China Requires Registration of Apps, Tightening Oversight

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Plugging a gap in the Great Firewall, Beijing has begun requiring the country’s hundreds of internet app stores to register with the state.

Nintendo to Gamers: Try Staring at Each Other, Not the Screen

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Nintendo started as a playing-card maker and that is where it found inspiration for a feature of its new Switch console: games where two players look straight at each other, not at a screen.

Buying an NBA Jersey in a Store Is About to Get More Expensive

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The National Basketball Association will cease distributing its lowest-priced jerseys to sporting-goods chains beginning next season, the latest shift as sportswear makers aim to sell directly to consumers.

Few Places for Bond Investors to Hide

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As investors fall out of love with President-elect Donald Trump, they are rekindling some affection for bonds.

South Korean Prosecutors Seek to Arrest Samsung Heir

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South Korean prosecutors sought an arrest warrant for Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong on allegations including bribery and embezzlement, ensnaring him in a scandal that has already led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye.

Wanda Group, Owned by China's Richest Man, Suffers Rare Off Year

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Billionaire Wang Jianlin’s property-to-entertainment conglomerate reported its first revenue decline in at least six years, citing a softening commercial-property market.

Lockheed Martin 'Close' To New F-35 Deal

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Lockheed Martin Corp. Chief Executive Marillyn Hewson said Friday the company was close to reaching a deal on the next batch of F-35 combat jets, remarks that followed another meeting with President-elect Donald Trump.

Geopolitical Worrywarts May Have Their Day at Davos

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It is time to pay more attention to the geopolitical party poopers at Davos. While the world certainly hasn’t been peaceful, several years have gone by since a conflict or act of terror had a meaningful global economic impact. This year, though, economic ripples from latent conflicts are a realistic threat.

Xi Strides Into Davos, Problems Lurking Behind

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A year ago, China came to Davos with one highly important task: calm the world down about its tottering financial markets. A year hence, many of those problems have been swept under the rug.

How Electric Vehicles Could End Car Ownership as We Know It

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Prepare for a Cambrian explosion of electric vehicles—scooters and other “rideables” that will speed up the adoption of self-driving technology and turn transportation into a service, Christopher Mims says.

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