A look at the many ways Google harvests user info via Gmail, apps on devices, its Analytics service, more; Google likely knows more about us than Facebook (Christopher Mims/Wall Street Journal)

Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal: A look at the many ways Google harvests user info via Gmail, apps on devices, its Analytics service, more;

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Sources: DOJ has sent subpoenas to the top 4 US mobile carriers and GSMA association over alleged collusion to impede eSIM features for easier carrier switching (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Sources: DOJ has sent subpoenas to the top 4 US mobile carriers and GSMA association over alleged collusion to impede eSIM features

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At antitrust trial, AT&T CEO announced AT&T Watch, a $15/month streaming TV bundle with no sports, free for its cellular customers; debut in “several weeks” (Drew FitzGerald/Wall Street Journal)

Drew FitzGerald / Wall Street Journal: At antitrust trial, AT&T CEO announced AT&T Watch, a $ 15/month streaming TV bundle with no sports, free for

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Sources: Apple’s efforts to lessen its reliance on Samsung as the sole iPhone display supplier have hit a hurdle due to manufacturing problems at LG Display (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Sources: Apple’s efforts to lessen its reliance on Samsung as the sole iPhone display supplier have hit a hurdle due to manufacturing

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How Iceland, which offers plentiful energy and cooling, is reckoning with a tech boom driven by data centers that cause power usage to surge (Zeke Turner/Wall Street Journal)

Zeke Turner / Wall Street Journal: How Iceland, which offers plentiful energy and cooling, is reckoning with a tech boom driven by data centers that

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Filings show gaming chat app Discord has raised ~$50M, bringing total funding to ~$152M, at a valuation of ~$1.65B; Discord says it had 90M users as of January (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Filings show gaming chat app Discord has raised ~$ 50M, bringing total funding to ~$ 152M, at a valuation of ~$ 1.65B;

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The world’s tech giants are betting big on India as more people go online and e-commerce grows, but low incomes and patchy connectivity remain major challenges (Newley Purnell/Wall Street Journal)

Newley Purnell / Wall Street Journal: The world’s tech giants are betting big on India as more people go online and e-commerce grows, but low

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Project44, a SaaS startup that connects supply chain transport operations, raises $35M Series B led by OpenView with financing from Omidyar Technology Ventures (Erica E. Phillips/Wall Street Journal)

Erica E. Phillips / Wall Street Journal: Project44, a SaaS startup that connects supply chain transport operations, raises $ 35M Series B led by OpenView

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Pitchbook: US VC firms are at record levels of late-stage funding with 102 startups receiving at least $50M in Q1 2018, totaling $16B (Eliot Brown/Wall Street Journal)

Eliot Brown / Wall Street Journal: Pitchbook: US VC firms are at record levels of late-stage funding with 102 startups receiving at least $ 50M

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Goldman Sachs buys personal-finance app Clarity Money, sources say for a “high eight-figure sum”, to acquire a mobile storefront for its growing consumer bank (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Goldman Sachs buys personal-finance app Clarity Money, sources say for a “high eight-figure sum”, to acquire a mobile storefront for its growing

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