(Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell 0.8 percent on Friday, as weak economic data from China and Europe exacerbated global growth fears and added to nerves about the U.S.-China trade talks. Weak monthly retail sales growth and industrial output numbers from China, combined with sluggish Euro zone business expansion as well as disappointing economic data from…
Yet Another Person Who Had Sex at Work I had a secret relationship with a guy twice my age, and on top of that, he is a manager at my company. We dated for about two months, and everything seemed to be going great until one day he called it off because of the age…
“This is the tip of the iceberg,” one person told me. “The public has zero idea,” wrote another. I wrote an article in May about a company that bought access to data from the major U.S. cellphone carriers. My reporting showed that the company, Securus Technologies, allowed law enforcement to get this data, and officers…
Inside Elon Musk’s manufacturing hell Tesla has long struggled with production issues on its new Model 3 electric car, and Elon Musk, the carmaker’s C.E.O., is known to have worked hard to overcome them. But a new investigation by Wired paints a deeply unflattering picture of his methods. Here’s a particularly illuminating passage: He walked…
PARIS — Last Saturday, Thomas Mirallès donned a yellow vest in his hometown in southern France and headed out to protest President Emmanuel Macron and high taxes. Afterward, he and other demonstrators around the country returned home, just as they had done every weekend for the past month. But though they were no longer gathered…
Then came the shooting of a scene involving a windowless van. With the cameras rolling, in front of the cast and crew, Mr. Weatherly said he would take Ms. Dushku to his “rape van,” which, he added, was filled with phallic objects and lubricant, according to the interview notes. Mr. Weatherly said the “rape van”…
“Make your products in the United States instead of China,” Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter. “Start building new plants now.” None of the new positions announced by Apple on Thursday appeared to involve manufacturing. Unlike Amazon, whose competition for a new headquarters was highly publicized, Apple has been relatively quiet about its expansion plans. The…
“G.E. is a 19th- and 20th-century industrial company with no real experience in modern software,” said Thomas M. Siebel, chief executive of C3, a Silicon Valley start-up that competes with GE Digital. Unlike G.E., C3 followed the typical high-tech model for a software company, beginning with small team and steadily improving its product. The company,…
They came from as far as India and Peru — hairdressers and editors, entrepreneurs and influencers. They came to learn the ways of Sophia Amoruso, the author of “Girlboss” and founder of Nasty Gal, the once-buzzy fashion label that filed for bankruptcy in 2016. The Girlboss Rally, a physical manifestation of what Ms. Amoruso hopes…
“They just made it sound like it was like a freak accident: ‘He’s really just a calm and likable resident,’” Ms. Stevens said in an interview. A state investigation report said the Point had been trying to address his behavioral problems before the attack. State regulators declined to punish the Point, saying in their report…