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Brent Kendall / Wall Street Journal:
Profile of Makan Delrahim, the DoJ's antitrust chief, confirmed on Sept. 27, who is leading the lawsuit against AT&T over its proposed merger with Time Warner   —  Seven weeks into the job, he is at helm of Justice Department's biggest competition case since the late 1990s
Nov 22, 2017, 7:15 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources say Iconiq Capital, a $7B asset management firm linked to many Silicon Valley elites, plans to refocus on tech investments, including buyouts   —  Shift in strategy by Iconiq Capital raises the specter of possible conflicts with some of its clients  —  A secretive wealth manager …
Nov 22, 2017, 5:50 PMIn context
Riva Gold / Wall Street Journal:
Global tech stocks are up 41% this year, 20.5% more than the next best-performing sector, and outpacing others by the widest margin since the dotcom boom   —  U.S. and Asian stock exchanges have benefited from rally in tech stocks, but others have been left behind
Nov 21, 2017, 1:10 PMIn context
Laura Meckler / Wall Street Journal:
Immigration lawyers say Trump admin has upped scrutiny of H-1B visa applications, especially for lower paying jobs, sending back >25%, up from <20% a year ago   —  Some see effort to slow immigration process as long overdue, while businesses say H-1B visas are needed to fill jobs
Nov 21, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Profile of US deputy CTO Michael Kratsios, who comes from Thiel-founded VC firm and oversees ~45 staff of director-less Office of Science and Technology Policy   —  Tech adviser Michael Kratsios is working on a policy agenda, but he needs some of the president's staunchest critics to cooperate
Nov 14, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Profile of Hikvision, the world's largest maker of surveillance cameras, 42%-owned by Chinese government, whose cameras are used even in sensitive areas in US   —  Company 42%-owned by the Chinese government sold devices that monitor U.S. Army base, Memphis streets, sparking concerns about cybersecurity
Nov 14, 2017, 5:35 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Amazon to Sell Its China Cloud-Computing Business   —  Beijing Sinnet says it will buy Amazon Web Services' China business for as much as $300 million  —  Amazon.com Inc.'s cloud-computing service is throwing in the towel in China.  —  Beijing Sinnet Technology Co., Amazon's Chinese partner …
Nov 13, 2017, 11:00 PMIn context
Jack Nicas / Wall Street Journal:
Missouri AG launches probe into Google's practices including user data collection, use of other sites' content, and if search results favor its own services   —  Investigation includes whether Google unfairly favors its content in search results  —  Missouri's attorney general has launched …
Nov 13, 2017, 12:36 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Study: increases and decreases in Uber's base fare have little effect on long-term driver earnings   —  Study co-authored by company finds drivers inevitably take home about the same earnings whether fares go up or down  —  Hours before Uber Technologies Inc.'s chief executive resigned in June …
Nov 12, 2017, 8:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
At a congressional hearing, the interim Equifax CEO said he's not sure if the company is encrypting consumer data stored on its computers   —  Interim chief should have asked his staff ‘the day he took over,’ analyst says  —  Two months after Equifax Inc. EFX -.20% reported …
Nov 12, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context

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