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Seven Earth-Size Worlds Discovered Orbiting Nearby Star

Temperate planets could have liquid water suitable for life, European scientists say<p>Seven alien worlds about the size of Earth have been discovered orbiting a tiny nearby star, and six of them appear warm enough that liquid water—necessary for life—could exist on their surfaces, European …

Planets

Wal-Mart Fights a Problem in the U.K.: It’s Too Pricey

Retailer’s Asda supermarket unit has been losing shoppers to discount chains<p>By<p>Saabira Chaudhuri and<p>Saabira Chaudhuri<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@saabirac<p>Google+<p>Saabira.Chaudhuri@wsj.com<p>Sarah Nassauer<p>Sarah Nassauer<p>The Wall Street …

eCommerce

Buffett Assails Money-Manager Fees as Berkshire Reports Profit Rise

Billionaire also declares victory in his $1 million bet with another asset manager that low-cost index funds would out earn hedge funds over a decade<p>Warren Buffett intensified his attacks on Wall Street money managers Saturday, saying that investors wasted more than $100 billion over the last …

Coca-Cola Needs to Be More Than Just Coke, Its Next Chief Says

James Quincey plans to cut jobs and shrink its ‘sugar footprint’<p>Coca-Cola Co. has outgrown Coke, according to its next chief executive.<p>At an analyst conference on Thursday, James Quincey, Coke’s current chief operating officer who will take the reins in May, said the 130-year-old company must speed …

Rocket Internet Fizzles as Biggest Investor Halves Stake

E-commerce partnership with Sweden’s Kinnevik continues to fragment<p>A collaboration that created some of Europe’s largest e-commerce businesses moved closer to dissolution on Thursday when Swedish investment group Kinnevik AB announced it had halved its holding in Rocket Internet SE.<p>The relationship …

Google Team Cracks Longtime Pillar of Internet Security

Researchers at Alphabet unit, Dutch institute demonstrated ‘collision attack’ on cryptographic technology known as SHA-1<p>A cryptographic technology long central to internet security has been dealt a knockout blow by researchers at Google and a Dutch research institute.<p>In a paper published Thursday, …

Information Systems

Your Biggest Online Security Risk Is You

How to keep your guard up against phishing emails, texts, Facebook pop-ups and chat messages that trick you into sharing personal information<p>Hackers have us figured out.<p>They know we’re busy. We’re burning through email, texts and posts about squirrels in lederhosen, too distracted to notice every …

Personal Information

Alphabet’s Waymo Sues Uber Over Self-Driving Car Secrets

Suit accuses former Waymo employees of downloading information and leaving to join Uber’s Otto<p>Google parent Alphabet Inc.’s heated rivalry with Uber Technologies Inc. over self-driving cars has spilled into the courthouse, after the internet giant sued the ride-hailing company for allegedly …

Autonomous Cars