Germany’s Economy Suffers Biggest Contraction on Record, but Green Shoots Emerge

FRANKFURT—Germany suffered a record economic contraction in the second quarter as measures to slow the pandemic’s spread closed businesses and

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Microsoft to Close Its Retail Stores

Microsoft Corp. is exiting bricks-and-mortar retail after opening its first location more than a decade ago, as the tech giant

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Will Anyone Bid $60 Million Online for a Painting?

No one has ever gone online to buy a $60 million work of art, but that is precisely what Sotheby’s

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SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son Quits Alibaba Board

TOKYO—SoftBank Group Corp. Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said he would step down as a director of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba

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Tesla Quality Falls Short in J.D. Power Car Survey

Tesla Inc. vehicles scored the worst among major auto makers in a closely watched survey of customers by researcher J.D.

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WSJ News Exclusive | Google’s U.S. Ad Revenue Is Expected to Decline in 2020, eMarketer Says

Google’s U.S. advertising revenue will decline this year for the first time since eMarketer began modeling it in 2008, the

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Apple’s WWDC Goes Virtual, and Tech Industry Is Taking Note

At Apple Inc.’s software conference two years ago, Ken Case peppered peers over breakfasts with questions about their businesses. He

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The Pandemic Has Pushed Car Buying Online. It’s Expected to Stick.

When the coronavirus pandemic hit Michigan in early March, managers at LaFontaine Chevrolet quickly pushed to move more of the

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Former Christie’s Star Sees the Future of Art Sales in an App

A former Christie’s rainmaker who left the art world two years ago after masterminding some of the industry’s biggest sales—including

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