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Apple and Google Bet on More Mobile Video

Apple and Google Bet on More Mobile Video

Apple and Google made updates to their mobile web browsers recently to allow video content to play automatically in web pages. Are consumers ready for more mobile video? The Wall Street Journal's Jack Marshall has the latest.

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Zuckerberg Family Fund to Invest $3 Billion in Research Technology

Zuckerberg Family Fund to Invest $3 Billion in Research Technology

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a philanthropic organization founded by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, will invest $3 billion in disease research technology. Their initial investment will be $600 million to create a lab of engineers and scientists. WSJ's Lee Hawkins explains.

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FAA Advisory Body Recommends Cybersecurity Measures

FAA Advisory Body Recommends Cybersecurity Measures

U.S. aviation authorities on Thursday took the strongest formal action yet to combat potential cyber threats to planes in the air as well as on the ground.

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U.K. stocks pull back, led lower by drops for miners

U.K. stocks pull back, led lower by drops for miners

U.K. stocks dip on Friday as miners help lead the way down, but stay on track for a sizable weekly gain.

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'Pokémon Go' Ends Reign as Highest Grossing App

'Pokémon Go' Ends Reign as Highest Grossing App

'Pokémon Go' has officially ended its winning streak as Apple's app store's biggest seller after 74 days. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman talks how 'Clash Royale' managed to dethrone the game that took the country by storm.

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Why China Bears Are Buying Chinese Stocks

Why China Bears Are Buying Chinese Stocks

Foreign investors are loath to own Chinese stocks. Few strategists think the economy is turning a corner. But a message is developing: Buy them anyway.

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Why Sheds Are the New Shops---For Now

Why Sheds Are the New Shops---For Now

E-commerce has made distribution warehouses hot property, but investors shouldn’t forget the usual real-estate risks.

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Stronger yen weighs on Nikkei; other Asian markets rise

Stronger yen weighs on Nikkei; other Asian markets rise

Asian shares were mixed early Friday, with some markets seeing support amid easing worries that central banks globally would hike interest rates soon.

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The NoPhone Air: The New Phone That Does...Nothing

The NoPhone Air: The New Phone That Does...Nothing

Meet the 'NoPhone Air' -- the phone for people tired of being glued to their devices. The Wall Street Journal's Ryan Knutson talks the growing trend of folks looking to disconnect from technology.

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Japan’s New Special Relationship With the Federal Reserve

Japan’s New Special Relationship With the Federal Reserve

What matters for the yen, the dollar and interest rates in both the U.S. and Japan, is what the Fed does next.

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China Steadies Economy With Risk-Laden Tactics

China Steadies Economy With Risk-Laden Tactics

Beijing pumps up spending and lending to reverse downward trend, but the moves nudge up the risk of a property bubble and a debt-fueled financial crisis.

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Oil keeps moving higher on another drop in U.S. crude stocks

Oil keeps moving higher on another drop in U.S. crude stocks

A third consecutive week of a drawdown in U.S. crude inventories underpins gains for oil on Thursday.

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Acoustic Holograms: Moving Objects With Sound

Acoustic Holograms: Moving Objects With Sound

Scientists have demonstrated a simple method to create complex sound fields in three dimensions to move objects. The new research uses 3-D printed plates to create acoustic holograms that are a hundred times more complex than those created with current technology. Photo: Max Planck Institute

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Around 250,000 Galaxy Notes Exchanged in U.S., Samsung Says

Around 250,000 Galaxy Notes Exchanged in U.S., Samsung Says

Recalls appear to be on track after the South Korean technology giant said it would exchange a million Galaxy Note 7 handsets in the U.S.

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Rocket Internet’s Portfolio Firms Narrow Losses

Rocket Internet’s Portfolio Firms Narrow Losses

Rocket Internet, the unprofitable German tech company specializing in cloning Web startups, said the combined adjusted loss of the biggest companies in its portfolio narrowed in the first half of the year on a 32% increase in aggregate revenue.

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