WSJD - Technology

Vote Paves Way for Dell to Trade Publicly Again

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:15:08 EST

Dell Technologies is set to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange later this month after facing pressure from activist shareholders and sweetening a buyout offer to investors in its tracking stock.

Australia Looks to Rein in Power of Facebook and Google

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 10:48:00 EST

Australia’s antitrust regulator called for measures to curb the influence of Facebook and Google in news and advertising and warned that a tech-sector watchdog may be needed to prevent abuses of power.

Tencent Music Prices Its IPO at Bottom of Range

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:55:17 EST

The Chinese music-streaming company’s initial public offering priced at $13 per American depositary share, capping a rocky process of going public but still marking it one of the biggest U.S.-listed debuts in recent years.

Super Micro Finds No Malicious Hardware in Motherboards

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:56:37 EST

Super Micro Computer said a third-party firm didn’t find malicious hardware on its equipment, as the supplier of motherboards continued to dispute a report that its products had been sabotaged.

Verizon Takes $4.5 Billion Charge Related to Digital Media Business

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:18:01 EST

Verizon Communications is booking a $4.5 billion accounting charge related to its Oath media business, a sign its bet on high-profile internet properties and content several years ago hasn’t worked out as expected.

Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Smashes Streaming Records

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 07:25:03 EST

Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” is the most-streamed song from the pre-streaming era and the most-streamed classic rock song of all time, according to Vivendi SA’s Universal Music Group.

Thieves Can Nab Your Data in a Few Minutes for a Few Bucks

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:27:53 EST

Data thieves’ tactics are getting more ingenious and more intrusive, as Marriott’s Starwood database breach adds to a string of large-scale corporate data intrusions.

Amazon Cracks Down on Scams, Fires Employees Over Data Leak

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:05:21 EST

Amazon has dismissed several workers in the U.S. and India for allegedly inappropriately accessing internal data that was being misused by disreputable merchants.

'Ride from Hell': Carpooling in the Age of Uber Can Be…Awkward

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 17:12:25 EST

As shared ride services become more popular, passengers clash over music, temperature and talking. Exasperated drivers try to referee; ‘They had no shame.’

Why You Need Better Headphones---and Which Ones You Should Buy

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 18:21:26 EST

A test of more than a dozen wireless noise-canceling headphones reveals all the must-have features and narrows it down to the three best noise killers.

Apple Hit With Sales Ban on Older iPhones in China

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:07:09 EST

A Chinese court ordered Apple to stop selling older iPhone models in the country after finding it infringed on two Qualcomm patents, the chip supplier said.

Huawei's Meng Wanzhou Granted Bail by Canadian Judge

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:57:01 EST

Huawei Technologies Co.’s finance chief must reside at Vancouver homes and adhere to curfew while awaiting a decision on her extradition to the U.S.

Behind New York's Winning Bid for Amazon

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:52:40 EST

City and state officials offered to use eminent domain to scoop up properties for the tech giant to build a campus. Downtown, Midtown and Brooklyn were also pitched as sites before Long Island City was picked.

Google CEO Faces Lawmakers Skeptical Over Privacy, Alleged Bias

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:35:29 EST

Sundar Pichai faced tough questions in a first public appearance before House lawmakers, who are increasingly skeptical of Silicon Valley giants on issues of privacy and political bias.

Prosecutors to Decide Soon Whether to Charge Chinese Billionaire Over Rape Allegations

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:21:25 EST

Prosecutors are close to deciding whether to charge Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong with the sexual assault of a college student. The woman has described a four-hour ordeal, while Mr. Liu has denied wrongdoing.

U.S. Investigating Fake Comments on 'Net Neutrality'

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:59:04 EST

The U.S. has launched a criminal investigation into millions of fake comments filed to the FCC last year on rules governing the internet, according to an organization that has received a federal subpoena.

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