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Posted: 17 February 2019 | 9:59 pm
Amazon’s sudden move to abandon plans for a new campus in New York ends the protests in the city but doesn’t remove the national scrutiny being placed on the company.
 
Posted: 17 February 2019 | 1:00 pm
In the week ahead, the U.S. Federal Reserve releases January meeting minutes. The U.S. will also see fresh data on home sales and durable goods.
 
Posted: 17 February 2019 | 12:03 pm
Self-taught coder Colin Kroll shot to startup fame, allowing him to live life in a fast lane. Friends saw him as a gentle, endearingly awkward soul, but he also fought with colleagues, attracted negative press for his behavior at work and struggled with drugs and alcohol.
 
Posted: 17 February 2019 | 11:58 am
A steady wave of imports into Southern California’s ports, driven by a robust U.S. economy and companies trying to get goods moving ahead of potential tariffs, has the region’s warehouses and shipping terminals overstuffed and distribution networks jammed.
 
Posted: 17 February 2019 | 11:10 am
Phones are too big and too hard to hold and use with one hand—and that’s why PopSockets last year sold 60 million PopGrips, a grip that attaches to the back of your giant smartphone.
 
Posted: 17 February 2019 | 10:00 am
Congress set the stage last year to pass a sweeping consumer data-privacy law in 2019, but prospects for legislation are dimming amid sharpening divides among lawmakers over how far the federal government should go in reining in Big Tech.
 
Posted: 17 February 2019 | 8:02 am
As the national debt rises, some economists are making a once-heretical argument: The U.S. needn’t be so worried about all of its red ink.
 
Posted: 17 February 2019 | 8:00 am
Businesses are getting sued over websites that can’t be accessed by the blind, with many companies facing their second or third lawsuit even after reaching settlements to upgrade sites.
 
Posted: 16 February 2019 | 8:00 pm
Tod’s, the Italian maker of chic leather loafers, isn’t sorry it missed the boat on marketing to fashion consumers in their 20s and 30s—but it still has some catching up to do.
 
Posted: 16 February 2019 | 12:12 pm
Airlines are planning to modify their reservation systems to give passengers who identify as neither male nor female other options when booking flights.
 
Posted: 15 February 2019 | 11:01 pm
Negotiators made progress on a memorandum of understanding that could serve as the basis for a deal that President Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping could later finalize.
 
Posted: 15 February 2019 | 10:00 pm
As companies raise prices for a number of popular items, a look at the price bumps for eight leading products, from diapers to toothpaste.
 
Posted: 15 February 2019 | 8:33 pm
Retailer Payless ShoeSource plans to close all of its roughly 2,100 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, in what is likely to be the largest ever retailer liquidation.
 
Posted: 15 February 2019 | 5:31 pm
Uber Technologies, as it steers toward a planned IPO later this year, reported its slowest sales growth since the company began disclosing detailed financials two years ago.
 
Posted: 15 February 2019 | 3:15 pm
Economic data are usually noisy, but this week included an onslaught of negative and often contradictory signals that made even seasoned economists scratch their heads.
 
Posted: 15 February 2019 | 10:55 am
The Commerce Department is wrapping its probe into whether imported cars and parts pose a national-security threat under U.S. trade law. Its findings could lead to levies that would make autos from Japan, Germany and elsewhere sharply more expensive.

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