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The Latest: US to look at proposed tronc-Sun-Times deal - Washington Post

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 5:37pm

Washington Post

The Latest: US to look at proposed tronc-Sun-Times deal
Washington Post
CHICAGO — The Latest on plans by tronc Inc. to acquire the Chicago Sun-Times (all times local):. 4:15 p.m.. The U.S. Justice Department says it will investigate plans by Chicago Tribune-owner tronc Inc. to acquire rival Chicago Sun-Times. Wrapports ...
Tronc moves to buy the Chicago Sun-Times as Department of Justice launches antitrust investigationPoynter (blog)
A bid to save newspaper competition in ChicagoChicago Tribune

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Anheuser-Busch will invest $2 billion in US to push beyond Bud - mySanAntonio.com

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 5:30pm

mySanAntonio.com

Anheuser-Busch will invest $2 billion in US to push beyond Bud
mySanAntonio.com
Anheuser-Busch InBev will devote $2 billion in U.S. capital spending to bolstering its flagship brands and improving distribution. Anheuser-Busch InBev will devote $2 billion in U.S. capital spending to bolstering its flagship brands and improving ...

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THE DRIVE: United changing door codes; travel ban scrutinized; bus overturns - StarNewsOnline.com

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 5:22pm

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THE DRIVE: United changing door codes; travel ban scrutinized; bus overturns
StarNewsOnline.com
DALLAS — United Airlines is changing the keypad codes used to open cockpit doors after the previous codes were accidentally posted on a public website. The airline sent a memo to pilots over the weekend telling them to use “alternative security ...

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Bill Gates told new grads to read this book. Now it's surging on Amazon. - Washington Post

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 4:17pm

Washington Post

Bill Gates told new grads to read this book. Now it's surging on Amazon.
Washington Post
Since stepping down as Microsoft's chief executive in 2000, Bill Gates has seen his reputation transform from that of a hard-nosed businessman intent on shutting out the competition — which produced comparisons to oil magnate John D. Rockefeller — to ...
Bill Gates Tweets Advice To New College GradsForbes
Bill Gates reveals what he'd study if he were a college freshman todayBusiness Insider
Bill Gates on Twitter: "1/ New college grads often ask me for career advice. At the risk of sounding like this guy ...Twitter
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Bill Gates told new grads to read this book. Now it's surging on Amazon. - Washington Post

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 4:17pm

Washington Post

Bill Gates told new grads to read this book. Now it's surging on Amazon.
Washington Post
Since stepping down as Microsoft's chief executive in 2000, Bill Gates has seen his reputation transform from that of a hard-nosed businessman intent on shutting out the competition — which produced comparisons to oil magnate John D. Rockefeller — to ...

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Looking Into Trump Campaign's Russia Ties, Investigators Follow The Money - NPR

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 4:08pm

NPR

Looking Into Trump Campaign's Russia Ties, Investigators Follow The Money
NPR
Investigators looking into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia will be able to pursue leads by tapping into a huge database of suspicious financial transactions maintained by the federal government. Under the Bank Secrecy Act, financial institutions ...

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Elon Musk's SpaceX shortchanged its workers and now it must pay - CNBC

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 2:56pm

CNBC

Elon Musk's SpaceX shortchanged its workers and now it must pay
CNBC
Silicon Valley workers are famously well-compensated: At Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and numerous other tech companies, even interns earn more per month than the average American. But two of America's hottest companies are conspicuously ...
A major Tesla bull just downgraded the stock, and shares are slidingBusiness Insider
Tesla Inc (TSLA) Stock Downgraded For Future Threat From Alphabet Inc, Apple IncValueWalk

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Delta to test facial-recognition tech on new self-service bag drop - USA TODAY

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 2:26pm

USA TODAY

Delta to test facial-recognition tech on new self-service bag drop
USA TODAY
Delta Air Lines will begin testing facial recognition technology this summer at a self-service bag-drop station at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP). The effort, announced by the carrier Monday, is part of a broader trial of self ...
The Dystopian Surveillance State Will Be Extremely ConvenientGizmodo
Delta kiosk checks your face before you check your bagCNNMoney

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Bill Gates reveals what he'd study if he were a college freshman today - Business Insider

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 2:23pm

Business Insider

Bill Gates reveals what he'd study if he were a college freshman today
Business Insider
Take notice, incoming college freshmen — the richest person in the world has some advice for what you should study. In a Twitter thread on Monday, Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates said if he were to enter college now, he'd major in artificial ...

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Snap, Inc.'s 1st Quarter in 7 Charts - Motley Fool

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 1:46pm

Motley Fool

Snap, Inc.'s 1st Quarter in 7 Charts
Motley Fool
Snap (NYSE:SNAP) made its first-ever earnings report as a publicly traded company last week, and investors were not happy with the first-quarter results. The company missed top-line expectations, and its daily active user count didn't grow as much as ...
Snap Shares Surge as Filings Reveal Big Bets From Top InvestorsTheStreet.com
Snap's Rebound Accelerates After Big-Name Funds Disclose PositionsBloomberg
Snap surges after Wall Street heavyweights reveal stakesReuters

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How Jeff Bezos convinced Frank Quattrone to add another $2 to Amazon's IPO price, recalls John Doerr - CNBC

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 1:05pm

CNBC

How Jeff Bezos convinced Frank Quattrone to add another $2 to Amazon's IPO price, recalls John Doerr
CNBC
Venture capitalist John Doerr recalls how Jeff Bezos spent hours convincing Frank Quattrone to increase the price of the e-tailer's 1997 IPO. The negotiations helped Amazon bank another $6 million, a big amount for a company with about $7 million in ...
$1000 in Amazon 20 years ago is now worth $638000CNNMoney
In Honor of the 20th Anniversary Of Amazon's IPO, A Collection Of '90s Items You Can Still BuyTheStreet.com

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Lobbying bonanza begins over Trump tax plan - Washington Post

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 12:46pm

Washington Post

Lobbying bonanza begins over Trump tax plan
Washington Post
When President Trump issued a one-page blueprint for overhauling the tax code last month, top administration officials promised it would be the start of a simpler tax system, one with lower rates for everyone but also with far fewer of the deductions ...
GOP plans could kill one of Trump's favorite tax breaksPolitico
US companies push hard for lower tax rate on offshore profitsCNBC
How Trump may come to Europe's rescueWashington Examiner
The Week Magazine -TheStreet.com -Allentown Morning Call -Bloomberg
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Cyberattack Spreads in Asia; Thousands of Groups Affected - New York Times

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 12:18pm

New York Times

Cyberattack Spreads in Asia; Thousands of Groups Affected
New York Times
An internet cafe in China. State news outlets said on Monday that about 40,000 institutions had been struck. Credit Associated Press. HONG KONG — A global cyberattack spread to thousands of additional computers on Monday as workers logged in at the ...
China hit by cyber virus, Europe warns of more attacksNasdaq

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How Well Has AMD Delivered On Their 2015 Financial Analyst Day Promises? - Forbes

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 12:01pm

Forbes

How Well Has AMD Delivered On Their 2015 Financial Analyst Day Promises?
Forbes
They say time flies when you are having fun and 2017 has certainly been a lot more enjoyable for Advanced Micro Devices since 2015. Unlike financial analysts who cover Wall Street, I'm less concerned with the day to day and week to week stock price ...

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Sears CEO Lashes Out at Suppliers Trying to 'Take Advantage' - Bloomberg

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 11:45am

Bloomberg

Sears CEO Lashes Out at Suppliers Trying to 'Take Advantage'
Bloomberg
Sears Holdings Corp. Chief Executive Officer Eddie Lampert vowed to fight back against suppliers trying to take advantage of his company, saying that “dire predictions” about the retailer's future have hurt its position with vendors. The department ...
Retail Apocalypse: Why JC Penney Will Survive; Sears Holdings Won'tMotley Fool
Sears says vendor threatens to sue to break its contractChicago Daily Herald
Experts See A Brighter Future For Malls As Department Stores ExitForbes
Yahoo Finance
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Homebuilder sentiment bounces back — but buyers are telling another story - CNBC

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 11:28am

CNBC

Homebuilder sentiment bounces back — but buyers are telling another story
CNBC
Sentiment now stands at 70 on a monthly index from the National Association of Home Builders. Of the index's three components, sales expectations over the next six months saw the biggest gain. Diana Olick | @DianaOlick. 1 Hour Ago CNBC.com. SHARES ...
US home builder confidence improves in MayReuters
Home builder sentiment strengthens as industry looks past WashingtonMarketWatch
US Home-Builder Sentiment Rises in MayFox Business
News1130 -Barron's
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S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite hit record-highs - Reuters

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 11:23am

Reuters

S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite hit record-highs
Reuters
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 15, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. By Tanya Agrawal. The Nasdaq Composite and the S&P 500 touched record highs in late morning trading on Monday as a ...
S&P and Nasdaq hit record highs as tech and energy stocks riseCNBC
Spurt in oil prices pushes US stock indexes higherWashington Post
Stocks Hovering In Positive Territory In Morning Trading - U.S. CommentaryNasdaq
Columbia Daily Tribune
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Anheuser-Busch Will Invest $2 Billion in U.S. to Push Beyond Bud - Bloomberg

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 11:15am

Bloomberg

Anheuser-Busch Will Invest $2 Billion in U.S. to Push Beyond Bud
Bloomberg
The maker of Budweiser, facing more competition in America from craft brews and cocktails, is spending billions to fight back. Anheuser-Busch InBev NV will devote $2 billion in U.S. capital spending to bolstering its flagship brands and improving ...
Anheuser-Busch InBev Is Investing $2 Billion In American BreweriesFortune
Anheuser-Busch InBev to invest $20 million in St. Louis-area operationsSTLtoday.com

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Head of GM's Maven car-sharing service: We won't threaten the automaker's core business - CNBC

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:50am

CNBC

Head of GM's Maven car-sharing service: We won't threaten the automaker's core business
CNBC
GM's Maven car-sharing service is not a threat to its core business — selling vehicles, Julia Steyn tells CNBC. "We view this is as very complementary to our core business," Steyn says. GM launched Maven in NYC on Monday. Berkeley Lovelace Jr. | @ ...

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China hit by cyber virus, Europe warns of more attacks - Reuters

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:32am

Reuters

China hit by cyber virus, Europe warns of more attacks
Reuters
BEIJING/LONDON The WannaCry "ransomware" cyber attack hobbled Chinese traffic police and schools on Monday as it rolled into Asia for the new work week, while authorities in Europe said they were trying to prevent hackers from spreading new versions ...
China, Addicted to Bootleg Software, Reels From Ransomware AttackNew York Times

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