Behind China’s Startup Surge: Meritocracy and ‘Growth Hacks’

A tidal wave of cash has helped turn China’s internet startups into formidable superpowers rivaling their U.S. counterparts. But venture capitalists argue that a unique set of forces are also spurring the startups’ ascendancy.

Cisco Revenue Rises as Company Avoids Tariff Effects

Cisco Systems is one of a few tech giants under threat from the U.S.’s trade fight with China, but the company said it has evaded damage from tariffs so far.

Bitcoin Plunges Below $6,000, Hits New Lows for the Year

After 2017’s manic rally and this year’s steep plunge, cryptocurrency markets had been unusually calm in recent months. That lull has come to an end.

Bumble Is Open to a Right Swipe on IPO

Bumble Chief Executive Whitney Wolfe Herd said an initial public offering of shares could provide momentum for further international expansion of the dating app.

Bumble Is Open to a Right Swipe on IPO

Bumble Chief Executive Whitney Wolfe Herd said an initial public offering of shares could provide momentum for further international expansion of the dating app.

Social-Media Must Confront Downsides of Scale, Instagram Co-Founder Says

Social media platforms have reached a crucial point where the executives overseeing them need to find ways to anticipate and block bad actors, Kevin Systrom says.

Facebook Morale Tumbles, Along With Stock

A survey found just 52% of employees were optimistic about Facebook’s future, down from 84% a year earlier. The darker mood comes amid a dropping share price and disclosures of privacy violations.

Uber Posts Slower Sales Gains, Widening Loss Ahead of 2019 IPO

Results for the three months ending in September show that Uber is still growing quickly but is likely to be unprofitable for some time.

Dell Sweetens Key Deal Terms in Path Back to Public Markets

Dell Technologies plans to sweeten a $22 billion deal to buy out an affiliate and return to the public markets, five months after its initial proposal sparked shareholder opposition.

Uber CEO Takes Wait-And-See Approach to Saudi Investment

Uber Technologies CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said he is taking a wait-and-see approach to allegations that the Saudi government—one of the company’s biggest shareholders—was behind the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.