Jun 26, 2018

The tech industry vs. the travel ban

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Today, a break from talking about the border with Mexico to talk about another migration dispute: President Donald Trump's travel ban, which the Supreme Court upheld today. We revisit how businesses plan to navigate around the restrictions and what's at…

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"Westworld" isn't a TV show, it's a franchise film series

Jun 26, 2018
Co-creator Jonathan Nolan talks about keeping timelines straight and not dumbing things down for the audience.
Evan Rachel Wood, left, and James Marsden in season 2 of “Westworld.”
John P. Johnson/HBO

Coffee Bean speeds back to New York as retail real estate slows

Jun 26, 2018
New York or LA? Headlines in recent years have been all about people leaving the Big Apple in droves, heading for SoCal. But sometimes the flow does ebb. Witness the announcement today from LA-based Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf. It’s…

Big tech and other companies decry Supreme Court travel ban ruling

Jun 26, 2018
Business leaders say President Trump’s travel ban goes against their values and hurts economically.

How Ireland rebounded after Europe's debt crisis

Jun 27, 2018
Austerity, grit and flexibility helped get the country's economy back on an even keel.
An illustration shows a two euro coin taken in Dublin in 2013.
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Today, a break from talking about the border with Mexico to talk about another migration dispute: President Donald Trump’s travel ban, which the Supreme Court upheld today. We revisit how businesses plan to navigate around the restrictions and what’s at stake for tech companies. And HBO’s “Westworld” used creative marketing to become one of the most talked-about shows on TV. Series co-creator Jonathan Nolan is on the program talking about making television in today’s crowded market. Plus, the new U.S. tax law lets companies keep more of their earnings for investments, but could tariffs sweep those gains away? 

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Stranger Dr. Dog
Hearts Blackbird Blackbird
The Game Gabriel Garzón-Montano
After Thoughts Oddisee