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Former Irish Republican Army commander and Sinn Fein political leader died at 66.

The Norges Bank kept its main policy rate on hold at 0.50% in March, as expected by the consensus.

“Internet connection speeds continued to show positive long-term trends around the world."

“The problem today is that batteries are very expensive,” said Paolo Cerruti, COO at Northvolt.

Strong exports, consumption and investment fuelled growth.

Asia ex-Japan equities have underperformed since 2011.

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Shares of Brazilian meatpacker JBS plunged more than 30%, costing the company about $2 billion, after President Michel Temer accused its owners of insider trading as part of a bitter battle over the country’s corruption scandal.

Huntsman Corp. and Switzerland’s Clariant AG struck a deal to merge, creating a chemicals giant worth about $14 billion as companies in the industry seek ways to cut costs and boost revenue.

Arconic struck a deal to give hedge fund Elliott Management seats on its board of directors, a settlement that ends a bruising five-month battle days before the vote.

Ford is replacing CEO Mark Fields with Jim Hackett, who heads its innovation unit. The company has been considering leadership changes amid dissatisfaction with the stock price and a drive to clarify strategy.

Redbox got a boost in its efforts to compete with digital outlets Monday as Hollywood’s largest studio agreed to make its movie discs available earlier in the company’s movie-rental kiosks.

President Donald Trump’s budget on Tuesday will propose a $193 billion reduction in spending on the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP, over a decade.

Economic growth in developed countries slowed sharply in the first three months of 2017, as the U.S., the U.K. and France experienced weak starts to a year that is widely expected to yield an acceleration of the global recovery.

The Trump administration and congressional Democrats frequently bemoan America’s aging infrastructure and have promised to spending to fix it. Less noisily discussed: The nation is making progress in some key areas of decaying infrastructure.

As young people and builders have shifted their focus toward trendier urban markets and away from cheaper suburbs, overall housing construction has declined.

Timothy Clark, a senior Federal Reserve staffer in charge of banking supervision, is retiring in the latest personnel change at the bank regulator.

CBS said it reached a two-year contract extension with Chief Executive Leslie Moonves, who is now expected to stay with the media company through June 30, 2021

Disney is betting the most successful movie ever will prolong a hot streak for its theme parks. But will tourists flock to a place inspired by an eight-year-old film?

The Supreme Court limited the ability of patent holders to bring infringement lawsuits in courts with plaintiff-friendly reputations, which could provide a boost to companies that defend against patent claims.

With the legacy of expansive stimulus, the Federal Reserve would find it difficult to return to its precrisis role on the sidelines of financial markets, analysts and central-bank watchers say.

Americans’ sense of their overall financial health improved modestly last year, but adults without any college education lost ground for the first time since 2013, according to a new Federal Reserve survey.

The retail giant has upended the produce market in Seattle after setting up fruit stands around its headquarters.

Some bosses are rebelling against the open-office movement, saying productivity and morale have suffered in the service of egalitarianism.

A resurgent music industry, fueled by the rise of streaming services, is tempting the parent company of Universal Music Group to cash in on the music company with an initial public offering.

Ford’s new boss comes from the future side of the business. That implies more long-term investment, not a quick profit fix for suffering shareholders.

The VIX has stayed low not because the market isn’t worried, it is because the market doesn’t know exactly what to worry about.

Nothing is going right for Amgen these days. It now says its experimental osteoporosis treatment, Evenity, is unlikely to win approval from the Food and Drug Administration this year.

Huntsman and Clariant think they offer the perfect mix: a $14 billion merger of equals without overlapping businesses or rivalries but with hugely valuable cost savings.

Baidu could miss out as Chinese tech majors try to build up their online video content.

China’s state oil firms have long labored under high labor costs and price controls that depress returns. A new reform plan could change that—but only if China makes some tough choices, and quickly.

Repatriating huge stockpiles of offshore cash looks less likely, given tumult in Washington. But investors in Big Tech shouldn’t need to bank on it.

Despite a slight rebound in loan growth, political and economic uncertainty still seem to be holding back lending by U.S. banks.

U.S. political turmoil, set against relative eurozone calm, is steadily narrowing the gap between U.S. and German bond yields.

The retail giant has upended the produce market in Seattle after setting up fruit stands around its headquarters.

The nation’s largest pension plan has 380 people overseeing $320 billion in assets. But when one of its top officials was asked during a board meeting how much in performance fees was paid to private-equity managers, he had to acknowledge no one knew.

The global “WannaCry” ransomware attack that affected computers in 150 countries and the growing threat of new malware illustrate a basic problem that will become more pressing as more of our systems become connected.

The Supreme Court limited the ability of patent holders to bring infringement lawsuits in courts with plaintiff-friendly reputations, which could provide a boost to companies that defend against patent claims.

Chinese search Giant Baidu was once a scourge of Hollywood and the U.S. music industry, which accused it of being a pipeline for pirated content. Today when Baidu is involved in a copyright infringement case, chances are it is the one casting the blame.

Victims of last week’s global cyberattack might have a sliver of hope in trying to unlock the data lost on their computers.

Jia Yueting, the billionaire founder of Chinese technology and entertainment company LeEco Holdings, is stepping down as CEO of its listed video unit after an investor had called for stronger corporate governance.

Redbox got a boost in its efforts to compete with digital outlets Monday as Hollywood’s largest studio agreed to make its movie discs available earlier in the company’s movie-rental kiosks.

Japan’s SoftBank and Saudi Arabia’s sovereign-wealth fund launched the world’s largest technology fund, designed to steer capital to cutting-edge technologies in U.S. startups and other global firms.

Chinese e-commerce provider JD.com said Monday it is developing heavy-duty drones capable of delivering payloads weighing one ton or more, which it plans to deploy in Shaanxi.

Citigroup Inc. and Nasdaq Inc. are partnering to match up the blockchain with real money.

Uber threatened to fire Anthony Levandowski, the top driverless-car engineer at the center of its legal battle with Google parent Alphabet, if he doesn’t comply with a court order to turn over any files that he might have.

Baidu could miss out as Chinese tech majors try to build up their online video content.

For decades, investors imagined a time when data-driven traders would dominate financial markets. That day has arrived.

2½-year-old Xiaoman is an online sensation, bringing fame, a Pampers ad and questions about her weight.

Homeowners can now power their homes with batteries, but the benefits are minimal in most areas for now.

As the real-estate technology sector expands, several investment firms, many connected to multigenerational real-estate families such as the LeFraks, Rudins and Wilpons, have formed an informal collective to hunt for new opportunities.

All extraterrestrial activity today is governed by a 50-year-old treaty drafted at the height of the Cold War. Will governments around the world agree on an update before the final frontier becomes the Wild West?

What’s whiny, eco-friendly and found mostly in urban environments? The electric race car auto makers hope will draw a millennial audience to motor sports.

Google doubled down on its bet on artificial intelligence with new features and availability for its virtual assistant and smart speaker at its software-developers conference, part of a scramble with other tech giants to dominate the next wave of consumer tech.

Days after WannaCry ransomware swept the globe, a new computer attack hit thousands of machines world-wide and a hacking group said it would release a fresh trove of stolen attack software.

IBM is giving thousands of its remote workers in the U.S. a choice this week: Abandon your home workspaces and return to a regional office—or leave the company.

Four years ago, two Stanford graduates set out to make stock-trading free with an app that would let anyone invest without paying fees. Now the founders face a crucial test: Can Robinhood make money from all these freeloaders?

Casper, which shook up the mattress business, is among several specialty web retailers shifting to brick-and-mortar stores after finding the pool of online buyers is only so deep.

Amazon is preparing to bring its full retail offering to Australia, signaling a major competitive threat to the country’s retailers and an important new beachhead for its global distribution network.

Nintendo plans to bring its videogame franchise “The Legend of Zelda” to smartphones, the latest step by the Kyoto company to expand its mobile-games lineup.

Demand for chief information security officers is rising as cybersecurity problems attract the attention of corporate boards, but top candidates aren’t in great supply.

Apple Inc.’s new headquarters in Silicon Valley is the most lavish in a spate of glitzy new architectural projects by tech titans at a time when their businesses are booming and market valuations are soaring.

United Continental Holdings Inc. sent out an alert about a breach in cockpit-door security procedures after a flight attendant mistakenly posted information that included access codes on a public website. The problem was subsequently fixed.

If Elon Musk’s SpaceX racks up another successful rocket launch this week, the blastoff could go a long way toward convincing critics that the company has recovered from a pair of explosions in 2015 and 2016.

Among the tools are no-till farming, misting and faster planting.

Sending astronauts to the moon and beyond is projected to pose particularly significant safety risks during re-entry and landing. Budget and production woes have further delayed NASA’s human exploration program for deep space, with federal watchdogs raising fresh concerns about safety.

A judge’s unusual recommendation for federal prosecutors to investigate allegations that Uber Technologies and a top executive stole Google’s driverless-car trade secrets casts a new shadow over one of Uber’s most critical initiatives.

Improbable, a London-based maker of virtual worlds and real-world simulations, has raised $502 million in a funding round led by the Japanese telecommunications and internet giant

Retailers are using artificial-intelligence software to set optimal prices, which are sometimes higher than competitors. Some antitrust experts say such systems could raise prices for consumers.

Volkswagen is among a growing number of firms experimenting with quantum computing to push their businesses forward.

Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO, countered a slight misunderstanding in the marketplace about the new car model and its name.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is thinking about using sensor technologies to track how much detergent a family has used or when milk is about to expire, according to a patent application made public Thursday, a sign the retailer is exploring new ways to fend off Amazon.com Inc.

An analysis last year by a longtime engineer at Facebook found female engineers received 35% more rejections of their code than men, setting off an internal debate over gender bias. A later study rejected those findings.

Samsung has received regulatory approval to test a self-driving car in its home market, a reflection of the South Korean technology giant’s growing ambitions in the auto industry.

Intel had strategic reasons for buying its stake in big-data software startup Cloudera three years ago—at a price that was about twice Friday’s IPO pricing.

A reckoning is coming for brick-and-mortar retailers, whose survival depends on learning more of the data-driven, tech-powered ways of their internet competitors.

The ride-sharing giant has approached current or former officials from companies including Disney, Wal-Mart and CVS in a bid to revamp operations and bring discipline to its culture.

Amazon.com, seeking a bigger slice of the clothing market, is casting itself as a style adviser with its latest Echo device. The internet-connected speaker includes a camera, enabling consumers to take videos and photos of their outfits and compare them.

The proliferation of connected devices and big data is handing new clout to chip makers. The result is an unprecedented semiconductor boom, as a flood of demand pushes up prices and gives an advantage to firms that can secure huge quantities of the must-have components.

Waymo will dramatically expand its testing efforts by offering hundreds of self-driving vehicles to families and urban commuters in the Phoenix area.

A handful of technology firms are bucking the startup world’s grow-at-all-costs ethos by setting HR policies early and putting workplace culture ahead of growth.

WeWork Cos., the startup that caters to entrepreneurs looking for communal office space, is launching a new business that will put it into direct competition with giants in the commercial real-estate services industry.

Venture capitalists have stopped funding scores of startups that rose to high valuations during a two-year boom, forcing them to fight for survival as they burn through their stockpiles of cash and scramble for new money or buyers.