Facebook said it gave Chinese smartphone makers access to users’ personal information, in deals similar to ones the social media company struck with Amazon, Apple and Blackberry. The Chinese companies included Huawei, one of the biggest smartphone makers in the world despite being mostly blocked from the U.S. market because of national security concerns, as well as Lenovo, Oppo and TCL,...
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What a Brazilian Steakhouse Says About the Tech Economy
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.One of my favorite tech memes is the “We’re so back” post, the kind that pokes fun at the industry returning to the good old days of expensive perks and wine-soaked dinners.I had a real-life “We’re so back” moment this week when I attended a bacchanalian feast thrown by Bain Capital Ventures at Fogo de Chão in San Francisco. Bain Capital’s private equity arm...
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