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Posted: 18 June 2018 | 9:44 pm
iPhone users who call 911 will automatically send location data to emergency call centers, the result of a partnership between Apple and startup RapidSOS that addresses a source of first-responder delays.
Posted: 18 June 2018 | 9:13 pm
Recent mergers could transform AT&T and Comcast into the two most indebted companies in the world, a standing that carries uncharted risks for investors.
Posted: 18 June 2018 | 7:24 pm
The CEO of Volkswagen’s luxury brand Audi was arrested in connection with an investigation of his role in the German car maker’s diesel emissions-cheating scandal.
Posted: 18 June 2018 | 7:00 pm
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, after years of skirmishing with China over territory and security, is now promoting a rapprochement with Beijing that reflects Tokyo’s need for allies in upholding the postwar free-trading system amid President Donald Trump’s tough line on trade.
Posted: 18 June 2018 | 6:36 pm
Beyoncé and Jay-Z have made their new album, “Everything Is Love,” available for streaming across all major music services—as long as listeners are paying for it.
Posted: 18 June 2018 | 6:23 pm
Google’s $550 million investment in will deepen its ties with China and strengthen its foothold in online shopping.
Posted: 18 June 2018 | 5:58 pm
ZTE lost a skirmish with U.S. lawmakers when the Senate passed legislation that would reinstate a ban on sales of U.S. components to the Chinese telecommunications company.
Posted: 18 June 2018 | 5:53 pm
Publishing industry veteran Norman Pearlstine was named the executive editor of the Los Angeles Times as its new billionaire owner pledged to invest in the newspaper.
Posted: 18 June 2018 | 3:51 pm
After raising some ticket prices for its theme parks by more than 20% over the past five years, Walt Disney will set a new benchmark this week when it offers die-hard fans the chance to attend a six-hour preview of a new attraction at Disneyland—for $299.
Posted: 18 June 2018 | 3:32 pm
How well is the tax cut working? Here are a dozen gauges that help reveal how well the changes are aiding businesses, workers and the broader economy.
Posted: 18 June 2018 | 1:34 pm
Economic confidence among lower-income Americans has taken a recent leap, the latest evidence that benefits of the economic expansion are reaching a broader swath of workers.
Posted: 18 June 2018 | 1:32 pm
Advertisers want to reach audiences who have expressed interest in their products, but consumers may consider the ads creepy.
Posted: 18 June 2018 | 1:32 pm
Consumers advocate pressure by brands and regulators to clean up fraud, cyberbullying and hate speech, an Edelman study finds.
Posted: 18 June 2018 | 9:48 am
NextEra became a wind and solar Goliath almost entirely under the radar, using tax subsidies to help finance projects around the country. It has avoided debt and the kind of claims of altruistic motives common among some renewable-energy companies.
Posted: 18 June 2018 | 9:03 am
Retailers and manufacturers are taking stock of their transportation costs and exploring alternatives as a capacity crunch in freight is driving up prices and causing shipping delays.
Posted: 18 June 2018 | 7:48 am
President Donald Trump’s quarrel with Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau could signal a U.S. intent to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, but there are incentives to keep negotiating.
Posted: 17 June 2018 | 10:33 pm
The sharp rise in crude-oil prices has been particularly harsh for many parts of the world, because consumers outside the U.S. face a double whammy when the dollar gets stronger at the same time that oil prices climb.
Posted: 17 June 2018 | 7:18 pm
Prospects for compromise between the U.S. and its economic allies have dimmed in the wake of a dramatic blow-up last week at Group of Seven meetings. President Donald Trump jabbed allies on trade but also on immigration, terrorism and other issues, according to people at the meetings.
Posted: 17 June 2018 | 1:00 pm
In the week ahead, the U.S. will see data on housing starts and home sales, while Brazil’s central bank makes an interest-rate decision and manufacturing numbers from Europe are released.

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