Wall Street Journal

Bitcoin Nerds Are Trying to Get This Cartoon Wizard Into The Wall Street Journal

Godspeed, Bitcoin wizard.<p>If you’ve spent any time on Reddit in the past four years, you’ve probably seen the Bitcoin wizard. Drawn in the familiar squiggly style of MS Paint, wearing a blue robe and wielding a staff, the Bitcoin wizard is the centrepiece of what is arguably the most celebrated and …

Cryptocurrency

Bad Advice from the Wall Street Journal

The <i>Wall Street Journal</i>’s editors suggest changing the Senate tax bill: The tax credit for children should be shrunk and the top income-tax rate …

Conservative View

BuzzFeed IPO Dreams Fizzle as Company Said to Miss 2017 Revenue Target

Don’t expect BuzzFeed to go public any time soon: Hopes for a 2018 IPO of the new media company fizzled Thursday after the Wall Street Journal …

Buzzfeed

Comcast, Verizon, and Sony are also after Fox's film and TV units

Talk of Disney eyeing Fox's assets has ignited the interest of more media juggernauts. The new batch of contenders includes Comcast, Verizon, and Sony's entertainment arm, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>.<p>News emerged last week that Disney had held talks with 21st Century Fox to snap up most of …

Verizon

Reports: Comcast has proposed acquiring part of 21st Century Fox

Comcast has approached 21st Century Fox to propose an acquisition, The Wall Street Journal...

21st Century Fox

Wall Street Journal confirms owners have discussed removing Jerry Jones

I’ve previously resisted paying for online content from the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>. (Primarily because I’m cheap.) Now that I know that their online …

NFL

Digital media meltdown: Troubling outlooks for BuzzFeed, Mashable, Oath, and Vice

Today is a day that ends in Y, so it must be a hard day to be in digital media. In the last few hours, we saw four jarring reminders that the business model most media companies are currently relying on isn’t cutting it.<p>Here’s a rundown of what happened:<p>As I wrote about earlier today, <b>Oath is</b> …

Digital Media

AT&T Would Test Antitrust Cops -- WSJ

This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (November 16, 2017).<p>WASHINGTON -- If the Justice Department sues to block AT&T Inc.'s planned acquisition of Time Warner Inc., the …

Televisions

Interscope’s former president wants to kill the record label, with help from Alphabet

More Chance the Rappers, please<p>Steve Stoute, former president of Interscope Records has just launched a new venture called UnitedMasters that is challenging the traditional record label model. It’s what’s known in the music business as an artist services company, a firm that aims to let musicians …

Record Labels

Sen. Johnson first Republican opposed to tax bill: report

Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonDemocratic Homeland Security members request additional DHS nominee testimony Key differences between the …

U.S. Congress

Business Councils Remain Sidelined, But White House Gets Some CEO Guidance

When campaigning for the presidency, Donald Trump touted his business experience, saying he would be able to relate to other executives and negotiate with them.<p>But then three months ago, he abruptly disbanded his business advisory councils — via Twitter — after several CEOs resigned in the …

Politics

Millennials Are Buying Homes

The would-be Dian Fosseys who have built a cottage industry of issuing pronouncements about the <i>Millennials In The Mist</i> have suffered yet another …

Conservative View

Johnson Opposes GOP Senate Tax Package

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) told the Wall Street Journal that the Republican tax plan benefits corporations more than any other kind of business, and for …

Politics

West Wing Reads for 11/15/17

“TRUMP WRAPS UP ASIA TRIP FOCUSED ON PERSONAL TIES”<p><i>-Michael Bender, The Wall Street Journal</i><p>Michael Bender of The Wall Street Journal writes on the success of President Trump’s 12-day trip to Asia, one that Chief of Staff Gen. Kelly said was “mostly about messaging,” with the intent to “lay the …

Bitcoin Wizard

We're Ready for the <b>WSJ</b><p>This famous piece of artwork deserves its own advertisement in the Wall Street Journal. It not only promores the Bitcoin …

Jamie Dimon

Wall Street Journal: Bannon 'obvious loser' in Roy Moore controversy

The Wall Street Journal in a new editorial calls former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon an "obvious loser" in the controversy surrounding …

Breitbart News

How to Fix the Republican Tax Plan

Back when congressional Republicans were rolling out one unpopular health care bill after another, it was a challenge to come up with constructive advice on how to fix their efforts. That’s because Republicans had set themselves an impossible task with health reform: They were trying to do …

Opinion

Denver not a top-five choice for Amazon HQ2, despite breweries, Wall Street Journal says

It has been more than a month since the New York Times crowned Denver winner of Amazon’s HQ2 sweepstakes.While the tech giant has been mulling 238 …

John Hickenlooper

U.S. business on an upswing

"American Industry Picks Up Steam," says the Wall Street Journal:<p><b>What's new:</b> "U.S. Manufacturing Rides Rising Tide, Buoyed by Global Growth, …

Business

Diversity Data Are Misleading

The news and opinion sections of the media leave the distinct impression that diversity is the No. 1 goal of public schools. Yes, test scores, …

Diversity

New Inflation Measure Would Raise Taxes on Middle Class

Wall Street Journal: “Tucked into Republicans’ tax overhaul bill is a technical tweak to how inflation is measured. The change is designed to hold …

Middle-class

JD.com Will Continue To Grow With E-Commerce

JD.com is often overshadowed by Alibaba.<p>The company grew revenue 39% in Q3.<p>Margins are expanding in addition to revenue, resulting in rapid profit …

Business

Sports Illustrated TV streams movies, shows and more for $5 a month

With Disney kicking off its own competitively-priced streaming content service in 2019, many media brands are jumping on the bandwagon. Tomorrow, Time Inc will launch one of its own: Sports Illustrated TV, which will initially be available only on Amazon Channels. The $5-per-month network will …

Streaming

The Pricing Of U.S. Hospital Services: Chaos Behind A Veil Of Secrecy

A sked by a wall street journal reporter to explain how U.S. hospitals price their services, William McGowan, chief financial officer of the …

Health Care

Google backs music startup to help make more Chance the Rappers

Imagine you're in the market for a new pair of shoes, and you hear your favorite artist playing in the background of an online ad.<p>Coincidence? Maybe …

Venture Capital

Walmart has a new discount for shoppers who visit its stores

• <b>Walmart is offering lower prices in its stores than on its website for many items.</b>• <b><br>A 32-ounce bottle of Heinz ketchup is about 20% cheaper in stores than it is online.</b>• <b><br>The discount is meant to drive traffic to Walmart's 4,700 US stores.</b><p>Walmart is offering discounts to shoppers who buy some products …

Shopping

Amazon to Sell China Cloud-Computing Business for $300 Million

Amazon (AMZN) will sell its Chinese cloud computing business to China-based software developer Beijing Sinnet Technology (300383.CN) for up to CNY …

Wall Street Journal analysis picks 3 likely candidates for Amazon HQ2

Dallas, Boston, and Washington D.C. have the best chances of landing Amazon’s second corporate headquarters, according to a new analysis from the …

Amazon

Tell me if this happens to you…because it happens to me all the time. I’ll be scrolling through my news feed, or the homepage of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, or what have you, and I’ll stop. A headline will have caught my attention, and sometimes I’ll even say something aloud in disbelief (“No way!”, “Whaaat?”, “That can’t ...

Tell me if this happens to you…because it happens to me all the time.<p>I’ll be scrolling through my news feed, or the homepage of the New York Times, …

Journalism

US Police, Military Bases Using Hackable Chinese Government-Owned Surveillance Cameras

Surveillance cameras used by United States law enforcement agencies, military bases and even ordinary consumers are produced by a Chinese …

Surveillance