'Brexit''s Impact on Global Economy Depends on Leaders

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Britain’s vote to leave the European Union casts a shadow over the global economy. How deep a shadow depends on how the rest of the world responds, which will be driven by politics, not economics, Greg Ip writes.

Drones Have a Role in Your Company's Future

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Drones already have disrupted aerial photography, replacing cranes, helicopters and planes on film and TV sets. The breadth of industries where they are gaining purchase is striking, and their use is poised to explode.

EasyJet Warns on Profit, Citing 'Brexit' Uncertainty Ahead

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Budget airline easyJet warned on profit, joining British Airways-parent International Consolidated Airlines Group in signaling how the economic uncertainty after Britain’s vote last week to exit the European Union would take its toll on earnings.

Business in Europe Is Cast Into Uncertainty

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Britons’ vote to leave the European Union realizes one of corporate leaders’ worst fears: uncertainty. Foreign ministers of the EU’s six founding members demanded the U.K. move for a quick separation.

Amazon to Expand Dash Buttons, but Do Shoppers Want Them?

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Amazon this week plans to announce it is adding dozens of new brands to its Dash buttons feature that enables shoppers to order consumer items by pressing a button.

Panama Inaugurates Expanded Canal

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The expanded Panama Canal formally opened Sunday following a $5.4 billion project that took nine years to complete to double the capacity of the waterway.

Fast-Fashion Castoffs Fuel Global Recycling Network

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The rise of fast fashion has created a tsunami of inexpensive castoff clothing from the U.S. that often ends up resold or reprocessed into pillow stuffing or other goods in the same low-wage countries where it was made.

Classic Waldorf Hotel to Be Gutted, Up to 1,100 Rooms Turned Into Condos

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The Chinese acquirer of New York’s Waldorf Astoria is finalizing plans for an extensive overhaul that would shut the landmark hotel for up to three years and convert as many as three-quarters of its rooms into private apartments.

Dining Out Falls Victim to Economy

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Restaurant visit growth has completely stalled in the last three months, signaling that consumers, jittery over economic uncertainties, are retrenching.

For Consumers, Injury Is Hard to Prove in Data-Breach Cases

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Judges are grappling with a new question: whether hacked companies should have to compensate customers for breaches that expose credit-card numbers or other personal information.

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