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Inside Amazon Go, a Store of the Future

Advertisement SEATTLE — The first clue that there’s something unusual about Amazon’s store of the future hits you right at the front door. It feels as if you are entering a subway station. A row of gates guard the entrance to the store, known as Amazon Go, allowing in only ...

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Nicolle Wallace’s Road From the White House to 30 Rock

In the basement of the Mexican restaurant Anejo TriBeCa last December, with rain pouring down on the streets of Lower Manhattan, Nicolle Wallace was addressing the staff of her new MSNBC show, “Deadline: White House.” They had gathered for their first holiday party since the show’s debut in May. Ms. ...

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The 747 Had a Great Run. But Farewell Doesn’t Mean the End.

Advertisement MARANA, Ariz. —There may be no airliner as recognizable as the Boeing 747,the world’s first jumbo jet, with its iconic hump of an upper deck. For aviation fans, the introduction of the “Queen of the Skies” was a triumph of engineering and grace: unprecedented size and speed with spiral-staircase ...

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One Goldman Takeover That Failed: The Trump White House

Advertisement A year ago, with an impressive roster of Goldman Sachs alumni on their way to top White House positions, the return of “Government Sachs” was in full swing. The newly inaugurated President Trump tapped Steven T. Mnuchin as treasury secretary, Gary D. Cohn as director of the National Economic ...

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Flurry of Lawsuits Fight Repeal of Net Neutrality

Advertisement WASHINGTON — The legal fight against the Federal Communications Commission’s recent repeal of so-called net neutrality regulations began on Tuesday, with a flurry of lawsuits filed to block the agency’s action. One suit, filed by 21 state attorneys general, said the agency’s actions broke federal law. The commission’s rollback ...

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Workplace Raids Signal Shifting Tactics in Immigration Fight

Advertisement The Trump administration is taking its campaign against illegal immigration to the workplace. The raids by federal agents on dozens of 7-Eleven convenience stores last week were the administration’s first big show of force meant to convey the consequences of employing undocumented people. “We are taking work-site enforcement very ...

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Big Bets on A.I. Open a New Frontier for Chip Start-Ups, Too

Advertisement SAN FRANCISCO — For years, tech industry financiers showed little interest in start-up companies that made computer chips. How on earth could a start-up compete with a goliath like Intel, which made the chips that ran more than 80 percent of the world’s personal computers? Even in the areas ...

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