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Wall Street Journal:
Apple and Tencent reach deal to let WeChat users tip content creators after 2017 dispute over Apple's claim to 30% of tips; details of new deal not released   —  Tipping function was suspended last year after a dispute between Apple and Tencent on the terms  —  BEIJING— Apple Inc. AAPL 1.03% …
Jan 15, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
Ryan Knutson / Wall Street Journal:
Phones can accurately pinpoint user's location via Wi-Fi hotspots, but carriers are slow to adopt the tech for 911 calls due to lack of pressure from regulators   —  Accurate location data is on smartphones, so why don't more wireless carriers use it to locate emergency callers?
Jan 14, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
Timothy W. Martin / Wall Street Journal:
Samsung spent $44B on capital expenditures in 2017, topping world's publicly traded companies for the first time, nearly doubling its investment in facilities   —  The tech giant spent more on capital expenditures last year than any other publicly traded company
Jan 10, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Senate Commerce Committee chairman John Thune sends Apple letter asking about iPhone performance throttling as Paris prosecutor's office confirms investigation   —  Sen. John Thune writes letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook; Paris prosecutor's office opens investigation
Jan 10, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Inside Huawei's push into the US telecom market as it sells equipment to a range of carriers, despite new Washington warnings of it being a spy threat   —  Chinese telecom giant has gobbled up huge global market share; now Washington is warning anew about alleged spy threat as U.S. telecoms embark on $275 billion 5G network build-out
Jan 9, 2018, 7:10 PMIn context
Tim Higgins / Wall Street Journal:
Renault-Nissan says it will commit $200M annually over five years to a new venture fund for car tech, including battery, self-driving vehicle advances   —  Auto makers are rushing to access startups' advances, including driverless-vehicle tech  —  LAS VEGAS—The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance …
Jan 9, 2018, 6:20 PMIn context
Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Iran's attempts to block Telegram drive millions to censorship circumvention tools for PC and mobile like Lantern and Psiphon   —  Tehran's online crackdown aimed to help stamp out protests, but could weaken its control of information  —  People protested in Tehran on Dec. 30.
Jan 9, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: AT&T has walked away from a deal to sell smartphones made by Huawei, a partnership that was expected to be announced on Tuesday at CES   —  Reversal is set back for Chinese electronics giant's hopes to crack U.S. market  —  AT&T Inc. T .24% has walked away from a deal …
Jan 8, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
David Benoit / Wall Street Journal:
Two Apple investors, who hold ~$2B in stock, say Apple should study impact of phone overuse on kids' mental health, offer parents better tools to manage use   —  Two activist shareholders want Apple to develop tools and research effects on young people of smartphone overuse and addiction
Jan 7, 2018, 9:05 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
US Customs conducted 30,200 searches of devices at the border in FY2017, up from 19,051 in FY2016; fewer than 20% of devices belonged to US citizens   —  Customs and Border Protection also unveils new policy for searching and seizing electronic devices  —  WASHINGTON—The Customs …
Jan 6, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context

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