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Posted: 17 January 2019 | 8:34 pm
The hype that has consumed the nascent driverless car industry over the past few years has moved into a new period of cautious optimism.
Posted: 17 January 2019 | 8:29 pm
Netflix reported a jump in paid subscribers in the fourth quarter, exceeding its own expectations for growth by drawing in more customers in international markets even as domestic growth slowed.
Posted: 17 January 2019 | 8:23 pm
The federal pursuit of theft charges adds pressure on Chinese tech giant Huawei by further involving the criminal-justice system in the fight against China’s alleged encroachment on intellectual property.
Posted: 17 January 2019 | 7:50 pm
U.S. officials are debating ratcheting back tariffs on Chinese imports as a way to calm markets and give Beijing an incentive to make deeper concessions in a trade battle that has rattled global economies.
Posted: 17 January 2019 | 6:30 pm
U.S. and Chinese trade officials are in talks to reopen China’s market to U.S. chicken exports as they seek to forge a new trade deal.
Posted: 17 January 2019 | 6:28 pm
Americans are increasingly laying off the booze, prompting the world’s biggest brewers and liquor companies to push beyond their traditional fare and roll out teas, energy drinks and nonalcoholic spirits.
Posted: 17 January 2019 | 5:44 pm
A new partnership between Johnson & Johnson and Apple using an app on the Apple watch aims to detect irregular heart rhythms of people with atrial fibrillation before life-threatening events can occur.
Posted: 17 January 2019 | 5:39 pm
The Small Business Administration has stopped approving routine small-business loans, forcing some entrepreneurs to consider costlier sources of cash.
Posted: 17 January 2019 | 4:41 pm
PPG Industries Inc. said it is under investigation by the U.S. attorney’s office in western Pennsylvania connected to 2017 accounting irregularities, as it also faces an activist investor’s push to break the company up.
Posted: 17 January 2019 | 4:33 pm
The retailer’s creditors are balking at its proposed sale to hedge-fund manager Edward Lampert, who they accuse of stripping Sears of its best assets before dumping the chain into bankruptcy and cheaply reacquiring it.
Posted: 17 January 2019 | 4:16 pm
Gillette’s new ad campaign invoking the #MeToo movement is the latest test of how big consumer brands can navigate social movements to appeal to millennials without turning off customers who don’t agree with their message.
Posted: 17 January 2019 | 3:42 pm
Leslie Moonves, the former CEO of CBS who resigned amid accusations of sexual harassment, is challenging the company’s decision to deny him a severance package of $120 million.
Posted: 17 January 2019 | 2:40 pm
A gauge of layoffs across the U.S. fell last week, signaling the labor market remains robust despite fears of slowing economic growth and the government shutdown.
Posted: 17 January 2019 | 1:03 pm
The parent company of MoviePass wants to spin off the struggling movie-theater subscription service and has formed a new entity that would take possession of its shares, as a prelude to letting that entity trade on its own.
Posted: 17 January 2019 | 10:40 am
Twelve months after Congress cut business tax rates and sped up deductions to set off a capital spending boom, the results are proving modest at best.
Posted: 16 January 2019 | 7:20 pm
The Federal Reserve has linked rising student debt to a drop in homeownership among young Americans and the flight of college graduates from rural areas.
Posted: 16 January 2019 | 2:13 pm
Optimism is waning among U.S. businesses as they grapple with a volatile stock market, rising borrowing costs, and concerns about trade and the government shutdown, according to a new Federal Reserve report.

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