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8.17.18 Clark Stinks; How to prevent your car from being stolen

The Clark Howard Podcast

Clark Stinks; How to prevent your car from being stolen

34 Min

Aug 18, 2018

Best Buy to Acquire Jitterbug Parent for $800 Million

WSJ Tech News Briefing

Best Buy looks to invest more in tech that meets the needs of older Americans, agreeing to buy GreatCall Inc., the maker of senior-focused Jitterbug mobile phones, for $800 million. The Wall Street Journal's Robert Barba has the details.

5 Min

Aug 17, 2018

SEC Sends Subpoena to Tesla Over Musk Tweets

WSJ Tech News Briefing

Federal regulators have subpoenaed Tesla, ramping up an investigation into whether Chief Executive Elon Musk was truthful when he tweeted last week that he had secured funding to take the electric-car maker private. The Wall Street Journal's Emily Glazer has the details.

6 Min

Aug 16, 2018

8.15.18 Millennials eat out too much; Why to avoid auto-pay; Aldi organics

The Clark Howard Podcast

Millennials eat out too much; Why to avoid auto-pay; Aldi organics

35 Min

Aug 16, 2018

55 Min

Aug 16, 2018

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5 min
Aug 15, 2018
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This week, major tech companies committed to removing tech barriers that have hindered patient and provider access to health-care data online. The Wall Street Journal's John D. McKinnon has more.

35 min
Aug 14, 2018
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DNA breakthrough; CFPB is Clarkrageous; Returning to work after extended absence

9 min
Aug 14, 2018
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Password manager Dashlane has new tools that keep you safe online --- and free you from the relentless hassle of typing your passwords. The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce explains why it makes browsing easier.

35 min
Aug 13, 2018
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Housing market decline; "Vomit fraud"; Military lending oversight weakens

7 min
Aug 13, 2018
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Is Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos really the richest man of modern times? The answer depends on exactly how you decide to calculate wealth. The Wall Street Journal's Jo Craven McGinty explains.

34 min
Aug 10, 2018
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Clark Stinks; Uber & Lyft making traffic worse

7 min
Aug 9, 2018
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The biggest breakthrough in AI, deep learning, has hit a wall, and a debate is raging about how to get to the next level. The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims explains.

34 min
Aug 9, 2018
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Grocery pick-up; Bad stock broker; Change your tax withholding

5 min
Aug 8, 2018
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New York plans to cap ride-hailing services including Uber and Lyft, becoming the first U.S. city to take such a step. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Berger has the details.

47 min
Aug 8, 2018
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Gardening, cocktails and babies, oh my!

35 min
Aug 8, 2018
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How to buy a mattress; Timely airfare sales; Doctor video calls

39 min
Aug 8, 2018
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Space exploration leaders at the 2018 Committee on Space Research Assembly in Pasadena, California

7 min
Aug 8, 2018
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Venmo, the popular PayPal app that lets users send money along with a message, has prompted criticism about the extent of information shared. The Wall Street Journal's Peter Rudegeair has the details.

30 min
Aug 7, 2018
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Alexa & Laura chat with agency sherpa Nancy Hill

34 min
Aug 7, 2018
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Cheaper health coverage; Fake veteran charities; Brand name prices rising

9 min
Aug 7, 2018
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Microsoft's cheapest Surface yet tries to be both laptop and tablet. The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce talks whether it nails either one.

35 min
Aug 6, 2018
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Fidelity zero fee investing; AT&T is Clarkrageous; Save big on small bills

7 min
Aug 5, 2018
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As "Fortnite" becomes a social proving ground for children, the Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman explains how parents are more than willing to pay for their offspring to gain an edge.

34 min
Aug 3, 2018
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Clark Stinks; Healthcare in early retirement

60 min
Aug 3, 2018
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The Planetary Society's new principles for human spaceflight, and serious questions about whether we are on the path to Mars

7 min
Aug 3, 2018
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As part of a larger trend of tech companies helping to wean users off their more-addictive products, Facebook has announced new tools that tally time spent and nudge you when it's time for a break. The Wall Street Journal's Katie Bindley has the details.

34 min
Aug 2, 2018
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App to find babysitter; Student loan scams; Non-compete clauses

6 min
Aug 2, 2018
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As Apple spends more to keep its devices competitive, the Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher explains how the ride to a $1 trillion market-value hasn't been cheap -- and those costs are rising.

34 min
Aug 1, 2018
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New $15 live TV streaming; Cashing out 401k plans; Our cars are distracting us

47 min
Aug 2, 2018
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Our world was rocked by last week’s announcement of good radar evidence for a liquid water “lake” under the Red Planet’s south pole.

5 min
Aug 1, 2018
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Apple delivered its best-ever revenue for the June quarter, as demand for high-price iPhones remained resilient and services soared to new records. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has more.

35 min
Jul 31, 2018
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Make more money; Do your own eye exam; Best fast food restaurants

7 min
Jul 30, 2018
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Walmart is exploring a subscription video-streaming service that would challenge Netflix and Amazon by offering programming that targets Middle America. The Wall Street Journal's Joe Flint has more.

34 min
Jul 30, 2018
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Apple lawsuit; Absurd electricity rate increases; Renting out your car

7 min
Jul 30, 2018
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Amazon's profit topped $2 billion for the first time, powered by the company's newer services businesses that are ushering the online retail giant into an era of swelling profitability. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has more.

33 min
Jul 27, 2018
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Topics: Clark Stinks; Students are taking on less student loan debt overall...but parents are taking on much larger debt loads

6 min
Jul 26, 2018
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The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman explains how concerns about revenue growth, monetizing Instagram Stories and the impact of new privacy laws have hit Facebook's shares this week.

34 min
Jul 26, 2018
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Topics: Would Universal Basic Income work or is it Utopian madness?; Bad stockbrokers selling "private placements"; Current work from home opportunities and avoiding scams

7 min
Jul 25, 2018
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Ford is carving out its autonomous-vehicle program into a separate wholly owned company, a bid to accelerate its driverless-car efforts by attracting outside investors. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Colias has more.

34 min
Jul 25, 2018
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Topics: Home improvements that will lowers your insurance costs; An update on Bitcoin; The importance of taking a job in your industry after graduating college

53 min
Jul 25, 2018
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Japanese probe is just 20 kilometers from asteroid Ryugu as it prepares to snatch samples of the space rock for return to Earth

7 min
Jul 24, 2018
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Google parent Alphabet's strong earnings results have helped offset growing worries about big costs and political risks. The Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher has more.

34 min
Jul 24, 2018
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Topics: Tariffs could bring meat prices way down...for now; Leasing puppies is now a thing and it is terrible; Annuities are actually less bad than they used to be

28 min
Jul 24, 2018
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Alexa & Laura talk to Knotch CEO & Co-founder Anda Gansca

7 min
Jul 23, 2018
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Tesla, in a memo, asks suppliers to return a meaningful portion of money spent since 2016. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has more on its urgency to sustain operations during a critical production period.

35 min
Jul 23, 2018
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Topics: Christmas in July! Hiring for Holiday jobs is actually starting now; Wells Fargo refunding millions of customers it ripped off; Zillow Offers can help you sell your home

7 min
Jul 23, 2018
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The Tesla brand has its share of haters, but no one has yet driven the new Model 3 Performance-until now. The Wall Street Journal's Dan Neil takes a first turn behind the wheel.

34 min
Jul 20, 2018
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Topics: Clark Stinks; Beware of sending checks in the mail because of this scam

47 min
Jul 20, 2018
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MUPE talks to a tech and autos editor, a guy who's logged hours in a rock band tour van, and Kevin's mom to bring you the best tips for hitting the road.

5 min
Jul 19, 2018
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Small brands easily sell their products to large numbers of customers on Amazon, but some counterfeiters are cutting into their business. Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Stevens has more.

34 min
Jul 19, 2018
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Topics: Variable pricing is extending to movie theaters; Bank and ATM fees are outrageous...and climbing; Could airplanes be self-flying like a Tesla soon?

7 min
Jul 18, 2018
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The European Union hit Alphabet Inc.'s Google with a record antitrust fine of $5.06 billion and ordered changes to its business that could loosen the company's grip on mobile phones. The Wall Street Journal's Sam Schechner has the details.

35 min
Jul 18, 2018
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Topics: What the 5 billion dollar Google fine means to you; MGM suing terror victims is Clarkrageous; A must-hear heartwarming story of generosity

42 min
Jul 18, 2018
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One of the Planetary Society’s 2018 Shoemaker Near-Earth Object grants has gone to astronomers searching the sky from a mountaintop in the North African nation of Morocco

7 min
Jul 17, 2018
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Netflix's stock fell sharply after its quarterly subscriber growth, though still strong, fell short of expectations. The Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher says Netflix's soaring stock was overdue for a pause and talks about the pressures the company faces.

34 min
Jul 17, 2018
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Topics: Prime Day deals go way beyond just what Amazon is offering; Two new scams you need to be aware of; Apps can remind you to get your kids out of a hot car

8 min
Jul 17, 2018
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Mobile carriers said they would stop selling access to customers' locations to two companies-but other services rely on access to users' whereabouts to make money. Wall Street Journal reporter Sarah Krouse has more.

35 min
Jul 16, 2018
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Topics: Should you start an Amazon DPS company?; Watch out for massive "trauma activation" fees at your hospital; Republic Wireless has new walkie talkie device for kids that is awesome!

34 min
Jul 16, 2018
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Topics: Clark Stinks; How to protect your car from thieves with a minor hack

5 min
Jul 15, 2018
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Amid trade tensions, Apple is set to invest in and develop clean energy projects totaling more than 1 gigawatt of renewable energy in China. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has the details.

7 min
Jul 13, 2018
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Despite privacy concerns, Facebook is giving researchers "full access" to user data so it can learn about the effects of social media on democracy. The Wall Street Journal's Douglas MacMillan has more.

34 min
Jul 12, 2018
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Topics: Amazon wading into selling prescription drugs; The TSA wants to search your snacks; Vanguard eliminates almost all ETF commissions

9 min
Jul 12, 2018
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Digital alternatives to keys have their advantages, but they're proving divisive. Joshua Fruhlinger, contributor to the Wall Street Journal's Off Duty, summarizes both sides of the debate.

34 min
Jul 11, 2018
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Topics: What to consider before starting an AirBnb; Paypal sends a clarkrageous letter to a customer; Ticketmaster data breach

50 min
Jul 11, 2018
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18th century sailors would know how to use a sextant just sent to the ISS, along with an amazing tool for basic science called the Cold Atom Lab.

46 min
Jul 11, 2018
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Cryotherapy, intermittent fasting and the keto diet!

5 min
Jul 11, 2018
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Microsoft is cutting prices on its Surface devices and introducing a $399 tablet to compete with Apple's least-expensive iPads. The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene has the details.

32 min
Jul 10, 2018
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Alexa & Laura chat with folks from HP's #MoreLikeME program, and with Lindsey Slaby of Sunday Dinner

35 min
Jul 10, 2018
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Topics: California's new privacy law could have massive impact nationwide; Government overreach into small business practices; What the American Express Supreme Court ruling means to you

8 min
Jul 10, 2018
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Tired of texting? The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce says voice chat might be the future of communication, as companies build walkie-talkie-type tools to address things people don't like about phone calls.

35 min
Jul 9, 2018
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Topics: The Moto G6 is the best smartphone under $250; AT&T increasing bogus "administrative fee"; Leg room is getting much harder to come by in air travel these days

5 min
Jul 9, 2018
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Sonos reveals its plans for an initial public offering, opening its books to show a company on pace to turn a profit this fiscal year. The Wall Street Journal's Maureen Farrell has the details.

34 min
Jul 6, 2018
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Topics: A retail price war is happening and it is good for your wallet; Big improvements to battery life are occurring now with huge effects

106 min
Jul 6, 2018
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National security expert Dr. Brian Weeden joins the show to explain President Donald Trump's announcement regarding a Space Force.

8 min
Jul 6, 2018
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Inundated with spam calls? Sara Clemence, former travel editor for the Wall Street Journal's Off Duty, breaks down how to stop annoying robo-callers with anti-spam apps.

34 min
Jul 5, 2018
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Topics: The key to improving healthcare in the United States; How you can purchase a home with a smaller down payment

5 min
Jul 4, 2018
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The SEC and FBI join the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission in probing how the political analytics firm Cambridge Analytica purchased data on 87 million users of Facebook without their consent. The Wall Street Journal's Georgia Wells has the details.

34 min
Jul 4, 2018
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Topics: Pre-fab housing could solve a lot of our affordable housing issues; The internet browser that protects your privacy

32 min
Jul 4, 2018
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Ceres is the queen of the asteroid belt. Her first Earthly visitor is nearing its last days in spectacular style.

6 min
Jul 3, 2018
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Facebook disclosed it gave dozens of companies special access to user information, detailing for the first time a contrast with previous statements that it restricted data to outsiders in 2015. The Wall Street Journal's Georgia Wells has the latest.

34 min
Jul 3, 2018
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Topics: Health insurance when traveling abroad; How much can you rely on Social Security in retirement?

9 min
Jul 2, 2018
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Software developers are scanning hundreds of millions of Gmail users who sign up for email-based services. The Wall Street Journal's Douglas MacMillan has the details.

34 min
Jul 2, 2018
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Topics: Many businesses are using social media apps like Instagram to thrive; Should you buy cell phone insurance?

6 min
Jul 1, 2018
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California lawmakers have given consumers unprecedented protection for their data and imposed tough restrictions on the tech industry. The Wall Street Journal's Marc Vartabedian talks whether this will serve as a template for the rest of the nation.

34 min
Jun 29, 2018
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Topics: Clark Stinks; The fiduciary rule is toast - here's what you need to know about the "fiduciary oath"

6 min
Jun 29, 2018
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Amazon says it has to build out its own services to handle the surging number of online orders that UPS, FedEx and the Postal Service can't. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the details.

34 min
Jun 28, 2018
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Topics: Amazing app Acorns now offering banking services; Local governments shutting down kid lemonade stands; Battery technology progressing rapidly

9 min
Jun 28, 2018
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Self-driving cars could mean better public transit, more green space and less congestion -- but also urban sprawl and greater inequality. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins talks the challenges ahead of big cities.

34 min
Jun 27, 2018
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Topics: The employment longevity that employers expect; Consumers used to hold all the reviewing power...not anymore

40 min
Jun 27, 2018
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Watch for falling rocks! Asteroid Week comes to Planetary Radio, bringing you the best of space exploration and astronomy.

6 min
Jun 27, 2018
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Savvy shoppers lose a key perk now that the Supreme Court will let states collect sales tax from all online purchases. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has more.

34 min
Jun 26, 2018
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Topics: A pizza company is repairing potholes; Another reason robocalls are the worst; Fewer people are smoking and Clark tells you why that is so important

8 min
Jun 26, 2018
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With luxury brands like Jaguar, Porsche, and BMW making electric plans, old school car makers are mounting a direct challenge to Tesla with their own premium EVs. The Wall Street Journal's William Boston has the details.

34 min
Jun 25, 2018
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Topics: What it takes to become a millionaire; Too much optimism in real estate right now; Messaging apps that provide the best privacy

5 min
Jun 24, 2018
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AT&T's new video service, WatchTV, aims to use a "skinny bundle" of channels to recapture some of the millions of cord-cutters who dropped cable and satellite-TV. The Wall Street Journal's Drew FitzGerald has the details.

34 min
Jun 22, 2018
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Topics: Clark Stinks; New self-install alarm company can save you big money

27 min
Jun 22, 2018
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Alexa and Laura talk to Sara Fischer of Axios

35 min
Jun 22, 2018
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We used a mini-rototiller!

6 min
Jun 21, 2018
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The Wall Street Journal's Benjamin Mullin talks how Instagram's new video feature positions the image-sharing social media network to compete with the likes of YouTube and Snapchat.