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    In China, Umbrellas and Basketballs Join the Sharing Economy

    In China, Umbrellas and Basketballs Join the Sharing Economy


    A Mobike ride-share lot in Beijing. The popularity of bike shares and other sharing ventures has prompted more innovative businesses, like a basketball-sharing one. Some question their...

    Buoyed by the success of car- and bike-sharing companies and fueled with cash, Chinese start-ups are entering what some see as a sharing bubble.
    The Future of European Transit: Driverless and Utilitarian

    The Future of European Transit: Driverless and Utilitarian


    A self-driving bus being tested in Helsinki. In Europe, driverless projects are focused on utilitarian self-driving vehicles for mass transit that barely exceed walking...

    Across Europe, some fledgling driverless projects are focused on utilitarian self-driving vehicles for mass transit that barely exceed walking pace.

    Hackers Hide Cyberattacks in Social Media Posts


    A recent attack on the accounts of Defense Department employees suggests how easily people can be duped into clicking on dangerous...

    A recent attack on the accounts of Defense Department employees suggests how easily people can be duped into clicking on dangerous links.
    The Coat of Arms Said ‘Integrity.’ Now It Says ‘Trump.’

    The Coat of Arms Said ‘Integrity.’ Now It Says ‘Trump.’


    The crest, right, that President Trump displays at his American properties is a coat of arms, left, that British authorities granted to another...

    The emblem used by the Trump Organization in the United States had to be changed in Britain, since it belongs to another family.
    British Airways Flight Disruptions Persist for 2nd Day

    British Airways Flight Disruptions Persist for 2nd Day


    Lines outside Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport in London on Sunday. British Airways has resumed some flights, but passengers faced long waits at the...

    The airline’s chief executive apologized for the delays and ruined travel plans of thousands of people after a global technological glitch.
    Route to Air Travel Discomfort Starts on Wall Street

    Route to Air Travel Discomfort Starts on Wall Street


    Spirit Airlines passengers in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., were held back by police officers after several flights were canceled. Spirit’s operating margins are among the highest in the...

    Investors’ relentless emphasis on the bottom line is fueling consumer frustration, and even episodes of air rage.
    Is China Outsmarting America in A.I.?

    Is China Outsmarting America in A.I.?


    Sören Schwertfeger at ShanghaiTech University, where a sizable grant has allowed him to set up an artificial intelligence...

    Its ambitions mingle sci-fi ideas and big money with the needs of an authoritarian state.
    Expecting a Big Economic Bump? It’s Looking Less Likely

    Expecting a Big Economic Bump? It’s Looking Less Likely


    A container ship being unloaded in Oakland, Calif., this month. A fear of lackluster orders for durable goods is one factor leading experts to lower expectations for economic growth this...

    With headwinds from trade, forecasts for this quarter are turning more tepid and point to a continuation of steady but not stellar growth.
    Coal Country’s Power Plants Are Turning Away From Coal

    Coal Country’s Power Plants Are Turning Away From Coal


    Kentucky Utilities’ coal-fired generating plant in Ghent, Ky. Kentucky is among the coal-country states moving more of the country’s electric supply to renewable...

    Corporate demand for electricity from renewable sources to meet clean-energy goals is leading utilities to cut the use of a politically prized fuel.
    A Russian Businessman’s Road From Siberia to Success

    A Russian Businessman’s Road From Siberia to Success


    Andrei Trubnikov, the founder of Natura Siberica, in the company’s offices in Moscow surrounded by bottles and beauty products he has bought on his travels for inspiration and comparison for...

    A cosmetics company is a rare bright spot for a Russian economy that has been languishing in recent years.
    Fair Game: The Trump Effect on C.E.O. Pay

    Fair Game: The Trump Effect on C.E.O. Pay


    Clockwise from top left: Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase, Steve Ells of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Gerald L. Hassell of Bank of New York Mellon and Dinesh C. Paliwal of Harman International...

    A close look at the numbers suggests that the levitating 2016 stock market was a powerful driver of C.E.O. pay.
    As C.E.O. Pay Packages Grow, Top Executives Have the President’s Ear

    As C.E.O. Pay Packages Grow, Top Executives Have the President’s Ear


    The top 200 chief executives, who make more than last year, are holding meetings with President Trump, who is considering rolling back Dodd-Frank...

    The top 200 chief executives, who make more than last year, are holding meetings with President Trump, who is considering rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations.
    Corner Office: Elisa Steele on Trusting Your Instincts

    Corner Office: Elisa Steele on Trusting Your Instincts


    Elisa Steele, chief executive of Jive Software, says that she learned through experience not to assume that others had better answers than she...

    The chief executive of Jive Software says that she learned through experience not to assume that others had better answers than she did.
    Vocations: Finding Meaning in Health Crises

    Vocations: Finding Meaning in Health Crises


    A hospital chaplain counsels people in the throes of medical emergencies, unexpected diagnoses and end-of-life...

    A hospital chaplain counsels people in the throes of medical emergencies, unexpected diagnoses and end-of-life decisions.
    The Workologist: Welcome Aboard! And by the Way: I Quit

    The Workologist: Welcome Aboard! And by the Way: I Quit


    A manager wonders about the ethics of recruiting new workers while simultaneously pursuing a job...

    A manager wonders about the ethics of recruiting new workers while simultaneously pursuing a job elsewhere.
    Wheels: What Self-Driving Cars See

    Wheels: What Self-Driving Cars See


    Raw data captured from a Luminar sensor while driving along San Francisco’s...

    Lidar, the sensing technology, is the centerpiece of an intense court fight in California between two key players on the road, Uber and Waymo.