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Commercial Real Estate Sold and for Sale in New York

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 01:20
Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

The Auto Industry Bets Its Future on Batteries

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 00:53
Carmakers, government agencies and investors are pouring money into battery research in a global race to profit from emission-free electric cars.

A Bored China Propels Box Office Sales to a Record

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 00:44
“Detective Chinatown 3” received tepid reviews, but Covid-19 travel restrictions drove many to the movies when they might have been journeying to their hometowns instead.

Some Teens Volunteer for Covid Vaccine Trials to Get Their Lives Back

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 00:25
Immunizing teenagers is a critical part of slowing the pandemic and reaching herd immunity. But enrolling them in clinical trials poses challenges that are very different than wrangling adults.

As Fox News Struggles at Home, Murdoch Brings Its Playbook to the U.K.

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 23:04
His venture and another upstart by a rival group of investors will challenge the BBC and Britain’s efforts to guard against political bias in television news.

Vox Finds Its Next Top Editor at The Atlantic

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 21:54
Swati Sharma, 34, prepares to take over the 90-person newsroom of a digital outlet known for its clearsighted articles on knotty issues in the news.

A Hidden Obstacle to Boardroom Diversity

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 20:21
Some companies are reluctant to let lower-level managers become outside directors, adding a systemic impediment to the push.

To Plug a Pension Gap, This City Rented Its Streets. To Itself.

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 19:35
Cities and states issued at least $6.1 billion in pension bonds last year. Novel ways to do so include renting property they already own under dummy corporations.

The Company Policy That's Delaying Corporate Diversity

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 17:51
There’s a hidden hurdle.

Big Tech’s Next Big Problem Could Come From People Like ‘Mr. Sweepy’

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 13:30
Government antitrust lawsuits have created openings for numerous private cases against Big Tech, with more expected to come. If successful, the cases could cost them dearly.

Biden and the Fed Leave 1970s Inflation Fears Behind

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 10:55
Administration and Fed officials argue that workers not getting enough stimulus help is a larger concern than potential spikes in consumer prices.

How Scientists Are Trying to Spot New Viruses Before They Cause Pandemics

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 00:29
Scientists want to build a weather system for viruses. It would require a big financial investment, plus buy-in from doctors, hospitals and blood banks.

W.T.O. Officially Selects Okonjo-Iweala as Its Director-General

Mon, 02/15/2021 - 23:56
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the first woman and the first African to serve in the post, said she would make global economic recovery from the pandemic a priority.

Parler, a Social Network That Attracted Trump Fans, Returns Online

Mon, 02/15/2021 - 23:17
After being cut off by Amazon and other tech giants, Parler worked for weeks to find a way to get back on the internet.

Clubhouse, a Tiny Audio Chat App, Breaks Through

Mon, 02/15/2021 - 15:30
The 11-month-old app has exploded in popularity, even as it grapples with harassment, misinformation and privacy issues.

Japan's Economy Surges, but Covid-19 Looms

Mon, 02/15/2021 - 09:31
The world’s third largest economy capped off a terrible year with a sharp rise in activity. Still, analysts say trouble lies ahead.