WSJ.com: WSJD 9 April 2018

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Made Mistakes on 'Fake News,' Privacy

In testimony to Congress, the Facebook chief is set to say the social-media giant didn’t do enough to prevent its tools from being used for harm.

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Ahead of Zuckerberg Testimony, Facebook Already Has Made Changes

When Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg appears before Congress this week, he will lay out a number of steps the company has already taken to protect user data.

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Slammed by Trump, Amazon's Jeff Bezos Chooses Silence

Over the past week, Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has been cast into the limelight thanks to a string of attacks by President Trump. Mr. Bezos’s response? The silent treatment.

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Check Your iPhone Battery's Health---and if You've Been Throttled

Apple has rolled out a new tool to inform iPhone users about the health and longevity of their phones. The move comes months after the company came under fire for slowing older models without disclosing the practice to users.

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Uber Enters Dockless Bike Wars With Jump Acquisition

Uber has agreed to buy an on-demand electric-bike outfit that could help the ride-hailing company expand its service to customers traveling short distances.

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Alibaba Invests in Chinese Facial-Recognition Startup

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba is leading a $600 million funding round in SenseTime, which makes surveillance systems using facial recognition for law enforcement and commercial applications.

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Apple Facilities Now Using 100% Renewable Power

Apple said on it has achieved a decade-old goal of having its facilities world-wide powered exclusively by renewable energy.

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Private-Equity Group Reaches Deal to Buy Verifone

Payments company VeriFone Systems Inc. has reached a deal to be acquired by a private-equity-led investor group in a roughly $3.4 billion deal, including debt.

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PayPal Makes a Move Toward Traditional Banking

PayPal has been quietly reaching out to groups of customers in recent months with an offer to add basic banking features to their PayPal digital wallet.

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Chairman of Alibaba Affiliate Ant Financial Steps Down

Lucy Peng is being replaced by Eric Jing, the private financial-technology company’s chief executive officer, who is taking on the additional chairman role with immediate effect.

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Apple, Amazon, Google Also Brace for Privacy Regulation

After Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, cries for consumer protection have grown louder, and Facebook isn’t the only tech giant expected to be affected.

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Facebook's Employees: User-Data Crisis Is No Big Deal

Facebook may be facing intense criticism over its privacy policies but its employees appear to be rallying around the company.

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One Year of 'College' With No Degree, But No Debt and a Job

New schools tout themselves as alternatives to college in the digital age, but they lack the traditional benefits of a postsecondary education.

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Podcasting's New World: Groupies, Stage Fright and Sold-Out Shows

Podcasts were a niche industry only a few years ago, but their hosts are now the rock stars of the touring circuit.

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Mark Zuckerberg's Mission: Stay Cool in a Very Hot Seat

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces lawmakers this week in what are likely to be contentious hearings about privacy that will be a broader test of how effectively he can guide his social-media giant.

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