WSJD - Technology
'They Own the System': Amazon Rewrites Book Industry by Marching Into Publishing
16 Jan 2019 at 4:34pm
The online retail giant, the world?s largest public company, commands an unrivaled customer base for the books, ebooks and audiobooks it publishes. As a result, it?s jolting the publishing industry, creating instant best sellers out of self-published writers and pushing down earnings for others.
Huawei Targeted in Criminal Probe for Alleged Theft of Trade Secrets
16 Jan 2019 at 7:20pm
American prosecutors are pursuing a criminal investigation of China?s Huawei Technologies for allegedly stealing trade secrets from U.S. business partners.
WeWork's CEO Makes Millions as Landlord to WeWork
16 Jan 2019 at 7:01pm
The CEO of WeWork has made millions by leasing multiple properties in which he has an ownership stake back to WeWork, one of the country?s most valuable startups.
Snap Finance Chief Joins Executive Exodus
16 Jan 2019 at 4:49am
Snap Chief Financial Officer Tim Stone is leaving after less than a year on the job, deepening the turmoil at the top of the Snapchat parent as it struggles to retain users.
Sorry I Forgot Your Birthday, I've Stopped Checking Facebook
16 Jan 2019 at 3:06pm
Facebook gives you a daily reminder of your friends? special day. Now that people are deactivating their accounts or taking breaks, those key dates are getting forgotten. ?It was pretty awkward. But how would I have known??
Apple's Guidance on Its Services Revenue Left Analysts With More Questions
16 Jan 2019 at 11:06am
Apple this month sparked confusion and frustration among analysts and investors trying to decipher the performance of the company?s services business, fanning lingering concerns about transparency at one of the world?s most closely watched companies.
Lime Looks to Peddle Its Bicycles in Australia
16 Jan 2019 at 7:00am
Lime, which counts Uber Technologies Inc. as an investor, hopes cyclists will embrace its shared electric bikes and scooters in Australia, a market that has proved tough for several ?dockless? bike-sharing companies.
Fiserv to Acquire First Data in $22 Billion All-Stock Deal
16 Jan 2019 at 12:16pm
Fiserv is acquiring First Data in a transaction valued at $22 billion, a deal that would combine two companies that focus on payments and financial-services technology.
Razr Returns With a Foldable Screen and $1,500 Price
16 Jan 2019 at 1:14pm
The once-popular thin flip phone, rendered obsolete by the iPhone, will be reintroduced as a device made by Lenovo?s Motorola Mobility unit and marketed by Verizon. It?s expected to be sold in the U.S. as soon as February.
How to Make Money Trading: Hack Into SEC, Peek at 157 Secret Earnings Reports
16 Jan 2019 at 7:19pm
According to a government complaint, a hacker and his associates spent six months rooting around the SEC?s corporate-filing system. The disclosures of how the hack worked is a black eye for the agency, which is itself responsible for policing companies? cyber defenses.
Netflix Raises Prices on All of Its Subscription Plans
15 Jan 2019 at 4:56pm
Netflix is raising prices on all of its subscription plans, with the streaming service?s most popular plan increasing to $13 a month from $11, and the base plan rising to $9 a month from $8.
Sprint Vows to Wind Down Location Sharing
16 Jan 2019 at 2:37pm
Sprint says it will stop piping individual customers? real-time locations to data middlemen following similar moves by rivals last week.
Cadillac, Tesla and the Long Road to Cheap Electric Vehicles
14 Jan 2019 at 6:55am
Tesla isn?t the only one struggling to make a cheap electric vehicle: General Motors has decided to hitch its EV strategy to a Cadillac. Mass-market EVs will eventually transform the U.S. auto industry?but not quite yet.
Apple's Next Move: Be More Like Microsoft
11 Jan 2019 at 1:56am
Owning an Apple device used to be the only way to access the company?s services and software. Now that Apple is on the defensive, the walled garden may be holding it back from reaching vital audiences.