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Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake—and Google Profits

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake—and Google Profits

Google Maps is filled with false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 21-06-2019
U.S. Planned Strike on Iran After Downing of Drone but Called Off Mission

U.S. Planned Strike on Iran After Downing of Drone but Called Off Mission

After Iran shot down a U.S. reconnaissance drone, Washington was preparing to launch a retaliatory strike, but the mission was called off at the last minute, U.S. officials said.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 21-06-2019
Fed Holds Rates Steady, Hints at Future Cuts if Outlook Doesn’t Improve

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Hints at Future Cuts if Outlook Doesn’t Improve

Federal Reserve officials held interest rates steady, but strongly suggested they would cut them in the months ahead if an economic outlook clouded by uncertainty over trade policy didn't improve.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 20-06-2019
Women Working Longer Hours, Sleeping Less, as They Juggle Commitments

Women Working Longer Hours, Sleeping Less, as They Juggle Commitments

Working women put in longer hours on the job last year, spent more time caring for their children and did more work around the house. They also spent less time relaxing or socializing--and less time sleeping, according to the annual American Time Use Survey.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 20-06-2019
How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela’s Gold Landed in Africa—and Vanished

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela’s Gold Landed in Africa—and Vanished

A Russian airliner's secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolas Maduro cling to power. "It's a fire sale."

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 19-06-2019
Trump and Xi Agree to Discuss Trade at Next Week’s G-20 Summit in Japan

Trump and Xi Agree to Discuss Trade at Next Week’s G-20 Summit in Japan

President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to meet in Japan next week, lifting financial markets and spurring hopes for a trade truce that could stave off a fresh round of tariffs.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 19-06-2019
Bitcoin Tops $9,000 as Crypto Rally Trounces Stocks, Bonds, Gold and Oil

Bitcoin Tops $9,000 as Crypto Rally Trounces Stocks, Bonds, Gold and Oil

The price of bitcoin rose above $9,000 to a 13-month high, extending a rebound that has made cryptocurrencies far outperform traditional asset classes this year.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 18-06-2019
Google’s Ad Dominance Explained in  Three Charts

Google’s Ad Dominance Explained in Three Charts

Google is the major force at every layer between advertisers and websites, one reason the Justice Department is laying the groundwork for potential antitrust action. Here's a look at the tech giant's advertising dominance, in three charts.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 18-06-2019
As China Tariffs Loom, Some U.S. Companies Say Buying American Isn’t an Option

As China Tariffs Loom, Some U.S. Companies Say Buying American Isn’t an Option

With public hearings on the Trump administration's China tariff plan set to begin Monday, the U.S. trade representative's office has already been flooded with letters from companies saying they have few options besides China.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 17-06-2019
China Biotechs Lure Industry Talent in the U.S.

China Biotechs Lure Industry Talent in the U.S.

Chinese biotechs are hiring from big drug companies in the U.S., promising lucrative pay and an entrepreneurial environment in the race to win the first U.S. approval of a nongeneric Chinese drug.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 17-06-2019
Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers

Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers

Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 14-06-2019
KPMG to Pay as Much as $50 Million to Settle SEC Probe

KPMG to Pay as Much as $50 Million to Settle SEC Probe

KPMG is preparing to pay as much as $50 million to settle civil claims related to the conduct of former partners who learned which of their audits would be subject to surprise regulatory examinations.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 14-06-2019
Facebook Worries Emails Could Show Zuckerberg Knew of Questionable Privacy Practices

Facebook Worries Emails Could Show Zuckerberg Knew of Questionable Privacy Practices

Facebook uncovered emails that appear to show CEO Mark Zuckerberg's connection to potentially problematic privacy practices at the company.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 13-06-2019
Huawei Presses Verizon to Pay for Patents

Huawei Presses Verizon to Pay for Patents

Huawei Technologies has told Verizon Communications that the carrier should pay licensing fees for more than 200 of its patents, further escalating tensions between the Chinese company and the U.S.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 13-06-2019
T-Mobile, Sprint Merger Challenged by State Attorneys General

T-Mobile, Sprint Merger Challenged by State Attorneys General

A group of state attorneys general filed a lawsuit to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, a highly unusual challenge that comes as federal antitrust officials are still reviewing the more than $26 billion deal.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 12-06-2019
Amazon Ends Restaurant Delivery in Face of Fierce Competition

Amazon Ends Restaurant Delivery in Face of Fierce Competition

Amazon.com is shutting its restaurant delivery service Amazon Restaurants in the U.S., putting an end to a four-year experiment that sought to compete with the likes of Grubhub and Uber Eats but failed to gain much traction.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 12-06-2019
U.S. Targets Efforts by China, Others to Recruit Government Scientists

U.S. Targets Efforts by China, Others to Recruit Government Scientists

The U.S. Energy Department has banned its scientists and most contractors from participating in talent-recruitment programs sponsored by China and some other foreign governments after finding that its personnel have been recruited by foreign military-affiliated programs and lured with multimillion-dollar packages.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 11-06-2019
Italy, Short of Euros, Flirts With a Different Way to Pay

Italy, Short of Euros, Flirts With a Different Way to Pay

Italy's populist leaders are discussing paying public-sector suppliers with IOUs instead of money, a step that Italian euroskeptics have proposed as the starting point for a new currency in case Italy has to leave Europe's currency union.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 11-06-2019
United Technologies Strikes Deal to Merge With Raytheon

United Technologies Strikes Deal to Merge With Raytheon

United Technologies doubled down on the aerospace market with an all-stock deal to merge with defense contractor Raytheon, after UTC executives earlier chose to exit the escalator and air-conditioner businesses.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 10-06-2019
Massive Crowds Take to Streets in ‘Last Fight’ for Hong Kong

Massive Crowds Take to Streets in ‘Last Fight’ for Hong Kong

Huge crowds of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to protest a proposed law that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand trial in mainland China.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 10-06-2019
How Fiat Chrysler’s Proposed Merger With Renault Crashed

How Fiat Chrysler’s Proposed Merger With Renault Crashed

The deal was doomed by the collision of cold financial logic with politics and pride, leaving mistrust and annoyance on all sides of the 10-day tangle. "It's about trust, and that's the problem here."

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 07-06-2019
Fed Begins Debate on Whether to Cut Rate as Soon as June

Fed Begins Debate on Whether to Cut Rate as Soon as June

One month ago, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell played down speculation of an interest-rate cut this summer. Now officials face a darker economic outlook, making such a move possible.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 07-06-2019
Fiat Chrysler Withdraws Merger Offer for Renault

Fiat Chrysler Withdraws Merger Offer for Renault

Fiat Chrysler has withdrawn its proposal to merge with Renault after the French auto maker's alliance partner, Nissan Motor, and the French government balked at the deal.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 06-06-2019
U.S. Crude Oil Enters Bear Market Due to Global-Growth Fears

U.S. Crude Oil Enters Bear Market Due to Global-Growth Fears

U.S. crude futures sank into a bear market on Wednesday, falling more than 20% below their April peak, as the global-growth worries gripping financial markets were compounded by fears of a supply glut.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 06-06-2019
Trump Talks Up U.K. Trade Deal Despite Brexit Impasse

Trump Talks Up U.K. Trade Deal Despite Brexit Impasse

The offer would require the U.K. to secure the decisive break with the bloc advocated by prominent Brexit backers in the race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 05-06-2019
Trade Tensions Prompt Fed to Put Interest-Rate Cut in Play

Trade Tensions Prompt Fed to Put Interest-Rate Cut in Play

Markets rallied after Federal Reserve officials said they were closely monitoring the recent escalation in trade tensions and indicated they could respond to any economic deterioration by lowering interest rates.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 05-06-2019
Plunging Yields Expose Sorry State of European Banks

Plunging Yields Expose Sorry State of European Banks

After a broad selloff last week, European bank stocks have given up their gains for the year, with valuations of some major banks at multiyear lows.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 04-06-2019
Congress, Enforcement Agencies Target Tech

Congress, Enforcement Agencies Target Tech

Federal antitrust enforcers and lawmakers are poised to scrutinize the nation's largest technology companies for potential anticompetitive practices, bringing a new regulatory focus to the markets for digital services and new concern for investors.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 04-06-2019
Infineon to Buy Cypress Semiconductor in Multibillion-Dollar Deal

Infineon to Buy Cypress Semiconductor in Multibillion-Dollar Deal

Infineon Technologies said it will acquire Cypress Semiconductor for an enterprise value of $10.1 billion.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 03-06-2019
Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight as U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight as U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe

As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant's executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determine the firm's efforts squelched competition.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 03-06-2019
Trump Threatens Tariffs on Mexican Imports in Response to Migrant Surge

Trump Threatens Tariffs on Mexican Imports in Response to Migrant Surge

President Trump said Thursday the U.S. would impose escalating tariffs on all Mexican imports beginning June 10, in an effort to push the country to deter the flow of asylum-seeking Central American families to the southern border.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 31-05-2019
Uber Cites Tight Competition After Posting $1 Billion Loss

Uber Cites Tight Competition After Posting $1 Billion Loss

Uber executives sought to reassure investors about its growth as an onslaught of competition from ride-hailing and delivery rivals led to a $1 billion loss in the first quarter.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 31-05-2019
Renault Proposal Is Put to the Test in France

Renault Proposal Is Put to the Test in France

Fiat Chrysler's proposal to merge with Renault is under scrutiny in France where the government, unions and some executives at the French auto maker are questioning whether the plan undervalues Renault and puts jobs at risk.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 30-05-2019