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  • U.S., China Close In on Trade Deal
    China and the U.S. are close to completing a trade deal, with Beijing offering to lower tariffs and other restrictions on American farm, chemical, auto and other products and Washington considering removing most, if not all, sanctions levied against Chinese products since last year. ... read more
    Source: The Wall Street JournalPublished on 2019-03-04
  • Galaxy S10 Review: Samsung Finally Gets Everything Right
    Samsung has long made good hardware, and the Galaxy S10 is its best yet. But for the first time, the company also nailed the software. ... read more
    Source: The Wall Street JournalPublished on 2019-03-04
  • Grocers Brace for Another Blow From Amazon
    Competition from Amazon.com has pushed grocers to focus on home delivery and lower prices. Now it is taking aim at supermarkets’ high-profit products: those found in the beauty aisle. ... read more
    Source: The Wall Street JournalPublished on 2019-03-04
  • Shale Companies, Adding Ever More Wells, Threaten Future of U.S. Oil Boom
    Newer wells drilled close to older wells are generally pumping less oil and gas and could permanently hurt output, leading frackers to cut back on the number of sites planned and forecasts on overall production to be trimmed. ... read more
    Source: The Wall Street JournalPublished on 2019-03-04
  • Owners of Instant Pot, Corelle to Merge
    Instant Brands, the maker of the popular Instant Pot, is merging with Corelle Brands, which makes houseware mainstays such as Corelle, Pyrex, CorningWare and SnapWare, in a combination their owners hope will be a recipe for success. ... read more
    Source: The Wall Street JournalPublished on 2019-03-04
  • Vale Top Executives Step Aside After Request From Authorities in Dam Case
    Vale Chief Executive Fabio Schvartsman and other top executives of the Brazilian mining giant stepped down following pressure from authorities in the first sign investigators are zeroing in on the company’s leadership after the deadly collapse of one of its dams. ... read more
    Source: The Wall Street JournalPublished on 2019-03-04
  • A Storm Is Gathering Over Container Shipping
    The hulking megaships that serve the world’s biggest trade routes look more than ever like monuments to brash corporate planning and projections built more out of hopes than reality. ... read more
    Source: The Wall Street JournalPublished on 2019-03-03
  • Tesla Is Betting It Can Sell Cars Online, Without a Test Drive
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s latest strategic shift will be one of his biggest challenges: persuading mainstream consumers to purchase cars online the way they buy books or clothes. ... read more
    Source: The Wall Street JournalPublished on 2019-03-03
  • SpaceX Crew Capsule, With a Dummy Astronaut, Docks With Space Station
    A new-generation SpaceX capsule autonomously docked with the international space station on Sunday, in a successful test of computers and maneuvering systems deemed essential to carry U.S. astronauts on future missions. ... read more
    Source: The Wall Street JournalPublished on 2019-03-03
  • Weapon Makers Declare War on Drones
    Arms makers are targeting the growing menace of drones at airports and on battlefields with a rush to develop new missile systems, radar jammers and laser cannons. ... read more
    Source: The Wall Street JournalPublished on 2019-03-03
  • AT&T Plans to Revamp CNN’s Digital Arm
    John Stankey, the AT&T executive at the helm of newly-acquired WarnerMedia, is planning to revamp CNN’s digital operation, which he believes requires more investment in product development and data analytics. ... read more
    Source: The Wall Street JournalPublished on 2019-03-03
  • Trump’s Effort to Narrow the Trade Gap Has Flopped So Far
    On Wednesday, the Census Bureau will likely report the U.S. last year registered the largest trade deficit in its history. How that happened is a lesson in the economics of imbalances. ... read more
    Source: The Wall Street JournalPublished on 2019-03-03
  • SpaceX Capsule Lifts Offfor Long-Delayed Test Flight
    Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully launched a Crew Dragon capsule on its maiden voyage into orbit without people on board, but technical challenges could delay for months the first trip carrying astronauts. ... read more
    Source: The Wall Street JournalPublished on 2019-03-02
  • Vale Could Face $7 Billion Fine in Wake of Dam Collapse
    Brazilian mining giant Vale could face a close to $7 billion fine if convicted of colluding with safety auditors to hide unsafe conditions at the dam that collapsed and killed more than 180 people near Brumadinho. ... read more
    Source: The Wall Street JournalPublished on 2019-03-02
  • Cellphone Carriers Dream of World Without Wi-Fi
    Cheap and constantly improving, Wi-Fi networks have grown to near ubiquity. But some telecom executives hope customers will eventually drop “rubbish” Wi-Fi in favor of new 5G cellular technology, which they say could drive more data and revenue onto their networks. ... read more
    Source: The Wall Street JournalPublished on 2019-03-02