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With Drone Deliveries on the Horizon, Europe Moves to Set Ground Rules

With Drone Deliveries on the Horizon, Europe Moves to Set Ground Rules

A drone demonstration outside Paris in September. “Right now, we are at the cusp of an industry that is completely changing, with tons of opportunities,” said Ellen Malfliet of Unifly, a Belgian company developing drone software systems.

McDonald’s to Switch to Paper Straws in Britain as Country Turns Against Plastic

McDonald’s to Switch to Paper Straws in Britain as Country Turns Against Plastic

McDonald’s uses 1.8 million plastic straws per day in Britain alone.

Should Coffee Come With Cancer Warnings? California Says No

Should Coffee Come With Cancer Warnings? California Says No

A California agency has proposed a rule declaring that not only does coffee pose no significant risk of cancer, it may actually have health benefits.

Sprint and T-Mobile Are Said to Be Close to a Merger to Compete at the Top

Sprint and T-Mobile Are Said to Be Close to a Merger to Compete at the Top

Sprint, controlled by Masayoshi Son’s SoftBank, has long lagged behind the two titans of American wireless, Verizon and AT&T, each of which has more subscribers than Sprint and T-Mobile combined.

Goodbye, Denver Post. Hello, Blockchain.

Goodbye, Denver Post. Hello, Blockchain.

The Denver Post’s former headquarters in downtown Denver. Former Post editors and reporters are creating their own news outlet called The Colorado Sun.

NBC Executive Takes Over Amazon Studios

NBC Executive Takes Over Amazon Studios

Jennifer Salke championed shows like “This Is Us” while at NBC Entertainment.

Marissa Mayer Is Still Here

Marissa Mayer Is Still Here

"I think you can have high expectations as a leader, and as long as they’re consistent and clearly communicated, a lot of people find that really inspiring," said Marissa Mayer, an early Google employee who went on to lead Yahoo for five years.

Charitable Giving by Corporations Is Also About Getting, a New Study Finds

Charitable Giving by Corporations Is Also About Getting, a New Study Finds

A Habitat for Humanity project in North Carolina. Corporate philanthropy can reflect a sense of social responsibility, but it can also align with causes favored by influential politicians.

Goldman Sachs Made Millions in Malaysia. Now Malaysia Wants Some Money Back.

Goldman Sachs Made Millions in Malaysia. Now Malaysia Wants Some Money Back.

Malaysia’s new finance minister, Lim Guan Eng, center, said the government would “seek some claims” from Goldman Sachs, which helped raise billions of dollars for the 1MDB state investment fund. The fund is at the center of a scandal that led to the downfall of the previous government.

Whiskers Unlimited? Not on Wall St.

Whiskers Unlimited? Not on Wall St.

In general, bankers and traders are a conspicuously clean-shaven lot. A noted exception is Lloyd C. Blankfein.

Margaret Brennan Named Host of ‘Face the Nation’ on CBS

Margaret Brennan Named Host of ‘Face the Nation’ on CBS

Margaret Brennan on “Face the Nation.” Since joining CBS News in 2012, she has helped lead coverage of major international stories.

At Davos, the Real Star May Have Been China, Not Trump

At Davos, the Real Star May Have Been China, Not Trump

Liu He, a top economic policy adviser to President Xi Jinping of China, drew a full house to his presentation during a meeting of global business and political leaders in Davos, Switzerland.

Weight Watchers Gets Its Own Makeover

Weight Watchers Gets Its Own Makeover

Mindy Grossman, the chief executive of Weight Watchers, is trying to reposition the weight-loss company to appeal to younger consumers who are gravitating toward lifestyle sites like Goop and free tracking apps like MyFitnessPal.

E.U. to Offer Trade Proposals in Bid to Ease Tensions

E.U. to Offer Trade Proposals in Bid to Ease Tensions

A steel factory in Italy. On Wednesday, the president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, is expected to offer the Trump administration two possible trade deals in an effort to remove American tariffs on steel and aluminum.

Argentina Raises Key Rate to 40%, Bringing Economic Uncertainty

Argentina Raises Key Rate to 40%, Bringing Economic Uncertainty

The central bank of Argentina said it would use “all the tools at its disposal” to slow inflation to 15 percent this year, a goal analysts see as unrealistic.

How a Small Bank Became a Go-To Lender to the Trump Family

How a Small Bank Became a Go-To Lender to the Trump Family

The glass headquarters of Signature Bank in Manhattan. The bank has extended lines of credit to the Trump International Golf Club; lent money to President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner; and provided Mr. Trump and his business with checking accounts.


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