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The Way We Get Electricity Is About to Change Forever

Batteries are everywhere these days: in our iPhones, toothbrushes, vacuum cleaners, and electric cars. But batteries—really big batteries—are just getting started.The idea is that grid-sized versions might be used to store excess wind and solar power, smoothing out the peaks and valleys of the electricity supply. There’s just one problem:

Scammers Are Constructing Fake People to Get Real Credit Cards

On a warm day in May, agents from the FBI and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service descended on a leafy neighborhood in South Carolina and raided the home of a DJ suspected of using fake identities to obtain 558 credit cards from Capital One Financial Corp.Outside the house in Rock

An Activist Investors Latest Tactic: Playing Nice

As Nelson Peltz, founder of Trian Fund Management, angles for a seat on Procter & Gamble Co.’s board, he’s pledging to back social, environmental, and governance issues in ways that may appeal to the consumer-products giant’s institutional investors.Weeks after disclosing its stake in P&G in February, Trian updated its website

Rich People Dont Want Ivanka Trumps Fashion

At a T.J. Maxx discount shop in the shadow of New York’s Queensboro Bridge, there’s little sign of Ivanka Trump’s fashion label. But she’s there. Dangling next to a bright red Fossil handbag is a single, blush-leather Ivanka Trump satchel. A flip of the tag reveals a $129 price, about the same as the other bags on

What Wall Street Is Saying About Snap’s Second-Quarter Results

Not even a filter can fix the chart of Snap Inc.’s shares. The stock fell as much as 18 percent after the maker of the Snapchat mobile application for sending disappearing photos and videos reported disappointing results. Growth, something Wall Street has been closely watching for the social-media company since its

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