Walmart in China is now testing same-day grocery delivery from Dada via WeChat

Walmart has just begun testing same-day grocery delivery called Walmart To Go in one of its stores in China, months after the American retail titan expanded grocery delivery in its homeland. The service is accessed through a mini-program within WeChat – the Tencent-owned messaging platform Walmart partnered with earlier this year, in order to better … Continue reading Walmart in China is now testing same-day grocery delivery from Dada via WeChat

Zuckerberg won’t step down as Facebook chairman

In a short but amply-hyped interview with CNN, Facebook’s founder and chief executive again responded to criticism over the company’s most recent crisis. The interview, excerpted from a longer Q&A for a CNN series called “Human Code,” hit most of the main questions that critics have raised about Facebook’s failings and Zuckerberg’s unilateral control over … Continue reading Zuckerberg won’t step down as Facebook chairman

Samsung’s next Galaxy flagship may have 5G, six cameras… and zero notches

We’re rapidly approaching that time of year when Samsung reveals its next wave of smartphones – at MWC in February, traditionally – and this next unveiling is likely to be a special one, as it marks the 10th anniversary of the South Korean manufacturer’s Galaxy range of phones. As such, we’ve seen an abundance of rumors … Continue reading Samsung’s next Galaxy flagship may have 5G, six cameras… and zero notches

Internal Facebook memo sees outgoing VP of comms Schrage take blame for hiring Definers

TechCrunch has attained an internal memo published by Facebook’s outgoing head of public policy Elliot Schrage in which he blames himself for hiring PR firm Definers. He admits to having the company push negative narratives about competitors, but says Facebook did not ask or pay Definers to publish fake news. COO Sheryl Sandberg left a … Continue reading Internal Facebook memo sees outgoing VP of comms Schrage take blame for hiring Definers

Tech’s New Harassment Policies Are Too Late for Some Women

In recent weeks, at least five big tech companies have revised their policies for handling sexual-harassment complaints, saying they will no longer force employees to submit those claims to arbitration, a process that tends to favor employers. But many of the new policies come with hitches: They may apply only to claims of harassment and … Continue reading Tech’s New Harassment Policies Are Too Late for Some Women