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France, Not Waiting for European Union, to Tax U.S. Tech Firms as ’19 Starts
With the ‘Yellow Vest‘ movement widening the country’s budget shortfall, the French government is accelerating a plan to hit companies like Apple, Facebook and Google with a big bill.
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Unbuttoned: The Biggest Fake News in Fashion
Untangling the origins of a myth repeated so often that no one thought to question it.
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New York Fines Barclays $15 Million Over C.E.O.’s Whistle-Blower Hunt
James E. Staley broke the law when he tried to unmask an anonymous whistle-blower who raised concerns about a senior executive Mr. Staley hired, state regulators said.
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Square Feet: Plans to Redevelop R.F.K. Stadium Face Headwinds
District leaders have ambitious plans for the site — including luring back the Washington Redskins — but they are hampered by lease restrictions.
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Huawei’s ‘Wolf Culture’ Helped It Grow, and Got It Into Trouble
The Chinese tech giant cultivated a hard-charging spirit in its quest for world dominance. Some employees may have been pushed too far.
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Another View: America Could Lead the Transition to a Digital Currency Reserve
The United States has the opportunity to incubate technologies that could enable a digital transnational currency of the future.
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DealBook Briefing: Did Big Tech Lie to Congress About Russian Interference?
A pair of new reports suggest that social media platforms may have misrepresented or evaded in some of the statements they made to lawmakers.
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Global Markets Follow Wall Street’s Sell-Off as Xi’s Speech Disappoints
A speech by China’s leader, Xi Jinping, was a letdown for investors who had hoped for new initiatives on the economy or the trade war with the United States.
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The Big Online Dating Rebrand
Apps like Tinder, Bumble and Grindr want you to fall in love again (with them).
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On Anniversary of China’s Reforms, Xi Doubles Down on Party Power
Xi Jinping, China’s leader, marked 40 years of economic liberalization by arguing that the Communist Party’s firm control must not waver.
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Walt Mossberg, Veteran Technology Journalist, Quits Facebook
Mr. Mossberg has spent decades chronicling the privacy implications of Facebook’s policies. On Monday, he opted out.
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Set It and Forget It. How Better Contraception Could Be a Secret to Reducing Poverty
Delaware’s ambitious bid to offer one-stop shopping for birth control is a social experiment that other states will be watching.
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A Toaster on Wheels to Deliver Groceries? Self-Driving Tech Tests Practical Uses
With driverless passenger services slow to become realities, the autonomous industry is casting about for ways to profitably use its technology.
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Tech Companies Dragged Feet on Russian Interference Data, Reports Say
In reports to the Senate on Russian interference, Google, Twitter and Facebook were criticized for their disinclination to reveal details.
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CBS Says Leslie Moonves Will Not Receive $120 Million Severance
The company announced that Mr. Moonves, who was forced out in September after multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, had breached his employment contract.
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Obamacare Ruling Hits Health Care Stocks
A federal judge’s decision to strike down the entire Affordable Care Act is hitting shares of health insurers and hospitals.
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The Holiday Air Travel Forecast Calls for More People, but Better Screening
Improved screening equipment, additional flights and bigger planes to accommodate all the travelers should help. And then, there are the T.S.A.’s dogs.
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Update: New Flights to the Caribbean This Winter, an Island-by-Island Guide
Airlines are adding seasonal nonstop flights that will help cut down on the travel time between the airport and the beach.
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Channing Dungey, Former ABC Head of Entertainment, Is Going to Netflix
Ms. Dungey, who left ABC a month ago, will oversee a broad slate of original programming, including shows from Shonda Rhimes, Kenya Barris and the Obamas.
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Voter Suppression and Racial Targeting: In Facebook’s and Twitter’s Words
A new report says that social media companies have evaded or been misleading about claims that Russian efforts on their platforms tried to discourage voting.
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In Paris, ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Cut Sharply Into City’s Luxury Trade
Several weekends of violent demonstrations across France have hit the capital’s sellers of high-end goods hard during the year’s most important shopping period
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DealBook Briefing: Corporate America Says It Often Apologizes for Trump
A survey of 134 business leaders reveals what’s eating America’s C.E.O.s right now.
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Google to Add $1 Billion New York Campus for 7,000 More Workers
The company said that expanding its existing operations in Manhattan would allow it to double its local work force over a decade.
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Global Markets Catch Their Breath After a Turbulent Run
Stocks in Asia ended trading largely muted, while European indexes opened slightly lower, suggesting investors were taking a wait-and-see stance amid a run of volatility.
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Malaysia Files Criminal Charges Against Goldman Sachs Over 1MDB Scandal
In the wake of a scandal that brought down the country’s former prime minister, the Malaysian government is seeking fines in excess of $2.7 billion.
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Mediator: More Powerful Than a Russian Troll Army: The National Enquirer
Now that the supermarket tabloid has admitted to prosecutors that it did political dirty work for Donald Trump, here’s a look at its unlikely power.
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Some Kotex Tampons Recalled After Coming Apart and Leaving Parts Inside the Body
A defect in certain lots of Kotex tampons has caused some users to seek medical attention, their manufacturer said.
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