China's Huawei Battles to Own the Next Generation of Wireless Tech

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As the standards for next-generation 5G wireless technology are defined, Huawei—with 80,000 staffers working on R&D—has become a formidable lab force.

Global Economy Week Ahead: Trump, Fed Speeches Set to Guide Interest Rates

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This week, key speeches by Donald Trump and top Federal Reserve officials are set to guide interest rates, the dollar and other asset values, while inflation gauges in the U.S., Europe and Japan will signal growth and rate prospects in several of the world’s largest economie

Takata to Set Up Fund For Victims of Faulty Air Bags

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After resisting the idea, Takata is establishing a fund to compensate victims of its exploding air bags. To sort through the claims, it has picked Kenneth Feinberg, who oversaw compensation funds for victims of the Sept. 11 attacks and Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Snap Brings Camera Into Focus as Social Messaging Tool

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On the cusp of going public, Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. is reinventing itself. The hottest new social network in years—with 158 million daily active users—wants to be known as a camera company.

Universal Pictures' 'Get Out' Leads at Box Office

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“Get Out” packed them in at the box office this weekend, opening in first place with a robust $30.5 million in the U.S. and Canada.

Wireless Players Tout 5G as They Await Next Smartphone Wave

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While wireless carriers battle each other by pushing unlimited data plans riding on their 4G networks, an industry gathering in Barcelona will be looking to the future.

Economic Surveys Show Deep Splits in Confidence Along Party Lines

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Since the election of President Donald Trump, consumer confidence and sentiment surveys that ask participants about the health of the economy have seen their responses divided like never before along partisan lines.

Hasbro to Make Play-Doh American Again

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Play-Doh will soon be squeezed out of a factory in the U.S. again, as Hasbro brings manufacturing of the popular moldable clay back to America, where it hasn’t been made since 2004.

For More Chinese Firms, It Pays to Make It in the U.S.A.

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Chinese companies’ recent push to set up factories and expand in the U.S. could accelerate if President Donald Trump fulfills a campaign pledge to tax imports.

A Jobs Program for Middle America: Code Schools

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Boot camps that teach programming skills prove they can rapidly retrain American workers for the 21st century.

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