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One Man vs. the Fax Machine: A Battle to Defeat Old Tech in Japan

One Man vs. the Fax Machine: A Battle to Defeat Old Tech...

Nation’s former defense minister now fights 1980s office technology; ‘Why do we...

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Alibaba Takes on Walmart in China With $3.6 Billion Investment in Hypermarket Chain

Alibaba Takes on Walmart in China With $3.6 Billion Investment...

The e-commerce giant plans to double its stake in Sun Art Retail Group, which operates...

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5G iPhones Pack New Surprise for Qualcomm

5G iPhones Pack New Surprise for Qualcomm

Apple’s inclusion of millimeter wave in all iPhone 12 models will give the chip...

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New Head Chosen for Warner Bros. Television Group

New Head Chosen for Warner Bros. Television Group

Channing Dungey, who has worked at Netflix and Disney, is taking over from Peter...

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Lawmakers on Both Sides Call for Antitrust Action Against Big Tech

Lawmakers on Both Sides Call for Antitrust Action Against...

Speaking at WSJ Tech Live Conference, GOP Sen. Hawley says an antitrust suit against...

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Pakistan Drops TikTok Ban After App Pledges to Police Content

Pakistan Drops TikTok Ban After App Pledges to Police Content

Authorities in Pakistan said they would lift a ban on TikTok after the Chinese-owned...

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Farmers Stick With Trump, Despite Trade-War Pain

Farmers Stick With Trump, Despite Trade-War Pain

Many in agriculture say they believe a Biden presidency would bring stricter environmental...

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Why Social Media Is So Good at Polarizing Us

Why Social Media Is So Good at Polarizing Us

Mathematicians are teaming up with political scientists to create models of how...

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FedTakes Cautious Approach to Possibly Issuing Digital Currency

FedTakes Cautious Approach to Possibly Issuing Digital...

The Federal Reserve is in no hurry to issue a digital currency, Chairman Jerome...

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China Economy Grows 4.9% as Rest of World Struggles With Coronavirus

China Economy Grows 4.9% as Rest of World Struggles With...

The third-quarter results put China’s economy back toward its pre-coronavirus trajectory...

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Household Access to Banks Has Improved, FDIC Says

Household Access to Banks Has Improved, FDIC Says

The proportion of U.S. households lacking a checking or savings account fell to...

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Top Fed Official Says Policy Response Could Speed Faster Recovery

Top Fed Official Says Policy Response Could Speed Faster...

Richard Clarida, the central bank’s No. 2 official, says easy monetary policy and...

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Partisan Sites Posing as Local News Expand Ahead of Election

Partisan Sites Posing as Local News Expand Ahead of Election

As local news outlets suffer cuts, political donors are seeing an opportunity to...

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AT&T CEO John Stankey Discusses the Telecom Giant's Bet on Digital Media

AT&T CEO John Stankey Discusses the Telecom Giant's Bet...

The newly appointed CEO breaks down AT&T’s transformation into the owner of the...

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ConocoPhillips to Buy Shale Rival Concho for $9.7 Billion

ConocoPhillips to Buy Shale Rival Concho for $9.7 Billion

The all-stock transaction would be the largest U.S. oil deal since the pandemic...

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Auto Makers Grapple With Battery-Fire Risks in Electric Vehicles

Auto Makers Grapple With Battery-Fire Risks in Electric...

The companies are confronting a new challenge in their race to sell more electric...