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Kirsten Grind / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook suspends data analytics firm Crimson Hexagon, which boasts repository of 1T social media posts, as it investigates the company's government contracts   —  Facebook says it was probing whether data-analytics firm Crimson Hexagon's government contracts comply with Facebook policies
Jul 20, 2018, 4:35 PMIn context
Joe Flint / Wall Street Journal:
Netflix is creating a comedy-focused radio channel in partnership with Sirius XM, due to launch in January 2019   —  Satellite-radio comedy channel expected to launch by January  —  Netflix is coming to radio.  —  The streaming-content giant has cut a deal with Sirius XM Holdings Inc. SIRI 1.20% …
Jul 18, 2018, 1:45 PMIn context
Timothy W. Martin / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Samsung to launch phone with a 7" display that can be folded in half like a wallet early next year; Bixby speaker launching in about a month for ~$300   —  The phone will feature a roughly 7-inch display that folds in half  —  SEOUL— Samsung Electronics Co. is planning to introduce …
Jul 18, 2018, 10:05 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Walmart strikes a five-year strategic partnership to use Microsoft's cloud tech, AI, machine learning, and other services, as both firms look to fend off Amazon   —  The shared rivalry with Amazon ‘is absolutely core to this,’ Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says
Jul 17, 2018, 7:10 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Study: China is pouring money into US tech through loosely regulated VC investments with 1,300+ funding rounds representing ~$11B from 2000 through May 2018   —  National security hawks have singled out Chinese investment as posing disproportionate risks to the U.S.
Jul 16, 2018, 11:05 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Netflix reports Q2 membership growth of 5.2M, 1M less than forecast, and a profit of $384M, up from $65M last year; stock down 5%   —  Video site blamed faulty internal forecasting, not business reasons like price increases  —  Netflix Inc. missed its own forecasts by more than a million subscribers …
Jul 16, 2018, 4:17 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Uber is being investigated by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over gender discrimination, a probe which began last August   —  EEOC investigators have been seeking information related to hiring practices, pay disparity and other matters
Jul 16, 2018, 12:17 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: SEC has asked Facebook how much it knew about Cambridge Analytica's use of user data and how it analyzed the risk of developers sharing data improperly   —  Facebook faces questions on what it knew and when about Cambridge Analytica's use of social-media data
Jul 12, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context
James V. Grimaldi / Wall Street Journal:
Responding to a letter from two senators, Ajit Pai says FCC hopes to rebuild and re-engineer its comment system after millions of fake comments were posted   —  Chairman Ajit Pai tells two senators he wants to ‘re-engineer’ online commenting system to create ‘safeguards against abusive conduct’
Jul 11, 2018, 6:20 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
China ordered Bytedance to suspend ads on its popular social video app Douyin, potentially costing the company $1.5M per day, after objecting to one of the ads   —  'The opportunities here are bigger than they are everywhere else, but the risks are higher,' one analyst says
Jul 10, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context

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