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Tripp Mickle / Wall Street Journal:
Apple changed its standard iPhone review PR strategy for the iPhone X, prioritizing YouTubers and celebrities over established names in tech journalism   —  ‘Unusual’ change in strategy means latest phone got less testing than most of its predecessors before reviews could be published
Oct 31, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple is designing iPhones and iPads that would exclude Qualcomm modem chips and include Intel or possibly MediaTek chips instead   —  Company considers building devices only with chips from Intel, possibly MediaTek  —   AAPL 2.25% Apple Inc., locked in an intensifying legal fight …
Oct 30, 2017, 9:15 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Source: Google, Facebook, and other tech companies met to discuss congressional concerns ahead of this week's hearings amid populist turn against Silicon Valley   —  Search giant is battered from all sides amid a populist turn against Silicon Valley and reaction to Russian meddling
Oct 30, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Analysis of eight Russia-linked Facebook accounts shows they backed 60+ protest events in US via publicity or financing, before and after 2016 election   —  They publicized or financed at least 60 events—on all sides of most polarizing issues—before and after the 2016 election
Oct 30, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Julie Bykowicz / Wall Street Journal:
Amid talk of potential federal regulation, Facebook invests more in lobbying and tests messaging strategies regarding Russian interference with focus groups   —  Amid Russia probes and online ad scrutiny, social-media giant boosts lobbying spending and work on messaging
Oct 28, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Georgia Wells / Wall Street Journal:
Twitter overstated MAUs by 1-2M since Q4 2014 by including users of a service for third-party apps; according to revised numbers, its MAUs shrank in Q2 by 2M   —  Social media company says it had been including users of service for third-party apps as monthly users that shouldn't have been counted
Oct 26, 2017, 7:45 AMIn context
Peter Loftus / Wall Street Journal:
Some doctors are wary of applying security update to St. Jude pacemakers, which are now owned by Abbott Labs, due to malfunction risk, thus hampering adoption   —  Some doctors are wary of software patch that prevents unauthorized access to Internet-connected devices, worried about risk of malfunction
Oct 21, 2017, 6:05 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
How Amazon uses an in-house team of specialists to gain incentives from local and state governments for building projects, including its second headquarters   —  Cities and states woo e-commerce giant to house its second headquarters; request for proposals closes Thursday
Oct 19, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Apple Watch customers in China no longer able to sign up for cellular service; analysts say change is likely due to government concerns over tracking users   —  BEIJING— Apple Inc. AAPL -0.44% has another headache in China: this time with its latest watch.  —  For the first time …
Oct 19, 2017, 7:20 AMIn context
Peter Rudegeair / Wall Street Journal:
JPMorgan Chase to acquire online payment startup WePay; source says deal is for more than WePay's 2015 valuation of ~$220M   —  WePay, which serves e-commerce and crowdfunding customers, was valued at roughly $220 million in a 2015 fundraising  —  J.P. Morgan Chase JPM -.22% & Co …
Oct 17, 2017, 6:15 PMIn context

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