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Takashi Mochizuki / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Nintendo is looking to form new partnerships with developers to produce mobile games faster, after a 2015 partnership with DeNA fell behind schedule   —  Videogame maker's previous efforts fell behind schedule  —  TOKYO— Nintendo Co. NTDOY -1.93% is looking to expand tie-ups …
Dec 12, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal:
How companies are using AI to automate HR and workforce management tasks, a shift that could lead to narrower roles for some managers   —  Companies are using artificial intelligence and other elements of the work-on-demand business model to automate workforce management tasks
Dec 12, 2017, 4:10 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Source says Softbank to invest ~$500M in OneWeb, bringing its total investment in the company to $1.5B, ahead of OneWeb's internet satellite launch next year   —  New money would bring Japanese conglomerate's investment to $1.5 billion  —  Japan's SoftBank Group Corp. 9984 .83% has agreed …
Dec 11, 2017, 10:55 PMIn context
Peter Rudegeair / Wall Street Journal:
Financial-tech startup Affirm says it's raised $200M led by Singaporean sovereign-wealth fund GIC; source says at a valuation between $1.5B and $2B   —  Battling larger players getting into its core business of lending to consumers for retail purchases  —  Financial-technology startup Affirm Inc …
Dec 11, 2017, 6:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
US bitcoin futures start trading on CBOE, a week ahead of futures rollout at rival CME Group; bitcoin's price climbed ~8% in first seven minutes of trading   —  Exchange provider's website experienced outages from heavy traffic  —  The first bitcoin futures started trading Sunday …
Dec 10, 2017, 8:15 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Interviews with defectors and experts suggest an increasing number of North Koreans have phones, some with an intranet connection, that are heavily monitored   —  Dictatorship allows wider use of mobile devices and embeds technology to limit and monitor their use
Dec 9, 2017, 8:20 AMIn context
Eva Dou / Wall Street Journal:
Interviews and police records show Chinese authorities are monitoring WeChat and other messaging apps, with some participants detained for jokes about officials   —  Authorities scour private chats on messaging apps for blacklisted words, sensitive images  —  PUYANG, China—One night this September …
Dec 7, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
EU's top court: luxury brands can impose contractual conditions that stop retailers from selling on web platforms, like Amazon or eBay, to protect brand image   —  Ruling by European Court of Justice gives companies powerful tool to safeguard exclusivity  —  Luxury brands can restrict retailers …
Dec 6, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
China's tough new cybersecurity laws cause uncertainty for tech execs who fear the laws will put their companies' intellectual property and data in jeopardy   —  Trade-group survey shows widespread worries about lack of detail on new cyber rules six months since they came into force
Dec 6, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
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

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