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Why Washington Worries About Stablecoins

8 hours 5 min ago
The Federal Reserve, Treasury and other regulators are worried that a technology that pledges stability will actually be a source of turmoil.

Tim Cook Faces Surprising Employee Unrest at Apple

11 hours 31 min ago
Hundreds of current and former Apple workers are complaining about their work environment, a rarity for the once tight-lipped company.

Apple and Google Remove ‘Navalny’ Voting App in Russia

12 hours 20 min ago
The app, created by allies of the opposition leader Aleksei Navalny, vanished from online stores, reflecting a new level of pressure against U.S. technology companies in the country.

Prosecutor in Geneva Drops Criminal Inquiry in $2 Billion Art Dispute

13 hours 40 min ago
The move ends the criminal cases against Yves Bouvier initiated by the collector Dmitry Rybolovlev. The collector plans to appeal.

Two Men Plead Guilty in Pelvic Mesh Implant Scheme

14 hours 20 min ago
The scheme was one of the more unsavory sides of the case against a half-dozen manufacturers of pelvic mesh including Boston Scientific and Johnson & Johnson.

Theranos Whistle-Blower Erika Cheung Concludes Her Testimony in Elizabeth Holmes Trial

14 hours 26 min ago
Erika Cheung, who raised issues about how the company conducted its blood tests, spent three days on the stand in the trial of Elizabeth Holmes.

Stocks head for a second weekly decline as September’s slow retreat continues.

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 23:33
Wall Street seems to be in a funk, with the S&P 500 declining about 2 percent since its latest high.

Kristalina Georgieva Says Claims She Inflated China Data at World Bank Are 'Not True'

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 23:33
A World Bank investigation said that Kristalina Georgieva, now the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, pressured staff to improve China’s ranking in a report when she was at the World Bank.

Britain Signals Intent to Revert to the Imperial System

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 23:28
The government announced plans to allow shops to sell produce in pounds and ounces, rather than using the metric system, as part of an effort to “capitalize on new Brexit freedoms.”

Newsom Signs 2 Laws to Ease California Housing Crisis

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 23:07
One measure will allow duplexes in most neighborhoods across the state, and the other will make it easier for cities to add high-density development.

U.K. Meat Industry Warns of Low Supplies as Fuel Prices Rise

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 22:59
High natural gas prices are causing a cascade of problems, including concerns over less meat in Britain’s supermarkets.

Stocks head for a second weekly decline as September’s slow retreat continues.

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 22:53
Wall Street seems to be in a funk, with the S&P 500 declining about 2 percent since its latest high.

Why Louisiana’s Electric Grid Failed in Hurricane Ida

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 22:29
Much of the state, including New Orleans, lost power for days because many of Entergy’s electrical poles and towers were not built to withstand a major hurricane, energy experts said.

Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages starts U.S. cruises as the industry bounces back.

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 22:21
Mr. Branson wants to bring to cruises the same sensibility that he brought to his airlines: younger and slightly edgy. (There is a tattoo parlor onboard.)

Birders on Their (Expensive) Habit

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 21:30
Six birders on their bird-watching gear: “Last year I spent $2,300 on Swarovski binoculars. But that wasn’t enough.”

United Airlines Stops All of Its U.S. and Canadian Flights

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 21:11
The airline had paused flights on Friday morning, saying it had “experienced technical system issues.”

Mattel desempolva a He-Man, con un guiño a la diversidad

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 21:09
El personaje musculoso que triunfó en los años 80 ha revivido para las nuevas generaciones con dos figuras de acción y dos nuevas series animadas en Netflix.

Retailers Rethink Pandemic-Battered Manhattan

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 19:51
Starbucks has closed more than 40 stores, while adding mobile-order pickup counters in others. Other chains like Sonic are taking advantage of vacancies to establish themselves in New York.

FAFSA Changes Are Coming. Here's What You Need to Know.

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 19:33
The latest version of the federal form for college aid will be available on Oct. 1 for the 2022-23 academic year. But a planned major overhaul of the form may not take effect for several years.

All-Inclusive Resorts Make Staying Put More Appealing

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 18:32
Business is booming at all-inclusive resorts, where travelers can enjoy multiday stays without complicated logistics — plus in-house dining, outdoor diversions and, in many cases, on-site virus testing.

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