As social media expands its cultural dominance, the people who can steer the online conversation will have an upper hand.
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She’s run the I.M.F. She’s a lawyer. She’s not an economist. Does that matter as she prepares to lead the European Central Bank?
The president’s payments to farmers hurt by Chinese retaliation have so far exceeded the revenue from tariffs on imports of Chinese goods.
Amid rising demand for beef alternatives, major restaurant chains remain skeptical. One has vowed never to offer them, while others are taking a wait-and-see approach.
As television and movie writers find themselves in a standoff with the four major talent agencies, some of them want to push their unions in a new direction.
The satellites were finally ready to beam images back to Earth in 1969. And some 600 million people watched the event live.
DuckDuckGo is trying to attract users with a privacy-focused search engine. But taking on an internet giant isn’t easy.
Elizabeth Gabler, the executive behind hit movies like “The Devil Wears Prada,” will run a venture financed by Sony Pictures and HarperCollins Publishers.
The emergence of a major discount shopping season in the middle of the summer may cost retailers scrambling to keep up with Amazon.
What happens when friends are consumed by wanting their bachelorette parties to be picture perfect at any cost? Credit cards are maxed out and debt rises. Instagram wedding envy wins the day.
The budget airline had ordered 58 of the troubled aircraft, but it now expects to take delivery of 30 at most.
Designers are adding elements like walls on wheels and movable pods into office spaces to provide more flexibility.
With the private sector moving aggressively into space, NASA is no longer the only game in town for would-be space travelers.
President Trump says his fight with Beijing is hurting China’s economy but generating billions for the U.S. That’s not entirely true.
How one scientist and his inaccurate chart led to unwarranted fears of wireless technology.
The discussions were halted after Broadcom dropped its takeover price for the security software company during due diligence, said people briefed on the matter.
The British designer finds a new partner after leaving her former French fashion group, Kering, last year.
Travelers with heart conditions, diabetes and epilepsy can check on themselves — even report to their doctors — with new devices and apps.
Those who knew where to look on East 84th Street could find an apartment stuffed with literature and a literary salon to go with it.
Chinese officials said growth in the second quarter was just 6.2 percent, showing the limits of Beijing’s ability to juice its economy.
During his lifetime, the mathematician and computer pioneer’s reputation was overshadowed by a conviction under Britain’s Victorian laws against homosexuality, and his war work remained a secret until decades later.
Tokyo has moved to limit exports of chemicals to big South Korean chip makers like Samsung, citing vague threats to Japan’s security. Seoul says a political dispute is the real reason for the move.
The crunchy mixture can spontaneously combust, fire officials say, and should be handled properly.
Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung, favors closer ties with China, offering voters a stark contrast to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply critical of Beijing.
Rising tariffs on Chinese goods sold to the U.S. are taking an increasing toll, but the country is also suffering from cracks in its financial system.
Automatic braking and lane-departure warnings are on the road, but a lot of work remains before self-driving cars become a reality.
Corporate lobbyists are increasingly highlighting the concerns of black New Yorkers to support their clients’ causes.
Every day an entertainment’s who’s who passes through the 4,780-square-foot “creative gateway” — complete with 80-foot video screen — hoping for a piece of the billions Netflix is spending on content.
The island territory is preparing to present its complete restructuring plan for its $124 billion debt. Court challenges are almost certain, but if the plan survives it could be a road map for troubled states.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, back from the presidential campaign trail, ruled out terrorism in the Manhattan power failure on Saturday night.
Conservatives are showing up at largely liberal conferences to call for breaking up Facebook and Google. Liberals are going on conservative TV shows to do the same. It’s awkward.
Facts brought to light by “In the Dark,” led by the reporter Madeleine Baran and the producer Samara Freemark, made their way to the Supreme Court.
What’s a viable theatrical release in the Netflix age? Comedies are struggling, but horror is holding its own.
As the infections become increasingly resistant to antibiotics, some standard treatments no longer work for an ailment that was once easily cured.
Plus, the Trump administration has a big job opening, and there’s a new technology tax.
The social network may have escaped restrictions and financial bruising with the F.T.C.’s settlement, but its pain is just beginning around the world.
Demand for sparkling water is higher than ever. So is supply.
Large databases, built with images from social networks and dating services, contain millions of pictures of people’s faces. Some are shared worldwide.
He was once considered to be in line to run the private equity giant KKR and had recently started his own ambitious firm.
Beginning in September, the coffee giant will no longer carry copies of three national newspapers and select local papers.
If approved by the Justice Department, the settlement would be the biggest fine levied by the federal government against a technology company.
More actions against American companies could signal Beijing’s appetite for greater conflict as the trade war enters its second year.
President Trump said the decision to resign was made by his labor secretary, R. Alexander Acosta.
A little-known tax break allows some start-up employees who own company stock to avoid paying taxes on up to $10 million when they sell their shares.
The video gaming industry is growing but it’s not clear which, if any sectors, are the most promising. Index funds have been a good solution lately.
A deal announced Friday is an example of how carmakers are joining forces to survive a major shift in technology. But can two longtime rivals cooperate?
Despite global turbulence, strife and a June price surge, gold remains far below its 2011 highs.
Three of the second quarter’s better-performing mutual funds found winning investments in industries as varied as child care, animal health and banking.
Portfolios that bet on some stocks rising and others falling have produced poor results because of high costs and unfavorable markets.
Economic fears are climbing — but so are the markets, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average both setting records yesterday.
A large and largely unexpected decline in bond interest rates requires downshifting expectations for the future.
Have as many lattes as you want. Just make sure you focus on the handful of things that will make a major difference to your financial health, a financial adviser says.
The social network is planning a new cryptocurrency, potentially inserting the company into yet another part of our lives. Our reporter wonders: What’s in it for me?
Valdeluz, created as a commuter haven, is emerging from a lost decade after the financial crisis. But its former dreams, like a 1,500-student school, remain out of reach.
Something of a new lunar race is underway, but the motivations differ from what put men on its surface 50 years ago.
Darren Walker has some of New York’s best connections. How he uses his influence could affect philanthropy’s future.
Anticipation of interest-rate cuts sent stocks to new highs, but weak economic growth is raising fears that it’s too late to stave off a recession.
Menstrual products are subject to sales taxes in 35 states, and lawmakers’ efforts to exempt them have foundered. Now supporters of ‘menstrual equity’ are considering legal action.
The boss sets the fashion at Goop’s new light-filled headquarters in California.