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Behind China’s Startup Surge: Meritocracy and ‘Growth Hacks’
Behind China’s Startup Surge: Meritocracy and ‘Growth Hacks’

A tidal wave of cash has helped turn China’s internet startups into formidable superpowers rivaling their U.S. counterparts. But venture capitalists argue that a unique set of forces are also sp...

Actual Silicon Valley Startup Gets Inspiration From HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ Startup
Actual Silicon Valley Startup Gets Inspiration From HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ Startup

Richard Hendricks’s Pied Piper, which is realistic but fictional, has inspired a real company, WaveOne, to perfect the technology from the show; ‘a linear combination of their personalitie...

Suffer the Little Children
Suffer the Little Children

By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpinion May 22, 2018 6:59 p.m. ET What’s more important—finding a foster home for needy children...

A Right To Try Arrives
A Right To Try Arrives

38 Comments By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpinion May 22, 2018 6:59 p.m. ET Senator Ron Johnson in Washington, D.C., May 15. Photo: erin s...

When Carter Page Met Stefan Halper
When Carter Page Met Stefan Halper

1044 Comments By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpinion May 22, 2018 6:59 p.m. ET Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser of Preside...

Rough Social Justice at Evergreen State
Rough Social Justice at Evergreen State

784 Comments By Jillian Kay Melchior May 22, 2018 6:46 p.m. ET Here’s the math behind an academic hemorrhage: Between 500 and 600 fewer students will attend Evergreen State College next fall tha...

More than 1,000 people unaccounted for in California wildfires
More than 1,000 people unaccounted for in California wildfires

Woolsey Fire 78 percent contained Containment of the Woolsey Fire jumped to 78 percent contained as of 9:40 p.m. ET. Hundreds of frustrated Malibu residents were unclear about whether they could retur...

Democrat Andrew Gillum concedes Florida governor's race
Democrat Andrew Gillum concedes Florida governor's race

Florida Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum officially conceded on Saturday to Republican Ron DeSantis, two days after a machine recount ended. The machine recount had DeSantis still leadi...

Economy & Finance

Argentina Submarine With 44 On Board Found “Imploded” 3,000 Feet Below Surface
Argentina Submarine With 44 On Board Found “Imploded” 3,000 Feet Below Surface

International media attention, an expansive search involving 18 nations and even the prayers of Argentine native Pope Francis weren’t enough to save the crew of the TR-1700 model submarine that ...

Multiple Root Problems Lie Behind Italy’s Economic Woes
Multiple Root Problems Lie Behind Italy’s Economic Woes

Via Global Macro Monitor, Great synopsis of Italy’s economic and political woes by the FT. The country’s lagging GDP per capita is all you need to know to understand the cause of the polit...

Best Lowe's Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2018
Best Lowe's Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2018

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Best Home Depot Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2018
Best Home Depot Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2018

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Framework For Understanding Blockchain's Next Chapter: Hybrid Financial Instruments (Part 1)
Framework For Understanding Blockchain's Next Chapter: Hybrid Financial Instruments (Part 1)

Crypto/legacy hybrid financial products are the latest trend at the intersection of blockchain and Wall Street. (Photo by Getty)Getty Note: this post is not investment advice and is for educational pu...

Bitcoin Gives Up $6000 Support Level: Price Downtrend Continues
Bitcoin Gives Up $6000 Support Level: Price Downtrend Continues

(AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus, File)ASSOCIATED PRESS After weeks of boring, mostly sideways price action, the new investment thing called bitcoin finally conceded at least short-term defeat and closed bel...

The Worst Is Still Ahead For Investors
The Worst Is Still Ahead For Investors

Is economic growth the cause of stock market growth? Is a recession necessary to cause a bear market? Is this a correlation that will allow you to get out of stocks in time? Those are most important q...

GE Pensioners And Stockholders Contemplate The Unthinkable
GE Pensioners And Stockholders Contemplate The Unthinkable

General Electric retirees explore the worst case scenario. Getty After the cost of insuring General Electric’s debt hit a six year high on Monday and the stock continued it precipitous...

Technology

The Boring Company goes brick-and-mortar with The Brick Store
The Boring Company goes brick-and-mortar with The Brick Store

Elon Musk has shot out some crazy, unbelievable tweets over the last year, but he wasn’t joking about the bricks. Musk has started a company called The Brick Store LLC to produce and sell bricks...

Cities that didn’t win HQ2 shouldn’t be counted out
Cities that didn’t win HQ2 shouldn’t be counted out

Brooks Rainwater Contributor Share on Twitter Brooks Rainwater is the director of the Center for City Solutions and Applied Research at the National League of Cities. More posts by this contributor As...

Astronaut Scott Kelly on capturing an Earth without borders
Astronaut Scott Kelly on capturing an Earth without borders

Just before his launch into space in 2015, astronaut Scott Kelly got a shoutout during President Obama’s State of the Union address: “Scott Kelly will begin a yearlong stay in space. So go...

Northrop Grumman launches space station supply mission
Northrop Grumman launches space station supply mission

Less than a day after a Russian Progress cargo ship took off from Kazakhstan on a two-day flight to the International Space Station, Northrop Grumman fired off an Antares rocket from Virginia’s ...

Cheaper home internet, secret Amazon coupons and more: Tech Q&A
Cheaper home internet, secret Amazon coupons and more: Tech Q&A

Declutter Phone Q: Is there a way to clean out all the cache, search history and call logs from my phone? I think this will speed up my phone. A: If you have an Android phone, there is a single app th...

Hit games get big discounts on Black Friday
Hit games get big discounts on Black Friday

For many video game fans, Black Friday is an opportunity to snag some of the biggest, newest and most-hyped games of the year at deep discounts from the usual full retail price of $60. This year’...

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