Brett Favre’s Most Memorable Stat May Be $8 Million Meant for the Poor

His role in the misappropriation of welfare money has infuriated people in his native Mississippi and prompted some fans to call for his removal from the Hall of Fame.

Crypto’s Long-Awaited ‘Merge’ Reaches the Finish Line

Ethereum, the most popular cryptocurrency platform, completed its much-anticipated switch to a more energy-efficient infrastructure.

Ethereum’s Founder on What Crypto Can — and Can’t — Do

Vitalik Buterin explains digital currency’s potential to transform our world.

Twitter Reached $7 Million Settlement With Whistle-Blower

Lawyers for Elon Musk mentioned a $7 million payment to Peiter Zatko, Twitter’s former top security executive, in a court hearing this week.

Uber Agrees to Pay N.J. $100 Million in Dispute Over Drivers’ Employment Status

New Jersey demanded back taxes from the ride-hailing company, claiming it misclassified drivers as independent contractors.

Whistle-Blower Says Twitter ‘Chose to Mislead’ on Security Flaws

At a Senate hearing, Peiter Zatko, Twitter’s former head of security, told lawmakers that the company lied about its data practices.

Celsius Network Plots a Comeback After a Crypto Crash

The chief executive of the experimental crypto bank Celsius has told employees about an audacious plan to revive the firm, which filed for bankruptcy in July.


Interpol Issues ‘Red Notice’ for South Korean Crypto Founder Do Kwon

Prosecutors in Seoul issued an arrest warrant last week for Mr. Kwon on charges of violating South Korea’s financial laws. His cryptocurrencies, Luna and TerraUSD, crashed in May.

U.S. Suit Over Alliance of American Airlines and JetBlue Goes to Trial

The Justice Department antitrust case contends that the carriers’ cooperation in Boston and New York reduces competition.

Biogen Agrees to Pay $900 Million to Settle Lawsuit Over Kickbacks

The company was accused of illegally paying doctors to prescribe its drugs over those of its rivals.

An Israel-Lebanon Border Deal Could Increase Natural Gas Supplies

Offshore gas fields in the Mediterranean could become one of several new energy sources for European countries as they seek independence from Russia.

Federal Government’s $20 Billion Embrace of ‘Climate Smart’ Farming

The techniques are a cornerstone of the Agriculture Department’s approach to addressing a warming planet, but it is unclear whether more widespread deployment of such methods can truly reverse the effects of climate change.

Why a Weak British Pound Matters

Investors briefly sent the pound to a record low against the dollar, which has implications for people and businesses inside and outside Britain.

C.E.O. of Celsius, the Crypto Bank, Resigns

Alex Mashinsky, the founder of Celsius, which filed for bankruptcy in July, said his role had “become an increasing distraction.”

Can ‘the Merge’ Save Crypto?

Many fans think it will. But it might end up creating some new problems.

Crypto’s Long-Awaited ‘Merge’ Reaches the Finish Line

Ethereum, the most popular cryptocurrency platform, completed its much-anticipated switch to a more energy-efficient infrastructure.

‘Act of Sabotage’ Hits Europe’s Energy and Stocks Markets

Natural gas prices soared in Europe and stocks fell, as officials investigate the causes of the Nordstream 1 and 2 gas pipeline explosions.


How the Passage of Time Softened the Fury Over Diana’s Death

A quarter-century ago Princess Diana’s shocking death provoked outrage at the royal family. Queen Elizabeth’s passing, in contrast, has been draped in civility and respect.

This Might Not Be a Cold War, but It Feels Like One

Even at their worst moments, the Americans and the Soviets kept talking. Today, U.S.-China contacts are scarce, while Beijing and Moscow move closer together.

Apple Extends Reach With $800 Watch, as New iPhone Inches Along

The Apple Watch Ultra is aimed at endurance athletes, a market dominated by Garmin. Apple also introduced updated AirPods.