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The world's highly skilled immigrants are increasingly living in just four nations, according to new World Bank research highlighting the challenges of brain drain for non-English-speaking and developing countries. WSJ's Adam Creighton explains.
British American Tobacco PLC’s $47 billion offer for Reynolds American Inc. shows the rising value the U.S. holds for the shrinking global tobacco industry.
Shares of Microsoft jumped to an all-time high Friday in the wake of a positive earnings report, nearly 17 years after setting its previous high-water mark in the heyday of the dot-com boom.
Visa is putting a bitcoin-style network to work as it aims to take on a new market, the large and complex cross-border payments made between businesses.
Brazil’s inflation continued to slow in the month ended mid-October, providing further optimism that the central bank would continue its interest-rate cutting cycle.
While digital and tech jobs are in high demand, the number of women in computing will continue to fall over the next decade. Accenture's Julie Sweet and Girls Who Code founder and CEO Reshma Saujani join Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero to discuss efforts to bridge the tech job gender gap.
Horticulturist Justin Hancock explains tips for caring for indoor plants during cold weather months on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero. He also discusses the benefits of having healthy indoor plants and "superhero" plants that require relatively little care. Photo: iStock
Asian shares were broadly weaker Friday, as a strong dollar rolled through Asian markets.
Apple says it has been buying Apple chargers and cables labeled as genuine on Amazon.com and has found nearly 90 percent of them to be counterfeit.
Girls Who Code says specifically targeting school-aged girls could help reverse a downtrend of female participation in the IT workforce.
The software giant’s cloud-computing businesses kicked into high gear, as sales of its Azure service more than doubled. Overall revenue, which has slid for each of the past five quarters, also grew in the period.
Customers return about 23% of their purchases both in-store and online, costing retailers $643 billion per year. Can artificial intelligence eliminate returns through virtual 3D try-on?
Nintendo released video and specs for its new hybrid gaming console "Switch," which is expected to go on sale in March 2017. Photo: Nintendo
Elon Musk’s latest much-hyped Tesla Motors Inc. “product announcement” Wednesday night promised all who buy a new Tesla car the hardware needed for the car to drive itself. The problem: It won’t work.
Director Makoto Shinkai's animated film "Your Name" has turned into a blockbuster hit in Japan since its August debut, bringing in more than $100 million and leading some to call Mr. Shinkai the next Hayao Miyazaki.