Boston Wants Amazon, but Is There Room?

The possible arrival of Amazon’s second headquarters in East Boston is triggering both hopes and apprehension in a neighborhood already dealing with fallout from surging costs in a growing city.

The Mystery of the $70 Hoodie That’s All Over Facebook

Welcome to dropshipping, where entrepreneurs use social-media and virtual storefronts to flip merchandise from online marketplaces like Alibaba’s AliExpress to customers paying premium prices.

The AI Doctor Will See You Now

Artificial intelligence in medicine promises to alert us to disease or a medical emergency before it happens—if only we can navigate the pitfalls.

Want to Invest in Jack Ma? Avoid Alibaba’s Rivals

Investors are being caught in the middle of China’s biggest business rivalry, as those looking to get in on a private fundraising by Jack Ma’s financial-technology firm must agree not to invest in companies controlled by major rivals like Tencent Holdings.

Data-Privacy Law Creates New Business for Tech Consultants

The European Union’s tough new data-protection law demands costly changes for many companies and opens rich business opportunities for others.

News Organizations Flag Concerns on Facebook’s Political-Ad Rules

A trade group representing news organizations raised concerns to Facebook that the social media company’s rules on political ads are overly broad and could affect their ability to promote stories.

Theranos Inc.’s Partners in Blood

Much of the attention to the medical diagnostics firm accused of fraud has focused on CEO Elizabeth Holmes. But behind the scenes, another character played a central role.

Google to Hold Talks With Publishers Over Their GDPR Concerns

Google invites publishers to meetings at four of its global offices on May 24.

AI Can’t Reason Why

The current data-crunching approach to machine learning misses an essential element of human intelligence.

Cambridge Analytica Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in U.S.

Cambridge Analytica, the data firm embroiled in controversy following allegations of misuse of Facebook data during the 2016 presidential campaign, filed for bankruptcy protection in New York.