreme Court to overrule a 1992 precedent giving online retailers an exemption from obligation applying to bricks-and-mortar shops
Mar 6, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
Yuliya Chernova / Wall Street Journal:
Source: Sequoia Capital is seeking to raise $12B+ across seven funds, including $8B for its global growth fund, $2.5B for China, and $675M for Southeast Asia   —  More than $12 billion in capital is sought across seven new funds  —  One of Silicon Valley's best-known venture-capital firms …
Mar 6, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Alyssa Abkowitz / Wall Street Journal:
Tencent to introduce digital contracts that allow parents to reward housework, academic achievement with playing time after Honor of Kings addiction complaints   —  With the proposed new feature, children can negotiate extra playing time by doing housework or achieving certain academic goals
Mar 5, 2018, 8:20 PMIn context
Stu Woo / Wall Street Journal:
US interagency security panel, CFIUS, orders Qualcomm to delay its March 6 shareholder meeting, delaying Broadcom's proxy fight for control of Qualcomm's board   —  Move represents a highly unusual intervention by Washington  —  The U.S. government ordered Qualcomm Inc. QCOM -1.13% to delay …
Mar 5, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Xiaomi Chairman Lei Jun says the company plans to enter the US smartphone market by late 2018 or early 2019   —  Chinese maker, No. 4 at home, looks to extend its Western expansion as it plans IPO to raise $10 billion or more  —  China's Xiaomi Corp. could sell smartphones in the U.S. as early as this year …
Mar 5, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon is in talks with big banks including JPMorgan Chase about a checking-account-like product for those without bank accounts   —  Online giant wants to develop product that would appeal to younger customers and those without bank accounts  —  Amazon.com Inc. is in talks …
Mar 5, 2018, 7:25 AMIn context
Wayne Ma / Wall Street Journal:
Marriott US staffer says he was fired after HR questioned him on Tibet-related tweet he liked via Marriott's account; China pressured Marriott over Tibet issue   —  The severity of the penalty—termination, not reprimand—highlights the unforgiving consequences for companies that offend China
Mar 4, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
David Luhnow / Wall Street Journal:
Coding schools and startups in Mexico's growing tech hub in Guadalajara are increasingly courting US-raised deported Mexicans and English-speaking tech workers   —  U.S.-raised millennials deported back to Mexico are helping to drive a growing tech sector south of the border
Mar 3, 2018, 9:25 PMIn context

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