Volkswagen Chairman Piech Resigns

Wall Street Journal - 6 hours 2 min ago
The powerful chairman of Volkswagen unexpectedly resigned, opening a new period of uncertainty for the automotive giant just weeks after he threw the company into a management crisis.
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Tesla Motors' Twitter Account Was Hacked

Wall Street Journal - 6 hours 52 min ago
Tesla Motors Inc.’s official Twitter account was hacked on Saturday around 4:50 p.m. New York time by a person or people who identified themselves as the #ripprgang.
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Tullow Says Ghana Oil Project Can Move Ahead After Court Ruling

Wall Street Journal - 8 hours 6 min ago
Tullow Oil PLC was handed positive news Saturday when an international tribunal ruled against suspending all petroleum operations in an offshore zone that is under dispute between Ghana and Ivory Coast.
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Comcast Failed to Sway FCC Chief

Wall Street Journal - 9 hours 39 min ago
An 11th-hour lobbying push by Comcast’s chief executive was one last failure in an expensive, 14-month drive to secure regulatory approval to merge the nation’s No. 1 and No. 2 cable and broadband Internet providers.
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Finance Ministers Contemplate 'Plan B' for Greece

Wall Street Journal - 15 hours 26 min ago
Some eurozone finance ministers have acknowledged for the first time that they are considering plans on what to do if no deal on Greece’s future financing can be reached.
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In Praise of the Teen Summer Job

Wall Street Journal - 15 hours 44 min ago
Summer work taught teens about life, labor and their place in the universe. That lesson seems lost today, writes Dave Shiflett.
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Global Economic Dilemma: Too Much of Almost Everything

Wall Street Journal - 22 hours 43 min ago
The global economy is awash in commodities, but also with capital and labor—a glut that presents several challenges.
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Workers' Comp Perils for Cirque Artists

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:33pm
Cirque du Soleil artists put themselves at risk to entertain but don’t get to keep their salaries if they suffer severe injuries.
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Ferry Firms Eye U.S.-Cuba Route

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:46pm
At least five shipping companies applied for special licenses to relaunch overnight ferry services from ports in Florida.
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PepsiCo to Replace Aspartame in Diet Pepsi in U.S.

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:39pm
PepsiCo Inc. it will remove aspartame from Diet Pepsi in the U.S. and replace it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener, in a bid to reverse plunging sales.
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BlackBerry Mulls Closing Sweden Operations

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:28pm
BlackBerry is considering closing its offices in Sweden, a move that would put up to 100 employees out of work.
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How to Tame the Apple Watch

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:07pm
Life doesn’t have to be reduced to a series of unnecessary disruptions on your wrist.
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Abercrombie Dials Back Sex

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 7:39pm
The retailer is dialing back its sex-tinged marketing and putting an end to hiring sales staff on attractiveness.
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Escalating Bird-Flu Outbreak Takes Toll on Poultry Industry

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 7:30pm
Escalation of a U.S. bird-flu outbreak is elevating fears that the virus could linger, hobbling a poultry industry trying to identify its causes.
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Problems Found With Glaxo's Malaria Vaccine

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:37pm
GlaxoSmithKline’s malaria vaccine, the world’s most advanced, loses effectiveness over time, even with a booster shot, according to new clinical-trial results.
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Companies Cut Big-Ticket Purchases

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 1:24pm
American companies continue to curtail spending on big-ticket products such as equipment and machinery, the latest sign the U.S. economy got clobbered in the first quarter by troubles at home and abroad.
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Cartoonist Scott McCloud's Tech Essentials

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 1:20pm
The author of “The Sculptor” on the utility of laptop tents, old iPads and travel mugs.
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Robots Step Into New Planting, Harvesting Roles

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:28pm
Advances in technology are making it possible for robots to handle harvesting and other tasks in the fresh-produce industry.
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American Airlines Earnings Nearly Double

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:23pm
American Airlines posted record first-quarter profit, but the largest U.S. airline by traffic warned that the strong dollar and a creeping imbalance between supply and demand are expected to drag down a key measure of revenue in the current quarter.
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Amazon Swings to Loss Despite Jump in Sales

Wall Street Journal - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:24am
Amazon finally revealed financial details about its secretive cloud computing division, but it was otherwise business as usual for the e-commerce giant.
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