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Tim Higgins / Wall Street Journal:
Volkswagen and Hyundai partner with self-driving startup Aurora Innovation, aiming to put its vision software and other tech into production vehicles by 2021   —  Ex-Google, Tesla executives formed Aurora Innovation to rival Waymo  —  In the race to develop driverless cars …
Jan 4, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context
Jacky Wong / Wall Street Journal:
Report: China's mobile games industry 2017 revenue hits ~$17.6B, more than 2x $7.4B 2015 revenue; avg. monthly revenue/paying user is $26.5, 9% higher than US   —  The mobile games industry has been growing fast, but slowing population growth is just one reason why the sector's best days may already be past.
Jan 2, 2018, 8:30 PMIn context
Rob Copeland / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Thiel's Founders Fund bought $15-$20M in bitcoin, now worth hundreds of millions, spread across multiple funds, one of which began investing in mid-'17   —  Founders Fund, the venture-capital firm co-founded by Peter Thiel, has bought large sums of bitcoin that are now worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Jan 2, 2018, 2:02 PMIn context
Nicolas Parasie / Wall Street Journal:
A look at Emirati billionaire Mohamed Alabbar's $1B ecommerce venture Noon, a competitor to Amazon's Souq in the Middle East, founded in 2016   —  Real-estate tycoon Mohamed Alabbar launched Noon to compete with the U.S. tech giant for a foothold in the region's online shopping boom
Jan 2, 2018, 10:55 AMIn context
Newley Purnell / Wall Street Journal:
Alibaba's UC Browser, with 430M+ users worldwide, leads in emerging markets with low-end smartphones, with 51% of India's mobile browser market vs Chrome's 30%   —  Alibaba's UC Browser is dominating in emerging markets with lower-end smartphones  —  JAKARTA, Indonesia …
Jan 1, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Startups aim to provide an alternative route to internet access via VPNs and mesh networks, amid net neutrality repeal, but their approaches are as yet unproven   —  From VPNs to mesh networks, efforts to find an alternative route to internet access are gaining ground in Silicon Valley
Dec 30, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: SoftBank succeeds in bid to buy big Uber stake, will likely limit stake to ~15% of company; deal values Uber at $48B, down 30% from last valuation   —  Uber shareholders tendered about 20% of company to SoftBank, sources say  —  SoftBank Group Corp. has succeeded in its bid to buy …
Dec 28, 2017, 1:04 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
As Facebook expands content moderation, contract workers describe the job of vetting porn, racism, and violence: high turnover, $13-$28/hour in Bay Area, more   —  Social-media giants hire legions of contractors to hunt for pornography, racism and violence amid a torrent of posts and videos
Dec 27, 2017, 3:00 PMIn context
Takashi Mochizuki / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Nintendo has told Switch developers it's delaying release of 64GB game cards from second half of 2018 to 2019, potentially limiting top-tier games   —  The company had expected to make the cards available in the second half of next year  —  TOKYO—Nintendo Co. told outside game developers …
Dec 27, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
A look at the limited powers the SEC and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission have to regulate cryptocurrencies in the US   —  Futures regulators at the CFTC recently sounded an alarm on leveraged trading on unregulated exchanges, while the SEC cracks down on ICOs
Dec 26, 2017, 8:15 PMIn context

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