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    Uber Diversity Report Repudiates Its ‘Hard-Charging Attitude’

    Uber Diversity Report Repudiates Its ‘Hard-Charging Attitude’


    Uber’s headquarters in San Francisco. The company’s first report detailing the composition of its work force depicted an overwhelmingly male and white employee...

    The report, which excludes drivers, showed that Uber’s employees are overwhelmingly white and male, though the figures are not so different from other technology companies.
    Facebook Mirrors Snapchat (Again) With Stories Feature

    Facebook Mirrors Snapchat (Again) With Stories Feature


    Facebook introduced Stories, a feature that lets users share photos and videos that disappear after 24...

    It lets people share videos and photographs in the Facebook app that will disappear after 24 hours, similar to the Stories feature on Instagram, also owned by Facebook.
    5 Reasons Trump’s Promised Tax Overhaul Won’t Be So Easy

    5 Reasons Trump’s Promised Tax Overhaul Won’t Be So Easy


    Representative Kevin Brady, seated left, chairman of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee, and Representative Greg Walden, both Republicans, at a House Rules Committee meeting about health care last...

    The president’s failure to push through broad health care overhaul has raised questions about the prospects of a sweeping rewrite of the tax code.
    A Glimpse Inside Nobu Downtown

    A Glimpse Inside Nobu Downtown


    At Nobu Downtown, a spacious lounge is set in the soaring neoclassical forest of Botticino marble...

    After 23 Years in TriBeCa, the innovative Japanese restaurant chain will move its nerve center next week to a grand space in the financial district.
    After Trump Comes to Talk, Border Agents Find Their Political Voice

    After Trump Comes to Talk, Border Agents Find Their Political Voice


    Art Del Cueto, president of the Border Patrol union in Tucson, records a podcast: “They’re illegal aliens, that’s what they are, and we’ll say it all day long on the Green...

    With President Trump’s focus on the border, the union’s weekly podcast has become an influential, unfiltered and entirely one-sided megaphone.
    Automation Nation: Evidence That Robots Are Winning the Race for American Jobs

    Automation Nation: Evidence That Robots Are Winning the Race for American Jobs


    Robot arms weld a vehicle at the General Motors plant in Lansing, Mich. Automakers are the biggest users of industrial robots, which have decreased employment and wages in local...

    Researchers are surprised to see very little employment increase in other occupations to offset the job losses in manufacturing.
    Ford to Expand U.S. Production of Trucks and S.U.V.s

    Ford to Expand U.S. Production of Trucks and S.U.V.s


    President Trump met with auto industry leaders including Ford’s chief executive, Mark Fields, far right, in Michigan two weeks...

    An investment of $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities, praised by President Trump, will add or preserve 130 jobs at an engine factory.
    Tencent of China Takes 5 Percent Stake in Tesla

    Tencent of China Takes 5 Percent Stake in Tesla


    A Tesla showroom in Santa Monica,...

    The purchase came as the carmaker has sought to raise more cash before starting production of its Model 3, an electric vehicle targeting the mass market.

    US Stock Indexes Veer Higher as Consumer Confidence Gains


    Financials companies led U.S. stock indexes higher in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors drew encouragement from new data showing strong gains in consumer confidence and U.S. home prices. Energy stocks also rose as crude oil prices headed higher....

    Financials companies led U.S. stock indexes higher in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors drew encouragement from new data showing strong gains in consumer confidence and U.S. home prices. Energy stocks also rose as crude oil prices headed higher. Health care and utilities lagged the broader market.
    Daily Mail Compares 2 U.K. Leaders — Their Legs, Not Their Ideas

    Daily Mail Compares 2 U.K. Leaders — Their Legs, Not Their Ideas


    Nicola Sturgeon, left, the first minister of Scotland, and Theresa May, the British prime minister, met in Glasgow on Monday. Britain is preparing to formally notify the European Union of its intention to leave the...

    A front page with Theresa May, Britain’s prime minister, and Nicola Sturgeon, the first minister of Scotland, elicited immediate outrage.
    Equal Pay for Men and Women? Iceland Wants Employers to Prove It

    Equal Pay for Men and Women? Iceland Wants Employers to Prove It


    At the Icelandic Customs agency, which participated in an equal pay pilot program, officials found that salaries were lower where women were employed as a large...

    Although the country has had equal pay laws for half a century, gaps still exist, and new legislation is intended to address the imbalances more forcefully.
    Samsung May Bring Back Its Fire-Plagued Galaxy Note 7

    Samsung May Bring Back Its Fire-Plagued Galaxy Note 7


    A customer returning a Galaxy Note 7 smartphone at a Samsung store in Seoul, South Korea, in...

    The South Korean giant is considering offering refurbished models of its canceled smartphone, a move that has raised eyebrows in the technology world.
    Didi Chuxing, China’s Ride-Hailing Giant, Holds Talks With SoftBank

    Didi Chuxing, China’s Ride-Hailing Giant, Holds Talks With SoftBank


    Masayoshi Son, the leader of SoftBank, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February. A deal with SoftBank could help Didi Chuxing contend with a rash of...

    Having bought out Uber in China, the company now wants SoftBank of Japan to join in a multibillion-dollar investment round, people familiar with the talks say.
    Investor Carl Icahn Dragged Into Gambler’s Insider Trading Trial

    Investor Carl Icahn Dragged Into Gambler’s Insider Trading Trial


    Carl Icahn, in 2015. Prosecutors are seeking to link his knowledge of Clorox stock with trades by William T. Walters, a sports gambling kingpin accused of insider...

    Mr. Icahn has not been charged with any wrongdoing. But prosecutors suggested the defendant, William Walters, might have made profitable trades based on tips from him.
    DealBook: Trump’s Take on Corporate Tax Rate Could Look Very Much Like Obama’s

    DealBook: Trump’s Take on Corporate Tax Rate Could Look Very Much Like Obama’s


    President Trump hosting business leaders in the White House shortly after his inauguration. He promised then that his plan would reduce the top corporate tax rate to 15 percent, a figure that has since kept...

    The rate may need to be 28 percent so the president’s plan is tax neutral. When Barack Obama proposed that figure, repeatedly, Republicans called it too high.
    Itineraries: For Some Fliers, Electronics Ban Makes for a Bumpy Ride

    Itineraries: For Some Fliers, Electronics Ban Makes for a Bumpy Ride


    Travelers arriving at Kennedy International Airport on an Emirates flight from Dubai in January. A new electronics ban affects passengers traveling to the United States and Britain from airports in a total of 10 Muslim-majority countries, including...

    While Persian Gulf carriers scramble to accommodate their most lucrative customers, business travelers worry about losing work time.
    Tax on Saudi Aramco Oil Profits Is Cut to Prepare for I.P.O.

    Tax on Saudi Aramco Oil Profits Is Cut to Prepare for I.P.O.


    Construction on Saudi Aramco’s Al-Khurais central oil processing facility in 2008. The company’s new tax rate will amount to 50 percent, slashed from 85 percent, according to a royal...

    Saudi Arabia is aiming to increase the company’s appeal to international investors as it gets ready to sell a 5 percent stake.
    What Can You Wear on a Plane? It Depends Who’s Paying

    What Can You Wear on a Plane? It Depends Who’s Paying


    Decades ago, most passengers dressed up for air...

    Lost in the fury directed at United Airlines over turning away two teenagers in leggings was the fact that most passes for airlines’ employees come with a dress code.
    Lacking E.M.T.s, an Aging Maine Turns to Immigrants

    Lacking E.M.T.s, an Aging Maine Turns to Immigrants


    Ghislaine Bola, originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, allowed fellow students to practice spinal immobilization techniques during training at Southern Maine Community College in South Portland. The state is hoping that immigrants can fill...

    An unusual program in the state is training immigrants, some who were doctors in their home countries, to be emergency medical technicians.