That’s Not Sand, It’s Superfood

Entrepreneurs face hurdles trying to turn obscure African plants into the next breakthrough product. The Whole Foods pitch: ‘Delicious ancient grain!’ | Continue reading


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Wall Street Isn’t Buying What Silicon Valley Is Selling

Venture capitalists who pumped billions into the largest startups bet that the stock market would embrace them too. Public investors have been less than charmed. | Continue reading


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The Reopening of the Liberal Mind

Bard College President Leon Botstein explains how his school remains free of the student outbursts that afflict similar institutions. | Continue reading


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Huawei’s Rise Is Littered with Accusations of Theft and Dubious Ethics

The Chinese giant says it respects intellectual property rights, but competitors and some of its own former employees allege the company goes to great lengths to steal trade secrets. | Continue reading


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Investors Helped Build Tesla. They Could Undo It, Too

Producing a mass-market car takes cash, which is harder to find when sentiment turns and the stock falls, as it did sharply this week. Elon Musk’s company burned through $900 million in the first quarter. It says it expects to stop consuming cash soon. | Continue reading


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Executive order to mandate the disclosure of prices in the health-care industry

President Trump is expected to issue an executive order as early as next week to mandate the disclosure of prices in the health-care industry. Federal agencies could be directed to pursue actions to force players in the industry to divulge cost data. | Continue reading


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The Office Rookies Who Ask for the World

Young workers are likely to ask for a promotion after just one year. Here’s how they should handle the big request, and how bosses should handle them. | Continue reading


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Silicon Valley Needs a Few Good CFOs

As more startups turn into large, complex firms, many are looking to hire a finance chief who can impose financial discipline and bring a new level of managerial expertise. Problem is, such talent is in short supply. | Continue reading


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When Quantum Computing Meets AI: Smarter Digital Assistants and More

Quantum computing’s processing power could significantly improve artificial-intelligence systems within about five years, experts and business leaders say. | Continue reading


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At the Spelling Bee, a New Word Is M-O-N-E-Y

The iconic event now invites families to pay a premium to compete. For this generation of precocious contestants, it’s just another chance to win. | Continue reading


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‘It’s a Lifelong Burden’: The Mixed Blessing of the Medal of Honor

Four recipients of America’s highest award for combat valor find it is both a gift and a constant reminder of what is often the worst day of their lives. Some embrace the opportunities the award brings. Others resent having their private grief turned into public display. ‘It is h … | Continue reading


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The Airline CEO Who Cancelled His Salary

With his compensation entirely in shares, American Airlines’ Doug Parker does without a paycheck, a bonus or a matching 401(k) contribution. He even pays his own health insurance. | Continue reading


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Bored Security Guards Find Stardom on TikTok

Millions of fans of the social-media app are fascinated with #securitylife, where guards’ videos are more popular than #lawyers, #dentists and #senators; ‘The Glamma’ | Continue reading


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The Myth of ‘Wage Stagnation’

Usual measures of inflation don’t count the benefits of better products and more consumer choice. | Continue reading


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Facebook Curbs Incentives to Sell Political Ads Ahead of 2020 Election

Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020. Once seen as a growth area, political ads are now viewed within Facebook as more of a headache. | Continue reading


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The Tip, the Yale Coach and the Wire: How the College Admissions Scam Unraveled

The investigation, Operation Varsity Blues, snared families at the highest economic echelons accused of pushing their way ahead of other college applicants with lies, bribes and cheating. | Continue reading


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Reddit Co-Founder Warns Always-On Work Culture Creating ‘Broken’ People

Alexis Ohanian, venture investor and husband of tennis superstar Serena Williams, loves getting asked how he balances family life and his career as managing partner of Initialized Capital. | Continue reading


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Huawei Executive Accused by U.S. Startup of Involvement in Trade-Secrets Theft

CNEX Labs, a chip startup backed by Microsoft Corp. and Dell Technologies, has accused a senior executive at Huawei Technologies of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, according to a court filing. | Continue reading


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Kid Wants to Be a YouTuber? There’s a Camp for That

While many parents won’t even entertain the idea of allowing their children to be on YouTube, others view the medium as a creative outlet that can teach their kids life skills, such as planning, storytelling and composure. | Continue reading


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Uk and Japan Suspend Huawei Phones

Mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. canceled launches of Huawei models over concerns that U.S. curbs on exports to the Chinese company will adversely affect the phones’ performance. | Continue reading


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Amazon Could Deliver Bad News for Uber

The e-retail giant’s investment in U.K.-based Deliveroo means more competitive spending is likely on the menu. | Continue reading


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Always-On Work Culture Creating ‘Broken’ People, Says Reddit Co-Founder

Alexis Ohanian, venture investor and husband of tennis superstar Serena Williams, loves getting asked how he balances family life and his career as managing partner of Initialized Capital. | Continue reading


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Judge Rules Qualcomm’s Practices Violate Antitrust Law, Orders Changes

Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry. | Continue reading


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Many More Students, Especially the Affluent, Get Extra Time to Take the Sat

Responding to parent pleas, high schools grant special test-taking accommodations to growing numbers. A Wall Street Journal analysis shows it happens far more often in wealthy areas. | Continue reading


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U.S. Postal Service Starts Testing Self-Driving Trucks

The U.S. Postal Service is testing self-driving trucks on a more than 1,000-mile mail run between Phoenix and Dallas, the post office’s first use of the technology for long hauls. | Continue reading


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Huawei Is an Asset, Not a Threat

Ren Zhengfei’s company should be celebrated as a triumph of the U.S.-led global trading system. | Continue reading


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U.S. Plans Temporary Exemptions to Huawei Blacklist

U.S. officials said they would grant a handful of temporary exceptions to an export blacklist against Huawei Technologies Co., giving suppliers and customers of China’s telecom giant a 90-day reprieve from tough trade penalties. | Continue reading


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Ford Restructuring Plan to Eliminate 7k Jobs

Ford Motor said it is cutting 7,000 salaried employees, or about 10% of its white-collar workforce, as part of Chief Executive Jim Hackett’s broader plan to revitalize the auto maker. | Continue reading


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Top ‘Live-Streamers’ Get $50k an Hour to Play New Videogames Online

The world’s biggest videogame publishers are paying popular gamers tens of thousands of dollars to play their latest releases live over the internet, hoping to break through to buyers in a crowded industry where dominant games like “Fortnite” cast a large shadow. | Continue reading


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Forced Tech Transfers Are on the Rise in China, European Firms Say

European businesses in China say forced technology transfers to local firms have become more common over the past two years as foreign firms battle for access in the world’s second-largest economy. | Continue reading


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BlackRock, Other Big Investors Spoil Uber’s Coming-Out Party

Uber Technologies grew to be the nation’s most valuable startup thanks to support from some of the biggest investors around, but that support became a liability when the ride-hailing giant made its stock-market debut. | Continue reading


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Some Securities Fraudsters Escape Paying SEC Fines

The SEC partly measures its success as an enforcement agency by how much it levies in fines and how much it collects. It also sometimes takes credit for fines that will likely never be collected. | Continue reading


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Google Cuts Off Huawei Smartphones from Some Android Services

Google is halting some services for smartphones made by Huawei, a sign that the U.S. decision to deny the Chinese tech giant access to technology will bite into its booming consumer-device business. | Continue reading


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Millennials approach middle age in crisis

New data show they’re in worse financial shape than every preceding living generation, and may never recover. Their woes have delayed traditional adult milestones in ways expected to alter the nation’s demographic and economic contours. | Continue reading


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A Gift to Morehouse Class of 2019: Your Student Loans Are Gone

The keynote speaker for Morehouse College’s commencement ceremony on Sunday caused elation when he made a stunning announcement: The billionaire would pay off the college debt of every graduate in the class. | Continue reading


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Top ‘Live-Streamers’ Get $50k an Hour to Play New Videogames Online

The world’s biggest videogame publishers are paying popular gamers tens of thousands of dollars to play their latest releases live over the internet, hoping to break through to buyers in a crowded industry where dominant games like “Fortnite” cast a large shadow. | Continue reading


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Our Brush with Google Censorship

The Claremont Institute criticized the orthodoxies of multiculturalism. The company banned our ads. | Continue reading


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Even Harvard Is Now Teaching Personal Finance

Ivy League universities haven’t typically focused on basic financial life skills. That is starting to change, thanks in part to rising debt levels for young Americans and growing anxiety about their economic futures. | Continue reading


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‘Oh, My God, Where Is This Going?’ When Computer-Science Majors Take Improv

Northeastern University forces students to come out of their shells and exercise creative play in front of classmates before getting their diploma. | Continue reading


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DoorDash Takes Aim at Nearly $13B Valuation in New Funding Round

Food-delivery startup DoorDash is raising a new round of financing that could value the company at close to $13 billion, according to people familiar with the situation. | Continue reading


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For Teens, Romances Where the Couple Never Meets Are Now Normal

A generation that lives online is redefining dating; ‘We only met for 20 minutes and that was the first and last time we ever saw each other.’ | Continue reading


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The Fixers Pitting States Against Each Other to Win Tax Breaks for New Factories

A cadre of powerful consultants known as the ‘Guild’ is helping companies decide where to build their latest projects. Hunting trips, ski slopes and NFL locker rooms are part of the gig. | Continue reading


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Students Were Advised to Claim to Be Minorities in College-Admissions Scandal

The man who helped wealthy students get into elite colleges by cheating on tests and faking athletic credentials also advised some families to falsely claim students were racial minorities, exploiting the push to diversify campuses. | Continue reading


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Resistance to Noncompete Agreements Is a Win for Workers

A national backlash is building against employers’ noncompete agreements, which increasingly have crept into contracts for lower-wage workers. | Continue reading


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Google to Refund Advertisers After Suit over Fraud Scheme

Google has agreed to refund advertisers for ads purchased through its ad marketplaces that ran on websites with fraudulent traffic, following a lawsuit claiming the tech giant was withholding those back-payments, according to court documents and people familiar with the situation … | Continue reading


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‘Misfits of Nature’ Taught French-Canadian Philosopher How to Live

Jean Vanier, a French-Canadian philosopher who invited mentally disabled men to live with him in L’Arche communities he created, has died at 90 years old. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 8 days ago

Western Companies Get Tangled in China’s Muslim Clampdown

Kraft Heinz, Adidas and Gap are among the companies whose supply chains run through Xinjiang, where China is cracking down on its largely Muslim population. In one tactic, many residents must go through mandatory job-training programs that include political messaging. | Continue reading


@wsj.com | 8 days ago

Lack of Banking Options a Big Problem for Crypto Businesses

Cryptocurrency companies shunned by banks often turn to shadowy middlemen for payment processing and other services. One of those companies is at the center of the mystery surrounding Bitfinex’s missing customer funds. | Continue reading


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