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Apple to Push Fix for Locating 911 Callers 18 Jun 11:44pm Updated Apple to Push Fix for Locating 911 Callers
iPhone users who call 911 will automatically send location data to emergency call centers, the result of a partnership between Apple and startup RapidSOS that addresses a source of first-responder delays.
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Strange Bedfellows: Trump Trade Fight Brings Japan and China Closer 18 Jun 9:00pm Strange Bedfellows: Trump Trade Fight Brings Japan and China Closer
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, after years of skirmishing with China over territory and security, is now promoting a rapprochement with Beijing that reflects Tokyo’s need for allies in upholding the postwar free-trading system amid President Donald Trump’s tough line on trade.
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Beyoncé and Jay-Z Go Pay-to-Play With New Album 18 Jun 8:36pm Beyoncé and Jay-Z Go Pay-to-Play With New Album
Beyoncé and Jay-Z have made their new album, “Everything Is Love,” available for streaming across all major music services—as long as listeners are paying for it.
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Google Invests $550 Million in Chinese Online Shopping Site JD.com 18 Jun 8:23pm Updated Google Invests $550 Million in Chinese Online Shopping Site JD.com
Google’s $550 million investment in JD.com will deepen its ties with China and strengthen its foothold in online shopping.
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Los Angeles Times Names Pearlstine as New Editor After Sale to Billionaire 18 Jun 7:53pm Updated Los Angeles Times Names Pearlstine as New Editor After Sale to Billionaire
Publishing industry veteran Norman Pearlstine was named the executive editor of the Los Angeles Times as its new billionaire owner pledged to invest in the newspaper.
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Disney Tests Pricing Power at Theme Parks 18 Jun 5:51pm Updated Disney Tests Pricing Power at Theme Parks
After raising some ticket prices for its theme parks by more than 20% over the past five years, Walt Disney will set a new benchmark this week when it offers die-hard fans the chance to attend a six-hour preview of a new attraction at Disneyland—for $299.
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Are the Tax Cuts Working? What to Watch in 12 Charts 18 Jun 5:32pm Updated Are the Tax Cuts Working? What to Watch in 12 Charts
How well is the tax cut working? Here are a dozen gauges that help reveal how well the changes are aiding businesses, workers and the broader economy.
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Fujifilm Sues Xerox for More Than $1 Billion After Canceled Merger 18 Jun 4:18pm Updated Fujifilm Sues Xerox for More Than $1 Billion After Canceled Merger
Fujifilm Holdings is suing Xerox for breach of contract and estimated damages of more than $1 billion after the printer and copier company walked away from a planned merger.
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Economic Confidence Rises Among Lower-Income Americans 18 Jun 3:34pm Updated Economic Confidence Rises Among Lower-Income Americans
Economic confidence among lower-income Americans has taken a recent leap, the latest evidence that benefits of the economic expansion are reaching a broader swath of workers.
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Online Ads That Follow You Around the Web Get New Scrutiny 18 Jun 3:32pm Updated Online Ads That Follow You Around the Web Get New Scrutiny
Advertisers want to reach audiences who have expressed interest in their products, but consumers may consider the ads creepy.
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Trust in Social Media Falls---Raising Concerns for Marketers 18 Jun 3:32pm Updated Trust in Social Media Falls---Raising Concerns for Marketers
Consumers advocate pressure by brands and regulators to clean up fraud, cyberbullying and hate speech, an Edelman study finds.
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Japan Views China as Ally in Trump Trade Fight 18 Jun 2:02pm Updated Japan Views China as Ally in Trump Trade Fight
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, after years of skirmishing with China over territory and security, is now promoting a rapprochement with Beijing that reflects Tokyo’s need for allies in upholding the postwar free-trading system amid President Donald Trump’s tough line on trade.
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EU Pursues Trade Talks With Australia in Wake of U.S. Tariffs 18 Jun 12:15pm EU Pursues Trade Talks With Australia in Wake of U.S. Tariffs
The European Union and Australia launched free-trade negotiations Monday, part of a push by U.S. allies world-wide to bolster economic links and counter fallout from President Donald Trump’s “America First” policies.
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How a Florida Utility Became the Global King of Green Power 18 Jun 11:48am Updated How a Florida Utility Became the Global King of Green Power
NextEra became a wind and solar Goliath almost entirely under the radar, using tax subsidies to help finance projects around the country. It has avoided debt and the kind of claims of altruistic motives common among some renewable-energy companies.
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As Shipping Costs Soar, Supply Chains Get a Makeover 18 Jun 11:03am As Shipping Costs Soar, Supply Chains Get a Makeover
Retailers and manufacturers are taking stock of their transportation costs and exploring alternatives as a capacity crunch in freight is driving up prices and causing shipping delays.
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Microsoft Is Fixing Office, but Not Fast Enough 18 Jun 10:05am Updated Microsoft Is Fixing Office, but Not Fast Enough
The new version of Microsoft Office is playing catch-up to Google Docs, with cleaner design, faster apps and smarter features, but in some ways it is still stuck in the 1990s.
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Conflicting Forces Pull at Trump on Nafta 18 Jun 9:48am Updated Conflicting Forces Pull at Trump on Nafta
President Donald Trump’s quarrel with Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau could signal a U.S. intent to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, but there are incentives to keep negotiating.
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U.S. Auto Makers Are Putting Smaller Engines Into Big Trucks So They Guzzle Less Gas 18 Jun 12:34am Updated U.S. Auto Makers Are Putting Smaller Engines Into Big Trucks So They Guzzle Less Gas
Big U.S. car makers are standing by many recent tech innovations to increase fuel efficiency, including smaller engines for pickup trucks, even as the Trump administration moves to relax gas-mileage standards.
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