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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: New York City and Northern Virginia will be the homes for Amazon's second and third “headquarters”; the announcement is expected as soon as Tuesday   —  New York City and Northern Virginia will be the homes for Amazon.com Inc.'s second and third headquarters, according to people familiar with the matter.
Nov 12, 2018, 9:31 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Some Google services were temporarily unreachable for some users due to internet traffic being misdirected; Google believes cause was external, will investigate   —  Internet giant says issue has been resolved and it will conduct an investigation  —  Google services were temporarily unreachable …
Nov 12, 2018, 9:00 PMIn context
Stephen Wilmot / Wall Street Journal:
As companies seek more direct ways to engage customers, ad agencies like WPP face increased competition from tech consultants like Accenture, Deloitte, and IBM   —  The shift from ads to digital marketing is setting up a fight between ad agencies and tech consultants
Nov 12, 2018, 1:30 PMIn context
Sarah E. Needleman / Wall Street Journal:
A look at nascent efforts to stream video games, as latency seems set to drop even lower with the proliferation of data centers and 5G rolling out   —  By making game consoles unnecessary, streaming could dramatically broaden the videogame market  —  Technology giants are trying to bring …
Nov 12, 2018, 5:05 AMIn context
Eliot Brown / Wall Street Journal:
Report: 1,594 US startups received initial VC funding in the first 9 months of 2018, down 40% from 2015, while median seed round was $2M, ~4X the 2013 average   —  The result is a big increase in the size of some early-stage investments and valuations  —  It has been a fast ride …
Nov 12, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
A look at the tug of war between the data driven tech team and the relationship-oriented Hollywood team at Netflix   —  As the company plunges deeper into originals, its L.A. wing is doing the once-unthinkable: overriding the metrics  —  Netflix Inc.'s executives were torn.
Nov 11, 2018, 10:50 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook pressured Palmer Luckey to say he supported libertarian Gary Johnson despite his years-long support of Trump; Luckey's exit package was $100M+   —  Palmer Luckey, co-founder of virtual-reality pioneer Oculus, was ousted after his political activity sparked a furor within the social-media giant and Silicon Valley
Nov 11, 2018, 3:19 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook to end forced arbitration for sexual-harassment claims, require execs at director level or above to disclose if they are dating someone in the company   —  Social-networking giant also revises policy for senior executives dating employees  —  Facebook Inc. FB -1.97% is ending …
Nov 9, 2018, 4:51 PMIn context
Telis Demos / Wall Street Journal:
Wall Street is now selling more data, such as social media sentiment and geospatial mapping, and less analysis, as only about 21% of research emails are opened   —  Research units take different tack to refine information for clients; geospatial mapping for mall trips and Googling interest in ‘Luke Cage’
Nov 9, 2018, 12:10 AMIn context
Erica E. Phillips / Wall Street Journal:
Turvo, a collaborative logistics startup, raises $60M Series B led by Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala Investment   —  Mubadala Investment joins Series B round for Silicon Valley-based Turvo  —  Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala Investment Co. is leading a new $60 million investment round …
Nov 8, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context

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