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Sprint Accuses AT&T of False Advertising of 5G Service

WSJ - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 02:51
Sprint Corp. has sued AT&T Inc. over a branding campaign that it says falsely tells customers they are receiving 5G service on their smartphones, escalating marketing wars between carriers over the next generation of wireless networks.

Amazon Reconsidering Plan to Put Campus in New York City

WSJ - Sun, 02/10/2019 - 09:13
Amazon executives are re-evaluating a planned campus in New York City, people familiar with the matter said, turning up the heat on local officials who have rallied opposition to giving billions of dollars in tax incentives to one of the world’s most valuable companies.

Fortnite-Marshmello Mashup Showcases New Avenues for Games, Music

WSJ - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 23:04
The videogame “Fornite” for 10 minutes put away its guns and transported players to a live virtual performance by Marshmello, in a pop-culture mashup that spoke not only to the game’s popularity but to its potential as a stage for all kinds of entertainment.

This Thriving City---and Many Others---Could Soon Be Disrupted by Robots

WSJ - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 23:02
When the machines come for our jobs, they’ll go to places like Lakeland, Fla., first, our columnist says.

Time to Board the Wabtec Special

Barron's - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 08:14
The railroad-equipment maker’s battered shares look alluring, despite worries about the merger with GE Transportation

BB&T and SunTrust: Buy the Deal but Don't Fall for the Trend

Barron's - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 07:18
The biggest bank deal since the financial crisis has raised hopes that it could spark a new frenzy of banking mergers. Yet there are reasons to think this deal could prove to be a one-off.

Bill Gross Made the Bond Market What It Is Today

Barron's - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 06:09
Despite a disappointing recent performance at Janus, Gross deserves his place in the pantheon of pioneering giants of modern markets.

A Stock at the Center of a Fierce Psychiatric Debate

Barron's - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 05:56
Myriad Genetics’ new product aims to steer doctors to the right antidepressant for patients. But some researchers question its effectiveness, particularly in light of its high price and possible conflicts of interest. The outcome could send the shares sharply higher or lower.

What I Learned From the Hacker Who Spied on Me

WSJ - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 04:34
Tech columnist Joanna Stern asked an ethical hacker to get into as many of her webcams as he could. Along the way she identified important tips for keeping our computers safe.

23andMe's Growth Slows

WSJ - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 04:06
Consumer genetics-testing company 23andMe’s sales growth was hit by privacy concerns last year, its chief executive said, at the same time touting the company’s drug development pipeline that she hopes will power its next phase.

Tokyo to San Francisco in 5½ Hours? If All Goes Well, Yes

WSJ - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 02:53
Fifty years after the Concorde’s maiden flight, we chart its speed compared to other vehicles, both existing and in the works.

Bezos Accuses Tabloid of Blackmail; Publisher Says It Acted Lawfully

WSJ - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 02:15
Jeff Bezos accused National Enquirer parent American Media of trying to blackmail him. The publisher said it acted lawfully in the reporting of the Bezos story but that it will investigate the claims.

Is Bezos's 'Complexifier' a Word?

WSJ - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 01:57
His statement about the National Enquirer invokes a rare word for making things more difficult

Amazon's India Site Restocked After Joint-Venture Stake Cut

WSJ - Sat, 02/09/2019 - 00:44
Hundreds of thousands of products are back on Amazon.com’s India website after it restructured its investments to get around restrictions that forced sellers to pull items from the site this month.

The Latest Ski Trend Takes the Sport Back to its Origins

WSJ - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 22:15
Want to climb every mountain yourself? Try backcountry skiing and skip the lift lines. For the rest of us, tow technology has come a long way, as our visual timeline demonstrates.

Eli Lilly to Unload Remaining Elanco Stock

Barron's - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 21:50
The drug giant announced on Friday that it will unload the remaining shares it holds of Elanco Animal Health through a voluntary stock-exchange offer.

Wells Fargo Outages Hit Online and Mobile Banking

WSJ - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 21:13
Wells Fargo said it experienced systems failures from a shutdown at one of its facilities that have left customers unable to access online banking and mobile applications.

Huawei Says U.K. Software Issues Will Take Years to Fix

WSJ - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 18:35
In a response to concerns over discrepancies in software flagged by a U.K. lab, the Chinese telecom giant also said that its board of directors has signed off on a companywide overhaul of its software engineering.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Accuses Tabloid of Attempted Blackmail

WSJ - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 10:42
Jeff Bezos, owner of the Washington Post and founder of Amazon.com Inc., accused National Enquirer-parent American Media Inc. of trying to blackmail him.

Apple to Reward Teen as It Patches FaceTime Bug

WSJ - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 10:22
Apple Inc. plugged a major flaw in its FaceTime video-chat software Thursday, and will pay a 14-year-old from Arizona for reporting the flaw.