WSJD - Technology
Tesla Gives Musk New Long-Term Pay Deal
23 Jan 2018 at 3:02am
Tesla said it updated the pay package for Elon Musk with a plan that again ties his compensation entirely to key performance benchmarks?albeit this time much larger ones.
Netflix Continues Landing Customers
23 Jan 2018 at 3:26am
Netflix Inc. again posted strong subscriber growth even as it faces increased competition for viewers and programming.
Adobe CFO Garrett to Retire, Company Books Charge, Raises Guidance
22 Jan 2018 at 4:10pm
Adobe Systems Inc. finance chief Mark Garrett is retiring from the company after spending more than a decade in that role.
News Corp's Murdoch Urges Facebook to Pay Publishers for Content
23 Jan 2018 at 3:03am
News Corp Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch said if Facebook is serious about promoting ?trusted content? and filtering fake news out of its news feed, it should pay publishers fees similar to those cable distributors pay to TV channels.
The Internet Is Filling Up Because Indians Are Sending Millions of 'Good Morn...
22 Jan 2018 at 10:06pm
The country, newly online, has become obsessed with sending cheery greetings from smartphones, causing head scratching in Silicon Valley.
Icahn, Deason Push Xerox to Explore Sale, Fire CEO
22 Jan 2018 at 9:35am
In a letter made public Monday, billionaires Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason wrote, ?Every day that the ?old guard? remains in power?feebly overseeing the company?s steady decline?is a waste of time.?
Noose Tightens on Anonymous Cryptocurrency Trading in South Korea
23 Jan 2018 at 5:39am
South Korea?s finance regulators are expanding measures to verify cryptocurrency investors? identities, as part of the country?s moves to control one of Asia?s hottest bitcoin markets.
Amazon's Cashierless Convenience Store Set to Open
22 Jan 2018 at 7:44am
Amazon Go, the online retailer?s cashierless convenience store, is slated to finally open to the public on Monday, after a yearlong delay during which the company trained the store?s algorithms to account properly for customers and their habits.
SoFi Offers CEO Spot to Twitter Executive
22 Jan 2018 at 8:48am
Anthony Noto, a top Twitter executive, is in discussions to become the next chief executive of Social Finance, as the online lender grapples with accusations of improper workplace culture.
Rocket Lab Puts Satellites in Orbit for First Time
22 Jan 2018 at 3:57am
Rocket Lab, a space-transportation startup promising frequent, economical launches on rockets featuring 3-D printed engine parts, successfully blasted its first payload into orbit from a remote New Zealand pad.
What Facebook's Feed Changes Mean for the News
22 Jan 2018 at 5:45am
Publishers would be wise to reduce their dependency on Facebook as it gets ready to tweak its algorithm.
What If Children Should Be Getting More Screen Time?
21 Jan 2018 at 9:56pm
Guidelines for using iPhones and other devices were set with TV in mind?and don?t take into account the huge range of learning and creative play that can happen on a screen.
The Programmer at the Center of a $100 Billion Crypto Storm
23 Jan 2018 at 5:29am
Prices for bitcoin and other digital currencies on Jan. 8 lost more than $100 billion in collective market value. The move can be traced to one address: A Long Island City apartment that is the home of Brandon Chez, a 31-year-old computer programmer behind website coinmarketcap.com.
After Bitcoin Futures, Watch Out for Crypto Repos
23 Jan 2018 at 5:14am
A former Goldman Sachs banker plans to launch a digital currency platform that will make it easier for investors to short one cryptocurrency against another, potentially bringing the nascent market one step closer to the financial mainstream.
With Online Luxury in Vogue, Richemont Snaps Up Yoox Net-a-Porter
22 Jan 2018 at 10:44am
Richemont said it would spend up to $3.3 billon buying the shares it doesn?t already own in Yoox Net-a-Porter, one of the fashion world?s most disruptive e-commerce companies, a sign of how the shift to online shopping is spreading to even the most expensive and exclusive purchases.