The Wall Street Journal reports that storytellers—people with a natural inclination to craft concise yet compelling narratives without rambling—were found to be hot by science. Feels good to be a writa. The results were the same across...Show More Summary
Yahoo, once as big of an internet company as one could find, has been sold to Verizon Communications for $4.8 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal. The digital pioneer, just prior to the dot-com boom, had a market capitalization...Show More Summary
Verizon will acquire Yahoo—once valued at more than $125 billion—for $4.8 billion, a source tells the Wall Street Journal. An official announcement of the deal, which will end an auction process that began five months ago, is expected Monday. The WSJ calls the deal "a remarkable fall...
Amid all the drama about how to penalize Russia for doping allegations, the uncomfortable truth is that the Olympics are far less entertaining without it, The Wall Street Journal wrote.
- Brenda Cronin reports for the Wall Street Journal on the renovation of the Beinecke Library, which is set to reopen this fall.- Allan Young and Patrick Scott are working on a census of Robert Burns' first book, Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect (1786), and they issued a public call for assistance on ExLibris this week. Show More Summary
If I told you that Trump lies a lot – you might laugh that we all know that. But it is interesting when even the Wall Street Journal is refuting the latest from the Trump campaign. As soon as Hillary Clinton picked Tim Kaine as his running...Show More Summary
Wall Street Journal, Amazon Tiptoes Into Banking Business Through Student Loans: Amazon is stepping into the student-loan marketplace. The online retailer has entered into a partnership with San Francisco lender Wells Fargo in which the bank’s student-lending arm will offer interest-rate discounts to select Amazon shoppers.... Unlike federal student...
By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – About a week ago, Russian warplanes bombed a Syrian base used by the US and the UK. The Wall Street Journal suggested that…
In The Wall Street Journal this week, I interviewed Walt Frazier for my "House Call" column in the Mansion section (go here). The former New York Knicks champ talked about growing up in Atlanta and why he needed two parking... ...
Are law firms being exploited by their clients to launder money? [Wall Street Journal] Richard McLaren is the law professor who laid the ground work for Russia potentially being banned from the Rio Olympics over a doping scandal. [New York Times] An analysis of the legal issues in the new Ghostbusters movie. Show More Summary
Jay and I welcome the Wall Street Journal’s Bret Stephens to discuss the slide of the Republican Party toward, well, at least ideological incoherence. Bret mentions at the start that three men – Bill Buckley, Irving Kristol, and Robert Bartley – were the intellectual anchors of modern conservatism. Show More Summary
Welcome to Bordertown, USA. Population: 200 million. Expect occasional temporary population increases from travelers arriving from other countries. Your rights as a US citizen are indeterminate within 100 miles of US borders. They may be respected. Show More Summary
DENVER — John Malone and Greg Maffei -- chieftains of Liberty Media Corp. -- evidently have been listening to Pandora and they like what they hear. The Wall Street Journal reports that Maffei recently floated an offer of about $15 a share for music-streaming company Pandora Media Inc. Show More Summary
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Wall Street Journal, A Shrinking World Spurs Calls to Rewrite the Tax Guidebook: The argument against taxing capital income relatively more than wages is losing its force. The Group of 20 has spouted the importance of “inclusive growth” for years without spelling out what it really means or how to...
Leaks for the iPhone 7 have been coming out in bunches in recent weeks, to the point that anyone who checks up on these things already know how the upcoming new iPhone will look like, and that everyone from Wall Street Journal sources to tech insiders like Kuo Ming-chi, believe [...]
Speaking of virtual reality visualization, this Nasdaq roller coaster by Roger Kenny and Ana Asnes Becker for the Wall Street Journal is quite the ride. The underlying data is just… Tags: time series, VR, Wall Street Journal
Read about snorkeling with salmon in Vancouver Island’s Campbell River in this recent article by James Sturz. Via The Wall Street Journal. “Inside the water,” writes Sturz, “I felt privileged to see the intricacies and intimacies of the fishes’ world.” … more ?
SILICON VALLEY — Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said Tuesday that he anticipates a “supermajority” of shareholders will support Tesla’s acquisition of solar panel provider SolarCity. Musk told the Wall Street Journal that he has spoken with Tesla’s biggest investors, including Fidelity Investments, to urge support for the deal. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's the tech news you need to know this Friday. 1. Apple has reportedly delayed the launch of its electric car to 2021. According to a 2015 Wall Street Journal report, Apple previously had a target release date of 2019. 2. Show More Summary