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One Firm Is Way Ahead of Wall Street on Bitcoin

One Firm Is Way Ahead of Wall Street on Bitcoin

Bart Smith, center, the head of the digital asset group at Susquehanna International Group, with co-workers in Bala Cynwyd, Pa. The financial firm is opening cryptocurrency trading to some of its 500 clients.

Groups in Myanmar Fire Back at Zuckerberg

Groups in Myanmar Fire Back at Zuckerberg

A half-dozen civil society groups in Myanmar said in an open letter on Thursday that Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, had mischaracterized the social network’s efforts to detect hate speech in their country.

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Team Up to Try to Disrupt Health Care

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Team Up to Try to Disrupt Health Care

Employees at an Amazon warehouse in Florence, N.J. The company will join forces with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase to try to improve health care.

Box, Provider of Cloud-Computing Services, Faces Make-or-Break Moment

Box, Provider of Cloud-Computing Services, Faces Make-or-Break Moment

Aaron Levie, co-founder of Box, which provides tools for storing and sharing data to businesses.

Ireland’s Abortion Referendum Becomes a Test for Facebook and Google

Ireland’s Abortion Referendum Becomes a Test for Facebook and Google

Ireland’s abortion referendum on Friday has turned into a test of whether Facebook and Google can prevent foreign meddling from swaying the outcome.

‘Weaponized Ad Technology’: Facebook’s Moneymaker Gets a Critical Eye

‘Weaponized Ad Technology’: Facebook’s Moneymaker Gets a Critical Eye

Government officials, researchers and advertising executives have warned that microtargeting tools, like the kind Facebook offers, can be exploited to polarize and manipulate voters.

E.U. Fines Google $5.1 Billion in Android Antitrust Case

E.U. Fines Google $5.1 Billion in Android Antitrust Case

An antitrust fine against Google underlines how European authorities are aggressively pushing for stronger regulation of the digital economy on a variety of issues.

Bitcoin Sees Wall Street Warm to Trading Virtual Currency

Bitcoin Sees Wall Street Warm to Trading Virtual Currency

Traders at the New York Stock Exchange last week. The exchange’s parent company is said to be working on an online platform to trade Bitcoin.

Tech Backlash Grows as Investors Press Apple to Act on Children’s Use

Tech Backlash Grows as Investors Press Apple to Act on Children’s Use

Miracle Gooch drawing on an iPad in a kindergarten class last winter in Flint, Mich. “The days of just throwing technology out there and washing your hands of the potential impact are over,” said Barry Rosenstein of Jana Partners, a hedge fund that joined the California teachers’ pension fund in writing to Apple.

Facebook’s Head of Communications and Policy Is Leaving Company

Facebook’s Head of Communications and Policy Is Leaving Company

Elliot Schrage, a Facebook vice president and confidante of chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, said on Thursday that he was leaving the social network.

It Built an Empire of GIFs, Buzzy News and Jokes. China Isn’t Amused.

It Built an Empire of GIFs, Buzzy News and Jokes. China Isn’t Amused.

People working at Bytedance’s headquarters in Beijing. China’s top media regulator on Tuesday ordered the start-up to shut down its app for sharing jokes and silly videos.

Sharing High-Resolution Photos by Email

Sharing High-Resolution Photos by Email

The Gmail app for Android displays a photo's size when you attach it to a message so you can make sure you are using a high-resolution image.

This Start-Up Says It Wants to Fight Poverty. A Food Stamp Giant Is Blocking It.

This Start-Up Says It Wants to Fight Poverty. A Food Stamp Giant Is Blocking It.

Jimmy Chen, center, founded Propel in 2016. He said the goal of his start-up was to “apply the Silicon Valley playbook to poverty in some way.”

Here’s Some Cryptocurrency. Now Please Use It.

Here’s Some Cryptocurrency. Now Please Use It.

The actor and part-time tech investor Ashton Kutcher, second from left, presented $4 million worth of digital coins called XRP to Ellen DeGeneres’s favorite charity on her talk show in May.

Amazon’s Ripple Effect on Grocery Industry: Rivals Stock Up on Start-Ups

Amazon’s Ripple Effect on Grocery Industry: Rivals Stock Up on Start-Ups

Plastic crates moving along a conveyor at the Boxed fulfillment center in Union, N.J. Boxed announced Tuesday that it had sold a $110 million minority stake to one of Japan’s biggest retail chains, Aeon Group.

India Clings to Cash, Even as Tech Firms Push Digital Money

India Clings to Cash, Even as Tech Firms Push Digital Money

Pooran Singh’s cellphone shop in Aligarh, India, verifies users of Paytm’s digital payments service and helps them open bank accounts. Companies like Paytm are trying to coax Indians to shift away from cash.


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