If Comcast buys Verizon, we should all give up and go home

By Chris Mills The market for home internet in the US is already absurdly non-competitive. Barely 80 percent of Americans have a choice of providers for high-speed internet at...

Foxconned

By Annie Lowrey This week, the electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn unveiled its plans to build a massive factory in Wisconsin to make flat-screen displays—evidence, the White House proclaimed, of...

Amazon wants to use drone scans of your house to sell you more stuff

By Mike Wehner Amazon's plans to use drones to deliver your purchases is moving along swiftly, with the company having already tested the system both abroad and here in...

This Is the Way the College ‘Bubble’ Ends

By Derek Thompson For the past few decades, the unstoppable increase in college tuition has been a fact of life, like death and taxes. The sticker price of American...

Apple told Trump it would build ‘three big plants, beautiful plants’ in the US

By Chris Mills Apple has agreed to build three new manufacturing plants in the US, according to an interview between President Trump and the Wall Street Journal. In the...

Volkswagen pleads guilty to diesel cheating, as if it had a choice

By Mike Wehner It's been nearly two years since news of Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating first broke, and the months since have been filled with recalls, buybacks, and lots...

What It Takes to Mentor Poor Kids

By Caroline Kitchener In January 2015, Brandon Stanton, creator of the popular photo blog Humans of New York, interviewed a middle school student named Vidal Chastanet. He asked Chastanet,...

A Looming Financial Crisis for America’s Sick

By Annie Lowrey Senate Republicans are working to pass legislation scaling back government support for health coverage, with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calling for a vote on Tuesday to...

How Venice Beach Became a Neighborhood for the Wealthy

By Conor Friedersdorf Just over a week ago, The Wall Street Journal called the neighborhood where I rent, Venice Beach, California, the toughest place in the United States to...

How green entrepreneurs are using WeChat to tackle China’s trash trouble

By Masha Borak In “A Beijing Recycler's Life”, a short documentary by Chen Liwen, Ma Dianjin and his wife which have been...

Founding Uber AI Labs