The New York Times investigation found four settlements involving allegations of sexual harassment or defamation against Vice employees

Vice Media placed its president, Andrew Creighton, and its chief digital officer, Mike Germano, on leave after sexual harassment allegations were rep(...)

The effort by Ant Financial, the payments affiliate of the internet giant Alibaba, to buy MoneyGram was seen as a test of the Trump administration’s political and regulatory approach to China.

US officials have effectively killed a Chinese company’s $1.2 billion plan to buy MoneyGram, the money transfer company, signaling the Trump administr(...)

John Oliver confronted Hoffman about allegations of sexual harassment in 1985, during a 20th-anniversary screening panel for the film Wag the Dog in New York. Photographs: Charles Sykes, left, and Evan Agostini/Invision/AP

Dustin Hoffman and John Oliver tangled publicly Monday night at a panel discussion where Oliver, the comedian and host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight, que(...)

Waiting to be rescued: Houston has suffered three “500-year floods” in the past three years. Photograph: Adrees Latif/Reuters

Imagine that after the 9/11 attacks the conversation had been limited to the tragedy in Lower Manhattan, the heroism of rescuers and the high heels of(...)

Intel’s Brian Krzanich, Mobileye’s Amnon Shahua and BMW’s Klaus Froehlich: Intel announced its intention to acquire Mobileye in March. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

About three years ago, the chip giant Intel seemed like a bystander in Silicon Valley’s race to develop self-driving cars. Google was zooming ahead, p(...)

US president Donald Trump:  the entire auto industry is bracing for potential changes  in the North American Free Trade Agreement under Trump presidency. Photograph: Dominick Reuter/AFP/Getty Images

Even before Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th of the United States last week, big business had already thrown him a veritable inaugural ball. A (...)

Weekend in . . . Rio de Janeiro
  • Travel
  • October 17, 2015, 05:00

For decades, Rio de Janeiro has evoked a distant fantasyland of skimpy bathing suits and Carnival spectacle wedged between the sea and a riotous up(...)

Martyn Sibley and Srin Madipalli, co-founders of Accomable, in Barcelona earlier this year.

Srin Madipalli and Martyn Sibley, like many entrepreneurs, got the idea for their start-up from their everyday experience, seeing a problem to solve. (...)

Police confirmed that four people were shot at around 8:30pm on Remsen Avenue, Brooklyn. File photograph: Thinkstock

At least four people were shot and wounded at a baby shower in Brooklyn on Sunday night, the authorities said. The victims, three men and one woman in(...)

A prototype of a Google driverless car. Google Inc is building cars that don’t have steering wheels, accelerator pedals or brake pedals. photograph: reuters/google inc/handout via reuters

Human error is the culprit in 93 per cent of vehicle crashes – including the pile-up last weekend that left comedian Tracy Morgan in critical conditio(...)