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New York-London in 3½ Hours? Supersonic Travel Is Back on the Horizon 18 July 2018, 6:09 pm

Fifteen years after the Concorde last flew, investors, plane makers and equipment suppliers are pushing to revive superfast airliners and business jets. But will regulators go along—and will passengers be willing to pay?

EU's Google Fine Threatens to Shake Mobile Industry 18 July 2018, 5:45 pm

When the first Android phone went on sale a decade ago, Google made a bet: Its free operating system would hook smartphone makers. Now that business model may need an upgrade.

Google Hit With Record $5 Billion EU Fine in Android Case 18 July 2018, 5:37 pm

The EU fined Alphabet’s Google $5 billion, a record for the bloc that could loosen the company’s grip on its biggest growth engine: mobile phones.

Private-Equity Firm Silver Lake Offers to Invest $500 Million in iHeartMedia 18 July 2018, 4:53 pm

Private-equity firm Silver Lake has reached out to iHeartMedia and its largest creditor group with an offer to invest about $500 million in the radio station operator.

Netflix Creating Comedy Radio Channel With SiriusXM 18 July 2018, 3:54 pm

The streaming-content giant has cut a deal with the satellite-radio broadcaster to create an outlet for its comedy content.

IBM Earnings: What to Watch 18 July 2018, 1:17 pm

International Business Machines is scheduled to announce second-quarter earnings Wednesday after the market closes. Here’s what to look for.

Musk Apologizes for Calling Cave Rescuer a Pedophile 18 July 2018, 12:50 pm

Tesla’s chief executive apologized for lashing out at the British cave explorer who dismissed his efforts to help rescue the youth soccer team trapped in a Thai cave.

Texas Instruments CEO Resigns After Ethics Violations 18 July 2018, 12:45 pm

Texas Instruments CEO Brian Crutcher has resigned over violations of the company’s code of conduct, less than two months after taking control of the company.

Samsung to Launch Foldable-Screen Phone Early Next Year 18 July 2018, 11:06 am

Samsung is planning to introduce a foldable-screen smartphone early next year, as the world’s largest phone maker eyes a splashy device that can help boost longer-term demand for its slumping handset business.

The iPhone App Making the NBA Smarter 18 July 2018, 11:00 am

NBA, college and youth basketball teams have begun using a product designed by former Apple engineers for shot-tracking. The app requires a phone and a hoop—and that’s it.

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