Uber isn’t a tech company — it’s basically a taxi company, E.U. court adviser...

When it comes to challenging entrenched taxi companies, few have a bigger reputation than Uber. The ride-hailing company has successfully forced taxi drivers to compete with it in hundreds of markets...

What do the classics of modern design teach us about choosing furniture?

Anyone who has ever sat in an Eames lounge chair and rested their feet on the ottoman raves about comfort. What is it about this iconic pair that’s so...

How to determine whether to sell money-losing rental property

What should be done with my two rental properties that no one seems to want to rent? We’ve had previous tenants and evictions. I’m ready to sell the properties...

Slowing online sales send Walmart’s stock tumbling nearly 10 percent

For months, Wall Street has rewarded Walmart for engineering the kind of e-commerce turnaround that has eluded so many traditional retailers. But when the merchandising giant reported Tuesday that online growth...

The federal government spends more than twice as much subsidizing homeowners as it does...

Federal housing benefits are disproportionately enriching wealthy households, according to a study by Apartment List. The San Francisco-based company, which runs an apartment listings search engine, analyzed Internal Revenue Service...

GOP eyes post-tax-cut changes to welfare, Medicare and Social Security

High-ranking Republicans are hinting that, after their tax overhaul, the party intends to look at cutting spending on welfare, entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare, and other parts...

Facebook, Google and Twitter face proposed bill targeting shadowy political ads

Democratic lawmakers are pushing for new legislation that would require greater disclosure of political ads that run on Internet platforms, despite a pledge by Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg...

Trump is doing what workplace experts say a boss should never do

I was sitting across from a co-worker when he was publicly humiliated by a manager. The supervisor began yelling as he approached my co-worker’s cubicle. The manager was so loud...

Your Internet isn’t getting any faster, but the government might soon call it ‘high-speed’...

Is the government doing a good enough job getting Internet access to the people? Until recently, the government's own assessment was no — things could be better for many Americans fed up...

AT&T’s CEO took the stand in the Time Warner trial. Here’s what he said.

In the end, it was always going to be Time Warner. In his most detailed comments to date about how the AT&T-Time Warner merger came to be, AT&T chief executive...