The Wall Street Journal

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Warren Buffett's Investments in Japan Struggle to Keep Up With the Market

The chief executive of Japan's Sumitomo Corp. was scrolling through emails on his iPhone late one night when he noticed one from Warren Buffett's company. Masayuki Hyodo thought it looked like an ad, but he opened it just in case, then tapped on the PDF attachment.

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Warren Buffett's Investments in Japan Struggle to Keep Up With the Market
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Google Pursues Plan to Remove Third-Party Cookies

Google is pushing forward with its plan to remove a widely used tracking technology from its Chrome web browser, despite complaints from rivals that rely on it to target ads at individuals.

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25 Jan 2021

On 100th Anniversary of 'Robot,' They're Finally Taking Over

On Jan. 25, 1921, Karel Capek's play "R.U.R." -- short for "Rossum's Universal Robots" -- premiered in Prague. It was a sensation. Within two years it had been translated into 30 languages, including English, to which it introduced the word "robot."

25 Jan 2021
On 100th Anniversary of 'Robot,' They're Finally Taking Over
23 Jan 2021

Google Escalates Dispute With Australia by Threatening Search Shutdown

Google threatened to shut down its search engine in Australia if a proposed law requiring tech giants to pay publishers for news isn't changed.

23 Jan 2021 3
Google Escalates Dispute With Australia by Threatening Search Shutdown
23 Jan 2021

Jack Ma Is Back, but Ant's Troubles Are Far From Over

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma, once the richest man in the country, has resurfaced after being out of the public eye for months. But his real troubles--and those of his business empire--may be just beginning.

23 Jan 2021 1
Jack Ma Is Back, but Ant's Troubles Are Far From Over
22 Jan 2021

Are 'Luxury Mystery Boxes' the Future of Discount Shopping?

Last year, as part of a wave of retail-store closures, discount retailers Century 21 and Stein Mart filed for bankruptcy. Coronavirus, which slowed Americans' shopping to a crawl, certainly played a part in their fall -- and left many of the brands, stores and factories that had relied on these once-beloved "close-out retailers" holding a surfeit of new clothes that no one was really buying.

22 Jan 2021
Are 'Luxury Mystery Boxes' the Future of Discount Shopping?
21 Jan 2021

Netflix Tops 200 Million Subscribers

Netflix Inc. ended last year with more than 200 million subscribers, a milestone powered by consumers left homebound by the pandemic, eager for entertainment, and rising demand in international markets where the streaming giant has a head start over many rivals.

21 Jan 2021
Netflix Tops 200 Million Subscribers
20 Jan 2021

Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2021

Many of the new habits consumers formed during the coronavirus pandemic are here to stay, market researcher Euromonitor International predicts.

20 Jan 2021
Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2021
19 Jan 2021

Groceries Prove a Pandemic Bright Spot for BP and Shell

Coffee and groceries are becoming a bigger part of BP PLC and Royal Dutch Shell PLC's bottom line.

19 Jan 2021
Groceries Prove a Pandemic Bright Spot for BP and Shell
18 Jan 2021

U.S. Won't Penalize Vietnam for Alleged Currency Manipulation

The Trump administration said Vietnam's currency practices, including "excessive foreign exchange market interventions," hurt American businesses, but that it decided not to take any punitive action.

18 Jan 2021