What Are Stock Buybacks and Why Are There Calls to Restrict Them?

From Wall Street Journal. Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have introduced proposals to restrict stock buybacks. WSJ’s Ken Brown explains the basics of buybacks and the economics of the plans. Illustration: Laura Kammermann Don’t miss a WSJ video, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the WSJ…

A First Look at Google Maps’ AR Future

From Wall Street Journal. Navigation apps are learning to use your camera to locate you far better than GPS ever could—and give you better directions to wherever you’re headed. To test an early version of Google’s AR mapping features, WSJ’s David Pierce takes an augmented walk in San Francisco. Photo/Video: Emily Prapuolenis Don’t miss a…