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  • As the standards for next-generation 5G wireless technology are defined, Huawei—with 80,000 staffers working on R&D—has become a formidable lab force. At stake: potentially lucrative patents key to building ...

  • [$$] Takata to Set Up Fund For Victims of Faulty Air Bags @ The Wall Street Journal - 43 minutes ago

    After resisting the idea, Takata is establishing a fund to compensate victims of its exploding air bags. To sort through the claims, it has picked Kenneth Feinberg, who oversaw compensation funds for victims ...

  • [$$] Back to Basics: LG's New Flagship Phone Ditches Geeky Features @ The Wall Street Journal - 1 hour 59 minutes ago

    LG’s smartphone business, having run up losses chasing early adopters with envelope-pushing features, seeks a different demographic with its new G6: users who prioritize fundamentals like screen size and ...

  • [$$] Trump Turbocharges Warren Buffett's Bank of America Bet @ The Wall Street Journal - 14 hours ago

    Donald Trump’s presidency has been a boon to Warren Buffett, especially when it comes to the legendary investor’s holding in Bank of America.

  • Five Takeaways From Warren Buffett's Annual Letter @ The Wall Street Journal - 17 hours ago

    Warren Buffett released his annual letter to shareholders of his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. on Saturday, offering his insights, advice, and musings for the corporate world to study. Here are five key takeaways ...

  • Quips and Quotes From Warren Buffett's 2016 Shareholder Letter @ The Wall Street Journal - 19 hours ago

    Warren Buffett‘s annual letter is among the most widely read — and most widely discussed — dispatches in the business world. Here are some highlights.

  • [$$] Warren Buffett Has 'No Doubt' on Passive Bet @ The Wall Street Journal - 20 hours ago

    Warren Buffett declared victory Saturday in his decade-long, $1 million bet that low-cost index funds would out earn more expensive hedge funds.

  • [$$] Wal-Mart Fights a Problem in the U.K.: It's Too Pricey @ The Wall Street Journal - 21 hours ago

    Wal-Mart’s Asda supermarket chain in the U.K., long one of its most profitable businesses, has been losing customers to discount rivals. Now it’s fighting back.

  • [$$] Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Reports Rise in Net Earnings @ The Wall Street Journal - 22 hours ago

    Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said fourth-quarter net earnings rose nearly 15%, boosted in part by the stock market’s end-of-year gains.

  • [$$] Hasbro to Make Play-Doh American Again @ The Wall Street Journal - 22 hours ago

    Play-Doh will soon be squeezed out of a factory in the U.S. again, as Hasbro brings manufacturing of the popular moldable clay back to America, where it hasn’t been made since 2004.

  • European budget carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle said it would begin flying single-aisle planes nonstop from the U.S. to Europe starting in June bringing direct trans-Atlantic flights to a new range of East ...

  • [$$] Citigroup Confirms Investigations Over 'Princelings' Hiring Practices @ The Wall Street Journal - Sat, Feb 25, 2017 12:39 AM EST

    Citigroup Inc. on Friday confirmed it is being investigated over hiring practices that could violate foreign-bribery laws.

  • [$$] A ‘Notorious’ 2016 for Ginsburg and Comey @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    The justice’s politicking and the FBI director’s appropriation of prosecutorial authority likely did lasting damage.

  • [$$] Japan Unleashes Its Inner Slacker: Leave Work Early (Once a Month) @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    Premium Friday’s goal is to improve productivity, reduce employee overwork and increase consumption. But will Japanese people take the bait?

  • [$$] Wisconsin Has a Cow @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    State regulators get their Irish up over imported butter.

  • [$$] In Missouri, a Showdown Over Creating an Opioid Database @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    Proponents of a bill to create a database of patients’ prescriptions say Missouri has become a magnet for seekers of painkillers; opponents say the database could compromise patient privacy.

  • [$$] The Carbon Tax Chimera @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    The Shultz-Baker proposal sounds better than it would work.

  • [$$] Dozens Killed in Syria Car Bombing Near Al-Bab @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    A suicide car bomber killed at least 50 people seeking to return to their homes in al-Bab, in a sign of how unstable the area remains a day after Turkish-backed fighters drove Islamic State from one of ...

  • NCAA Checks Its Bracket Math @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    Experts agree the Rating Percentage Index, or RPI, is outdated. Now analysts and mathematicians are trying to devise a better system for picking the tournament teams

  • [$$] Afghanistan Struggles to Access China’s New Silk Road @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    A new railway between China and Afghanistan, part of Beijing’s initiative to promote regional trade, has run into roadblocks in Uzbekistan, apparently over fears that it could also benefit terrorists.

  • [$$] China Becomes Germany’s Leading Trading Partner @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    China upstaged the U.S. and France to become Germany’s leading trading partner for the first time last year, highlighting the broad footprint of Germany’s export-oriented economy—a feature that has helped ...

  • [$$] Michael Levine Helped End Regulation of Airfares in the U.S. @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    Michael Levine was a top official at the Civil Aeronautics Board in the late 1970s and helped phase out that regulatory body as airfares were deregulated. He died Feb. 3 at the age of 75.

  • [$$] Skin on Fire: A Firsthand Account of a VX Attack @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    The first sign that Hiroyuki Nagaoka had been attacked with VX, the nerve agent that Malaysian police say killed Kim Jong Nam, came when the room he was in appeared to go dark.

  • [$$] Michael Novak Crafted a Moral Defense of Democratic Capitalism @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    Michael Novak wrote more than 50 books, including the acclaimed “Spirit of Democratic Capitalism,” a 1982 work that made a moral case for capitalism. Mr. Novak died Feb. 17 at 83.

  • [$$] Kenneth Arrow Won Nobel in Economics and Dazzled Colleagues @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    Kenneth Arrow, considered one of the greatest economists of the post-World War II era, was virtually unknown to the general public but revered by colleagues. In 1972, at age 51, he became the youngest ...

  • [$$] Reince Priebus Sought FBI’s Help in Refuting News Report on Russian Contacts @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    White House chief of staff Reince Priebus had asked officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation to publicly refute a news report on alleged Russian contacts, the White House acknowledged, adding that ...

  • [$$] Contest for National Democratic Party Chairman Turns on Local Issues @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    Democrats face some big questions in choosing their next party chairman, but the battle to lead the party is being fought over many small issues that are highly important to the national committee members ...

  • What’s the Latest Buzz in Electric Cars? Speed, Baby! @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    Tesla and other startups are taking a page from the muscle-car era as they do battle for the best acceleration times—and to kill the notion that electric cars are wimpy, pear-shaped green machines; ‘I ...

  • [$$] Some Media Outlets Excluded From White House Briefing @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    Reporters from several major news outlets were excluded from attending a White House press briefing, an unusual move that underscores strained relations between the new administration and the media.

  • [$$] Amid the Downpour, California’s Regulatory Drought Continues @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    Dams are spilling over, but decades of meddling by green groups means the water can’t get to my farm.

  • [$$] Donald Trump Takes On Familiar Targets—Intelligence Agencies and the Press @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    After a week that showed hints of the reset sought by Capitol Hill Republicans, President Donald Trump undertook new attacks on the intelligence community and the press.

  • Corrections & Amplifications @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:56 PM EST

    Devon Energy Corp. believes a border-adjustment tax could benefit its business, but it hasn’t formally endorsed such a tax. A Business & Finance article on Friday about how a border-adjustment tax could ...

  • [$$] Firehouses Raise Alarm Over Lack of Young Recruits @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    As their forces grow older, fire departments across the U.S. are looking for ways to draw in more young volunteers.

  • [$$] FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Will Seek to Suspend Privacy Rule @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    The FCC said Chairman Ajit Pai would seek to roll back key portions of an Obama-era privacy rule that cable and wireless firms opposed as unfair.

  • [$$] Concern Rises Over Trump’s Russia Ties, WSJ/NBC News Poll Finds @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia are slightly more concerning to Americans and yet remain a low-priority issue for many people, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds.

  • [$$] Iraq Takes the Fight Against ISIS to Syria @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    Iraq’s air force carried out its first-ever strikes against Islamic State in neighboring Syria, the country’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said, marking a dramatic escalation in its effort to fight the ...

  • [$$] The Data That Goes Into Judging Judges @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    Rigorous evaluation by the American Bar Association of candidates for top spots on the bench can involve hundreds of confidential interviews, including of judges before whom the candidate has appeared....

  • [$$] Donald Trump Rejects Intelligence Report on Travel Ban @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    A Department of Homeland Security intelligence report contradicts White House assertion that immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries pose a particular risk of being terrorists and should be blocked ...

  • [$$] Hollywood Is Left Hanging as China Reins In Investments @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    China has been snapping up Hollywood companies in recent years, but as the government increases scrutiny of overseas investment, some pending deals face the threat of an unwelcome twist ending.

  • Safety Tech for Motorcyclists (and Those Who Worry About Them) @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    While motorcycles may never be completely risk-free, safety innovations—like air-bag vests, adaptive headlights and helmets with heads-up displays—are keeping riders off the pavement.

  • What’s News: Business & Finance @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    What’s News: Business & Finance

  • [$$] What’s News: Business & Finance @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    China’s crackdown on overseas investment is hitting Hollywood, torpedoing a deal that would have put MGM Studios under Chinese control and placing other acquisitions in limbo. A1

  • Rock-Solid Protection for Your iPhone, iPad and MacBook @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    Looking for a protective case that presents your iPhone, iPad or MacBook in a new vein? Try leveraging the wow factor of marble and other types of stone.

  • [$$] What’s News: World-Wide @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    The FCC said its chairman would seek to roll back key portions of an Obama-era privacy rule. A2

  • What’s News: World-Wide @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    What’s News: World-Wide

  • Comfort Alert: Wide Trousers Are On the Loose Again @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    Classically baggy trousers are making a welcome style comeback, offering relief to guys weary of squeezing into punishingly slim-cut pants.

  • Less-Abominable Snowmobiles @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    Snow mobiles may have a big, bad reputation, but these sleek, new-breed racers offer a quieter, more environmentally friendly ride.

  • The Classic Banker’s Desk Lamp, Updated for 2017 @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    A new desk-light design flips the glass shade and brass base of the Emeralite banker’s lamp—a fixture of early 20th-century corporate culture

  • [$$] Painting a Passage Out of Grief @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    John Constable’s despair following the death of his wife may have shaped the dramatic tenor of his ‘Salisbury Cathedral From the Meadows.’

  • The Best Beers to Pair With Shellfish @ The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 24, 2017 9:55 PM EST

    Forget the Muscadet. A new wave of easy-drinking sour beer is the on-point pairing for seafood.

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