Google Bends to European Pressure on Right to be Forgotten Rule

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 7:13pm
Alphabet Inc.’s Google will expand how it applies Europe’s right-to-be-forgotten rule for search engines, bending to demands from privacy regulators.
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WSJ Survey: Economists Lower Growth Estimates Amid Rising Recession Risk

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 7:10pm
The risk of the U.S. tilting into a recession is rising due to the tumble in financial markets, according to The Wall Street Journal’s latest survey of economists, which also lowered growth estimates.
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Investors Win Restraining Order Against SunEdison

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 6:41pm
A New York judge temporarily barred solar developer SunEdison from making any unusual moves with its assets pending a showdown with unhappy investors in a Latin American venture.
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CBS Profit Hurt by Write-Down on Radio Licenses

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 6:30pm
CBS reported stronger-than-expected revenue growth and forecast a strong 2016 in both advertising and fees from its content distributors.
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Neanderthal DNA Linked to Modern Human Diseases

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 4:55pm
Neanderthal DNA present in modern-day humans plays a role in our risk for depression, skin lesions and nicotine addiction, according to a new study.
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Total Trims Loss, Cuts Capital Spending

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 3:04pm
French oil major Total said its net loss narrowed in the fourth quarter after it booked fewer write-downs than a year earlier.
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U.S. Treasury's Lew Challenges EU on Corporate Tax Investigations

Wall Street Journal - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 2:03pm
The U.S. stepped up a spat with European officials over their investigations of U.S. companies’ tax practices, warning in a letter from the Treasury secretary that they are creating a “disturbing” precedent.
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