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Facebook Simplifies Metrics After Data-Reporting Issues, Advertiser Confusion

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On Thursday, the company announced plans to more clearly label certain metrics after confirming that some advertisers were confused about which metrics were estimates based on sampling and modeling, versus actually counted data.“We want to be transparent around how things are calculated,” said




Brad Smallwood,




vice president of marketing science at Facebook.

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Huawei’s U.K. Relationship Raises U.S. Concerns

02/23 19:16 Anonymous 0

carriers use Huawei gear, but the report made it politically difficult for bigger ones, such as






AT&T
Inc.Governments of Britain, Canada and Australia allow major phone carriers in their respective countries to use Huawei equipment but give special scrutiny to Huawei gear.

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Xcerra Calls Off $580 Million Deal Amid Scrutiny

02/23 07:16 Anonymous 0

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has agreed to terminate its sale to a Chinese group, citing difficulty in securing federal approval for the $580 million deal.-based Xcerra, which provides testing technology for semiconductors and electronics, said that “despite our best efforts to secure approval, it has become evident that” the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.

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‘Angry Birds’ Maker Rovio’s Shares Drop 45% After Revenue Warning

02/22 19:17 Anonymous 0

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fell 50% on Thursday after the company behind the “Angry Birds” mobile-gaming franchise showed its revenue growth is losing steam as it struggles to attract and retain new players.On Thursday, the Finland-based company said its fourth-quarter revenue grew 17% from a year earlier but came in well below analysts’ expectations.

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Airbnb Adds Hotels and Luxury Listings to Bolster Growth

02/22 19:16 Anonymous 0

SAN FRANCISCO—Airbnb Inc., looking to solidify sales ahead of an initial public offering expected as soon as next year, is adding more hotels to its site, along with a loyalty program and new tiers of listings that include luxury and more budget-friendly offerings.

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Commerce Secretary Becomes Point Man For Promoting Commercial Space Projects

02/22 07:16 Anonymous 0

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Responding to industry complaints that federal rules increasingly hamper private ventures in space, Commerce Secretary




Wilbur Ross




has emerged as the deregulation czar of the heavens.To promote a budding commercial space industry that created some 1,700 new companies around the globe last year—with roughly half based in the U.

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Vox Media Fires About 50 Employees, Scales Back on Social Video

02/21 19:16 Anonymous 0

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Vox Media is firing about 50 employees, making it the latest digital publisher to scale back on social video in the wake of






Facebook
’s


decision to reduce publisher content in its news feed.The cuts, which primarily affect social video teams at the company’s sites including Racked, Curbed and SB Nation, amount to about 5% of Vox Media’s total staff.

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Intelligent Life Elsewhere? Maybe It’s Hiding

02/21 19:16 Anonymous 0

Dow Jones, a News Corp companyNews Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services

































Why small may be beautiful for superintelligent extraterrestrials




















Feb.15, 2018 10:35 a.

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Sexual Harrassment: There’s an App to Report That

02/21 19:15 Anonymous 0

Some companies experiment with apps designed to make reporting bad behavior at work easier




















Feb.That is a question many observers have pondered in recent months, as powerful men across corporate America have faced consequences for sexual-misconduct allegations spanning decades and affecting dozens of people.

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SpaceX Indicates Satellite-Based Internet System Will Take Longer Than Anticipated

02/21 19:15 Anonymous 0

Even if the two early satellites “work as planned,” SpaceX said in Tuesday night’s statement, “we still have considerable technical work ahead of us to design and deploy” some 4,400 similar satellites.“Given that we are just at the beginning of this work,” SpaceX said, “we do not yet know what the cost will be” and therefore estimates by outsiders “should be considered extremely speculative.