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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple's efforts to lessen its reliance on Samsung as the sole OLED display supplier for iPhones in peril due to manufacturing problems at LG Display   —  Manufacturing problems at South Korea's LG Display could force Apple to rely solely on its competitor for high-end and costly smartphone screens
Apr 20, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context
Zeke Turner / Wall Street Journal:
How Iceland, which offers plentiful energy and cooling, is reckoning with a tech boom driven by data centers that cause power usage to surge   —  Lawmakers rethink whether a proliferation of data centers lured by the island's Nordic climate and geothermal steam is risking the environment and tourism business
Apr 20, 2018, 5:10 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Filings show gaming chat app Discord has raised ~$50M, bringing total funding to ~$152M, at a valuation of ~$1.65B; Discord says it had 90M users as of January   —  Maker of videogame chat app raises fresh $50 million  —  Discord Inc., maker of a popular chatting tool for PC and mobile gamers …
Apr 19, 2018, 11:45 PMIn context
Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal:
Former Time Inc. COO Jen Wong joins Reddit as COO, will focus on business strategy, revenue growth, and user growth   —  Wong departed Time Inc. after it was acquired by Meredith Corp. in January  —  Digital media veteran Jen Wong has been named Reddit's chief operating officer effective immediately, the company said Thursday.
Apr 19, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: cryptocurrency firms and VCs, including a16z and Union Square Ventures, are lobbying SEC to seek exemption from federal oversight of cryptocurrencies   —  Andreessen Horowitz and other venture-capital backers of digital-currency firms argue against regulation
Apr 19, 2018, 10:10 AMIn context
Newley Purnell / Wall Street Journal:
The world's tech giants are betting big on India as more people go online and e-commerce grows, but low incomes and patchy connectivity remain major challenges   —  The world's largest internet companies are betting big on the nation of 1.3 billion, where challenges are as big as the opportunities
Apr 19, 2018, 7:10 AMIn context
Dan Strumpf / Wall Street Journal:
ZTE says it's delaying release of quarterly earnings to undetermined “later date” to assess implications of US Commerce Dept. ban on sales of US products to ZTE   —  Commerce Department found the Chinese company violated terms of a deal settling allegations of sanctions-busting involving North Korea and Iran
Apr 18, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context
Erica E. Phillips / Wall Street Journal:
Project44, a SaaS startup that connects supply chain transport operations, raises $35M Series B led by OpenView with financing from Omidyar Technology Ventures   —  The software company says it will more than triple its staff and expand into ocean shipping and international markets
Apr 18, 2018, 1:30 PMIn context
Natalia Drozdiak / Wall Street Journal:
European Commission proposes rule to let national law enforcement request access to suspects' data, such as email or photos, stored on EU and US firms' servers   —  Under EU proposal, tech firms would have to respond to data requests within 10 days, or in urgent cases, six hours
Apr 17, 2018, 1:20 PMIn context
Eliot Brown / Wall Street Journal:
Pitchbook: US VC firms are at record levels of late-stage funding with 102 startups receiving at least $50M in Q1 2018, totaling $16B   —  The rush of venture funds has led to bidding wars and heightened concerns that the sector is overvalued  —  When Tony Xu, chief executive …
Apr 16, 2018, 9:10 PMIn context

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IBM:
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