Covid Derails Latin America’s Bid for Middle-Class Prosperity

LIMA, Peru—The pandemic has devastated hundreds of thousands of businesses across Latin America, setting back the clock on the social

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China’s Move to Buy Arctic Gold Mine Draws Fire in Canada

TORONTO—The purchase of a gold mine in the Canadian Arctic by a state-run Chinese company is triggering alarms in Canada

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Merkel Lobbied for Wirecard Despite German Probe

BERLIN—German Chancellor Angela Merkel promoted Wirecard AG to Chinese officials last fall, even though her top aides were aware of

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Amazon to Acquire Self-Driving Startup Zoox

Amazon.com Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire autonomous-car developer Zoox, the two companies said Friday. The Wall Street Journal

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South Korean Panel Recommends Suspending Probe Into Samsung Leader

A panel of civilian experts dealt a blow to South Korean prosecutors investigating Samsung Electronics Co.’s de facto leader Lee

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White House Considers Broad Federal Intervention To Secure 5G Future

Trump administration officials have talked about inserting the federal government deep into the private sector to stiffen global competition against

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Japan Plans National Champion to Challenge Huawei

TOKYO—Japan’s top telecommunications company is taking a $600 million stake in a leading telecoms hardware maker, seeking to build a

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WSJ News Exclusive | House Investigating Company Selling Phone Location Data to Government Agencies

WASHINGTON—A congressional committee has opened an investigation into the sale of the location data drawn from millions of U.S. mobile

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CrossFit Founder Greg Glassman Sells Gym Business

Greg Glassman, the founder of CrossFit Inc., is selling his gym business to a technology executive, weeks after Mr. Glassman

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Olympus to Exit Camera Business After 84 Years

Olympus Corp. is getting out of the camera business after 84 years to focus on medical devices. The Tokyo company,

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