Amazon to Start Offering In-Car Deliveries

The company said it has teamed with General Motors Co. and Volvo Cars to start offering in-car deliveries, giving its couriers access to potentially millions of vehicles in 37 U.S. markets. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-can-now-deliver-packages-to-your-car-1524568172?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: Snapchat now lets advertisers sell products directly through Lenses ZTE said to be meeting with Google over US export ban…

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Startups Love This Cryptocurrency Strategy. Regulators Say Not So Fast

Startups are raising money from wealthy investors by rewarding them with new cryptocurrencies, in a bid to avoid much of the cost and regulation of traditional stock sales. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/startups-love-this-cryptocurrency-strategy-regulators-say-not-so-fast-1524562200?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: See you next week in New York Let’s meet today in New York for some ICO talk Cryptocurrency Firms, Investors Seek Exemption From…

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In ZTE Battle, U.S. Suppliers Are Collateral Damage

American companies that supply chips, antennas and other gear to ZTE are bracing for a sizable revenue loss after the U.S. said they no longer would be able to sell components to the Chinese telecommunications giant. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-zte-battle-u-s-suppliers-are-collateral-damage-1524562201?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: A U.S.-China Trade War Would Reshape Tech Investment China Wants Prices Just Right for Tech…

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Chinese Ride-Hailing Giant Didi Hits the Gas on Talks for IPO

Didi Chuxing Technology is holding discussions about a multibillion-dollar initial public offering that could happen as soon as this year, as it looks to amass a large war chest to fend off rivals in China and other countries. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinese-ride-hailing-giant-hits-accelerator-on-talks-for-potential-ipo-1524553831?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: U.S.-China Trade War is Bad News for Google’s Expansion Satellite Project Draws Airbus,…

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Netflix Breaks Up Audience Romance With Telenovela

New competitors are forcing Televisa and other Latin American broadcasters to develop real-life, edgier dramas and crime stories to replace the torrid romances that once enthralled millions. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/viewers-spurn-the-telenovela-for-a-new-love-netflix-1524501901?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: Discord Valued At $1.65 Billion In New Funding Round China Wary on Qualcomm’s $44 Billion NXP Deal Tencent Music Plans IPO; Valuation Could Exceed…

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Nintendo Earnings: What to Watch

Nintendo is scheduled to report results for fiscal 2017, which ended March 31, after the market close on Thursday. Here’s what you need to know. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/nintendo-earnings-what-to-watch-1524554373?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: Google beats expectations again with $31.15B in revenue Alphabet Inc. Earnings: What to Watch ZTE says export ban will ‘severely impact’ its survival Supreme Court Weighs…

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How Europe’s New Privacy Rules Favor Google and Facebook

Big tech companies gain while smaller online ad firms are squeezed under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, which takes effect in May. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-europes-new-privacy-rules-favor-google-and-facebook-1524536324?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: Facebook moves to shrink its legal liabilities under GDPR Facebook face recognition error looks awkward ahead of GDPR BigID lands in the right place at the right…

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Alphabet’s Earnings Soar as Sales Continue to Climb

Sales keep soaring at Google parent Alphabet, the dominant player in online ads, which reported first-quarter profit surged. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/alphabets-earnings-soar-as-sales-continue-to-climb-1524514801?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: German Supreme Court dismisses Axel Springer lawsuit, says ad blocking is legal AT&T CEO says a new $15-per-month, sports-free streaming service is launching in a few weeks Google beats expectations again with $31.15B…

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SoftBank and Google Funds to Invest in Chinese Truck-Hailing Firm

Japan’s SoftBank and Alphabet’s late-stage venture investment fund are among investors plowing close to $2 billion into a Chinese truck-hailing company. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/softbank-and-google-funds-to-invest-in-chinese-truck-hailing-firm-manbang-1524494553?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: ZTE Delays Earnings Report to Assess U.S. Penalty Action Google beats expectations again with $31.15B in revenue Voicera scoops up AI note-taking app Wrappup ZTE says export ban will ‘severely…

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EU Probes Apple’s Planned Acquisition of Shazam

European Union antitrust authorities on Monday opened a full-blown probe into Apple Inc.’s proposed acquisition of the popular song-recognition app Shazam Entertainment Ltd. on concerns the deal could reduce choice for users of music-streaming services. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/eu-probes-apples-planned-acquisition-of-shazam-1524498192?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: FCC Takes Aim at Chinese Telecom Gear Apple Faces the Music Want Our Personal Data? Pay…

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