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Bright Lights, Big Shoulder Pads: A Timid Japan Recalls Its Bubble Era

Bright Lights, Big Shoulder Pads: A Timid Japan Recalls Its Bubble Era

Kaori Masukodera, left, and Mai Chusonji of the duo Bed In, whose garish outfits and bubbly music are part of a nostalgic reappreciation of Japan’s 1980s economic boom.

To Trump, It’s the ‘Amazon Washington Post.’ To Its Editor, That’s Baloney.

To Trump, It’s the ‘Amazon Washington Post.’ To Its Editor, That’s Baloney.

Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, bought The Washington Post in 2013, but Amazon itself has no role in the ownership of the newspaper.

A Saucy App Knows China’s Taste in News. The Censors Are Worried.

A Saucy App Knows China’s Taste in News. The Censors Are Worried.

The headquarters of Beijing Bytedance Technology, the parent company of the Jinri Toutiao app, in Beijing. The app has a daily user base of 120 million people.

California Will Require Solar Power for New Homes

California Will Require Solar Power for New Homes

Solar panels on a Southern California home. State law requires at least 50 percent of California’s electricity to come from noncarbon-producing sources by 2030.

How an Affair Between a Reporter and a Security Aide Has Rattled Washington Media

How an Affair Between a Reporter and a Security Aide Has Rattled Washington Media

The Hart Senate Office Building, home of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

They Tried to Boycott Facebook, Apple and Google. They Failed.

They Tried to Boycott Facebook, Apple and Google. They Failed.

Rayven Bruzzese, a sign-language student in Philadelphia, deleted Facebook in March because she found it upsetting. Now she spends time on Instagram — which is owned by Facebook.

Future of MoviePass Is in Doubt After Service Outage, Experts Say

Future of MoviePass Is in Doubt After Service Outage, Experts Say

MoviePass, a subscription-based service for movie theater tickets, was forced to borrow $5 million last week after it said it could not pay its bills.

Europe Retaliates Against Trump Tariffs

Europe Retaliates Against Trump Tariffs

Daimler, the maker of Mercedes cars and S.U.V.s, could face a sales slump if China makes good on its tariff threats.

Carlos Ghosn, Emerging in Public, Lays Out His Defense

Carlos Ghosn, Emerging in Public, Lays Out His Defense

Carlos Ghosn’s image on a TV news program in Tokyo on Tuesday. The former Nissan chief said he had “never received any compensation from Nissan that was not disclosed.”

When Cars Do the Driving, Who Will Feel the Joy?

When Cars Do the Driving, Who Will Feel the Joy?

“It’s my 10 second rule,” said Dave Marek, Acura’s executive creative director, who oversees the carmaker’s designs around the world. “I want them to walk around our car and say: ‘Wow! I want to ride in that!’”

Zuckerberg Faces Hostile Congress as Calls for Regulation Mount

Zuckerberg Faces Hostile Congress as Calls for Regulation Mount

Members of the Energy and Commerce Committee pressed Facebook’s chief executive on data privacy, security and political bias on the social media platform.

Wang Jian, Co-Founder of Chinese Giant HNA, Dies in France

Wang Jian, Co-Founder of Chinese Giant HNA, Dies in France

Wang Jian, center, the co-chairman and a co-founder of HNA Group of China, at an event in New York in 2017.

As Barnes & Noble Struggles to Find Footing, Founder Takes Heat

As Barnes & Noble Struggles to Find Footing, Founder Takes Heat

The Barnes & Noble bookstore in Bethesda, Md., before it closed this year. In the last decade, the chain has closed more than 150 stores and now operates 633.

As Sears Withers, Its Former Stores Fuel a New Fortune

As Sears Withers, Its Former Stores Fuel a New Fortune

Offices designed for the local tech industry are planned for a former Sears location in Santa Monica, Calif.

With Disney Deal Looming, Murdoch’s Empire Is Fractured

With Disney Deal Looming, Murdoch’s Empire Is Fractured

Rupert Murdoch agreed in December to sell much of 21st Century Fox to the Walt Disney Company, leaving many wondering what the future holds for Mr. Murdoch and his two sons.

Nike’s C.E.O. Vows Changes After Claims of Workplace Harassment and Bias

Nike’s C.E.O. Vows Changes After Claims of Workplace Harassment and Bias

Acknowledging that he and other top leaders at Nike had missed signs of discontent among some employees, the company’s chief executive, Mark Parker, apologized at a company meeting on Thursday.


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