Retail Throw Down: Deals Pick Up As Holiday Nears

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Heard on the Street’s retail inventory experiment continues with our second visit to four bricks-and-mortar stores.

U.S. Regulators May Allow Phone Calls During Flights

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Federal regulators are considering allowing airline passengers in coming years to routinely make phone calls during flights—so long as travelers are warned in advance about potential midair distractions.

Apple's Mysterious AirPods Delay Marks Rare Misstep

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Three months after trumpeting the AirPods as a breakthrough technology, Apple still hasn’t made them available. The company says it needs time before the wireless airbuds are ready for consumers.

Barely Half of 30-Year-Olds Earn More Than Their Parents

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About 51% of American 30-year-olds earn more than their parents did, an enormous decline from the early 1970s and even rapid economic growth won’t do much to reverse the trend.

21st Century Fox in Talks to Buy Rest of U.K.'s Sky for $14 Billion

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21st Century Fox is in late-stage discussions to buy all of Sky PLC, the U.K.’s market-leading pay-TV provider, in a $14 billion deal, as Fox moves to consolidate its holdings.

iPhone Screen Makers Have a Blurry Future

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The race to supply next-generation OLED screens to Apple could leave suppliers hurting.

Trump Picks Fast-Food Executive Andy Puzder as Nominee for Labor Secretary

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President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday named fast-food executive Andy Puzder as his choice for labor secretary.

Prolific Inventor Obtained Hundreds of Patents

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Larry Fullerton, an electrical engineer and inventor, maintained a low profile while obtaining hundreds of patents for creations including coin sorters and collision-prevention devices. He died Nov. 24 at his Alabama home at 65.

Getting 50-Somethings to Pay for Streaming Music

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Hooking older consumers on paid streaming is important for the music industry, which is counting on revenue from subscription streaming services to replace declining CD and download sales. Music Aficionado, launched in January, is one site trying to promote streaming to the senior crowd.

Never Forget Your Passwords Again

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How to set up Dashlane or LastPass and securely log in to services on all your devices; Joanna Stern explains.

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