Over the last year, a narrative emerged in the work of Wall Street Journal relationship columnist Elizabeth Bernstein.
It started with “The Tricky Art of Sleeping Together,” “Helping a Loved One Fight Depression,” “Sick of This Text: ‘Sorry I’m Late’,” “Sorry? Really? Behind the Apology Gap,” “Coping With Adult Temper Tantrums” and “She Talks, But Does Read More
“This isn’t newsgathering; it’s titillating gossip…Perhaps the article was more about Bloomberg LP’s juggernaut appetite for market share on Dow Jones’s turf. Shame the jets were caught in the crossfire.”
–Nigel Moll of Business Aviation, on the WSJ story about Bloomberg’s jet-setting habits.
If you follow techies in the Twittersphere, you know that hundreds of thousands of people on the Internet have met, fallen in love with and married Quora, the hottest startup question-and-answer scene.
The Wall Street Journal just discovered Quora, however, and did not fall in love: “I found it uninviting, geeky and poorly Read More
Nintendo is already warning parents to keep children under six from using its new handheld 3D device, the Nintendo 3DS.
“For children under the age of six, looking at 3D images for a long time could possibly have a negative impact on the growth of their eyes,” Nintendo warned on its Japanese website, Read More
It’s widely accepted that new businesses are the most important source of new jobs, The Wall Street Journal says.
That’s when you look at official jobs numbers. But when you look outside the offical numbers, startups are even more important.
Young startups don’t always incorporate immediately. That means productive Americans toiling on laptops Read More
Angry Birds thinks it can get away with anything.
The addictive iPhone app asks for permission to access a user’s location, but a Wall Street Journal investigation says it’s harvesting–and delivering–much more. Your contacts, city, latitude and longitude, phone ID and username and password are all collected and sent to third parties.
The WSJ says Read More
Last week, I wrote about the DealBook franchise at The New York Times, which in nine years has expanded from a simple morning email newsletter to an entire arm of the newspaper’s business section. That growth comes in a certain context: for decades The Wall Street Journal has dominated American business coverage, but ever Read More
New York City is starting to get a reputation for lightweight, consumer-facing, web-based tech. But some pretty serious “high tech” industries — semiconductors and nanotechnology — are starting to take hold in Eastern New York.
The region could be on its way to becoming the next Silicon Valley, according to the Wall Street Read More
The $25 billion online advertising industry is scrambling to talk the Federal Trade Commission down after the agency’s internet privacy investigation turned into calls for a national Do Not Track list, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The Open Data Partnership is a group effort by eight tracking companies you’ve never heard of, but Read More
Following a series of Wall Street Journal articles that highlighted the ways in which some third-party applications were sharing user data with advertisers, Facebook has declared a zero-tolerance policy for any developers who sell information to data brokers.
While we determined that no private user data was sold and confirmed that transfer of Read More