INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Here’s a look at the headlines from Thursday’s affairs with Jane King.
Three Indiana cities top the list of best places for home buyers
Three Indiana cities led The Wall Street Journal’s Emerging Housing Market Index/realtor.com into the fourth quarter of 2022, as accessible markets continued to dominate the charts.
Lafayette led the field, followed by Fort Wayne and Elkhart-Goshen. Topeka, Kansas, and Johnson City, Tennessee rounded out the top five. The South Bend-Mishawaka metropolitan area ranked 15th.
The index identifies major metropolitan areas for homebuyers seeking an appreciable housing market, strong local economy, and appealing lifestyle amenities.
Lafayette attracted home-buying activity in the fourth quarter from nearby Chicago and Indianapolis, as well as pricier cities like New York and Washington, DC, according to realtor.com.
Amazon will likely report first unprofitable year since 2014
Thursday is a big day for tech earnings as Alphabet, Amazon and Apple release their quarterly results.
Apple’s results should show how well its iPhone and other products performed this holiday season, while Amazon will provide insight into the health of online shopping.
Google parent Alphabet will offer a look at the state of the digital advertising market.
Netflix releases crackdown on password sharing
More information has emerged about Netflix’s efforts to prevent members from sharing passwords outside of their households.
The “Share your Netflix account” pages on the streaming giant’s help center for Costa Rica, Chile, and Peru all say that “anyone in your household” can use a Netflix account.
The cost for adding a member outside of a household is less than a monthly subscription.
Netflix says it uses IP addresses, device IDs, and account activity to detect devices connected to your primary account location.