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News Releases

  • No Sex Please, We're Apple: iPhone Giant Seeks TV Success on Its Own Terms
    published on September 22nd, 2018 at 12:54 PM
    Apple wants to make scripted shows for streaming. But it doesn’t want to risk its pristine brand image by including violence, politics, raw language and risqué story lines common to cable, Netflix and Amazon.
  • Venmo Looks to New Leader to Overcome 'Growing Pains'
    published on September 22nd, 2018 at 12:54 PM
    PayPal Holdings is replacing the executive in charge of its popular Venmo service for the second time in two years, putting its leadership in flux at a time when the company is looking to transform it into a moneymaker.
  • Amazon Is a Giant. But Bigness Isn't a Crime.
    published on September 22nd, 2018 at 12:54 PM
    The company’s scale worries critics, but antitrust law punishes conduct, not size.
  • Google CEO Warns Staff: Stay Nonpartisan
    published on September 22nd, 2018 at 12:54 PM
    Google CEO Sundar Pichai warned employees in a memo against letting their personal politics affect their work as the company fends off criticism that its widely used products could be biased.
  • Google Workers Discussed Tweaking Search Function to Counter Travel Ban
    published on September 21st, 2018 at 12:54 PM
    Days after the Trump administration instituted a controversial travel ban in January 2017, Google employees discussed how they could tweak the company’s search-related functions to show users how to contribute to pro-immigration organizations and contact lawmakers and government agencies, according to internal company emails.
  • Apple Launches New iPhones (Again). Here's a Guide.
    published on September 21st, 2018 at 12:54 PM
    Two of the newest iPhones hit stores Friday, with scenes of customers around the world lining up outside Apple stores. Customer turnout will go a long way toward determining Apple’s results over the next year.
  • Digital Publisher Mic Network Is Considering Acquisition Offer From Media Company
    published on September 21st, 2018 at 12:54 PM
    Digital publisher Mic Network is considering an acquisition offer, among other strategic options, as financial pressures mount on the company.
  • The Prime Effect: How Amazon's Two-Day Shipping Is Disrupting Retail
    published on September 21st, 2018 at 12:54 PM
    The quest to offer free two-day delivery has forced retailers like Walmart and Target to spend billions on distribution infrastructure. It’s also forced smaller retailers to hand off selling, warehousing and shipping to a growing roster of startups and giants like FedEx and UPS—not to mention Amazon itself.
  • Weary of Power Outages, Puerto Ricans Find Solace in Solar
    published on September 21st, 2018 at 12:54 PM
    Residents and businesses in Puerto Rico increasingly are investing in renewable-energy technologies, mainly solar, to guard against power outages from the island’s still-rickety electric grid.
  • Your Network Has Been Hacked. You Have 72 Hours to Report It.
    published on September 21st, 2018 at 12:54 PM
    Companies are scrambling to meet new regulations that require them to figure out what’s going on—quickly.