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Samsung Is Developing Own Platform, Apps

1 hour 46 min ago
Wonpyo Hong, president of company's Media Solution Center, discusses new music service, importance of software.
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Geely Banks on New Strategy

2 hours 34 min ago
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Chairman Li Shufu said his Chinese auto brand Geely can use technology from his Volvo brand and a streamlined brand strategy to get back on track for growth after a sharp sales drop.
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Daimler, BYD Plan Electric Car

5 hours 44 min ago
Daimler unveiled plans to build an all-electric vehicle with Chinese partner BYD, as foreign operators are under pressure to meet demands by China for more electric cars to fight air pollution.
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Toyota Revs Up Ambitious Plans for China

7 hours 9 min ago
Toyota is revving up efforts to unseat Nissan as China's top Japanese auto maker, even as they both struggle to win back market share lost to rivals amid political tensions
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China Unveils List of IPO Aspirants

9 hours 24 min ago
China looks set to reopen the IPO floodgates after a two-month pause, as the China Securities Regulatory Commission announced a list of 28 companies that have disclosed their offering plans.
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Toyota and Indian Workers Ordered to End Feud

12 hours 50 min ago
Local authorities have ordered Toyota Motor Corp. and its striking workers in India to end their feud and resume normal operations.
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GM President Bullish on China

13 hours 8 min ago
General Motors President Dan Ammann said Sunday he sees no "measurable impact" on the auto maker's U.S. sales from the ignition-switch recall controversy, and outlined bullish expectations for GM in China.
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Fiat, Chrysler to Build Jeeps in China

13 hours 55 min ago
Fiat SpA and its Chrysler Group arm expect to build Jeep vehicles for China in the Asian country starting in late 2015, the two companies said Saturday.
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Volkswagen Seeks to Boost China Sales

13 hours 59 min ago
Europe's largest carmaker Volkswagen AG said it aims to sell more than 3.5 million vehicles in China this year, after sales there accounted for more than one-third of the German company's global deliveries last year.
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Nissan: China Sales Are Back to Normal

14 hours 21 min ago
Nissan said political tensions between Japan and China are no longer dragging down sales, and that it is considering further expanding capacity in China as it faces strong demand in the world's largest auto market.
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GM Sales Rise Despite Controversy

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 6:12pm
The head of General Motors' North American operations, Alan Batey, said April U.S. vehicle sales are on pace for "a good month."
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Fish Farming Explores Deeper, Cleaner Waters

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 4:19pm
Fish-farming companies are trying to guard against disease and expand production by trying new techniques, including the use of offshore structures akin to oil platforms.
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Verizon, AT&T Face Spectrum Bidding Limits

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 3:52pm
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said a portion of the high-quality wireless airwaves coming up soon for auction should be reserved for smaller carriers.
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Newmont, Barrick Merger Talks Collapse

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 3:47pm
Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining were in advanced talks this week over a deal that would have combined the world's two largest gold producers, but the talks broke down.
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Batista Unfazed by Reported Probe

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 3:45pm
Brazilian entrepreneur Eike Batista on Friday said he isn't concerned about a reported criminal investigation into the collapse of his once-highflying oil company.
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France's SFR Plans Network-Sharing Venture With Vodafone

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 3:09pm
French mobile-phone operator SFR plans to link up with U.K. operator Vodafone Group PLC in a network-sharing venture, according to SFR's chief executive.
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Caterpillar Aims to Close French Plant

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 1:57pm
Caterpillar, continuing a global cost-reduction drive, is seeking to stop production at its plant in Rantigny, France, about 40 miles north of Paris, and sell the facility, a spokeswoman for the company said Friday, confirming French press reports.
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'My Father Is Going to Die From Red Tape'

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 1:32pm
A patent dispute between Medtronic and Edwards Lifesciences over a potentially lifesaving artificial heart valve is prompting a scramble among doctors and hospitals to treat desperately ill elderly patients before a court injunction curtails sale of one of the devices.
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Concert Bookers Become Stars as Albums Fade

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 6:55am
As musicians play more live shows to make up for diminished album sales, booking agents are moving into the spotlight—and earning more. New duties include creating offbeat venues, events and stunts that will help an artist stand out, especially as record companies do less.
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Volkswagen, Audi Consider Expansion Of China Plant

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 8:58pm
Volkswagen and its luxury car arm Audi are considering a large expansion of the new manufacturing plant in Foshan in southern China that could include the launch of a new small SUV.
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