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Corinne Ramey / Wall Street Journal:
A look at Wikipedia's Arbitration Committee, its own internal “Supreme Court” with 15 jurists, which adjudicates the most serious disputes arising on the site   —  Online committee called ArbCom tries to keep the peace at internet encyclopedia; 'I don't understand why passions run so high here.'
May 10, 2018, 3:10 AMIn context
Stu Woo / Wall Street Journal:
Vodafone to buy some of cable giant Liberty Global's European assets, including operations in Germany, Hungary, Romania, and Czech Republic, for €18.4B   —  Deal includes operations in Germany, Hungary, Romania and Czech Republic, would create one of the continent's biggest telecommunications carriers
May 9, 2018, 4:45 AMIn context
Saabira Chaudhuri / Wall Street Journal:
H&M, the world's largest clothing brand, says it will start using AI to customize inventory in each of its 4,200 stores to entice customers as sales slump   —  Instead of cookie-cutter stores, the H&M chain is using granular data to customize the offerings in each one of its 4,200 locations
May 8, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Xiaomi cuts its IPO valuation target from $100B to $70B-$80B, as the earlier target was too aggressive, amid stock price declines for global tech firms   —  The Chinese smartphone maker's current valuation range is lower than the $100 billion that was previously discussed
May 8, 2018, 7:40 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
House Democrats are preparing to release 3,000 Russia-linked Facebook ads, including their images, target groups, cost, and the number of users who viewed them   —  Lawmakers on House Intelligence Committee could release trove of ads as soon as this week  —  Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee …
May 7, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
A central custodian of our personal data, which can be a government or a private firm like Apple, under regulations like GDPR, may solve today's privacy woes   —  ‘Group privacy’ is an idea whose time has come; what if Facebook and Google were the companies to manage it?
May 6, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Yoko Kubota / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: China-run Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund is poised to announce $47.4B fund to invest in Chinese chip firms   —  Fund would be used to improve China's ability to design and manufacture advanced microprocessors  —  BEIJING—In a move that could further heighten tensions with the U.S. …
May 6, 2018, 8:05 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Xerox reverses course, says its CEO and majority of the board are staying, after agreement with shareholders opposing a buyout by Fujifilm expired on Thursday   —  The reversal came two days after reaching agreement with activists Icahn and Deason, which expired without certain stipulations being met
May 4, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Small group of Facebook employees can access users' profiles without their knowledge with management oversight   —  'We have had discussions about this very idea," a Facebook spokesman said when asked why users aren't flagged if an employee accesses their records
May 3, 2018, 8:50 PMIn context
Jay Greene / Wall Street Journal:
Rise in data breaches, up 45% in US in 2017 according to analysts, helped boost Windows 10 sales 11% last quarter, as companies look to update older systems   —  A rise in cyberattacks is spurring some companies to switch to Windows 10 sooner than later  —  A sharp increase in cyberattacks …
May 3, 2018, 12:05 PMIn context

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IBM:
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