Posts Tagged ‘Technology’

Nielsen Offers Broad Insight Into Netflix Ratings

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

A new Nielsen service enables media subscribers to see how many people watched their shows—and their rivals’ shows—on Netflix.

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Eviation, Electric-Plane Startup, Is WSJ D.Live Audience Favorite

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Eviation, a startup developing self-flying, electric passenger planes, was crowned the audience choice for the most promising startup at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ D.Live technology conference.

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White House to Test Federal-Local Sharing of Drone Regulation

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

The Trump administration is expected soon to announce model programs for testing drone advances and experimenting with commercial-drone oversight, for the first time linking federal rules with city, county or state requirements.

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Traders vs. Bots Moves to the Corporate Bond Market

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Banks including Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are unleashing new trading software systems in an attempt to pick up share in the $6 trillion market for investment-grade corporate debt.

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EBay Earnings: What to Watch

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

EBay is scheduled to announce its third-quarter earnings after the market closes on Wednesday. Here’s what you need to know.

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Sonos One Review: Alexa-Powered Speakers Never Sounded So Good

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

The Sonos One wireless speaker with Alexa voice-assistant powers, is set to go on sale later this month, a convenient way to get your music when and where you want it.

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Casper Sleep Sees More Competition Ahead in Online Mattress Retailing

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Online mattress retailer Casper Sleep Inc. has attracted a crowd of competitors that offer to deliver mattresses in a box since it began in 2013, and Casper Chief Executive Philip Krim sees more ahead.

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Cloudflare, CrowdStrike CEOs Spar Over Future of Cybersecurity Business

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Two prominent executives in the cybersecurity industry on Tuesday debated whether the field is a long-term business—or instead will be blended into the array of services tech giants offer customers.

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Samsung Predicts Tech Will Next Transform the Home

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Samsung Electronics Co. is betting that the next domain to be transformed by technology will be the home, and it is increasingly investing in artificial intelligence and software startups to stitch together a network of smart appliances.

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Entrepreneurs Eye Africa As Tech’s Next Frontier

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Two entrepreneurs working in Africa said the continent is one of the few remaining frontiers for the technology industry—but that’s changing.

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Facebook’s Head of Research Lab Is Resigning

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Regina Dugan, the head of Facebook Inc.’s cutting-edge hardware lab, Building 8, is stepping down after a year and a half.

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Microsoft Focused on AI Investments

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Microsoft Corp.’s investments will remain focused on artificial intelligence technology said Peggy Johnson, the software giant’s Executive Vice President in charge of Business Development.

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Michael Wolf: What’s Next for Tech and Media in 2018

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

At the WSJ D.Live technology conference later today, Activate co-founder Michael Wolf will give his outlook for the years ahead.

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Alibaba’s Tsai: Beijing Doesn’t Have Unlimited Access to Chinese Corporate Data

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Executive Vice Chairman Joseph Tsai pushed back on perceptions that the Chinese government has access to all Chinese corporations’ data, as Beijing pushes for a stake in some of China’s tech giants.

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Barry Diller Says Tech Giants ‘Inevitably’ Will Face More Regulation

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

The dominance of the biggest U.S. technology companies is reaching a point when the government will need to regulate their expanse, media mogul Barry Diller said Tuesday.

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Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs to Create ‘Smart’ Neighborhood on Toronto Waterfront

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Sidewalk Labs, the city-building unit of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc., will partner with the city of Toronto on a high-tech waterfront development, the first major foray of the search-engine giant into creating urban space.

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Facebook Pitches In on Intel’s Coming Artificial Intelligence Chip

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Intel Corp. said Facebook Inc. is providing technical input for a coming chip designed for artificial intelligence, as the semiconductor giant moves into a fast-growing market dominated by Nvidia Corp.

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IBM 3Q Earnings: What to Watch

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

International Business Machines Corp. is scheduled to announce third-quarter earnings after the market closes Tuesday. Here’s what to look for.

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Wireless Carriers’ ‘Small Cell’ Push Hits California Roadblock

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

The wireless industry suffered a setback this week after California’s governor vetoed a bill designed to make it easier for companies to install new cellular transmitters.

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Microsoft Adds Surface Book 2 to Its Lineup

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Even as personal computer sales slow, Microsoft Corp. is adding yet another model to its growing line of Surface computers.

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NBCUniversal and Snap Team Up to Produce Content for Snapchat

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

NBCUniversal and Snap Inc. are teaming up to produce content for Snapchat, in an effort to stake a claim in a crowded market where both traditional media companies and cash-flush tech firms are vying to create original shows.

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Uber Likely to Reach Deal With SoftBank in One Week

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Uber Technologies is likely to reach a resolution within a week in talks with SoftBank Group over pricing for a complicated investment deal that could give the Japanese firm a sizable stake in the ride-hailing firm, an Uber board member said.

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GM to Test Fleet of Electric Cars in New York

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

GM plans to become the first company to test self-driving cars in New York City, a a move aimed at asserting leadership in the race to develop autonomous cars and a potentially important step toward commercializing the technology.

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Verizon FiOS Stops Carrying Univision

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Spanish-language broadcaster Univision has gone dark in Verizon FiOS homes Monday afternoon as the two sides have been unable to come to terms on a new distribution agreement.

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Think Everyone is Doing Coin Offerings? Not This Blockchain Startup

Monday, October 16th, 2017

The flavor of the month in startup fundraising is the “initial coin offering,” a seemingly unregulated method of capital raising that has allowed tiny, unknown companies to raise tens or even hundreds of millions of dollars.

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Newark Offers $7 Billion in Incentives to Lure Amazon

Monday, October 16th, 2017

New Jersey is making a high-dollar pitch for Newark to become Amazon.com Inc.’s second headquarters, offering up to $7 billion in state and city tax incentives.

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This Is What Happens When You Take a Fidget Spinner to Space

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station tested a fidget spinner in zero gravity. They had time to play with the popular toy in between three scheduled space walks this month.

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‘Krack’ Security Flaw Puts Every Wi-Fi Connection at Risk

Monday, October 16th, 2017

A newly discovered Wi-Fi security flaw reveals that your home network hackable, giving outsiders access to everything from private chats to baby monitors, NBC News reports.The attack, called Krack, takes…Photo Credit: Getty Images/Cultura RF

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A Clash of Neutron Stars Forges Gold

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Astronomers scanning ripples in space-time have detected the collision of two neutron stars for the first time—along with evidence for the source of heavy elements such as gold and platinum.

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Supreme Court to Consider Microsoft Email Case

Monday, October 16th, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether email providers have to comply with search warrants seeking customer messages if the data is stored outside the U.S.

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