Posts Tagged ‘FREE’

Beauty and the Backlash: Disney’s Modern Princess Problem

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

From Snow White dolls to Cinderella remakes, Disney’s princess franchise brings in billions of dollars—and has drawn critics for promoting outdated notions of femininity. Employees debate: How do you keep the princess franchise relevant without alienating fans of the classic characters?

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How the Design Biz Is Courting Millennials

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Four ways the design and housewares businesses are catering to a generation that wants to mix and match and will buy (nearly) anything online.

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Holiday Entertaining Tips From the Party Planner to Presidents

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Bronson van Wyck, who planned affairs for Bushes and Obamas, on scrumptious buffet tables, winning hostess gifts and farm-family traditions.

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Imagine If Jackson Pollock Had Been a Florist

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Floral designer Lindsey Taylor translates the monumental abstraction of nature in Jackson Pollock’s “Autumn Rhythm (Number 30)” into a dynamic arrangement.

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Yes, You’re Hired. No, We Don’t Need to Meet You First.

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Employers trying to recruit in the tightest job market in decades are hiring some candidates sight unseen—after just one phone interview; ‘Is this real?’

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Bringing Up the Rear: New York-Area Airports Seek Facelift

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Newark, JFK and LaGuardia—the laggards of the airport rankings—are getting $24 billion in upgrades. Will it matter?

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Airport Rankings Table and Methodology

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

How The Wall Street Journal compiled its ranking of the best U.S. airports 2018.

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Cornering Your Boss, Snapping Pictures at Your Desk: It’s Take Your Parents to Work Day

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Eager to see what their adult offspring do all day, moms and dads embrace office visits; ‘It’s almost like we’re in a zoo, and we’re the animals’

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Small-Business Confidence Stays at Near-Record High

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

The National Federation of Independent Business said its optimism index remains strong at 107.4 in October. Although down slightly, that was still close to the index’s 1983 high.

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Dow Falls 600 Points as Tech Drags Stocks Lower

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

U.S. stocks tumbled, pulling the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 600 points, as anxiety over the health of technology behemoths rippled across the market.

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Tech and Democracy at D.Live

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Technology is colliding with societal norms and governance in new and unexpected ways. Follow the town hall conversation as we talk about tech regulation, the future of privacy and data, misinformation and more.

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Tech and Democracy at D.Live

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Technology is colliding with societal norms and governance in new and unexpected ways. Follow the town hall conversation as we talk about tech regulation, the future of privacy and data, misinformation and more.

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Tech and Democracy at D.Live

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Technology is colliding with societal norms and governance in new and unexpected ways. Follow the town hall conversation as we talk about tech regulation, the future of privacy and data, misinformation and more.

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FDA Considers Making Food Labels Disclose Sesame to Help Allergy Sufferers

Monday, November 12th, 2018

An estimated 300,000 Americans are allergic to sesame but it’s not one of the eight major allergens food labels currently have to disclose.

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Why You Should Redecorate Until You Kick the Bucket

Monday, November 12th, 2018

As we age, it’s easy to let our décor petrify. Columnist Michelle Slatalla, an ardent redecorator, defends what her family calls a compulsion and psychologists call a healthy hobby.

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Global Leaders Converge on Pacific Island—Just Don’t Ask Them to Stay There

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Papua New Guinea, host nation for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, is plagued by crime, lacks sufficient hotel rooms.

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Why Did Facebook Fire a Top Executive? Hint: It Had Something to Do With Trump

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Palmer Luckey, co-founder of virtual-reality pioneer Oculus, was ousted after his political activity sparked a furor within the social-media giant and Silicon Valley. His firing was one of the earliest political spats of the kind that is now roiling the technology industry.

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An Ultramarathon Runner at 71

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Intrigued by the idea of running farther than a 26.2-mile marathon, a former CEO started training for 50, sometimes 100, miles instead.

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Leaders Mark Hundredth Anniversary of Armistice

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel

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A Dull New Apartment Gets an Infusion of Personality

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

A pair of design pros take a newly built Beirut flat from generic to singularly stylish with vintage furniture, handmade touches and sexy textures.

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2019 Subaru Forester: Do You Want Your Car to Spy on You?

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Subaru’s new DriverFocus Distraction Mitigation, a safety system based on eye movement, is surprisingly intimate, even invasive. Dan Neil takes a peek.

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Berlin Is Again Divided, and Wonders If David Hasselhoff Will Pick Sides

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

A plan to develop Berlin’s famed Checkpoint Charlie has divided locals and raised questions; a good spot for a Hard Rock Hotel?

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The One Time American Troops Fought Russians Was at the End of World War I—and They Lost

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Thousands of U.S. soldiers sent to guard military storehouses from the Germans were instead ordered to wage war on the Bolsheviks.

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Trump Tariffs Pit Auto Companies Against Each Other

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Fights are emerging across the auto industry over who should bear the costs of tariffs, and driving some companies to sue their partners.

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Uber Co-Founder Travis Kalanick Buys Manhattan Penthouse for $36 Million

Friday, November 9th, 2018

The ride-hailing giant’s former leader purchased a Soho apartment with a private 20-foot outdoor pool in a Renzo Piano-designed building.

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Ad Agencies That Hide Media Rebates Could Face Legal Exposure, Trade Group Warns

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Advertising agencies that engaged in suspect ad-buying practices could be exposed to liability for wrongdoing such as wire fraud and racketeering, according to the industry trade group that uncovered the practices.

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Facebook Portal Non-Review: Why I Didn’t Put Facebook’s Camera in My Home

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Facebook’s new video-calling device makes users feel as if they are in the same room, says columnist Joanna Stern. But with privacy concerns now front and center, the Portal can’t be completely trusted.

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The Tricky—but Potentially Lucrative—Task of Streaming Videogames

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

By making game consoles unnecessary, streaming could dramatically broaden the videogame market.

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A New Breed of Innkeepers for the Airbnb Era

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

To compete with home-sharing services, bed-and-breakfast owners must be internet and Instagram savvy while baking scones and making guests comfy.

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Meet Tesla’s New Chairman Who Has to Oversee Elon Musk

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Tesla named Robyn Denholm as its new chairman, replacing CEO Elon Musk as the head of the board with a relative outsider who will face the difficult task of overseeing the maverick billionaire.

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