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.
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.
There is a yawning chasm between what innovation promises for the economy and what it is delivering. Outside of personal technology, improvements in everyday life have been incremental, not revolutionary. A Wall Street Journal series explains why that is and looks at ways to reboot.