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Apple Hires Google’s A.I. Chief

Apple Hires Google’s A.I. Chief

John Giannandrea will oversee Apple’s machine learning and artificial intelligence strategy, and report directly to the chief executive, Timothy D. Cook.

A Video Game ‘Loot Box’ Offers Coveted Rewards, but Is It Gambling?

A Video Game ‘Loot Box’ Offers Coveted Rewards, but Is It Gambling?

The random contents of a loot box from a Summer Games event for Overwatch in 2016.

Comcast Seeks Control of Broadcaster Sky, Countering Murdoch and Disney

Comcast Seeks Control of Broadcaster Sky, Countering Murdoch and Disney

Comcast said on Tuesday that it was making a $31 billion bid for the British satellite broadcaster Sky.

Links in 7-Eleven’s Chain Threaten to Snap as Store Owners Balk at Contract

Links in 7-Eleven’s Chain Threaten to Snap as Store Owners Balk at Contract

A 7-Eleven store in Orlando, Fla. The company’s relationship with its franchisees has been deteriorating for years.

The C.E.O. Who Stood Up to President Trump: Ken Frazier Speaks Out

The C.E.O. Who Stood Up to President Trump: Ken Frazier Speaks Out

Kenneth C. Frazier, the chief executive of Merck, speaking at the company’s headquarters in Kenilworth, N.J., last week.

Marissa Mayer Is Still Here

Marissa Mayer Is Still Here

"I think you can have high expectations as a leader, and as long as they’re consistent and clearly communicated, a lot of people find that really inspiring," said Marissa Mayer, an early Google employee who went on to lead Yahoo for five years.

Unwrapping the Cable TV Bundle

Unwrapping the Cable TV Bundle

ESPN has lost roughly three million subscribers in the past year, according to Nielsen, because of people’s cancellation of their cable subscriptions.

Supreme Court Labor Decision Wasn’t Just a Loss for Unions

Supreme Court Labor Decision Wasn’t Just a Loss for Unions

Pro-union demonstrators rallying on Wednesday in Lower Manhattan after the Supreme Court decision on union financing. The ruling is a blow to progressive groups that benefit from labor funding.

As Electric Cars’ Prospects Brighten, Japan Fears Being Left Behind

As Electric Cars’ Prospects Brighten, Japan Fears Being Left Behind

A Jatco factory in Fuji, Japan. An immediate, total shift to electric vehicles “would kill my business,” said Terry Nakatsuka, the carmaker’s chief executive.

A Nasdaq for Sneakerheads? StockX Aims to Tame ‘Chaos’ of Luxury Market

A Nasdaq for Sneakerheads? StockX Aims to Tame ‘Chaos’ of Luxury Market

Josh Luber, the chief executive and co-founder of StockX, started his sneaker collection at age 10 and now has more than 350 pairs in the converted attic of his home in Birmingham, Mich.

How Smart TVs in Millions of U.S. Homes Track More Than What’s On Tonight

How Smart TVs in Millions of U.S. Homes Track More Than What’s On Tonight

A detail from a slide from a marketing presentation by Samba TV looking at how it can analyze what viewers are watching, determine how many connected devices they have in the house and then target them with ads.

Trinity Mirror Agrees to Buy U.K. Tabloid Rival

Trinity Mirror Agrees to Buy U.K. Tabloid Rival

The offices of Northern & Shell, the publisher of The Daily Express, in London.

Show Starring Avenatti and Scaramucci Is Being Pitched to Television Executives

Show Starring Avenatti and Scaramucci Is Being Pitched to Television Executives

On the show, Michael Avenatti, left, the lawyer for the pornographic film actress suing the president, would square off with Anthony Scaramucci, the former White House communications director.

Vincent Bolloré, French Billionaire, Faces a Rare Corruption Inquiry

Vincent Bolloré, French Billionaire, Faces a Rare Corruption Inquiry

The French billionaire Vincent Bolloré is being investigated over whether his company got lucrative contracts in two African countries in exchange for helping their presidents get elected.

A Public Outcry Against a Wall Street Titan’s Name on a High School

A Public Outcry Against a Wall Street Titan’s Name on a High School

Stephen A. Schwarzman planned to make a $25 million donation to Abington Senior High School in Pennsylvania in return for naming rights, among other conditions.

Car Tuneups That Require Audio Engineers

Car Tuneups That Require Audio Engineers

Elliot Scheiner, a music producer and car audio specialist, with his son Matt. The high-end audio system bearing Elliot Scheiner’s initials, the ELS Studio 3D, is available in the 2019 Acura RDX crossover.


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