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Yahoo, Katie Couric Tweak the Recipe

53 min 55 sec ago
Yahoo is harnessing social media to give Katie Couric’s interviews mileage.
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Moscow's Airports Lose Travelers

1 hour 10 min ago
Travel to and from Russia’s once-thriving Moscow airports is declining as fewer locals venture outside the country and foreign tourist and business visitors dry up.
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Strong iPhone Sales Power Apple's Encore

1 hour 23 min ago
Apple on Monday reports quarterly results. The numbers won’t surpass the prior quarter, but analysts expect strong sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
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P&G Joins Movement to Cut Ad Costs

1 hour 49 min ago
The world’s largest advertiser plans deep cuts in the number of ad agencies it works with in hopes of big savings on fees.
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Nomad Hungry for More Food Deals

1 hour 58 min ago
Nomad’s founders Martin E. Franklin and Noam Gottesman, backed by the surging strength of the U.S. dollar, want to climb to the top of the food chain. Nomad last week agreed to buy Iglo Foods for €2.6 billion ($2.81 billion)
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Applied Materials, Tokyo Electron Pull Plug on Merger Plan

2 hours 11 min ago
A multibillion-dollar merger that would have created one of the world’s largest makers of semiconductor equipment collapses over antitrust approval.
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China's Growth Is Mystery; Economists Weigh Clues

2 hours 22 min ago
The official first-quarter GDP growth of 7% is overstated, experts agree, but pinning down the real number is a head-scratcher.
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Some in Europe Suggest 'Plan B' in Greek Crisis

2 hours 35 min ago
The suggestion by some officials reflects the extent to which many of the eurozone’s decision makers no longer believe a deal on new bailout aid for Athens can be sealed before the old one expires.
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Drug Companies Jack Up Prices

3 hours 27 min ago
Pharmaceutical companies such as Valeant are buying drugs that they see as undervalued, then raising the prices.
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Fitch Downgrades Japan Over Fiscal Concerns

3 hours 29 min ago
Fitch downgrades Japan’s credit rating, highlighting the challenges Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces in trying to stoke growth and rein in public debt.
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Capgemini Buys IGATE for $4 Billion

3 hours 32 min ago
French computer services and technology company Capgemini will buy U.S. peer IGATE for $4 billion.
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At VW, a Game of Thrones as Patriarch Quits

3 hours 41 min ago
Ferdinand Piech’s exit as chairman of Volkswagen resolves a boardroom battle, but uncertainty isn’t over for the automotive giant.
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Abe Aims to Get U.S. On Board Japanese Trains

7 hours 11 min ago
When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the U.S., he will act as salesman-in-chief by marketing Japan’s high-speed rail system.
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BG Deal Is Big Bite for Shell

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 11:29pm
Shell argued for years that organic growth was a more cost-effective strategy than chasing huge acquisitions. It’s $70 billion deal for BG puts it in uncharted waters and will test its skills at integration.
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Rules Weighed for Battery Cargo on Jets

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 11:27pm
International air-safety experts this week will consider proposals to restrict lithium batteries carried as cargo by commercial jets, a sign that momentum is building for a ban on some of the most common types of shipments.
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Wal-Mart in Showdown With Texas Over Alcohol

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 11:24pm
Wal-Mart was slow to get into alcohol, but now it is fighting for the right to sell more of it. A prime target is Texas.
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Ten Years of Airbus's A380, but Demand Is Soft

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 8:56pm
Airbus on Monday celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the A380 superjumbo’s first flight. But the European plane maker has struggled to win sales for its flagship plane.
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Why Coding Is Your Child's Key to Unlocking Future

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 7:55pm
Keywords: Computer programing is a skill uniquely suited to training children how to solve problems and to express themselves, and many educators think it should be part of the basic curriculum, even for grade schoolers.
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VW Chairman's Exit Opens New Era

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 2:02pm
The powerful chairman of Volkswagen, Ferdinand Piech, unexpectedly resigned, opening a new period of uncertainty.
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United Spirits Feud Intensifies

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 11:29am
A continuing battle between India’s United Spirits and its founder and chairman, Vijay Mallya, intensified as board members demanded he resign.
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