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Can Anyone Satisfy Amazon’s Craving for Electric Vans?

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 03:25
The company has big plans to turn its delivery fleet green. But very few of the vehicles are made right now.

Goldman Sachs Profit Falls 13% as It Raises Bankers' Pay

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 02:47
For the year, Goldman notched its largest profit ever, $21.6 billion, helped by deal-making by its investment bankers.

What’s All the Hype About the Metaverse?

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 01:02
Microsoft cited the metaverse as a reason for buying Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion. Let’s break down what that really means.

Jack Dorsey and Marc Andreessen's Crypto Feud Puts Web3 at Risk

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 00:43
A dispute over “web3” in the cryptocurrency industry was publicly exposed in a Twitter spat between Jack Dorsey and Marc Andreessen. Here’s what it’s all about.

Faith Ringgold Mural at Rikers Island to Move to Brooklyn Museum

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 00:23
The artist requested that her painting, dedicated to incarcerated women in the jail complex, head to the museum because of safety concerns. City officials agreed.

Daniel Radcliffe to Play Weird Al in Biopic on Roku

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 23:42
The film, “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story,” will begin production next month and will be available for streaming on the Roku Channel.

Gunna Beats the Weeknd in a Close Race for No. 1

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 23:14
In a tale of two surprise albums with striking cover art, “deluxe” versions and retail discounts, the Atlanta rapper’s “DS4Ever” won by a nose.

N.B.A.’s Warriors Disavow Part-Owner’s Uyghur Comments

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 22:33
The Golden State Warriors distanced themselves from a minority stakeholder, Chamath Palihapitiya, who said “nobody cares” about the Uyghurs, the ethnic group that has faced a deadly crackdown in China.

Building Apps Help Make the Office Return a Touch-Free Experience

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 19:30
Mobile apps for office buildings have become popular as employers try to entice staff back on site by making work-related tasks convenient and safe.

Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 19:30
Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

Larry Fink Defends His Embrace of E.S.G.

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 18:51
Companies thinking beyond profits isn’t “woke,” the BlackRock founder argued in his latest letter to Wall Street chiefs.

Exxon Sets a 2050 Goal for Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 18:00
The target does not account for the climate impact of its customers and suppliers, leaving the company lagging the commitments of some of its rivals.

China’s Olympics App for Athletes Has Security Flaws, Study Says

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 16:30
Researchers said the app, which will store sensitive health data on participants at the Winter Games, has serious encryption vulnerabilities.

Mexico Is Buying a Texas Oil Refinery in a Quest for Energy Independence

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 13:30
President López Obrador wants to halt most oil exports and imports of gasoline and other fuels. Critics say he is reneging on Mexico’s climate change commitments.

Larry Fink’s Letter to CEOs Says Stakeholder Capitalism Is Not ‘Woke’

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 09:30
Larry Fink’s latest annual letter to corporate America clarifies, and defends, his approach to social and environmental issues at the world’s largest money manager.

Airlines Warn of Chaos if AT&T and Verizon Deploy 5G Expansion

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 04:27
Thousands of planes could be grounded because the new internet technology interferes with sensors, the industry reiterated in a letter to federal officials.

BBC Funding Frozen for 2 Years as Cabinet Minister Attacks Public Fee

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 02:15
The license fee on TV owners makes up three-quarters of the British broadcaster’s income and is guaranteed until 2027.

A North Sea Auction Produces Big Plans for Scottish Wind Farms

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 02:00
Oil giants like BP and Shell propose to spend billions on renewable energy, bolstering Scotland’s efforts to move away from an economy based on fossil fuel.

Sales of Electric Vehicles Surpass Diesel in Europe, a First

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 01:23
The popularity of battery-powered cars is soaring while the overall auto market stagnates, a worldwide trend.