WSJD - Technology
Once-Flush Startups Struggle to Stay Alive
23 Apr 2017 at 8:23pm
Venture capitalists have stopped funding scores of startups that rose to high valuations during a two-year boom, forcing them to fight for survival as they burn through their stockpiles of cash and scramble for new money or buyers.
Semiconductor Gear: Still Some Chips to Play
23 Apr 2017 at 11:10am
A big shift in flash memory production will drive further gains for Lam Research and Applied Materials.
Twitter Summons Triggers Internal Investigation
22 Apr 2017 at 12:21am
An attempt by federal officials to pressure Twitter to unmask users behind an account critical of the Trump administration has triggered an investigation into whether those officials abused their power.
Alphabet's Waymo Claims Uber Hid Self-Driving Tech From Court
22 Apr 2017 at 1:57am
Waymo accused Uber of intentionally hiding a key project from a federal court that Waymo says shows the ride-hailing company copied its design plans for a laser sensor used in autonomous vehicles.
Three Hard Lessons the Internet Is Teaching Traditional Stores
23 Apr 2017 at 6:53pm
A reckoning is coming for brick-and-mortar retailers, whose survival depends on learning more of the data-driven, tech-powered ways of their internet competitors.
Twitch Entices Video Creators With More Revenue Sharing
21 Apr 2017 at 12:21pm
Amazon.com Inc.?s Twitch is allowing more broadcasters to make money on its platform, a move that could help the live-streaming business seize on challenges facing bigger rivals YouTube and Facebook Inc.
Theranos Misled Directors, Ran Fake Tests, Filings Allege
22 Apr 2017 at 9:34pm
An investor said in newly unsealed court filings that Theranos used a shell company to buy commercial-lab equipment, then pretended it was using its own technology in demonstrations for prospective partners and investors.
Galaxy S8 Complaints Throw Shade on Samsung's U.S. Launch
21 Apr 2017 at 5:46am
Samsung needs a seamless launch in the U.S. this week for its flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone to help win back consumer trust following its costly recall last year of the S7. But some customers in South Korea are already complaining that their screens have a red hue.
Publishers Weigh Pros and Cons of Potential Google Ad-Blocking Feature
20 Apr 2017 at 7:48pm
Online publishers and media companies are trying to discern the potential impact on their businesses if Alphabet?s Google proceeds with a plan to introduce an ad-blocking feature in its popular Chrome web browser.
Tesla Recalls Model S and Model X Vehicles Over Faulty Parking Brakes
20 Apr 2017 at 6:54pm
Tesla Inc. said Thursday it is recalling 53,000 Model S sedan and Model X sport-utility vehicles over an issue with electric-parking brakes that could prevent them from being released.
Porn in Video Streams? China Presses Apple to Monitor Content
21 Apr 2017 at 10:19am
China?s internet regulator said it would summon Apple executives to discuss stricter oversight of the App Store, in a warning to three video-streaming app companies to improve censorship of pornography.
Verizon Customers Defect as Competition Ramps Up?
20 Apr 2017 at 5:29pm
Verizon Communications is having to slash prices and offer more data to stem an unprecedented wave of customer losses, a maneuver that benefits consumers but hurts its bottom line.
Virtu Agrees to Buy Rival Amid Tough Conditions in Speed Trading
20 Apr 2017 at 1:43pm
High-speed trader Virtu Financial Inc. reached a deal to acquire rival KCG Holdings Inc. for $1.4 billion in cash, a tie-up that would create an electronic trading giant responsible for around one-fifth of volume in U.S. equities.
Fujifilm Delays Earnings Release
20 Apr 2017 at 6:24am
The Tokyo-based medical device and camera maker postponed its earnings announcement and said it expected a loss of some $200 million over possible accounting irregularities at a subsidiary in New Zealand.
Don't Be Fooled By Scam IRS Robocalls
21 Apr 2017 at 10:33am
Now that Tax Day has passed, calls from scammers posing as Internal Revenue Service agents are expected to surge. Joanna Stern suggests tips and apps to help you avoid them.