Mozilla's Interim Chief Is Named CEO

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:02pm
Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser, named Chris Beard as its permanent chief executive. He has been interim CEO since April.
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Cummins Profit Up 7.7% on Strong U.S. Sales

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:31pm
Cummins Inc.'s second-quarter earnings rose 7.7%, as strong revenue growth from North America bailed out the engine maker's weakening overseas businesses.
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Horizon Pharma Shares Fall as Drugs Added to Exclusion List

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:58am
Horizon Pharma shares fell as company said CVS Caremark Corp. and Express Scripts Holding Co. will place Horizon's two biggest selling drugs on their exclusion lists at the start of next year.
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Oil Prospectors Shift Back to Wealthy Lands

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:04am
After decades focusing on less-developed nations, big oil companies are piling back into wealthy countries with political stability that provides more-predictable cash flow.
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Raytheon Names CEO Kennedy as Chairman

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:00am
Raytheon's board elected Chief Executive Thomas A. Kennedy as chairman, succeeding William H. Swanson, who plans to retire in September.
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Delta To Offer Free Entertainment Options

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:45am
Delta Air Lines, moving to ratchet up customer service, intends to offer free entertainment options on all of its flights world-wide.
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Duke Energy to Buy Some Generating Assets for $1.2 Billion

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:49am
Duke Energy agreed to a $1.2 billion deal for certain generating assets from the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency.
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Messaging App Could Hold Future of Advertising

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:46am
Keywords: This month, Kik, a popular chat app among teens in the U.S., launched a feature that could be the future of advertising: people conversing directly with brands via bots.
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TransAlta to Build Power Station in Western Australia

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:42am
Canadian power generator TransAlta said Monday it will build a gas power station in Western Australia at a cost of about $536 million.
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A New Room Key at the Hilton: Your Smartphone

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:19am
Hilton is placing a $550 million bet that hotel guests increasingly will use smartphones to choose rooms, check in and even unlock doors.
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GM Boosts Korea Wages

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:12am
General Motors Co.'s South Korean unit said Monday it had tentatively agreed on new wage terms for the year with its labor union, potentially averting a strike.
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Cal-Maine Profit, Sales Improve

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:58am
Cal-Maine Foods swung to a fiscal fourth-quarter profit amid improving sales and as the year-earlier period was weighed down by an antitrust litigation settlement.
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Hospira, Danone Unit in Talks

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:41am
Hospira has emerged as a bidder for Danone's medical-nutrition unit in a deal that could be worth about $5 billion and mark the latest in a flurry of so-called inversion deals.
Categories: Business, Tencent Give Xbox Fans Head Start

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 3:16am
Tencent Holdings will use its alliance with to offer early advance sales of Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox One consoles in China, as the online retailer ramps up efforts to compete with electronic-commerce major Alibaba Group Holding.
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U.K. Launches Onshore Oil and Gas Licensing Round

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:54am
The U.K. government is launching its first onshore oil and gas licensing round in six years—the latest step in efforts to unlock shale gas reserves amid worries over increasing dependence on energy imports.
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Ryanair Quarterly Profit Soars

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:51am
Ryanair, Europe's largest discount airline, raised its full-year earnings forecast and said it would pay a special divided after first-quarter profit more than doubled.
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Audi Cuts Prices of Parts in China

Wall Street Journal - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:38am
Audi on Saturday announced price cuts for spare parts of up to 38% in China, the company's largest market, as the Chinese government steps up its scrutiny of foreign luxury-car makers.
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China Meat Supplier Pulls Products

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 11:56pm
Meat supplier OSI Group Inc. said it would withdraw all products manufactured by its embattled Shanghai unit from the marketplace.
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When It Comes to Office Work, You Can't Be Too Careful

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 11:24pm
Safety awareness is serious business at workplaces such as construction sites, food manufacturing plants, mines and oil rigs. Now field-inspired safety protocols are migrating to the office, where hazards include dripping umbrellas and hot cups of coffee.
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Reliance Power to Buy Three Hydroelectric Plants From Jaypee

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 10:16pm
India's Reliance Power Ltd. said Sunday that it will buy the Jaypee Group's hydroelectric-power business for an undisclosed amount.
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