The Revolt of the Unwoke

Three progressive San Francisco school board members are targeted for a recall. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 11 hours ago

Tech Earnings Live Updates: Apple, Google, Microsoft and More

Apple, Google parent Alphabet, Microsoft and other report earnings Tuesday afternoon. Catch up on the financial results and analysis. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 13 hours ago

Microsoft Reports Record Revenue, Topping Expectations

The June-quarter numbers are in for Microsoft, and they are better than expected.Revenue jumped 21% to $46.15 billion, its highest quarterly revenue total ever.The company reported per-share earnings of $2.17 in its fiscal fourth quarter. Analysts, on average, were expecting earn … | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 14 hours ago

The ‘Hustlers’ Who Started America

Historian Walter McDougall admires the founders’ ideals—but with a wink rather than a woke scowl or a reverent gaze. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 16 hours ago

Covid Mania Returns Australia to Its Roots as a Nation of Prisoners

Citizens in Sydney may leave their homes only for ‘essential’ purposes and not go more than six miles. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 17 hours ago

Hong Kong Man Found Guilty in First Verdict Under China’s National-Security Law

The first person charged under a national-security law imposed by Beijing was found guilty of inciting secession and terrorism in a verdict that reaffirms new limits on speech in the city and could set a precedent for future trials under the law. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 19 hours ago

Work-from-Anywhere Perks Give Silicon Valley a New Edge in Talent War

Startups in smaller markets feel pinch as coastal tech giants poach their employees; ‘a national competition’ for every hire. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 20 hours ago

PsiQuantum Raises $450M to Build Its Quantum Computer

Quantum computing startup PsiQuantum has landed a $450 million investment led by funds and accounts managed by BlackRock, amid increased investor interest in the next-generation computing technique. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 21 hours ago

How Olympic Surfing Is Trying to Ride the Machine Learning Wave

As surfing completes its first-ever Olympic ride, the sport is poised for another sea change thanks to artificial intelligence and big data. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 23 hours ago

The Math PhD Who Just Shocked Olympic Cycling

Austria’s Anna Kiesenhofer escapes early to fend off a confused Dutch superteam and capture gold. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 1 day ago

How Simone Biles Performs Her Most Difficult Gymnastics Moves at the Olympics

A physicist analyzes the underpinnings of the extraordinary feats Biles is expected to pull off at the Tokyo Games. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 1 day ago

Unprecedented housing buying spree on the barrier island off Florida’s coast

The pandemic kicked off an unprecedented buying spree on the barrier island off Florida’s coast. A look at the deals, the players and where the market might be headed next. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 1 day ago

Al Lord Profited When College Tuition Rose. He Is Paying for It

As chief executive of student-lending giant Sallie Mae, Al Lord helped drive up the costs of college. Now that he is footing tuition checks for his grandchildren, he said he has new sympathy for ordinary families. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 1 day ago

Coal Prices Hit Decade High

A shortfall of natural gas, rebounding electricity usage and scanty rainfall in China have lifted demand for thermal coal, making the fuel a hot commodity in a year when governments are pledging reductions in carbon emissions. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 1 day ago

Make a Call on Quitting Your Job Without Any Regrets

Plenty of workers are looking for a fresh start now, but a new gig isn’t always the answer. Here are things to consider before firing off a farewell email. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 2 days ago

Battle for the Cloud, Once Amazon vs. Microsoft, Now Has Many Fronts

Clients expanding cloud-computing capabilities are looking beyond the two dominant players and cherry-picking services from runners-up like Google, Oracle and IBM. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 2 days ago

What Keeps People from Using Password Managers?

Cybersecurity experts say they will make our online accounts more secure. But the usual methods of persuasion don’t work. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 2 days ago

The Flimsy Evidence Behind the CDC’s Push to Vaccinate Children

The agency overcounts Covid hospitalizations and deaths and won’t consider if one shot is sufficient. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 2 days ago

FICO Score’s Hold on the Credit Market Is Slipping

For decades, the three-digit FICO number has been the linchpin of consumer-credit decisions. But banks are increasingly relying on their own bespoke scores. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 3 days ago

What Proust Knew About Identity

On his 150th anniversary, the great novelist reminds us that fiction can be truthful even when it’s false to the author’s reality. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 3 days ago

CIOs Scouting for Tech Talent Keep Eye on Wage Inflation

Efforts across industries to retool post-pandemic operations with digital technology has made the market for technology talent even more competitive. At the same time, the post-pandemic economic rebound is contributing to consumer price increases. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 3 days ago

Gas Engines, and the People Behind Them, Are Cast Aside for Electric Vehicles

The transition is hardly noticeable yet on showroom floors, but industry resources have shifted rapidly. “We’re trying to make things change pretty quickly,” said a GM software expert. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 3 days ago

The Novel Material That’s Shrinking Electronics

Gallium, once an industrial-waste product, is transforming our increasingly electrified world. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 3 days ago

When Uncle Sam Needed a Favor, a Landlord in Washington Stepped Up

Norman Bernstein, who opened apartment buildings in the early 1960s to African diplomats and Black Americans, has died at 100. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 3 days ago

How Science Lost the Public’s Trust

From climate to Covid, politics and hubris have disconnected scientific institutions from the philosophy and method that ought to guide them. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 3 days ago

The Boss Wants You Back in the Office. Like, Now

Companies are starting to summon workers back, though many employees have said they prefer more flexible office schedules. “We can’t be a great company working remotely.” | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 4 days ago

Israel Study: Pfizer Vax Less Effective Against Delta, Prevents Serious Illness

The study from Israel comes as governments around the world try to check the rampant spread of the variant. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 4 days ago

The Economic Recovery Is Here. It’s Unlike Anything You’ve Seen

Amid the pandemic, households saved cash and banks amassed capital, but supply shortages are popping up and some employers can’t find workers to hire. “A collapse and then a boom-like pickup.” | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 5 days ago

Inside TikTok’s Highly Secretive Algorithm

This WSJ video investigation reveals how the video-centric social network is so good at figuring out interests you never expressly tell it. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 5 days ago

Intel CEO Says Chip Shortage Could Stretch into 2023

It could take one or two years to get back to a reasonable supply-and-demand balance in the semiconductor industry, Pat Gelsinger said in an interview after Intel posted largely flat second-quarter sales and profit. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 5 days ago

NASA’s InSight Lander Gives First Look at Mars Interior, Yielding a Big Surprise

Analysis of marsquakes detected by NASA’s Mars InSight lander reveals a planet with a large molten region and inner structures markedly different from Earth’s. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 5 days ago

Bill Would Strip Social Media of Protections for Health Misinformation

Sen. Amy Klobuchar introduced a bill that would strip online platforms of liability protections if their technology spreads misinformation about coronavirus vaccines or other public-health emergencies. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 5 days ago

Bitcoin Is Failing Its First Inflation Test as Selloff Deepens

The original cryptocurrency has lost about half of its value since mid-April. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 5 days ago

Startup Claims Breakthrough in Long-Duration Batteries

Form Energy says it has built a low-cost iron-air battery that can discharge electricity for days, which could have big ramifications for storing electricity on the power grid. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 5 days ago

TikTok’s algorithm figures out your deepest desires

A Wall Street Journal investigation found that TikTok only needs one important piece of information to figure out what you want: the amount of time you linger o | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

WFH Goldman Sachs Analyst Helped Pitch Israeli Baseball into the Olympics

Former Yale hurler Eric Brodkowitz, using the remote work option to its fullest, honed his breaking ball with an independent club in Idaho as his adoptive team makes an improbable run to Tokyo. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

India’s Covid-19 Death Toll Is Likely in the Millions, Study Finds

Researchers estimated the number of fatalities caused by the disease at about four million, which would be 10 times the official count. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

Car Owners Return to Highways, and Their Insurers Pick Up Tab for Accidents

A pandemic-related windfall for car insurers is diminishing, as millions of vehicle owners are back on the nation’s roads again. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

TikTok’s Algorithm: A WSJ Video Investigation

The Journal created dozens of automated accounts that watched hundreds of thousands of videos to uncover how the social media network knows you so well. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

Turning Plastic Waste into Protein Shakes: Research Wins $1.2M Prize

University of Illinois and Michigan Technological University researchers found a way to use bacteria to turn polymers into edible material. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

Innovation Moves to Middle America

Migration of entrepreneurs may yield fewer photo-sharing apps and more practical solutions. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

Critical Race Theory Is a Hustle

It may resemble a serious academic discipline, but it’s really just a fancy argument for racial preferences. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

A Reporter's Story: How H-P Kept Tabs on Me for a Year (2006)

Reporter Pui-Wing Tam learns how H-P's investigators collected information on her for a year, scoping out her trash and compiling a dossier on her phone calls. (Complete coverage.) | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

TikTok’s Highly Secretive Algorithm

A Wall Street Journal investigation found that TikTok only needs one important piece of information to figure out what you want: the amount of time you linger o | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

TikTok's Algorithm Figures Out Your Deepest Desires

This WSJ video investigation reveals how the video-centric social network is so good at figuring out interests you never expressly tell it. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

Investigation: How TikTok's Algorithm Figures Out Your Deepest Desires

A Wall Street Journal investigation found that TikTok only needs one important piece of information to figure out what you want: the amount of time you linger o | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

For Home Buyers, Length of Commute Drops in Importance

During the pandemic, home buyers in high-cost markets have been willing to trade longer commutes for lower prices. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago

Olympics Are Turning into a $20B Bust for Japan

The host nation expected an economic windfall and global recognition. But amid pandemic, a disgruntled populace just wants it all to go away. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 6 days ago