NY Times Business News
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Fri, 05/17/2013 - 4:45am
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, introduced on Wednesday in Germany, brings cars one step closer to autonomous driving.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:48pm
Laurene Powell Jobs has carefully entered the public sphere, pushing her agenda in education as well as global conservation, nutrition and immigration policy.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:30pm
Members of a Congressional caucus want Google to explain how it will protect privacy with the introduction of Google Glass.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 9:27pm
A report cautioned that government wiretapping of the Internet could pose “serious security risks” to users.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 8:43pm
Proposed changes on reporting leases, backed by the International Accounting Standards Board and the Financial Accounting Standards Board of the United States, are unlikely to satisfy many corporations.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 8:38pm
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission voted in favor of new rules to shine a light on risky Wall Street trading, but the commissioners softened a crucial aspect of the plan in the face of lobbying pressure from banks.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 8:13pm
Foxconn Technology has made progress toward better safety conditions, but employees are still working longer than Chinese law allows.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 7:59pm
Tony Hayward was appointed interim chairman of the mining company in the most recent management change since Glencore International completed its takeover of Xstrata.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 7:55pm
The company is scheduled to go to trial in June over the Justice Department’s accusation that it conspired with five publishing houses to fix prices on electronic books.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 7:50pm
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 7:48pm
The department store chain’s former chief executive, who is now its new chief executive, is reinstating old pricing and promotion policies to lure alienated customers back through its doors.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 6:14pm
Stocks fell as a Federal Reserve official suggested the central bank could ease up on its monetary stimulus program soon.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 5:46pm
Johnson & Johnson faces a wave of lawsuits from patients who say they were injured when all-metal implants sold by the company failed.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 5:45pm
The Bayonne Medical Center charged Medicare the highest amounts for about a quarter of the most common treatments, a Times analysis of 2011 data shows.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 5:25pm
Jobless claims rose sharply last week, while housing starts dropped in April and a gauge of underlying inflation indicated weak demand.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 4:32pm
Google announced seven new apps for its Internet-connected glasses, including ones from Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, CNN, Elle and Evernote.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 4:21pm
Vikram Pandit, the former Citigroup chief executive, and his business partner Hari Aiyar have bought a 3 percent stake in the Indian firm JM Financial.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 3:43pm
As it grappled with a takeover battle, Dell said its first-quarter earnings dropped 79 percent as the rise of mobile devices ate into demand for personal computers.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 3:30pm
Two separate groups sent letters to Wal-Mart, Target, Sears and Gap, urging them to sign on to the factory safety plan that over 30 European retailers embraced this week.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 2:37pm
Ashok Subramanian, C.E.O. of Liazon, says he doesn’t want his company governed by a handbook, but rather “by a culture in which we hold ourselves accountable for great performance.”