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Satellite communications have been in use for decades, but Internet access through the technology has always been slow and expensive.
The New York neighborhood has been changing from a working-class area to a gentrified hot spot for the past decade. And the plan by the online retail giant will only accelerate that trend.
After several months of tough talk and even tougher tariffs, President Trump may be pulling some punches in his "America First" global trade offensive.
The Trump administration’s eagerness to notch a bipartisan win after a bruising election may help the odds of addressing the nation's crumbling roads.
It bodes well for consumers, but some experts worry that it signals trouble in the broader economy.
Black and Latino consumers pay higher interest on home loans than whites or Asians with similar credit scores -- even when shopping online.
Facebook hired a Republican opposition-research firm to discredit activists critical of the social network, linking them to the liberal philanthropist, according to a New York Times report.
But the legislation is complicated, its price-tag is high, and the bill does little to help the very poorest Americans.
It's part of a new space race to bring Web access to the entire planet.
Despite a flourishing economy, it’s a tough time for classic retailers.
The 30-year fixed-rate average was unchanged at 4.94 percent.
The move to the heart of the defense industry could boost government contracts
The state and Arlington County worried until the end that their high costs for labor and real estate might lose the deal.
Black and Latino consumers pay higher interest on home loans than whites or Asians with similar credit scores -- even when shopping online.
Long Island City, the New York neighborhood where Amazon plans to expand, has been changing from a working-class area to a gentrified hot spot for the past decade. HQ2 will accelerate that trend, sparking concerns from business owners and residents.
The company attributed the growth to strong digital sales.
Prosecutors are trying to force Amazon to turn over data on Echo device for a murder case.
A judge has ordered Amazon to turn over any recordings an Echo device may have made the day two women were killed.
An MIT Sloan Ph.D. candidate discovered what turned skilled hobbyists into entrepreneurs.
Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) and Maria Bartiromo sparred over whether his talking point was accurate.
The tech giant has opened outposts across America, so it has access to more lawmakers it can try to influence amid concerns about its growth.
The company’s expansion will be a boon, and perhaps a strain, for two metropolitan areas.
Unions said Boeing failed to make pilots aware of a key safety feature in 737 MAX 8 planes.
"This is a positive step and may be the first thing this EPA has done that will actually reduce air pollution," said one environmental advocate.
Dion Cini said he was banned after waving two separate pro-Trump banners on rides at Walt Disney World Resort.
Forecasters are predicting a slowdown, and the president may look for someone to blame.
Don't get tempted to sign up for another credit card on Black Friday.
text Stock-watchers: Beware of whiplash
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 04:49:00 EST
The dizzying up-and-down market of recent weeks might be on a steady rise. Or not.
If we don’t use this opportunity to invest in transportation infrastructure and more housing, then all we will get out of HQ2 is higher rents and housing prices and longer commutes.
Many income providers that were dependable over decades for investors have disappeared
But the legislation is complicated, its price-tag is high, and the bill does little to help the very poorest Americans.
An MIT Sloan Ph.D. candidate discovered what turned skilled hobbyists into entrepreneurs.
Gerrymandering might be an even bigger issue at the state legislative level than at the federal level, but it doesn't get talked about as much.
About a million Americans live full-time in RVs. Many say this modern nomadic lifestyle has improved their marriages and made them much happier.
One lawyer called it a 'minimal gesture' for a company to show it is committed to preventing sexual harassment
At an annual shareholder meeting in 1990s for a major airline, Nell Minow remembers encountering Evelyn Y. Davis, the flamboyant corporate gadfly who died last Sunday at age 89 after decades as a thea...
A book released this year showed female lawmakers tend to take more trips home, have more staffers based in their home district, sponsor more legislation tied to local issues and get on more committees tied to local priorities.
A new letter from pension funds investors suggests Tesla permanently split the chairman and CEO roles after an SEC settlement required Elon Musk to step aside as chairman for three years.
The appeal of monthly subscription boxes is often convenience. Just make sure the service is truly saving you time and money.
There’s no one rule of thumb for everyone
The way a will is handled can permanently change a family
California's attorney general filed a lawsuit against Navient and two of its subsidiaries, Pioneer and General Revenue Corp., alleging misconduct.
Facebook hired a Republican opposition-research firm to discredit activists critical of the social network, linking them to the liberal philanthropist, according to a New York Times report.
It's part of a new space race to bring Web access to the entire planet.
Google's smartphones now have a special camera feature known as Night Sight, which allows the phone to take photos in very dark situations. The Post's Geoffrey A. Fowler explains how this works, and why this new feature may be the future of photography.
Night Sight on Google’s Pixel, which shoots pictures in the dark, shows how phone cameras have become faketastic.
The latest apps use artificial intelligence to personalize searches and ideally match buyers and properties.
The 30-year fixed-rate average was unchanged at 4.94 percent.
TOWN SQUARE | The townhouses have roof terraces, lofts, hardwood flooring on the main level, kitchen islands, granite counters and nine-foot-high ceilings on all three levels.
TOWN SQUARE | The townhouses have roof terraces, lofts, hardwood flooring on the main level, kitchen islands, granite counters and nine-foot-high ceilings on all three levels.
Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg’s errors stemmed from deliberate terrible choices, not naivete or good intentions gone wrong.
The computer giant’s complicated DVMT problem gets a complicated, but workable, solution.
Another strong quarter confirms that the big-box retailer is well-positioned to take on Amazon, or anyone else.
A shift in strategy by Express Scripts is a small but positive step toward fixing a broken system.
The developers of the Juul e-cigarette wanted to make the experience of getting a stimulating hit of nicotine dramatically better than sucking on a stinky, smoking stick of burning tobacco. Their success made Juul the top-selling e-cigarette in the U.S. in two years. The company that makes the device says it was created to help adult smokers quit. But it achieved success in part by attracting a huge following among kids younger than 18, who aren’t legally allowed to purchase such products. Conce
Prime Minister Theresa May faces an uphill battle in pushing her Brexit deal with the European Union through the British parliament. With that in mind, the financial industry and regulators continue t...
More than two decades after white-minority rule ended in South Africa, most of its profitable farms and estates are still owned by white people, and about 95 percent of the country’s wealth is in the hands of 10 percent of the population. The ruling African National Congress has vowed to step up wealth distribution, including constitutional changes to make it easier to allow the government to expropriate land without paying for it. While the amendments are still a work in progress and the state
A record pace of bond defaults and increasing corporate-funding strains have spurred China’s regulators to re-energize efforts to provide investors with ways of hedging risk in the world’s third-largest debt market. While credit-default swaps, which allow traders to place bets on a company’s -- or a collection of companies’ -- creditworthiness have been around for decades in developed nations, such securities are rare in China. Regulators are now actively supporting financial contracts that let