Obama Administration Imposes New Requirements on Pay Data, Sick Leave

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The Obama administration on Thursday completed new requirements on business to provide employee pay data by gender and race and for federal contractors to offer paid sick days.

New Adidas CEO Faces 'Very High' Bar

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Kasper Rorsted takes over as CEO of Adidas on Saturday. He joins the sporting-goods maker after leading a turnaround at German consumer-products giant Henkel.

U.S. Second Quarter GDP Revised Up To 1.4% Gain

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The U.S. economy appears to be growing at its fastest pace in two years, buoyed by firm consumer spending, stronger exports and positive—though still modest—business investment.

Google Quietly Expands Ride-Sharing Service

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Alphabet Inc.’s Google has quietly opened its Waze ride-sharing service to San Francisco-area users, expanding a pilot program and confirming the company’s interest in the lucrative ride-hailing industry.

NXP Can Help Qualcomm Shift Its Gears

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Qualcomm remains too reliant on smartphone chips; a deal with NXP would add diversity.

Package-Delivery Drones Likely Years Away From Federal Approval

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Amazon.com and others have been touting plans to use drones to deliver packages to consumers, but safety experts and federal documents indicate widespread flights aren’t likely before the next decade.

Hackers Infect Army of Cameras, DVRs for Massive Internet Attacks

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Hackers used an army of hijacked security cameras and video recorders to launch several massive internet attacks last week, prompting fresh concern about the vulnerability of millions of “smart” devices​in homes and businesses connected to the internet.

Companies Pick Wages Against the Machine

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This year’s weak capital spending figures are at odds with the strength in U.S. hiring.

Why Markets Are Riding Such a Long and Narrow Path

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There been much talk about policies that might wake up markets, such as helicopter money, fiscal stimulus, or structural reforms. But little or no action.

Fast-Fashion Tricks Are on Display at Department-Store Chains

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Lord & Taylor is taking a page from fast-fashion retailer Zara. The department-store chain is speeding up its supply chain to better catch popular fashion trends.

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