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The Week in Business: A Suddenly Vulnerable Netflix

Want this column in your inbox? Sign up here. It has been a hot week, with no relief in sight. If you’ve spent it assembling a wall of fans and air-conditioners, you may have missed some business and tech news. Don’t worry, that’s why we’re here. (And here are some …

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The Week in Tech: Some Workers Hate Robots. Retraining May Change That.

Mr. First invoked a lyric from Buffalo Springfield’s 1966 song “For What It’s Worth” to describe the situation: “There’s something happening here. What it is ain’t exactly clear.” Can Libra survive? President Trump. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. The Fed chair, Jay Powell. The International Monetary Fund’s chief economist, Gita Gopinath. …

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Sorry, You Won’t Be Hovering Over Paris Anytime Soon

Over the weekend, a video of a man gliding over Paris on a tiny platform offered the internet a bit of unifying delight. As President Emmanuel Macron of France applauded alongside other attendees at the Bastille Day parade, the man gracefully soared and dipped, clutching a rifle. Thousands on social …

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