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Tripp Mickle / Wall Street Journal:
Former Apple employees on how Siri's progress was crippled by lack of ambitious goals, shifting strategies, and insufficient usage data   —  Nimble competitors developed new voice-powered products for the home while Apple remained focused on its phone  —  In a 2.5-hour keynote …
Jun 7, 2017, 8:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
A look at market cap changes among biggest chipmakers: Nvidia and Broadcom surge, Intel and Qualcomm decline, and TSMC surpasses Intel with highest valuation   —  The rally in semiconductor stocks has been surprising for two reasons: It has been longer than expected, and it has changed the pecking order among the biggest chip makers.
Jun 4, 2017, 11:50 PMIn context
Ryan Vlastelica / Wall Street Journal:
Profile of Margaux Avedisian, bitcoin investor and startup founder who also performs as stand-up comedian at cryptocurrency conventions   —  Margaux Avedisian gets hired to riff about the virtual currency at conventions  —  “Do we have any libertarians in the house?”
Jun 4, 2017, 9:50 PMIn context
Julie Jargon / Wall Street Journal:
How Panera increased ordering efficiency and growth with in-store touch screens, mobile ordering, and delivery   —  Panera is reaping the benefits of steps it took years ago to give customers more ways to order in an attempt to address long lines and slowing sales at the fast-casual chain …
Jun 4, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
To compete with tech firms like Google and Facebook for data and computer science talent, hedge funds offer lavish perks   —  The battle for quantitative talent has turned some of the richest money managers into underdogs, pitting them against the likes of Google and Facebook for hiring the world's top minds.
Jun 4, 2017, 5:25 AMIn context
Tomio Geron / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is seeking to raise $100M+ at $1B+ valuation   —  Coinbase, a bitcoin startup, is in talks to raise about $100 million in new funding at a valuation of more than $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
Jun 2, 2017, 3:57 PMIn context
Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal:
Google Will Help Publishers Prepare for a Chrome Ad Blocker Coming Next Year   —  Internet giant describes tool as a ‘filter’ for ads that are bothersome to web users  —  Google has told publishers it will give them at least six months to prepare for a new ad-blocking tool the company …
Jun 1, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Uber says Q1 revenue was $3.4B, up 18% from last quarter, loss was $708M, down from $991M; head of finance Gautam Gupta to leave July   —  Uber said its head of finance is leaving as the ride-hailing company reported continued big losses despite growing revenue, adding to an exodus …
May 31, 2017, 8:25 PMIn context
Timothy W. Martin / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Samsung's Bixby virtual assistant won't debut in the US at least until late June, as it is struggling to comprehend English syntax and grammar   —  The English-language version of Samsung's new voice-activated virtual assistant won't likely debut in the U.S. until at least late June …
May 31, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Rolfe Winkler / Wall Street Journal:
Digital drug marketing firm Outcome Health raises nearly $600M from Goldman Sachs, Capital G, and others   —  Outcome Health says it has nearly closed a $600 million funding round at a multibillion-dollar valuation.  The 11-year-old privately held company puts flat screens and tablets …
May 31, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context

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