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Amazon Wants Alexa to Do More Than Just Play Your Music
Amazon Wants Alexa to Do More Than Just Play Your Music

Amazon.com Inc., battling Google for voice-assistant supremacy, is accelerating efforts to make Alexa more useful, offering developers incentives to add games, enhance AI skills....

A House Majority by 'Any Means Necessary'
A House Majority by 'Any Means Necessary'

By Kyle Peterson Kyle Peterson The Wall Street Journal Biography Oct. 19, 2018 6:46 p.m. ET Sean Casten and Peter Roskam. Photo: Associated Press/Getty Images Elgin, Ill. Ask Sean Casten about the sha...

Trump's California Water Relief
Trump's California Water Relief

276 Comments By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpinion Oct. 19, 2018 7:17 p.m. ET Houseboats float in the drought-lowered waters of Oroville L...

Silicon Valley, New Jersey
Silicon Valley, New Jersey

64 Comments By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpinion Oct. 19, 2018 7:19 p.m. ET New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy speaks to reporters in Newark, N....

Tom Steyer's Energy Orders
Tom Steyer's Energy Orders

By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpinion Updated Oct. 19, 2018 7:32 p.m. ET Tom Steyer, co-founder of NextGen Climate Action Committee, speak...

Trump questions Saudi story on Khashoggi as lawmakers reject new explanation
Trump questions Saudi story on Khashoggi as lawmakers reject new explanation

Last Updated Oct 21, 2018 7:00 PM EDT President Trump said Saudi Arabia had been untruthful in the weeks since journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death in a Saudi consulate in Istanbul but avoided pin...

Tracing family trees to catch killers
Tracing family trees to catch killers

On April 25th of this year, authorities in Sacramento, California announced, to great fanfare, that they had solved a notorious 40-year-old cold case and arrested a man they say is the Golden State Ki...

The Key to Being Safer Online Is Actually a Key
The Key to Being Safer Online Is Actually a Key

The best way to protect yourself against hackers and phishers is to turn on two-factor authentication—then get a YubiKey or Google Titan Key....

Economy & Finance

Visualizing The 8 Major Forces Shaping The Future Of The Global Economy
Visualizing The 8 Major Forces Shaping The Future Of The Global Economy

Authored by Jeff Desjardins via VisualCapitalist.com, “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean The wor...

McConnell And Wife Berated In Packed Restaurant; Diners Side With Mitch
McConnell And Wife Berated In Packed Restaurant; Diners Side With Mitch

A group of protesters confronted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his wife on Friday night at a Louisville, KY restaurant – however the crowd wasn’t having it.  A woman who ...

How To Invest Your $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Winnings
How To Invest Your $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Winnings

Mega Millions lottery tickets are printed out of a lottery machine at a convenience store. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) One in 300 million. The odds aren’t great, but your chances of winning the massiv...

How A Regenerative Revolution Could Reverse Climate Change
How A Regenerative Revolution Could Reverse Climate Change

Parched soil in Harlingen, the Netherlands. Courtesy of Getty Royalty Free Earlier this month the world’s leading climate scientists released the most urgent warning on climate change to date. I...

Top Manager Replaces AMD With Broadridge And Take-Two Interactive
Top Manager Replaces AMD With Broadridge And Take-Two Interactive

Richard Daly, chief executive officer of Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. Photographer: Christopher Goodney/Bloomberg Great managers often make their best trades when the market hits an air pocket....

Mega Millions Mania Drives The Jackpot To Record Highs
Mega Millions Mania Drives The Jackpot To Record Highs

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The 25 Biggest U.S. IPOs of All Time
The 25 Biggest U.S. IPOs of All Time

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Early Retirees, Manage Income to Snare a Health Insurance Subsidy
Early Retirees, Manage Income to Snare a Health Insurance Subsidy

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Technology

5 security settings to turn on your router before it’s too late
5 security settings to turn on your router before it’s too late

An unnamed California teenager was arrested after he allegedly broke into a house and woke the sleeping couple to ask for their Wi-Fi password. (iStock) Suppose your house has a top-notch security sys...

Machines at Japan's World Robot Summit host TV shows and warn about smelly feet
Machines at Japan's World Robot Summit host TV shows and warn about smelly feet

Tokyo is hosting the World Robot Summit this week and it’s packed with the usual assortment of the practical, the weird, and the entertaining. When it comes to factory robots, Japan is king. Mor...

Slashing airfare, killing robocalls and more: Tech Q&A
Slashing airfare, killing robocalls and more: Tech Q&A

Airport restaurant workers walked out during one of the busiest travel days of the year. (iStock) Browsing with Tor Q: You mentioned using the Tor browser to search the web anonymously. How does that ...

The amazing rise and fall (and fall) of MoviePass
The amazing rise and fall (and fall) of MoviePass

The startling rise and fall of MoviePass sounds like, well, a movie. Once a hot startup that promised to apply Netflix’s subscription model to the big screen, the service now looks set for the c...

Spacecraft launching on 7-year voyage to Mercury
Spacecraft launching on 7-year voyage to Mercury

A powerful European Ariane 5 rocket was primed for blastoff Friday evening to send a pair of satellites on a seven-year voyage to Mercury. The plunge into the inner solar system will require seven pla...

The death of once high-flying VC funds
The death of once high-flying VC funds

They all started with the best of intentions. Formation 8 talked about bringing “smart enterprise” to the corporate world. Social Capital talked about how to “fix capitalism” a...

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