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Sony’s motion-picture business has outgrossed all competitors so far in 2018 thanks to “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” a hit sequel to a 1995 family film.
Guidelines for using iPhones and other devices were set with TV in mind—and don’t take into account the huge range of learning and creative play that can happen on a screen.
Amazon Go, the online retailer’s cashierless convenience store, is slated to finally open to the public on Monday, after a yearlong delay during which the company trained the store’s algorithms to account properly for customers and their habits.
Teens are eating Tide Pods for views and likes, and P&G is struggling with how to stop a meme that’s already gone viral.
Investors expect the humming economy to translate into an uptick in profits for trucking companies when they report earnings over the next couple of weeks. But carriers can’t add capacity fast enough to take advantage of the flood of new business.
Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin’s flagship company reported a decline in revenue for a second straight year as it retreated from its ambitious expansion into entertainment and overseas property.
Amazon.com Inc.’s search for a second headquarters site disappointed 218 North American towns and cities, but many still have hopes of landing a smaller Amazon investment in a data center or warehouse.
Publicis Groupe, one of the world’s largest ad agencies, is trying to force old-school “creatives” to work more closely with new technology hires to hang on to big clients. One tool: an algorithm dubbed “Marcel” that selects teams from across the company’s sprawling operations.
Facebook plans to start ranking news sources in its feed based on user evaluations of credibility, a major step in its effort to fight false and sensationalist information that will also push the company further into a role it has long sought to avoid—content referee.
Ross Levinsohn, the publisher and chief executive of the Los Angeles Times, has voluntarily agreed to take an unpaid leave of absence while parent company Tronc Inc. investigates allegations of workplace misconduct at his prior places of employment, according to the company.
President Donald Trump’s “America First” trade policy will be more focused in the coming year on countering China, an administration official said. The strategy may emphasize enforcement over negotiations with its leaders.
In the heart of Virginia coal country, the people of Buchanan County gave candidate Trump some of his biggest majorities, and they remain loyal. The big reason: A local rebound.
The Federal Reserve’s supervision chief detailed a deregulatory agenda that would adjust thresholds determining capital and liquidity levels at banks, as well as other types of oversight.
An expected Supreme Court ruling this year could undercut union membership among public workers, which have been a stronghold for labor even as union membership in the private sector has declined.
Fred Bass took over the Strand, his father’s struggling book store in New York, and turned it into a literary landmark. Mr. Bass, who died this month, was bold enough to buy books in bulk. “You can’t sell a book you don’t have,” he told one interviewer.
A measure of U.S. consumer sentiment slid in January for the third-straight month, continuing to ease after reaching its highest level in more than a decade.
Delta Air Lines said that emotional-support and service animals will now need advanced documentation to travel, saying that incidents such as biting and urination have risen 84% since 2016.
LuLaRoe, a direct-sales company famous for its brightly patterned womenswear, is facing lawsuits accusing it of being a pyramid scheme, with its founders and top sellers raking in profits at the expense of nonsalaried retailers.
Facebook’s campaign to re-enter China has hit another setback with the departure of a veteran executive who had been leading efforts to improve relations with Chinese government leaders.
Lowe’s said it is appointing two new board members—including a pioneer of activist investing—after talks with hedge-fund firm D.E. Shaw.