Douglas MacMillan

The Man Playing Peacemaker Between Trump and Tech

As tensions mount between President Donald Trump and his fiercest critics in Silicon Valley, Michael Kratsios has the thorny task of playing peacemaker. Kratsios, one of the White House’s top technology advisers, is developing a high-tech policy a

Amazon to Buy Video Site Twitch for More Than $1 Billion

Amazon has apparently agreed to acquire Twitch, a live-streaming service for videogame players, for more than $1 billion.

As Moguls Descend on Sun Valley, Let the Deal-Making Commence

It didn’t take long for the consolidation buzz to begin at the Allen & Co. conference, a get-together of honchos from the media and technology worlds known as a venue for deal-making.

Foursquare to Begin Charging Fees

Foursquare Labs said it would begin charging some businesses for access to its database of restaurants, shops and other local venues, as it tries to make money from information it has gathered from user "check-ins" in the five years since its foun