The shutdown has ended, yet some small businesses still struggle to move on

The shutdown has ended, yet some small businesses still struggle to move on

The partial government shutdown has come to an end. Yet for small-business owners who are waiting on loans, the clock is still ticking. The government closure shuttered some agencies, including the Small Business Administration, for 35 days. Now that the...
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Apple Pay Japan Debut Hit by Problems as Rail Commuters Struggle

Apple Pay Japan Debut Hit by Problems as Rail Commuters Struggle

Apple Inc.’s entry into Japanese digital payments is off to a rough start as system trouble prevents commuters from charging their passes. East Japan Railway Co. said users are experiencing difficulties connecting to the Mobile Suica contactless payment ...
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Apple, Samsung Struggle in Face of Chinese Competition

Apple, Samsung Struggle in Face of Chinese Competition

The global launch of the iPhone 7 on Friday is crucial to Apple’s fortunes in China, but both it and its biggest rival Samsung, hit by a recall over exploding batteries, are struggling in the face of upstart local competitors....
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