WSJ.com: WSJD 6 April 2018

What's Driving Trump's Attacks on Amazon? It's Personal

The president’s attacks on the e-commerce company stem from its CEO’s ownership of the Washington Post, which the American leader says writes unfair stories about him, say people close to the White House.

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Facebook's Facial Recognition Feature Violates Users' Privacy Rights, Groups Allege

Consumer groups say the social-media giant’s facial recognition software violates users’ privacy, according to the complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission.

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Amazon's Next Mission: Using Alexa to Help You Pay Friends

Amazon.com is considering whether to use Alexa to launch a person-to-person payments feature, a move that would push the retailing giant into new competition with Venmo and big banks’ payments efforts.

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Samsung Expects to Extend Its Earnings Hot Streak

Samsung Electronics said first-quarter operating profit will be its highest ever, topping analyst estimates and continuing the company’s string of record results.

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Overstock CFO to Join Blockchain-Tech Joint Venture

Overstock.com finance chief Robert Hughes is leaving his post to serve in the same role at a blockchain-technology joint venture that involves Overstock’s chief executive.

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Regulators Are Cracking Down on Cryptocurrencies. India's Next.

The clampdown on cryptocurrencies is gaining momentum. The latest to take action is India, which vowed to prevent financial institutions from engaging in the currencies.

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Delta Says Hack on Vendor Exposed Customer Credit-Card Data

Delta Air Lines Inc. on Thursday said hundreds of thousands of customers could have had their credit-card information compromised in a cyberattack on a vendor that ran a chat function on the carrier’s website.

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Could China Scuttle Qualcomm's $44 Billion NXP Deal?

NXP Semiconductors is trading roughly 10% below Qualcomm’s offer, reflecting investors’ concerns about the deal going through, but the discount ignores NXP’s leading market position.

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NASA, Boeing Signal Missions to Space Station to Be Delayed

The U.S. space agency and Boeing have agreed to turn the initial test flight of the company’s commercial crewed capsule into an operational mission, the latest sign that officials are hedging their bets on when American spacecraft will start regularly ferrying astronauts to the international space station.

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