AT&T CEO Calls for Dialogue on Racial Tensions

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In a speech to hundreds of employees, AT&T Inc. Chief Executive Randall Stephenson about how racial tensions are ripping apart American communities and urged his employees to begin a conversation to find common ground.

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.

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.

Salesforce.com to Press Regulators to Block Microsoft-LinkedIn Deal

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Salesforce.com said it would press regulators in the U.S. and Europe to block Microsoft’s $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, citing antitrust issues.

Americans Are More Optimistic About the Economy Than You Might Think

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Consumer surveys have yielded starkly conflicting results of late ahead of the presidential election. Here is one way for investors to sift through the noise.

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