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Posted: 23 November 2017 | 11:29 am
Mobile phones have accelerated a fundamental change in holiday shopping: online buying on Thanksgiving.
 
Posted: 23 November 2017 | 9:33 am
Facebook plans to tell millions of users who liked or followed any of the 290 Facebook and Instagram pages created by Russian actors that they were ensnared in an alleged misinformation campaign around the U.S. presidential election last year.
 
Posted: 23 November 2017 | 7:25 am
The surge in employees speaking out against sexual harassers has led to a flood of phone calls to law firms, but limitations in laws meant to protect employees from harassment mean many of the accusers are unlikely to move forward with lawsuits.
 
Posted: 23 November 2017 | 4:04 am
Many Chinese companies want to tap into the power of artificial intelligence and cloud computing to increase efficiency and cut costs, spelling huge opportunity for the enterprise-applications market.
 
Posted: 22 November 2017 | 9:38 pm
Federal Reserve officials said at their latest meeting they likely would raise rates “in the near term” as the economy strengthens, although several said their support for the move would hinge on inflation picking up, according to minutes released Wednesday.
 
Posted: 22 November 2017 | 9:37 pm
Scientists recently said an artificial intelligence program diagnosed pneumonia on chest X-rays more accurately than human radiologists. Should radiologists worry? Probably not. AI is more likely to make their jobs easier, not less necessary.
 
Posted: 22 November 2017 | 9:36 pm
CFOs say the ubiquitous spreadsheet software that revolutionized accounting in the 1980s hasn’t kept up with the demands of contemporary corporate finance units.
 
Posted: 22 November 2017 | 8:58 pm
Retailers are contending with a new challenge as this year’s holiday shopping season heats up: extra shipping fees during the busiest weeks.
 
Posted: 22 November 2017 | 8:02 pm
Peter Thiel is demanding that he be given the chance to bid on Gawker.com, the gossip and news website he helped drive out of business and which is now being shopped in bankruptcy.
 
Posted: 22 November 2017 | 7:23 pm
The Trump name will no longer adorn a lower Manhattan hotel that was once considered a jewel in the family’s international real-estate portfolio.
 
Posted: 22 November 2017 | 4:00 pm
Carl Icahn has purchased a 13.5% stake in SandRidge Energy Inc., joining a list of shareholders who say a deal the oil-and-gas producer struck last week for Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. makes little sense.
 
Posted: 22 November 2017 | 2:25 pm
As the industry weighs the impact of the Justice Department’s lawsuit, Comcast Corp.’s bid to acquire a significant chunk of 21st Century Fox’s assets draws comparisons to the AT&T-Time Warner deal.
 
Posted: 22 November 2017 | 10:40 am
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer issued a downbeat assessment Tuesday of efforts to rewrite Nafta, decrying ‘a lack of headway’ and criticizing Canada and Mexico for refusing to ‘seriously engage’ on controversial U.S. proposals aimed at cutting the U.S. trade deficit.
 
Posted: 22 November 2017 | 9:56 am
A measure of U.S. consumer sentiment pulled back in November but remained high, a sign of still-solid economic optimism headed into the holiday shopping season.
 
Posted: 22 November 2017 | 9:45 am
Cities and states across the U.S. are warily bracing for the elimination of the tax exemption on certain bonds they rely on to refinance old bonds.
 
Posted: 22 November 2017 | 7:37 am
Orders for long-lasting factory goods declined in October, a setback for manufacturers experiencing solid growth in demand this year.
 
Posted: 22 November 2017 | 6:47 am
The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits fell last week, the latest signal the labor market is on strong footing heading into the end of the year.
 
Posted: 21 November 2017 | 2:50 pm
Existing-home sales increased 2% in October from a month earlier to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.48 million, but sales dipped 0.9% from a year earlier, the second consecutive decline on an annual basis.

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