The Empty Toilet Paper Roll Torments Families. Procter and Gamble Has an Answer

For decades, companies have tried to ease the chore of changing rolls by rolling out ever-larger sizes, from ‘triple’ to ‘jumbo’ to ‘mega’ rolls. Now it isn’t clear what the limit is; ‘I would buy it if it lasted a year’ | Continue reading


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The Worlds That AI Might Create

Artificial intelligence will have a profound impact—on our jobs, our health and possibly our very existence. But that’s where consensus ends. | Continue reading


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Warren Buffett Protege to Leave Berkshire, Start Own Firm

Tracy Britt Cool, one of Warren Buffett’s key lieutenants in recent years, is leaving Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to create a mini-Berkshire of her own. | Continue reading


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Fed Adds $75B in Liquidity to Markets via One-Day Repo Operation

The New York Fed injected $75 billion in overnight liquidity into financial markets via one day overnight repurchase agreements with eligible banks. | Continue reading


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Will Your Uploaded Mind Still Be You?

The day is coming when we will be able to scan our entire consciousness into a computer. How will we coexist with our digital replicas? | Continue reading


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LeBron James’s Big Miss on China

LeBron James botched it. There’s no use soft-pedaling it, or claiming otherwise. Given the chance to discuss an international incident, the NBA’s biggest star only widens the controversy. | Continue reading


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She Took a Two-Year Break in Her Career. Now She’s CEO

Deanna Mulligan of Guardian Life Insurance talks about how time off helped her find new focus. | Continue reading


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Where Women Fall Behind at Work: The First Step into Management

Well before the glass ceiling, women run into obstacles to advancement. Evening the odds early in their careers would have a huge impact. | Continue reading


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Sears Hasn’t Fared Better After Bankruptcy

Sears’s bankruptcy filing was supposed to give the troubled retailer a fresh start. But a year later, the chain is still struggling with many of the same problems it faced before it sought court protection. | Continue reading


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Congressional group told it will get PRC visas only if it cancels Taiwan visit

We were told we’d get visas to visit the mainland only if we abandoned our planned trip to Taiwan. | Continue reading


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Make Dishwashers That Clean Again

The Energy Department wants to give consumers an appliance choice. | Continue reading


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Congress Probes Bot-Generated Social-Media Messages About E-Cigarettes

A congressional committee and the Massachusetts attorney general are investigating whether millions of bot-generated social-media messages about e-cigarettes have misled consumers about safety and health. | Continue reading


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Red Hat CFO Loses Out on Retention Bonus Following Standards-Related Ouster

Red Hat’s finance chief Eric Shander has been dismissed from the company, forfeiting a $4 million retention award that was agreed to ahead of Red Hat’s acquisition by International Business Machines. | Continue reading


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The FBI Lost Our Son

Billy Reilly, 28 years old, worked part-time as a confidential source for the Detroit office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. For years, he penetrated radical internet groups online, using false identities. Then he disappeared. | Continue reading


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SoftBank Seeking to Take Control of WeWork Through Financing Package

SoftBank has prepared a financing package that would give it control of WeWork and further sideline its founder Adam Neumann in exchange for relieving the shared-office startup’s looming cash crunch, according to people familiar with the matter. | Continue reading


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The Lesson I Learned from Steve Jobs: Marc Benioff

A challenge from technology’s greatest showman led Marc Benioff to a breakthrough insight about how to find true innovation at Salesforce.com. | Continue reading


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The FBI Lost Our Son

Billy Reilly, 28 years old, worked part-time as a confidential source for the Detroit office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. For years, he penetrated radical internet groups online, using false identities. Then he disappeared. | Continue reading


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Whistleblowers and the Real Deep State

Civil servants too often forget they work for the people and seek to impose their own policy agendas. | Continue reading


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America Is Losing the Chinese Shopper

China was once eager to spend on U.S. brands. Then citizens of the world’s biggest country shifted their allegiances. | Continue reading


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Wolf Resurgence in Washington State Tests Limits of Civility

Washington state’s growing population of gray wolves is exposing deep divisions among residents and testing civility among its top decision makers. | Continue reading


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Do California’s Blackouts Make Sense?

Some 90% of wildfires are not caused by power lines. How does cutting power help fight them? | Continue reading


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Eliud Kipchoge Becomes First Man to Run Marathon in Under Two Hours

Kenyan marathoner Eliud Kipchoge became the first human to run a marathon in under two hours, covering the 26.2-mile distance in 1 hour, 59 minutes and 40 seconds, in a specially-tailored event in Vienna. | Continue reading


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EU Warns of 5G Risks Amid Scrutiny of Huawei

The European Union has identified specific security threats posed by foreign vendors of telecommunications equipment, significantly heightening the bloc’s scrutiny of suppliers like Huawei Technologies. | Continue reading


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Mastercard, Visa, eBay Drop Out of Facebook's Libra Payments Network

Mastercard, Visa, eBay and payments company Stripe are dropping out of the coalition of companies Facebook enlisted to launch a cryptocurrency-based payments network. | Continue reading


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MasterCard Joins Stripe, eBay, and PayPal in Dropping Out of Libra

Mastercard, eBay and payments company Stripe are dropping out of the coalition of companies Facebook enlisted to launch a global cryptocurrency-based payments network. | Continue reading


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The Billionaire, the Olympian and the Quest for the Sub-2-Hour Marathon

How the obsessions of Jim Ratcliffe and Eliud Kipchoge aligned for Saturday’s attempt on one of running’s last barriers. | Continue reading


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Mutual Funds’ Embrace of High-Profile Unicorns Backfires

Mutual funds that invested billions in big technology startups are now suffering losses in newly public companies and are being forced to mark down their holdings of private companies that are no longer investor darlings. | Continue reading


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J&J Hit with $8B Jury Award over Antipsychotic Drug

A Philadelphia jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $8 billion in damages to a man who said his use of J&J’s antipsychotic Risperdal caused enlarged breasts. | Continue reading


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Political Campaigns Know Where You’ve Been

Voter targeting has grown more invasive with location data that apps can transmit from cellphones. The data allows political groups to track down voters based on places they’ve been, including rallies, churches and gun clubs. | Continue reading


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Democrats and Republicans Aren’t Just Divided. They Live in Different Worlds

The two parties represent radically different slices of the American economy. | Continue reading


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WSJ News Exclusive | Two Foreign-Born Men Who Helped Giuliani on Ukraine Arrested on Campaign-Finance Charges

Two Soviet-born donors to a pro-Trump fundraising committee who helped Rudy Giuliani’s efforts to investigate Democrat Joe Biden were arrested on criminal charges of violating campaign finance rules. | Continue reading


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Apple, Google Pull Hong Kong Protest Apps After China Uproar

Apple and Google both removed apps associated with Hong Kong’s antigovernment protests from their digital stores in recent days, thrusting the two Silicon Valley giants into controversy related to the unrest. | Continue reading


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PG&E to Cut Power for Nearly 800K California Customers on Wildfire Risk

PG&E has begun to shut off power to hundreds of thousands of people in California as it seeks to prevent its electric lines from sparking more deadly wildfires, in what is believed to be the largest such pre-emptive blackout ever. | Continue reading


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Fidelity Is Latest to Cut Online Trading Commissions to Zero

Fidelity Investments eliminated trading commissions on its online brokerage, matching a step some of its biggest rivals unveiled last week. | Continue reading


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Power Outage in California Affects Millions as PG&E Tries to Avoid Wildfire

PG&E began cutting power to about 800,000 households and businesses across California in an unprecedented move to lower the threat of wildfires in the face of the kind of windstorm that previously fueled deadly infernos and propelled the utility into bankruptcy court. | Continue reading


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A Southern Getaway with an Unrivaled Soundtrack

For music fans, the Shoals in Alabama is the stuff of rock and R&B legend. The recording studios are still there, but now there are scores of reasons to swing by this cluster of small towns. | Continue reading


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Alibaba to Stop Sales of E-Cigarettes to U.S. Buyers

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba cited concerns about underage vaping and a lung illness linked to 24 deaths. | Continue reading


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Greece, Once in Crisis, Joins Negative-Rates Club

The debt-laden country sells bonds yielding less than 0% for the first time. | Continue reading


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NBA Events in China Disrupted over Hong Kong Tweet

A day before a scheduled tipoff of a Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers game in Shanghai, a crisis for the National Basketball Association appeared no closer to resolution. | Continue reading


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Apple Angers China by Approving Cop-Tracking Map App for Hong Kong

Apple is the latest American company to come under fire in China after the iPhone maker approved a map app that allows Hong Kong protesters to track police movements. | Continue reading


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The Battery Pioneer Who, at Age 96, Keeps Going and Going (2018)

Four decades ago, John Goodenough helped invent the battery that is used to recharge cellphones, iPads and many other of today’s electronic goods. Now he wants to change the game again, working on a prototype of a liquid-free and cobalt-free battery. | Continue reading


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NBA vs. China: The Power Struggle Behind the Standoff

The NBA may be more strongly positioned to push back than other U.S. businesses that have run afoul of the Chinese government. | Continue reading


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Court rules FBI surveillance unconstitutional

Some of the FBI’s electronic surveillance activities violated the constitutional privacy rights of Americans swept up in a controversial foreign intelligence program, a surveillance court has ruled. | Continue reading


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U.S. Adds Chinese Firms to Blacklist, Citing Repression of Muslim Minorities

The U.S. added 28 Chinese entities to an export blacklist, citing their role in Beijing’s repression of Muslim minorities in northwest China, just days before high-level trade talks are set to resume in Washington. | Continue reading


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New York City Lawmakers Look to Regulate Facial-Recognition Tools

Legislation would establish guidelines for landlords and businesses using biometric data systems | Continue reading


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Tesla Needs Its Battery Maker. A Culture Clash Threatens Their Relationship

CEO Elon Musk’s behavior has rattled some top executives at Panasonic, and both sides are pointing fingers about production. “If the Gigafactory project doesn’t succeed, we would both fail.” | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 8 days ago

Riction Between U.S., European Regulators Could Delay 737 Max Return to Service

Boeing’s effort to return 737 MAX jets to service has hit a new snag due to heightened European safety concerns about portions of proposed fixes to flight-control systems. | Continue reading


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Group Nine to Acquire PopSugar, Continuing Wave of Digital Media Tie-Ups

Discovery-backed digital publisher Group Nine Media has agreed to acquire women-focused publisher PopSugar, the latest merger among new-media firms hoping that greater scale will help them sell online ads, where Facebook and Google dominate. | Continue reading


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