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The Problem with Apple’s Juice

By Jessica E. Lessin · Sep 05, 2014 7:19 AM PDT

In the build-up to the new Apple Watch, it is easy to get seduced by the rumored features. Curved screen! Wireless charging! Jony Ive thinks it’s slick

But—and I hate to burst everyone’s bubble here—the appeal of the world’s most highly anticipated wearable computer is going to come down to something a lot more mundane: battery life.

Building the ‘Comcast of Gaming’ at Amazon

By Amir Efrati and Eric P. Newcomer · Sep 03, 2014 6:22 PM PDT · 1 comment

Last week, 31-year-old Emmett Shear joined an exclusive club of tech startup founder/CEOs who agreed to sell their company for about $1 billion or more.

While his startup, the online video-game broadcaster Twitch, is just three years old, it had spun out of a different live-video site he helped launch in 2007. Twitch quickly became the preferred service for online video-game players to ...