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Wall Street Journal:
How Amazon has expanded its lobbying efforts in Washington over the years, where it now employs nearly 100 lobbyists and spent $13M last year   —  The company has built a huge presence in the nation's capital, with an army of lobbyists and a growing list of government contracts
Jun 20, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context
Peter Rudegeair / Wall Street Journal:
PayPal to buy Hyperwallet, which helps individuals and small firms receive payments for goods and services they sell on online marketplaces, for about $400M   —  Hyperwallet helps individuals and small firms receive payments for goods and services that they sell on online marketplaces
Jun 19, 2018, 5:55 PMIn context
Jay Greene / Wall Street Journal:
US-based Semiconductor Industry Association says that some US companies may end up paying tariffs on their own products because of Trump's $50B tariffs on China   —  Semiconductor trade group says complex supply chain means Trump's levies will hit U.S. businesses
Jun 15, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple expects to sell more iPhones with LCD screens than with pricier OLEDs in its fall lineup, plans to release at least one LCD model in 2019   —  Apple expects to sell more iPhones with LCD screens than pricey OLED models in its coming lineup: sources
Jun 15, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context
Yoko Kubota / Wall Street Journal:
Records and sources say China will begin using electronic identification system to track cars nationwide on July 1; compliance will be compulsory from Jan. 2019   —  National plan to electronically scan autos adds to the ways Beijing can monitor its citizens, also including video cameras and facial recognition technology
Jun 13, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Christina Rogers / Wall Street Journal:
Argo AI, which received $1B from Ford and works on automated driving, says it has ~330 staff, up from under 12 last year, by hiring from Apple, Uber, and others   —  Equity stakes in a fast-growing startup and a link to a big auto maker are helping recruit engineers and robotics researchers
Jun 12, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Siobhan Hughes / Wall Street Journal:
Bipartisan group of senators move to stop Trump's deal to give ZTE a lifeline amid US export ban, by adding ZTE export ban as amendment to defense spending bill   —  White House sent top official to Capitol Hill to lobby against bipartisan effort to reverse pact to revive the Chinese telecommunications company
Jun 12, 2018, 12:15 PMIn context
Benjamin Mullin / Wall Street Journal:
Report: advertisers spent ~$314M on podcast ads in 2017, up 86% YoY from ~$169M in 2016, with 35.7% of spending coming from brand-awareness ads and content   —  Total spending on podcast ads rose 86% last year, but the format remains relatively niche  —  Marketers are starting to tune in to the growing appetite for podcasting.
Jun 12, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context
Khadeeja Safdar / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook says it's rolling out a feature to let users rate e-commerce businesses and may ban or reduce ads for those with poor feedback   —  New feature lets shoppers share their experiences; negative feedback could lead to bans  —  Facebook Inc. FB 1.29% is cracking down on e-commerce businesses …
Jun 12, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context
Wenxin Fan / Wall Street Journal:
How a gigapixel camera developed at Duke for US Navy is being used by China to surveil its citizens, after one of Duke's researchers moved there seeking funding   —  High-tech camera, conceived by scientists for the Pentagon, finds light by moving east  —  KUNSHAN, China—Five years ago …
Jun 11, 2018, 4:35 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
Planned maintenance of our US Data Center: July 7th, 2018 - 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM PST  —  We have planned a network infrastructure upgrade on our primary data center in the USA on July 7th, 2018 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM PST.