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Audi to Test Plan to Deliver Amazon Packages to Drivers’ Trunks

FRANKFURT — Almost since the invention of the automobile, people have been using cars for more than just getting from place to place. The car is also a place to eat, to sleep and soon, it appears, to receive packages.<p>Audi, the German carmaker, said Wednesday that it would begin testing a system in …

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Kraft-Heinz Deal Shows Brazilian Buyout Firm’s Cost-Cutting Recipe

3G Capital’s strategy features ‘zero-based budgeting,’ a tool to slash costs by focusing on details as minute as how to make photocopies<p>A key ingredient in 3G Capital Partners LP’s recipe for reshaping the U.S. food industry—reflected in its roughly $49 billion deal to acquire Kraft Foods Group …

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You can finally talk and use data simultaneously on new Verizon iPhones

Verizon's "Advanced Calling" introduces a feature other carriers have had on iPhone for years<p>Ever since it lost the exclusive right to sell the iPhone in the United States in 2011, AT&T has touted a key advantage that its network has over Verizon's: the ability to talk on the phone while using data …

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Exasperated James Holmes Requests Media Stop Calling Him ‘Alleged’ Colorado Shooter

CENTENNIAL, CO—Shortly after seeing yet another news article today describing him as an alleged mass shooter, frustrated Aurora theater gunman James …

Ain't It Cool's Harry Knowles: The Cash-Strapped King of the Nerds Plots a Comeback

The founder of the once-renegade movie site, who earned the admiration of Peter Jackson and Steve Jobs, is struggling for money and relevance in the …

Regulations Are Very Expensive, But Their Economic Value Is Negative

Let’s begin with:<p><i>Goodman’s Law of Regulatory Impact: most economic regulation, most of the time, imposes social costs on people without changing any fundamental behavior.</i><p>Take something really far out. Suppose we repealed the law against murder. Would the murder rate go up or down? For the vast, …