Omicron-Fueled Teacher Shortages Have Schools Looking for Outside Help | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. A wave of Covid-19-related school staffing issues has led some states to take drastic steps to keep schools open, including enlisting state employees, retirees and National Guard members to fill in as substitute teachers. Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the WSJ…

College Athletes Are Cashing In on the NCAA’s New Rules | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. Thanks to new NCAA rules, student athletes can now make money from their name, image and likeness. WSJ’s Laine Higgins explains the new world of lucrative brand and endorsement opportunities for college athletes. Photo: Gatorade/Getty Images More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the WSJ Video Center: https://wsj.com/video…

How Starbucks Operates Like a Bank While Serving Coffee | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. Starbucks, a $124.4 billion company, trails only McDonald’s as the largest restaurant chain by market capitalization. In this video, WSJ’s Heather Haddon explains how Starbucks used technology to garner its loyal customer base and why mobile orders are shifting the chain’s business priorities. Photo: Stanislav Kogiku/Zuma Press More from the Wall…

Investors Buy Up Metaverse Real Estate in Virtual Land Boom | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. Real-estate transactions in the metaverse are reaching record highs. We spoke with companies investing in digital real estate to understand the economic model, and why investors are spending millions on virtual property. Photo: Republic Realm More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the WSJ Video Center: https://wsj.com/video On…

Elizabeth Holmes Found Guilty on Four of 11 Fraud Charges | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. A federal jury convicted Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes on four of 11 criminal-fraud charges. Each count carries a maximum prison sentence of 20 years. WSJ’s Sara Randazzo shares highlights from Holmes’s testimony. Photo: Brittany Hosea-Small/Reuters More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the WSJ Video Center: https://wsj.com/video On…

How Sephora Revolutionized Makeup Consumption | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. The makeup giant Sephora played an outsized role in creating the modern cosmetics industry. WSJ reporter Khadeeja Safdar unpacks the unconventional business strategies that led to Sephora’s early success and the retailer’s more recent moves to adapt to the pandemic market. Photo: Nina Westervelt/Bloomberg More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit…

What NASA’s Perseverance Rover Has Learned After 10 Months on Mars | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. NASA’s Perseverance Rover and Ingenuity helicopter have been exploring the Red Planet since touching down in February. WSJ’s Robert Lee Hotz and NASA’s Jennifer Trosper explain what the mission has accomplished and what it hopes to accomplish next. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the…

Exclusive Look: Merck Teams Up With Rival J&J to Help Produce Its Covid Vaccine | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. After Merck’s Covid-19 vaccine candidates failed, the drugmaker partnered with rival Johnson & Johnson. WSJ reporter Jared Hopkins takes us behind the scenes, as the first Merck-made shots are released for distribution. Photo: Hannah Yoon/WSJ More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the WSJ Video Center: https://wsj.com/video On…

How I Turned My 4-Year-Old’s Art Into an NFT: Ethereum Blockchain Explained

From Wall Street Journal. Terms like “nonfungible token,” “crypto wallet,” “minting,” and more sound like a foreign language to you? To better understand it—and explain it—WSJ’s Joanna Stern turned her son’s art into an NFT on the Ethereum blockchain. More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the WSJ Video Center: https://wsj.com/video On…

How Do You Design an Airfield? An Airport Planner Explains | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. Available space, weather and air traffic volume are key factors that go into airfield design. Robert Hoxie, who helped redesign Chicago O’Hare’s airfield, explains how runways are mapped out. Photo Illustration: Adele Morgan/The Wall Street Journal More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the WSJ Video Center: https://wsj.com/video…

Why Conglomerates Split Up | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. Corporate titans General Electric and Johnson & Johnson both announced that they are splitting, two of the latest in a long string of conglomerate break ups. Here’s why big businesses divide and what it could mean for investors. Photo illustration: Tammy Lian/WSJ More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com

U.S. Tests Iron Dome Missile-Defense System in Guam | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. The U.S. Army is testing the missile-defense system known as the Iron Dome at a military base in Guam amid concerns from Washington about China’s rapid development of missiles. Image: Adam Falk/WSJ More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the WSJ Video Center: https://wsj.com/video On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/wsj/videos/ On…

DeFi: Crypto’s ‘Wild West’ of Finance | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. Many are calling decentralized finance, or DeFi, the “Wild West of finance.” This fast-growing industry aims to provide automated banking services for cryptocurrencies to everyone, with no middle men. But DeFi is still in its early stages, which means there are risks. WSJ explains. Photo illustration: Tammy Lian/WSJ More from the…

Recognize This ‘Squid Game’ Voice? Behind Netflix’s Global Dubbing Strategy | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. More Netflix viewers watched dubbed versions of the South Korean drama “Squid Game” than subtitled versions. WSJ met one of the show’s English-language voice actors to see how dubbing foreign content is fueling the streaming giant’s growth. Photo Illustration: Sharon Shi More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit…