Category: Business

DealBook Briefing: Inside the Deep Fissures of the Murdoch Empire

Good Wednesday. (Want this by email? Sign up here.) How the Murdochs built the world’s most influential media empire A lengthy investigation by the NYT Magazine...

Trump’s small-business health insurance plan is struck down

A federal judge has struck down a small-business health insurance plan widely touted by President Donald Trump, marking the second setback in a week for the...

DealBook Special: Everything You Need to Know About the Lyft I.P.O.

Good Sunday morning, and welcome to a special edition of the DealBook Briefing, where we’ll take a deep dive into Lyft’s upcoming public offering. It’s the first...

ABB-backed Automata launches Eva robot to replace ‘tasks, not jobs’

Automata Technologies Eva, a robotic arm developed by U.K. start-up Automata Technologies, is perched on a table near a laptop. Tucked away in a small converted...

Custom Cars, Made to Order While You Wait (a Couple of Months)

At the age of 65, Richard Gillette decided it was time for him to stand out when he’s on the road. So he built himself a John Cooper Works Mini Cooper with a...

The lending gap narrows for women business owners nationwide

This trend is being driven by a confluence of factors, including a strong economy and an increasing desire among women of all ages to start and run their own companies....

Volvo to cut top speed on vehicles

At a time when automakers are pushing speed and acceleration to make their vehicles more appealing, Volvo is taking a different approach. The Swedish carmaker is cutting...

China Shifts, and Detroit’s Big Bet Goes Sour

CHONGQING, China — For Detroit, China once meant opportunity. The country’s growing ranks of drivers bought cars by the millions. Its cheap labor gave American...

Ford investigating possible problems with fuel economy, emissions tests

Ford Motor said on Thursday it has hired outside experts to investigate its vehicle fuel economy and testing procedures after employees raised concerns, and did not know...

The Instant, Custom, Connected Future of Medical Devices

When Jeff Dachis suddenly and unexpectedly learned he had Type 1 diabetes at the age of 46 in September 2013, he was stunned. After all, he ran marathons, followed a...