Wall Street Journal

Facebook Gave Some Companies Special Access to Additional Data About Users’ Friends

Facebook struck customized data-sharing deals with a select group of companies, some of which had special access to user records well after the point in 2015 that the social-media giant has said it cut off all developers from that information, acc

After Scrutinizing Facebook, Congress Turns to Google Deal With Huawei

Apparently, Members of Congress have begun scrutinizing Google’s relationship with China’s Huawei Technologies—roping another Silicon Valley giant into Washington’s escalating digital cold war with Beijing.

Microsoft to Acquire GitHub For $7.5 Billion in Stock

Microsoft will acquire the software-code repository GitHub  for $7.5 billion in stock, a move that could help the software giant convince more developers to create applications for its cloud-computing business.