Posts Tagged ‘FREE’

Nielsen Offers Broad Insight Into Netflix Ratings

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

A new Nielsen service enables media subscribers to see how many people watched their shows—and their rivals’ shows—on Netflix.

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Mitsubishi Maps Out Road to Recovery After Fuel-Economy Scandal

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Mitsubishi Motors will plow billions of dollars into its business as it seeks to update factories, reinvigorate a stagnant product lineup and return to growth after a fuel-economy scandal.

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Sonos One Review: Alexa-Powered Speakers Never Sounded So Good

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

The Sonos One wireless speaker with Alexa voice-assistant powers, is set to go on sale later this month, a convenient way to get your music when and where you want it.

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Photos of the Day: Oct. 17

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

In photos selected Tuesday by Wall Street Journal editors, melons being carried to market in Kenya, a nature park in China, flower picking in Nepal, and more.

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Found: Exec-Worthy Watches for $250 and Under

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

WSJ’s horological expert searched the market for mechanical watches—the most desirable sort—and found three thrifty timepieces that meet his exacting standards.

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Christian Louboutin on France’s Worst City and the World’s Best Street Food

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

The globetrotting shoe designer—with homes all over the map—sounds off on his fashion role models, favorite street markets and in-flight secrets.

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Investor Behind Weinstein Studio Bid Is a Friend to Many in Hollywood

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Thomas J. Barrack Jr., the wealthy private-equity investor who is in negotiations to buy the Weinstein Co., has spent most of his career trading real estate. But bailing out troubled celebrities has long been a favorite hobby.

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Los Angeles Art Dealer Lists in the Hollywood Hills for $15 Million

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Margo Leavin, who ran her eponymous gallery from 1970 to 2013, is selling her 8,500-square-foot contemporary house in La Brea Terrace.

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Poet Billy Collins Describes His Childhood and Shares Two Unpublished Poems

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

The former U.S. Poet Laureate grew up in Queens, N.Y.; why he still has a money clip and his father’s union pin.

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Now Appearing at the Parent-Teacher Conference: Your Child

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

More schools are including students at the meetings. Here’s what parents should do when their child attends and sometimes even leads the discussion.

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Saudi Royal Seeks $85 Million for Beverly Hills Compound

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

A member of the royal family of Saudi Arabia is seeking a buyer for a nearly 7-acre compound in Beverly Hills.

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GM to Test Fleet of Electric Cars in New York

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

GM plans to become the first company to test self-driving cars in New York City, a a move aimed at asserting leadership in the race to develop autonomous cars and a potentially important step toward commercializing the technology.

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Why Aren’t There More Wineries on Long Island’s North Fork?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Wine columnist Lettie Teague returned to the North Fork of Long Island expecting to find a proliferation of wineries and new talent. Instead, she found a community in conflict.

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‘Items: Is Fashion Modern?’ Review: A Sociology Class on Iconic Items

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Pieces from Levi’s to the Speedo, seen through the lens of artistic modernity.

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Enjoy That Cup of Coffee! Your Total Comes to $55

Monday, October 16th, 2017

To justify eye-popping prices, high-end java spots use rare beans, fancy machines, elaborate preparations and heaps of hyperbole. ‘The face of God in a cup.’

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The Search for a New Form of Birth Control

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Researchers are testing a male contraceptive gel that’s shown early signs of working—but it still faces hurdles.

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Yes, These Sneakers are Ugly. That’s The Point.

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Call them clunky, chunky, or flat out frumpy, intentionally unattractive kicks have taken over men’s fashion.

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Can Food Companies Get People to Make Impulse Purchases Online?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

With more consumers buying groceries online, big brands have to rethink the way they sell.

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Driver Shortage May Weigh on Trucking Company Earnings

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Trucking companies are convincing shippers to pay more to move freight, but difficulty finding drivers could weigh on earnings.

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Scientologists Urge Advertisers to Boycott A&E Show

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Scientologists are emailing advertisers and demanding they boycott the A&E show “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath,” claiming that the documentary series is inciting threats and acts of violence against members of the church.

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Pedal to the Kettle! Gourmet Truckers Fix Savory Meals at 70 Miles an Hour

Monday, October 16th, 2017

With in-cab skillets and pantries, drivers dabble in jambalaya and Thai peanut pork while dodging potholes. Flaming burrito on the New Jersey Turnpike.

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Restaurants Tackle Mobile-Ordering Problems

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Starbucks and others found online ordering initially increased congestion and frustrated customers, among other issues.

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The Race to Find Meatless Protein Products

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Companies are searching for all sorts of substitutes. Mealworm powder, anyone?

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The Search for Sugar Substitutes

Monday, October 16th, 2017

As traditional sweeteners come under attack, food companies

are in hot pursuit of alternatives.

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The Marathon Training Continues After the Hurricane

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

A Toronto Blue Jays scout prepares for the Marine Corps Marathon after he spent long days on the road and Hurricane Harvey hit his Texas home.

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China Takes On Its New Tycoons

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Fearing the rise of Russia-style oligarchs, Xi Jinping looks to remind China’s wealthy class of entrepreneurs who is really in charge.

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Why a Tony Award-Winning Set Designer Gets Her Glue in Japan

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Mimi Lien, who makes Broadway theaters come to life, on how her unique artistic preferences—like dull pencils and just tacky enough glue—get the job done.

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Carolina Herrera’s New Collection: Start the Holiday Party Early

Friday, October 13th, 2017

The designer’s new holiday collection of flirty frocks and dressy embellished jackets arrives fashionably early.

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Decorating a Home Office When a Couple Can’t Agree

Friday, October 13th, 2017

The conflict: A woman has sprung for a material-defying, ultramodern glass desk, and her wife won’t part with an Art Deco figure lamp. Three designers offer style-bridging solutions.

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Vox Media Pitches Signature ‘Explainer’ Format to Advertisers

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Vox Media has launched a new branded content division that will create its signature wonky ‘explainer’ videos for advertisers.

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