U.S. guitar maker PRS resumes hand-building instruments – at a safe distance

STEVENSVILLE, Md. (Reuters) – Maryland’s decision to reopen non-essential businesses came just in time for high-end guitar maker PRS Guitars, which kept 374 workers on its payroll during an... Read more »

Facebook, HSBC and others curb travel to China as warnings grow

SHANGHAI/SEOUL/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) and other global companies including LG Electronics Inc (066570.KS) and HSBC (HSBA.L) are restricting travel to China, as the death toll from... Read more »

Facebook targets UK growth with 1,000 hires this year

LONDON (Reuters) – Facebook will hire 1,000 people in London this year in roles such as product development and safety as it continues to grow its biggest engineering center... Read more »

JPMorgan to buy Paris building to bring euro teams from London

PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) said it plans to buy a building in central Paris to house up to 450 staff in coming years,... Read more »

Harvey Weinstein jury selection: bias, big data and ‘likes’

(Reuters) – When lawyers in the Harvey Weinstein rape trial question potential jurors on Thursday, they may already know who has used the #MeToo hashtag on Twitter or criticized... Read more »

The world’s largest offshore wind farm is nearly complete

Located 120 kilometers (75 miles) off England’s Yorkshire coast, Hornsea One will produce enough energy to supply 1 million UK homes with clean electricity when it is completed in... Read more »

Tiffany has big plans to cash in on Chinese shoppers spending more at home

The 182-year-old New York jeweler — which was recently purchased by luxury conglomerate LVMH (LVMHF) — entered the mainland in 2001 and started building out its retail network there... Read more »

Inside the world's largest diamond trading floor

The new Dubai Diamond Exchange is now the world’s largest diamond trading floor, with $15-17 billion passing through it yearly. The put upInside the world's largest diamond trading floorappeared... Read more »

Chinese design competition winner accused of copying Disney logo

The Dalian Culture and Tourism Bureau last week unveiled the winner of a competition to design its new logo, complimenting the “use of a few strokes” to “vividly” showcase... Read more »

Hallmark Channel reverses decision to pull ads featuring same-sex couples

The decision comes after Hallmark parent company Crown Media Family Networks faced calls for viewers and advertisers to boycott its television channel. The ads, from online wedding planning company... Read more »