Broadcom in Advanced Talks to Be Bought by Avago

Wall Street Journal - 1 hour 10 min ago
Broadcom is in advanced talks to be bought by Avago Technologies, in what would be the latest in a recent string of mergers in the semiconductor industry.
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Defense Says Dewey & LeBoeuf Emails Taken Out of Context

Wall Street Journal - 1 hour 31 min ago
If Dewey & LeBoeuf’s ex-CFO intended to commit fraud, he would have known better than to send allegedly incriminating emails on the law firm’s servers, an attorney for the former executive said.
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Nike: Cooperating With Authorities on FIFA Allegations

Wall Street Journal - 1 hour 49 min ago
The sweeping U.S. crackdown on alleged corruption at FIFA may have snagged Nike Inc. in its net.
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Antitrust Lawsuits Target Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Wall Street Journal - 2 hours 5 min ago
Lawsuits advancing in federal court in Alabama allege that the 37 independently owned Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurers, which cover about a third of Americans, are functioning as an illegal cartel.
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In a Slow Economy, Negative Quarters Shouldn't Surprise

Wall Street Journal - 3 hours 25 min ago
Data this week could show the U.S. economy shrank earlier this year, but that doesn’t necessarily indicate a recession, writes Greg Ip.
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NBCUniversal Plans Sports Documentary Film Division

Wall Street Journal - 4 hours 7 min ago
In an effort to compete with ESPN and HBO, Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal is launching a sports documentary film division. The unit, which will be part of NBC Sports Group, will have a strong Olympics bent.
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Hotelier's Daring Letter to Chinese Premier Hits Home

Wall Street Journal - 4 hours 10 min ago
A frustrated Chinese hotelier who wrote a daring letter to the country’s prime minister comparing private companies to slaves has become an unlikely poster boy for Beijing’s efforts to overhaul its economy.
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Google's Search for Platforms on Display

Wall Street Journal - 4 hours 33 min ago
Google this week will make a renewed push for developers to work with Android for wearable devices, Internet-connected TVs, cars and virtual reality at its I/O conference.
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Ignition-Switch Engineer to Face Plaintiffs Lawyers

Wall Street Journal - 5 hours 5 min ago
A former GM engineer who approved a faulty ignition switch tied to millions of recalled vehicles and more than 100 deaths is to be questioned next month by plaintiffs lawyers.
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Haggle Over Salary? Not at These Firms

Wall Street Journal - 5 hours 17 min ago
Some startups adopt take-it-or-leave-it policy for starting salaries to foster transparency, fairness.
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McDonald's to Stop Reporting Monthly Sales Data

Wall Street Journal - 5 hours 21 min ago
McDonald’s CEO said his turnaround plan will hinge on many small things, and the company plans to stop disclosing monthly sales figures beginning July 1.
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Michael Kors Shares Plunge

Wall Street Journal - 5 hours 33 min ago
Michael Kors posted its first sales decline as a public company, helping send the accessories brand’s stock down 21% in morning trading, even as its profit grew during the most recent quarter.
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First Class Fares Get Affordable

Wall Street Journal - 5 hours 58 min ago
Airlines are dropping premium fares to entice shoppers to buy more first-class tickets.
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Sony Buys Optical Data Storage Startup

Wall Street Journal - 6 hours 19 min ago
Sony Corp., known more for selling to consumers than companies, is taking a step outside its comfort zone by backing an effort by a former Facebook Inc. executive to bring optical data storage to corporate data centers.
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Tech Firms Seek Ways to Fend Off Activist Investors

Wall Street Journal - 6 hours 20 min ago
While some have just surrendered, others are fighting back with tactics like granting founders special stock that gives them control over key decisions.
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New Push Ties Cost of Drugs to How Well They Work

Wall Street Journal - 6 hours 25 min ago
Express Scripts is seeking deals with pharmaceutical companies that would set pricing for some cancer drugs based on how well they work.
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Tech Review: Android Auto Wins in the Car

Wall Street Journal - 6 hours 29 min ago
The future of in-dash technology, powered by your smartphone, has arrived. WSJ’s Joanna Stern reviews Android Auto.
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Diamond Producers Form Group to Fight Synthetics

Wall Street Journal - 6 hours 52 min ago
A group of diamond miners is banding together to market their product and counter threats such as the expansion of synthetic stones.
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What's Hot in the Art World? Algorithms

Wall Street Journal - 7 hours 43 min ago
Dealers in digital art are amassing algorithms, the computerized formulas that automate processes from stock-market sales to social networks. But it’s a very abstract art form.
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Google Wages Free-Speech Fight in Mexico

Wall Street Journal - 8 hours 36 min ago
A ruling against Google Mexico opens the door for politicians and business moguls to abuse the so-called right to be forgotten, free-speech advocates say.
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