Monthly Archives: January 2017

Facebook Is Trying Everything to Re-Enter China—and It’s Not Working


Since regulators blocked the service in 2009, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has hired well-connected executives, developed censorship tools and taken a “smog jog” in Beijing—but the company has made no visible headway.

Apple: Betting on Tomorrow’s iPhone Today


Hopes for the next ’supercycle’ pose risks, but Apple’s low valuation limits its downside.

Match Group to Sell Nondating Business, Including Princeton Review


Tinder dating app owner Match Group said Tuesday that it plans to sell all of its nondating-related businesses, including the Princeton Review, to education-technology company ST Unitas.

Live Video Event: IPO Outlook in the Age of Unicorns


Will billion-dollar startups find a warmer reception in the IPO market in 2017? That was the topic of discussion for a WSJ Pro Venture Capital online video event on Tuesday that examined IPOs in the unicorn era. Sequoia Capital partner Bryan Schreier a…

Uber Takes a Hit for Pricing Policy After Trump Travel Ban


A backlash against Uber Technologies illustrates how companies responding to President Trump’s controversial immigration order are grappling with the sensitivities of not only their executives and employees but also their customers.

Slack Bids for Larger Customers With New Software


Slack Technologies unveiled a new version of its popular workplace-messaging app that it hopes will reel in the large corporate contracts that have eluded the software maker.

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