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Updated: 1 hour 26 min ago
Welcome to the world of dropshipping, where entrepreneurs use social-media ads and hip virtual storefronts to flip merchandise from online marketplaces like Alibaba’s AliExpress to customers often paying premium prices.
Artificial intelligence in medicine promises to alert us to disease or a medical emergency before it happens — if only we can navigate the pitfalls.
Investors are being caught in the middle of China’s biggest business rivalry, as those looking to get in on a private fundraising by Jack Ma’s financial-technology firm must agree not to invest in companies controlled by major rivals like Tencent Holdings.
The European Union’s tough new data-protection law demands costly changes for many companies and opens rich business opportunities for others.
A trade group representing news organizations raised concerns to Facebook that the social media company’s rules on political ads are overly broad and could affect their ability to promote stories.
Much of the attention to the medical diagnostics firm accused of fraud has focused on CEO Elizabeth Holmes. But behind the scenes, another character played a central role.
Google invites publishers to meetings at four of its global offices on May 24.
The current data-crunching approach to machine learning misses an essential element of human intelligence.
Cambridge Analytica LLC, the data firm embroiled in controversy following allegations of misuse of Facebook data during the 2016 presidential campaign, filed for bankruptcy protection in New York.
PayPal has long been the king of peer-to-peer payments but has had a very limited presence in stores. The acquisition of a Swedish payments company called iZettle is a smart but expensive way to fill that gap.
The electric-car maker is the latest company to embrace flatness, but some researchers think it’s time to cut “sandwich” bosses a bit of slack.
Media companies think they may have hit the jackpot with the Supreme Court’s ruling on sports betting, which is expected to increase TV viewership and boost ad spending.
Chinese search engine giant Baidu is facing more turmoil in its top ranks, with President Qi Lu planning to step down from his operational roles after about 18 months on the job.
A look inside ZTE’s Axon 3 smartphone reveals how much the telecom giant depends on U.S. technology: 60% of the electronic components come from U.S. companies including Qualcomm, SanDisk and SkyWorks.
More big fundraising deals for a few already-large private tech companies means there’s less left for early-stage startups.
NASA has commissioned designs for future space stations, among them this expandable colony that would house up to 8,000 people.
Tesla and a large Chinese firm each struck new deals with lithium producers, the latest sign that technology companies, car makers and other big users of lithium are rushing to secure supplies of the material used in electric car and cell phone batteries.
After more than a year of negotiation, committees in both chambers of Congress are set to advance versions of a major bill aimed at blocking sensitive Chinese deals, heightening the chances the proposed legislation will become law this year.
Uber’s chief product officer, Jeff Holden, who helped develop Uber Pool and more recently oversaw the company’s flying-taxi initiative, has told colleagues his last day is Thursday.
PayPal agreed to buy European fintech startup iZettle for around $2.2 billion, a move that will catapult it into hundreds of thousands of retailers around the world and sets up a showdown with Jack Dorsey’s Square.