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Executive Behind Facebook’s China Charm Campaign Is Out

Executive Behind Facebook’s China Charm Campaign Is Out

Facebook ads at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing last year.

Xerox, Under Activists’ Pressure, Calls Off Merger With Fujifilm

Xerox, Under Activists’ Pressure, Calls Off Merger With Fujifilm

Xerox’s headquarters in Norwalk, Conn. The company said on Sunday that it would replace its chief executive, Jeff Jacobson, while making a series of changes to its board of directors.

The Atlantic Cuts Ties With Conservative Writer Kevin Williamson

The Atlantic Cuts Ties With Conservative Writer Kevin Williamson

Kevin D. Williamson, a columnist The Atlantic had hired late last month, wrote in a Twitter exchange and said on a podcast in 2014 that abortion should be treated as premeditated homicide.

Engine on Southwest Jet Not the Only One to Develop Cracks

Engine on Southwest Jet Not the Only One to Develop Cracks

On Tuesday, the same day an engine exploded on a 737 operated by Southwest Airlines, the F.A.A. barred the Rolls Royce Trent 1000 engine, above on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, from ultralong, over-water flights.

Disney Ups Its Bid for 21st Century Fox to $71.3 Billion

Disney Ups Its Bid for 21st Century Fox to $71.3 Billion

The Walt Disney Company, led by Robert Iger, is raising its offer for assets of 21st Century Fox.

Facebook to Require Verified Identities for Future Political Ads

Facebook to Require Verified Identities for Future Political Ads

Facebook says users will be able to search an archive of a group’s past political ads. Here, a rendering of how one of those search pages would look.

The ‘Agitator in Chief’ of Dow Jones

The ‘Agitator in Chief’ of Dow Jones

“I try to be myself and I try to have people around me who are definitely better than me,” William Lewis says.

As Fuel Prices Rise, Airlines Warn of Higher Fares

As Fuel Prices Rise, Airlines Warn of Higher Fares

On Wednesday, Delta Air Lines became the latest carrier to warn of possible fare increases and capacity cuts.

Elon Musk’s No Good, Very Bad Year: A Tesla Timeline

Elon Musk’s No Good, Very Bad Year: A Tesla Timeline

Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX, is facing an intense existential crisis. "From a personal pain standpoint, the worst is yet to come,” he said.

A Surprising Bid for Remington, and an Unsurprising Rejection

A Surprising Bid for Remington, and an Unsurprising Rejection

The Navajo Nation made a bid for the gun maker Remington, which has recently emerged from bankruptcy. Although the offer was rejected, it offered an interesting plan to remake one of the country’s oldest and largest firearms companies.

Bank of America Executive Departs After Misconduct Claim

Bank of America Executive Departs After Misconduct Claim

Omeed Malik, who last week left his job as a managing director at Bank of America, in 2010.

Beer Ads That Portray Women as Empowered Consumers, Not Eye Candy

Beer Ads That Portray Women as Empowered Consumers, Not Eye Candy

A still from a new Coors Light commercial. Beer companies are rethinking the frat house sensibility that long defined their ads.

Isabelle Kocher Breaks the Corporate Mold

Isabelle Kocher Breaks the Corporate Mold

Isabelle Kocher, chief executive of Engie, one of Europe’s biggest power companies, is one of the seven chairwomen of this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

In About-Face on Trade, Trump Vows to Protect ZTE Jobs in China

In About-Face on Trade, Trump Vows to Protect ZTE Jobs in China

ZTE said last week that it had halted “major operating activities” because it could not get needed American components. It has 75,000 employees and says it has business in more than 160 nations.

Overseer Faults Volkswagen’s Reform Efforts Since Emissions Scandal

Overseer Faults Volkswagen’s Reform Efforts Since Emissions Scandal

An e-Golf electric car gets a final check in the so-called light tunnel in a Volkswagen factory in Dresden, Germany. The carmaker’s American overseer has been critical of its efforts to remake itself since its emissions scandal.

Shifting Threats Spur Demand for Fighter Jets

Shifting Threats Spur Demand for Fighter Jets

Lockheed Martin has proposed the SR-72, a pilotless spy plane that could fly at Mach 6. But the plane won’t be ready before 2030.


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