Best Buy Continues Gains From Home Products, Online Sales

Best Buy Co. continued benefiting from online sales and items that help consumers work, learn and cook from home during the coronavirus pandemic, pushing sales…

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Apple Security Chief Offered iPads to Police as a Bribe for Gun Permits, Prosecutors Allege

Apple Inc.’s head of security has been indicted on bribery charges for a scheme in which prosecutors allege he offered iPads to secure gun permits…

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U.S. Justice Department Ends Oversight of Brazil’s Odebrecht

An independent monitor has certified Odebrecht SA’s antibribery compliance program, the Brazilian construction company said. The certification closes a 3½-year monitorship that was imposed on…

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Google Plans Fiber-Optic Network to Connect Via Saudi Arabia and Israel for First Time

Google is laying the groundwork for a fiber-optic network that for the first time will connect through historical enemies Saudi Arabia and Israel while opening…

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Snap Counters TikTok With Spotlight Video-Sharing Feature

Snap Inc. is launching a video-sharing feature to rival TikTok, a move that will for the first time let its users produce content with hopes…

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Facebook Ads Could Be Reaching Saturation Point

Facebook Inc.’s platforms are starting to feel like homes with too much furniture. It is getting difficult to move around. In addition to ads on…

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A Day in the Life of an Amazon Warehouse Worker

Deborah Liljegren joined Amazon.com Inc. in April as it raced to add warehouse workers to keep up with soaring demand from homebound shoppers. Seven months…

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Why Some Tech Workers Leaving Silicon Valley Are Changing Jobs

Tech companies in smaller cities are starting to see an uptick in applications from candidates living in San Francisco and New York—areas that have long…

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Two Travel Giants Raised $4 Billion to Ride Out the Pandemic. Only One Needed It.

For travelers looking to book a flight or hotel room, Booking.com and Expedia.com look a lot alike. Yet the two fared very differently when the…

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Four Reasons the Stay-at-Home Economy Is Here to Stay

Technology has helped make life tolerable in the pandemic. And whenever it becomes normal again to leave the house for work, school and shopping, we…

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