Netflix launched in France on Monday, kicking off a weeklong roll-out into six European countries, including Germany, Belgium and Switzerland. It is the online video-streaming company's biggest single International expansion yet, and one of the most risky.
Sometimes, more money can mean more problems. That is what the ALS Association is trying to avoid as the fall season brings an end to the Ice Bucket Challenge, a summer social-media sensation that fueled a record $113.3 million in donations as of Monday.
It may seem like wearable computers will appeal only to fitness nuts and quantified-self geeks. But smartwatches will become indispensable as they find a central place in the tech ecosystem, writes Christopher Mims.