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A new generation of software that rifles through images to zero in on subtle qualities that draw viewers may help online businesses get an edge.
General Mills is voluntarily recalling a small amount of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans after a package tested positive for listeria, the second listeria-related recall for this brand of green bean this year.
A fight over how long to protect certain high-end drugs from lower-cost imitators has emerged as the leading obstacle to negotiations aimed at completing the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.
Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg is struggling to reassure investors amid a rout in commodity prices and his own company’s stock.
Nest Labs, acquired by Google last year, negotiated unusual autonomy. Now Nest has become a model for how the new Alphabet holding company wants to give its new ideas breathing room.
The outgoing dean of Stanford University’s business school helped land big donations and win accolades for the M.B.A. program. Now, facing a lawsuit, some former employees have criticized his management style.
Magna International said it would buy U.K.-based car-parts maker Stadco Automotive, expanding the Canadian company’s global presence.
Autos flew off dealer lots last month at the fastest pace in 10 years, but the good times are stirring tension between U.S. car makers and unionized workers that threatens to undercut the industry’s rebound.
FedEx is facing unforeseen hurdles to its planned takeover of Dutch rival TNT Express, as European Union regulators consider whether to demand concessions such as asset sales, which could throw the deal off course.
With crimes against grammar rising in the age of social media, some people are beginning to take action. The online dating world is a prime battleground.
French prosecutors have begun a preliminary investigation into Volkswagen over its admission that it had cheated on diesel emissions tests to make its cars appear less polluting than they actually were.
Thailand’s new economics czar is trying to turn around one of Asia’s worst performers, offering interest-free loans, cash injections to help reinvigorate small businesses and tax waivers to lure high-end manufacturers.
Problems over the summer with the launch of a custom-built UPS logistics center for engine parts brought jet-engine production almost to a halt for nearly a month at United Technologies’ Pratt & Whitney unit.
Increasing supply sent vacancy rate higher in third quarter, according to new figures, suggesting the boom of the past several years is topping out.
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams said Thursday he sees the central bank raising short-term interest rates this year, perhaps as early as this month, as the economy continues to improve.
The government will run out of money to pay its bills sooner than previously thought, forcing Republican lawmakers who are already scrambling to elect new leaders to immediately confront a series of unpopular fiscal deadlines.
South Africa’s gold-mining companies are increasingly using robots, as they look for less expensive ways to dig up more gold from deeper underground than ever before.
Several Fed officials, including Chairwoman Janet Yellen, say they plan to raise rates this year, and Lawrence Summers thinks that’s a mistake.