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Sears to Sell Kenmore Brand on Amazon Sears will start selling its Kenmore refrigerators and stoves on Amazon.com, marking the first distribution of its kitchen appliances outside of its own stores. ECB to Discuss Future of Bond-Buying Program in the Fall ECB policy makers haven’t yet discussed the future of their bond-purchase program after its […]

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Apple Picks New Chief for One of Its Toughest Markets: China The tech titan has named Isabel Ge Mahe to a newly created executive role to oversee operations in a market where the iPhone maker faces increasingly fierce competition and regulatory challenges. Akzo Nobel Chief Quits Over Health Dutch paint giant Akzo Nobel said its […]

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U.K. Inflation Eases Unexpectedly in June U.K. consumer inflation slowed unexpectedly in June, new figures showed, offering a tentative sign that a lengthy squeeze on households evident since last year’s Brexit vote may soon begin to ease White House Unveils Its Plans for Remaking Nafta The Trump administration released its road map for remaking the […]

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Why Is Venice Beach's Housing Supply Shrinking? Some of the toughest places to build new housing in the U.S. are older urban, low-rise neighborhoods like Venice, Calif., where some residents fight to keep high-rises out. Health-Law Taxes Divide the GOP Republican efforts to pass a health-care bill have revealed a party fissure on tax policy […]

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Elon Musk Lays Out Worst-Case Scenario for AI Threat Artificial intelligence will threaten all human jobs and could even spark a war, Tesla and SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk told the National Governors Association, as he called for the creation of a regulatory body to guide development of the powerful technology. After Stumbling in Online […]

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California Pushes New Incentives for Zero-Emissions Vehicles California lawmakers are considering $3 billion worth of rebates for buyers of electric cars in an effort to power an industry that relies heavily on public subsidies. Ashley Madison Parent Nears Settlement in Data-Breach Suit Ruby Corp., the company behind the Ashley Madison website, won’t admit wrongdoing but […]

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Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.34 Million Vehicles Fiat Chrysler said Friday it would voluntarily recall 1.34 million vehicles across the globe, amid concerns component failures could lead to inadvertent air bag deployments or be a potential fire hazard. Car-Sharing Companies Hit Speed Bumps as Ride-Hailing Grows America’s car-sharing industry is struggling as major operators scale back […]

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ECB's Draghi to Speak at Jackson Hole, Giving Chance to Signal Shift Mario Draghi’s address at the Federal Reserve’s Jackson Hole conference is expected to give a further sign of the ECB’s growing confidence in the eurozone economy and its reduced dependence on monetary stimulus. Uber Merges Russian Arm With Yandex.Taxi Uber Technologies is combining its Russian […]

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America's Aging Infrastructure: Waterways Face Critical Juncture A network of dams and locks that make commercial river traffic possible across the U.S. is at risk of failure after decades of underinvestment, potentially causing significant economic damage. Yellen: 'Gradual' Rate Increases Will Be Needed to Sustain Economic Expansion The Federal Reserve will need to keep gradually […]

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Tesla Readies for Model 3 by Adding Repair Vans As Tesla begins a launch of its first mass-market car, the company said it plans to triple its capacity to repair vehicles, adding 1,400 technicians, dozens of new service centers and hundreds of maintenance vans. Questions Posed in Startup Funding Suggest Gender Bias Women entrepreneurs receive […]

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