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News Industry Can’t Put Genie Back in Bottle

By Jessica E. Lessin

This week Facebook confirmed it will begin testing new ways for news publishers to sell digital ...

Data Point

Volatile Cryptocurrencies Hit ICO Market

By Jon Victor and Mike Sullivan · 4 comments

A telltale sign of the risks involved in investing in the latest breed of initial coin offerings: The ...


Amazon Considering New Cloud Service to Combat Google

By Kevin McLaughlin · 3 comments

Executives at Amazon Web Services used to pride themselves on ignoring products offered by rivals like ...

Uber Boosts Employee Comp, Closes Gender Pay Gap

By Amir Efrati · 3 comments

Uber is raising salaries for all employees, and lifting the value of equity awards for some, following ...


How a News Startup Caught China’s Tencent by Surprise

By Juro Osawa · 3 comments

In a lush valley near the ancient Silk Road’s starting point in Western China, young farmer Wang ...

Uber’s Middle East Goals Tested by Local Rival

By Amir Efrati · 4 comments

As the global ride-hailing industry begins to consolidate around a handful of companies like Didi Chuxing, ...

Filtering Augmented Reality’s Fantasies

By Tom Dotan and Reed Albergotti · 3 comments

Snapchat’s lenses and Pokemon Go have demonstrated how augmented reality can be a popular toy-like ...

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