British Airways Faces Third Day of Flight Disruption After IT Outage

British Airways said a far-reaching computer outage would disrupt flights for a third day and pledged to avoid a repetition of the events that led to hundreds of canceled flights over the weekend.

Apple: Supercycle Hopes Drive Super-sized Bets

Can Apple’s coming “supercycle” actually deliver? Investors already have bet nearly $200 billion that it can. Hopes are high for the next iPhone coming out later this year after the last two versions failed to do much to move the needle.

Hotels Remove Welcome Mat for Online Travel Agencies

Marriott, Hilton and InterContinental Hotels are using extensive marketing campaigns to claw back business from Expedia and Priceline, which steer customers to hotel properties but also take hefty commissions.

Luxury Fashion Brands Start to Sell on China’s WeChat App

Tencent Holdings is courting luxury fashion brands to WeChat, China’s most popular messaging app, potentially opening a new channel in online retail.

Making Art While Big Brother Watches

The artist Trevor Paglen responds to the age of constant surveillance by looking back with an artful and unflinching eye.

The ‘Merperson’ Comes to Emoji

For the latest release of emoji, a subcommittee recommended a gender-neutral version to go with mermaids and mermen.

The ‘Merperson’ Comes to Emoji

For the latest release of emoji, a subcommittee recommended a gender-neutral version to go with mermaids and mermen.

Sharp Sees Salvation in Appliances

The recovery plan for troubled Japanese electronics maker Sharp: Become a major global appliance maker under the wing of its Taiwanese parent, Foxconn Technology Group.

Amazon’s Brush With $1,000 Signals the Death of the Stock Split

Stock splits, once considered a way to keep shares affordable for mom-and-pop investors, are rare today as companies aspire to new heights.

Wall Street’s Message to CEOs: Innovate Now

Wall Street, long obsessed with quarterly profits, has a message for chief executives of big established companies: Pick up the pace of innovation and make riskier bets sooner.