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AT&T chief Randall Stephenson fired back at the White House over its decision to suspend the press credentials of a CNN correspondent, saying officials had ignored established procedures in a way that appeared to violate press-freedom protections.
New York City and Northern Virginia will be the homes for Amazon.com Inc.’s second and third headquarters, according to people familiar with the matter.
U.S. stocks tumbled, pulling the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 600 points, as anxiety over the health of technology behemoths rippled across the market.
Technology is colliding with societal norms and governance in new and unexpected ways. Follow the town hall conversation as we talk about tech regulation, the future of privacy and data, misinformation and more.
The Silicon Valley unicorn, a data-analysis giant that’s inching toward an IPO, has been run like a scrappy startup, including lavish perks. CEO Alex Karp is now under pressure to remake the business, including bringing an end to what’s known inside the company as “Palantir Entitlement Syndrome.”
While Silicon Valley companies face increased scrutiny over the role they play in elections and the propagation of false or biased news, politicians and industry insiders at a WSJ conference call for limited regulation.
Google services were temporarily unreachable for some users after some traffic intended to reach the web giant was rerouted through other networks.
Two experts debate one of the hottest topics in technology, and one with profound implications for both countries.
Apple shares sank further on Monday, as investors’ worries deepened about sales of new iPhones after two key suppliers for the device cut their earnings projections for coming months.
SoftBank will seek to raise more than $20 billion with the initial public offering of its Japanese mobile unit, as it seeks funds to fuel its nearly $100 billion investment machine.
The result is a big increase in the size of some early-stage investments and valuations.
The former Microsoft chief created a massive database of government data that offers insight into all sorts of crucial issues.
Among the moves to get rid of a toxic environment in the tech industry: Take alcohol out of the equation.
Snap’s head of content Nick Bell plans to leave the social-media company by year’s end, bringing to at least a half dozen the number of executives who have left the firm over the past year.
A team of French regulators will spend six months monitoring how Facebook removes certain kinds of illicit content as part of a pilot program between the social media giant and the French government.
A network of smart devices attached to or implanted in bodies raises a host of legal and policy questions.
AI-empowered systems may soon allow autonomous flying machines to reduce the number of pilots and soldiers working in high-risk environments. Could these flying robots also be firing weapons? WSJ’s Jason Bellini reports, in the latest episode of Moving Upstream.
Tech-focused private-equity firm Vista Equity Partners struck a deal to take software company Apptio private for $1.94 billion.
The German software giant is counting on the deal to bolster it in the customer-relationship management software business, where Salesforce.com has the lead.
Palmer Luckey, co-founder of virtual-reality pioneer Oculus, was ousted after his political activity sparked a furor within the social-media giant and Silicon Valley. His firing was one of the earliest political spats of the kind that is now roiling the technology industry.