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China’s authorities tighten noose around online video content

China’s authorities tighten noose around online video content

BEIJING Beijing has shut down online video services of three popular Chinese media sites in a swift action that unleashed financial shockwaves and posed a firm warning to the country’s online video industry: clean up, or close down. China’s internet shares tumbled after news of the unusually harsh clamp down spread, with Weibo Corp’s down [...]

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Axel Springer hopeful Facebook will make news pay

Axel Springer hopeful Facebook will make news pay

BERLIN The chief executive of German publisher Axel Springer is confident that internet companies like Facebook, Snapchat and Google will help news providers make more money from their content. The publisher of Europe’s top-selling daily “Bild” on Wednesday reported a slowdown in its core profit growth as a continued decline in print circulation weighed. News [...]

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Trump meets wireless, drone executives on new technologies

Trump meets wireless, drone executives on new technologies

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump offered support for emerging technologies including unmanned aerial vehicles and next-generation wireless networks in a meeting on Thursday with the chiefs of AT&T Inc and General Electric Co and other business leaders. The White House brought together venture capitalists and executives from the telecommunications and drone, or unmanned aerial system, [...]

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