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Elliott Krause / Wall Street Journal:
Profiles of four “crypto hunters” who use a variety of methods, from specialized software to hypnosis, to recover lost cryptocurrency and stop crypto crime   —  A new crop of digital sleuths is working with investors and law enforcement to find misplaced or inaccessible cryptocurrency
Jul 9, 2018, 5:45 AMIn context
Timothy W. Martin / Wall Street Journal:
Samsung forecasts ~$13.2B operating profit in Q2, up 5% YoY but breaking streak of quarterly records, amid reports of weak Galaxy S9 sales   —  Company expects operating profit of 14.8 trillion South Korean won; end of record-earnings streak  —  SEOUL—Samsung Electronics estimates …
Jul 6, 2018, 2:45 AMIn context
Newley Purnell / Wall Street Journal:
How firms like GMobi and MoMagic are using pre-loaded apps on cheap smartphones in developing countries to harvest user data by offering free firmware updates   —  Tension between privacy and sharing of user data stokes a debate in West, but much less so in developing economies
Jul 5, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Dan Strumpf / Wall Street Journal:
ZTE says it has named Xu Ziyang, former head of its business in Germany, as CEO alongside a new CTO, CFO, and head of HR, to comply with US demands   —  New CEO is 20-year veteran of company; naming new leadership is condition for the U.S. to lift a ban on buying American-made parts
Jul 5, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context
Maureen Farrell / Wall Street Journal:
Dealogic: US tech IPOs, excluding Spotify's listing, raised ~$12.2B in 28 deals in the first half of 2018, nearly double the volume from the same period in 2017   —  U.S., global IPO fundraising is on pace for one of the best years on record  —  An IPO market that was left for dead …
Jul 4, 2018, 11:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Data mining firm Acxiom is selling its marketing solutions business to IPG for $2.3B in cash, will focus on its customer data onboarding unit LiveRamp   —  Unit represents about three-quarters of Acxiom's total revenue in fiscal 2018  —  Interpublic Group of Co IPG -1.75% s has agreed …
Jul 2, 2018, 9:45 PMIn context
Tim Higgins / Wall Street Journal:
Tesla's SVP of engineering Doug Field is officially leaving the company, after Tesla characterized his initial departure in May as a “leave of absence”   —  Doug Field's departure is latest of several high-level executive exits in the last two years
Jul 2, 2018, 5:17 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Makers of email software like Return Path and Edison Software let their employees read users' email, a practice they say is covered by user agreements   —  Software developers scan hundreds of millions of emails of users who sign up for email-based services  —  Google said a year ago …
Jul 2, 2018, 2:55 PMIn context
Chuin-Wei Yap / Wall Street Journal:
As technology-theft cases more than doubled to 21 last year from eight in 2013, Taiwanese officials and company execs say China is deliberately targeting Taiwan   —  Trying to break into semiconductor markets, mainland companies are accused of poaching employees and stealing data
Jul 2, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
Tech giants see partnerships with community colleges via apprenticeships, certifications, and degrees as a way to attract a skilled and more diverse workforce   —  As student debt mounts and a shortage of skilled workers persists, students find their local two-year institution could be a lower-cost shortcut to a good job.
Jul 1, 2018, 11:05 PMIn context

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