While the U.S. and Europe await the results of large-scale clinical trials before deploying coronavirus vaccines, some other nations are moving much faster with emergency-use rollouts of experimental Chinese and Russian candidates.
A federal judge in San Francisco has partially blocked the Trump administration from enforcing its ban on foreign workers on H-1B and several other types of visa through the end of the year.
Trian Fund Management has taken a stake in Comcast in a bet that the cable giant’s shares are undervalued. Comcast is one of the biggest companies ever targeted by an activist.
Western companies that rely on products from China’s Xinjiang region have turned to supply-chain auditing firms amid concerns about the use of forced labor. But some auditing services are stopping their work in the region, pointing to a lack of access and transparency as a barrier to properly vetting labor practices.
Apple will hold its first virtual-only product reveal at 1 p.m. New York time from its headquarters. The company is expected to focus on the new Watch Series 6 and iPad Air while the newest iPhone is expected to be revealed next month.
AstraZeneca said it paused clinical trials of an experimental Covid-19 vaccine after a participant in a U.K. study had an unexplained illness.
The Japanese conglomerate led by billionaire Masayoshi Son placed billions in options bets on fast-rising tech stocks.
Deal talks for TikTok’s U.S. operations have been complicated by the key question of whether the app’s core algorithms can be included as part of a deal, according to people familiar with the matter.
Apple Inc.’s threat to revoke Epic Games Inc.’s developer account would have far-reaching effects harmful to the videogame industry, Microsoft Corp. said in...
As California becomes one of the first states to take on Big Tech in the ongoing battle over the employment status of Uber and Lyft drivers, the lawless,...
The United States and China have agreed to double the number of airline flights that each other’s airlines can operate between the countries, from four to...
Stock-market benchmarks are mostly higher on Monday as investors monitor signs that a long-awaited rotation on Wall Street into more economically sensitive...
A small U.S. company with ties to the U.S. defense and intelligence communities has embedded its software in numerous mobile apps, allowing it to track the movements of hundreds of millions of mobile phones world-wide.
The annual leakage of plastic into the world’s oceans could nearly triple from 2016 to 2040 and countermeasures pledged by governments and companies would do little to stem the tide, a new study said.
SoftBank Group has pulled about $700 million from a Credit Suisse Group fund after executives at the Swiss bank grew concerned that the Japanese conglomerate held conflicting roles in the fund that weren’t fully disclosed to other investors, according to people familiar with the matter.
The hack that exposed Twitter’s longstanding security issues last week started with a process familiar to almost every internet user: the password reset.
Air carriers have a stark choice: Get back to flying, or hunker down. CEO Doug Parker has chosen the first, adding flights back quickly despite a gathering coronavirus storm that will determine whether his bet is judicious or reckless.
Trial vaccine elicits ‘robust’ immune-system response in larger group of people, Moderna said.
Grocers are having trouble staying stocked with goods from flour to soups as climbing coronavirus case numbers and continued lockdowns pressure production and bolster customer demand.
Starbucks will require customers in the U.S. to wear masks at company-operated stores starting next week, a decision that comes as new coronavirus cases rise sharply in parts of the country.
The pandemic is speeding meatpackers’ shift from human meat cutters to automated ones, but machines can’t yet match people’s ability. While meat processing overall has grown safer in recent years, it remains one of the more hazardous jobs in the U.S. economy.
Pacific Gas & Electric has emerged from a contentious bankruptcy saga that began after its long-neglected electrical grid ignited wildfires in California...
Tesla Inc.’s massive rally continues Thursday after the company easily topped delivery expectations for the second quarter.
Energy giant BP has agreed to sell its petrochemicals business to British chemicals company Ineos in a $5 billion deal that will help reshape its business for the global transition to lower-carbon energy.
For most of the Trump Administration’s reign, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook has maintained a diplomatic disposition, sagely navigating choppy political...
Police cars have been removed from the hit videogame “Fortnite,” a change that comes amid a national debate over law-enforcement practices in response to the killing of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody.
Cash remains king for large publicly traded U.S. companies adjusting to an economy and operations sharply changed by the pandemic.
Air travel has changed a lot in the past couple of months. Here is a look at what to expect—and what is expected of you—at the airport and during the flight.
Companies that received government-backed loans during the pandemic are beginning to turn to a process some say is as complex as getting the money: figuring out whether they have to pay it back.
Auto makers are grappling with absent U.S. factory workers and Covid-19 cases at their reopened plants, complicating the companies’ efforts to recoup production lost to the pandemic.
Both revenue and quarterly profit were lower than expected, and the maker of athletic apparel chose not to disclose comparable-store sales.
Crude-oil futures were volatile in electronic trade Sunday night after OPEC and allied nations agreed Saturday to extend a production cut of nearly 10...
Federal stimulus money for airlines is keeping them afloat through the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s not proving to be enough to sustain the industry at its pre-pandemic size.
U.S. exports and imports both posted their largest monthly decreases on record amid coronavirus-related shutdowns around the world.
Hope that the drug will succeed as a treatment for Covid-19 has sent Gilead stock on a wild ride.
Emails detail what took place as Musk took public his fight with Bay Area officials and threatened first to reopen the factory without permission and then to...
Three of the nation’s largest pay-TV companies are taking joint ownership of a platform designed to make it easier for brands to harness data to serve targeted ads to people watching cable TV, a move that comes as cost-pressured ad buyers are increasingly turning to targeted advertising.
The carrier is among those seeing demand pick up after being decimated by the coronavirus pandemic, but the modest gains won’t be enough to save thousands of industry jobs.
Real-estate companies are cashing in on the government’s emergency-spending program, despite rules meant to bar landlords and other property owners from the funds.
The new entertainment service from WarnerMedia will have to overcome a global pandemic, entrenched rivals and the absence of a highly anticipated ‘Friends’ reunion
Signs that air travel is rebounding could lift shares of low-cost carriers focused on the domestic market, notably Southwest Airlines and Spirit Airlines.
Moderna’s development of a successful Sars-Cov-2 vaccine would validate the company’s technology and expand its platform, says Piper Sandler analyst Ted Tenthoff.
Delta Air Lines Inc. plans to retire its 777 jets made by Boeing Co and replace them with Airbus SE aircraft, in another hit for the beleaguered U.S. plane...
Walt Disney Co.’s latest earnings prompted more questions than answers and left many dreaming about better days that could come years down the line.
L Brands and Sycamore Partners have agreed to scrap their plans to take Victoria’s Secret private, dropping a pact that was reached just weeks before coronavirus forced the lingerie retailer to shut its stores.
Many tweets note that the retailer’s problems were terminal long before the coronavirus hit
Companies from Lego to Domino’s Pizza report signs of a bounceback in China compared with recent months. But a full return to normal will be harder as many in the country have lost jobs or income, or want to save more.
Apple Inc. painted a mixed but limited picture of the current quarter as it deals with the effects of COVID-19, sparking debate about what’s in store for the...
Apple Inc. reported that profits slipped slightly but sales grew amid the spread of COVID-19, and promised investors billions more in stock repurchases and...
The British pharmaceutical giant has agreed to manufacture and distribute an experimental vaccine from the University of Oxford—one of the most advanced candidates—in a partnership aimed at accelerating the widespread availability of the shot if it proves effective.