Economy & Finance

Barnier warns UK on ‘backstop’ plan

► Read more at https://on.ft.com/2JFVnKj Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, said the UK’s ‘backstop’ proposal for avoiding controls...

Dawn Media Group's chief speaks about freedom of the press in Islamabad

► Read more at https://on.ft.com/2Hxnbvp Hameed Haroon, chief executive of Dawn Media Group, one of Pakistan's most prominent media companies,...

Trump to meet Kim, World Cup kicks off

Daniel Garrahan previews some of the big stories in the week ahead, including the Trump- Kim summit, the Fed’s decision on US interest rates and...

Top AI Thinkers: Where Human-Machine Collaboration Works Best

Top AI thinkers including Future Today Institute founder Amy Webb, Primer CEO and founder Sean Gourley, and former world chess champion Garry...

What 'Westworld' Star Jeffrey Wright Sees as AI's Shortcoming

On HBO’s “Westworld,“ Jeffrey Wright plays Bernard, the chief android programmer. At The Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival, he...

The Robots That Milk Cows

Labor shortage and low productivity were threatening the future of the Kato farm, on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. That was until the Kato...

Protests Outside NRA Convention Pull Focus to School Gun Violence

The 2018 NRA Convention in Dallas drew a record number of attendees, including both gun-rights advocates and gun-control supporters, with much of...

Oculus Go: VR Made Easy (and Cheap)

The latest virtual-reality headset from Facebook’s Oculus isn’t the most immersive, but since it costs $200 and doesn’t require a computer or...

What Would Peace Look Like on the Korean Peninsula?

The two Koreas have technically been at war for more than six decades. That's about to change, say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South...

Is 'Avengers: Infinity War' Too Much Movie?

Marvel's newest film, "Avengers: Infinity War," is smashing box office records. But cramming in 10 years of super storytelling can make the movie...

Now Hiring: Robot Babysitters

Robots need managers too. Meet one robot specialist who gets paid to look after several robot security guards that roam offices in the San...

Barry X Ball Reimagines Classical Art, With Help From Robots

Sculptor Barry X Ball reinvented Michelangelo's "Pieta Rondanini," using 3-D scans, stone-chiseling robots and thousands of hours of hand work. Go...

From Phonographs to Spotify: A Brief History of the Music Industry

From the invention of the phonograph in 1877 to the boom in streaming services today, the music industry has had to constantly adapt to emerging...

How to Survive the New Gmail

Google's updated email client is more secure and productive, and can even write your emails for you. WSJ's David Pierce takes you on a tour....