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Theranos Offers Shares for Promise Not to Sue the Company

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:27:17 EDT

A deal approved by Theranos’s board would give investors who pledge not to sue the battered blood-testing company some shares from founder Elizabeth Holmes’s stake.image


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New WikiLeaks Documents Describe Alleged Mac, iPhone Hacking Tools

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:15:13 EDT

WikiLeaks on Thursday released new documents it says describe hacking tools used by the Central Intelligence Agency over the past decade to infect Apple Inc. devices. image


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High-Court Case to Challenge Venue 'Shopping' in Patent Suits

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:52:50 EDT

Tech firms are watching closely a case to be argued at the Supreme Court next week challenging a system that has led to a concentration of patent cases in plaintiff-friendly jurisdictions such as eastern Texas.image


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There's Money in Faxes---for Plaintiffs

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:07:26 EDT

Lawsuits over fax spam have surged in recent years under a decades-old law that allows recipients of the unwanted ads to recover upward of $500 per message. image


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Brazil Meat Scandal Creates Opening for Competitors

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:49:22 EDT

Brazil’s tainted meat scandal is driving up cattle prices and creating an opening for competitors in the U.S. and elsewhere that struggled to match the South American nation’s low production costs.image


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Airplanes Boost U.S. Durable-Goods Orders

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:11:15 EDT

Demand for long-lasting factory goods rose in February for the second straight month due to big-ticket orders for civilian aircraft.image


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Trump's Trade Vows at Risk Under Moderate Advisers, Trumka Says

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:47:26 EDT

White House trade moderates are watering down President Trump’s tough trade plans, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says in a Wall Street Journal interview. image


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A Senator's Plan to Reduce the Flow of Legal Migrants

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:44:21 EDT

The consensus among Republicans that more legal immigration is needed is dissolving. Tom Cotton, a Republican senator from Arkansas, says the U.S. admits too many legal immigrants based on family ties rather than skills, education or the ability to assimilate, Greg Ip writes. image


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Jump in U.S. New Home Sales Defies Expectations

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:57:07 EDT

U.S. new home sales increased sharply for the second consecutive month in February, an indication that growing demand and a pickup in construction activity could help propel a strong spring selling season for this segment of the market. image


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Google Faces Tall Order Policing Content

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:00:05 EDT

Google’s commitment to better police the millions of websites and videos across its advertising network is complicated by the very scale and diversity that has made the network so attractive to marketers.image


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Latest Threat to U.S. Oil Drillers: Sand

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:53:40 EDT

The market for sand—a key ingredient in fracking—is surging once again as U.S. oil production rebounds, and the rising price of the tiny grains threatens to cut into energy companies’ profits.image


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Amazon Defeats IRS in Tax-Court Case

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:30:37 EDT

Amazon.com prevailed over the Internal Revenue Service in a more-than-$1.5 billion dispute over the online retailer’s transactions with a Luxembourg subsidiary. image


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'Deaths of Despair' Claiming More White Americans

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:17:38 EDT

In 2015, two economists published a landmark paper showing that mortality was rising for white middle-aged Americans after decades of decline. Now a new analysis from the same pair paints an even bleaker picture. image


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Disney Extends CEO Iger's Tenure

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:27:26 EDT

With no successor to take the helm at the world’s largest media company, Robert Iger will stay on at least one additional year as head of Walt Disney.image


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David Rockefeller Overcame Youthful Shyness and Insecurities

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:54:10 EDT

David Rockefeller grew from a shy, insecure child into a leader in banking, philanthropy and international relations. The former chief executive of Chase Manhattan Bank died Monday at age 101.image


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U.S. Laptop Ban Increases Headwinds for Gulf Carriers

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:15:16 EDT

The U.S. ban on many carry-on electronics aboard Middle East flights is another powerful headwind for the once-highflying club of Persian Gulf airlines—a group that relies more than many on the laptop-toting business traveler.image


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