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    Chase for Talent Pushes Tech Giants Far Beyond West Coast

    Chase for Talent Pushes Tech Giants Far Beyond West Coast


    The current Apple campus in Austin, Tex. The company is planning a new 133-acre campus there that will initially have 5,000...

    Amazon and Google are aggressively opening offices outside of their Silicon Valley and Seattle hometowns. On Thursday, Apple said it would invest $1 billion in Austin, Tex.
    Strategies: Tech Stocks Often Rise and Fall Together. They Shouldn’t.

    Strategies: Tech Stocks Often Rise and Fall Together. They Shouldn’t.


    Companies like Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google and Microsoft aren’t the same. Investors shouldn’t act as though they are, our columnist...

    Companies like Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google and Microsoft aren’t the same. Investors shouldn’t act as though they are, our columnist says.
    Marriott Data Breach Is Traced to Chinese Hackers as U.S. Readies Crackdown on Beijing

    Marriott Data Breach Is Traced to Chinese Hackers as U.S. Readies Crackdown on Beijing


    From the first revelation that the Marriott’s computer systems had been breached, there was widespread suspicion that the hacking was part of a broad spy campaign to amass Americans’ personal...

    The Trump administration is expected to indict hackers and roll out import restrictions out of concern that Beijing will not easily change its trade, cyber and economic practices.
    As Hiring Slows, Employers Say It’s Getting Harder to Find Workers

    As Hiring Slows, Employers Say It’s Getting Harder to Find Workers


    Travis Bean sanding doors at Western Building Products outside Milwaukee. The company’s president said, “Our problem today is just finding people who want to...

    After a difficult week for the stock market and rising trade tensions, the November jobs report provided evidence that the economy remains strong.
    U.S. Adds 155,000 Jobs in November as Hiring Slows Modestly

    U.S. Adds 155,000 Jobs in November as Hiring Slows Modestly


    Factory workers at a Jeep Wrangler plant in Ohio. The economy added 155,000 jobs in November, the 98th consecutive month of job...

    The payroll gain fell short of estimates, but it was still the 98th straight monthly increase. Yearly wage growth remained at a postrecession high.
    A.I. as Talent Scout: Unorthodox Hires, and Maybe Lower Pay

    A.I. as Talent Scout: Unorthodox Hires, and Maybe Lower Pay


    Ashutosh Garg, left, is a co-founder and chief executive of the hiring service Eightfold.ai, which has applied artificial intelligence to job recruitment. Kamal Ahluwalia, center, is president, and Varun Kacholia, another co-founder, is chief technical...

    A form of artificial intelligence is being used to surface job candidates with the attributes of a perfect fit, even without conventional credentials.
    With the Economy Uncertain, Tech ‘Unicorns’ Rush Toward I.P.O.

    With the Economy Uncertain, Tech ‘Unicorns’ Rush Toward I.P.O.


    Uber and Lyft have accelerated their timelines for an initial public offering, said people with knowledge of the companies’...

    Faced with a choppy stock market and fears of an economic downturn, Uber and Lyft are moving toward the public markets as other private tech companies also get ready.
    Strategies: The Stock Market’s Dangers Are Easier to See Now

    Strategies: The Stock Market’s Dangers Are Easier to See Now


    When the pros and cons for stocks and the economy over the next year or two are weighed, the risks appear to be dominant, our columnist...

    When the pros and cons for stocks and the economy over the next year or two are weighed, the risks appear to be dominant, our columnist says.
    G.M., Not Trump, Is the Real Villain to Some Ohio Factory Workers

    G.M., Not Trump, Is the Real Villain to Some Ohio Factory Workers


    The General Motors plant in Lordstown, Ohio, hails visitors with a sign showcasing the Chevrolet model made there. G.M. said this week that it would idle the plant next...

    In a region where the president vowed that manufacturing jobs were coming back, the idling of a Chevrolet plant and its 1,600 workers is a major blow.