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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Uber is nearing a deal with SoftBank, Toyota, and Denso to invest $1B in its self-driving unit, valuing it at $7.25B, as Uber prepares for its IPO   —  Ahead of its long-planned IPO, the ride-sharing company is nearing a deal with a group including SoftBank that would invest …
Apr 17, 2019, 2:50 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: DOJ staffers have told T-Mobile and Sprint that their planned merger is unlikely to be approved as currently structured   —  DOJ staff told wireless rivals deal is unlikely to be approved as structured, according to people familiar with the matter  —  Justice Department staffers …
Apr 16, 2019, 4:55 PMIn context
Parmy Olson / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Google is quietly disbanding a UK panel to review use of AI in health care after panel members chafed at lack of info, authority, and independence   —  Panel members in U.K. chafed at lack of information access, authority and independence from Google
Apr 15, 2019, 1:10 PMIn context
Erich Schwartzel / Wall Street Journal:
Disney is expected to reveal details of its Disney+ streaming service, reportedly launching in November, in a presentation to investors on Thursday   —  The entertainment giant rose to the top of Hollywood on the strength of its ability to pack movie theaters and theme parks.
Apr 11, 2019, 12:00 AMIn context
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
How fraud-detection services like Sift and SecureAuth use thousands of signals and opaque algorithms to generate user-trustworthiness scores   —  When you're logging in to a Starbucks account, booking an Airbnb or making a reservation on OpenTable, loads of information about you is crunched instantly …
Apr 7, 2019, 1:50 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple Music has been growing at a monthly rate of 2.6% to 3% and had 28M US users in Feb., compared to Spotify's 26M US users and growth of 1.5% to 2%   —  Apple's music-streaming service has surpassed Spotify's in paid U.S. subscriptions yet lags its Swedish competitor globally.
Apr 5, 2019, 11:14 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm's former CEO and a former director, has dropped his effort to take the company private   —  Former Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs, who was ousted last year as a company director, has dropped his effort to take the chip giant private, instead choosing to focus on his networking startup Xcom Labs.
Apr 1, 2019, 6:45 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
With Apple TV+, Apple enters a video streaming market with five different, but overlapping, categories and players like Netflix, Roku, AT&T, Hulu, and Google   —  In the U.S., Silicon Valley and media titans are competing in categories from subscription entertainment to hardware to online-TV bundles
Apr 1, 2019, 12:05 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Care.com Removes Tens of Thousands of Unverified Listings   —  Online child-care marketplace Care.com removed from its site tens of thousands of unverified day-care center listings just before a WSJ investigation was published.
Mar 31, 2019, 3:20 PMIn context
Sarah Krouse / Wall Street Journal:
FTC has secured $1.5B worth of fines from robocallers through court judgments since 2004 and has collected $121M or 8% of that amount   —  America's telecommunications watchdogs have levied hefty financial penalties against illegal robocallers and demanded that bad actors repay millions to their victims.
Mar 28, 2019, 1:32 PMIn context

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