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Apple's Ad Blockers Rile Publishers
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 22:05:26 EDT - Apple’s move to make it easier to block ads on iPhones and iPads is troubling publishers and heightening tensions with its Silicon Valley neighbors like Google.
U.S. Port Traffic Hinted at China Slowdown
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:15:26 EDT - Long before investors lost faith in the Chinese stock market, something seemed amiss at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. The number of containers coming from China was up, but beginning in 2013, fewer loads were being sent in the other direction.
Facebook Adds Tool to Detect Unauthorized Posts of Video
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 01:12:31 EDT - Facebook, under fire from top Web-video creators who say it fails to prevent their videos from being posted without permission, is trying to make it easier for them to protect their content, particularly when videos go viral.
VW Is Told to Shed Suzuki Stake
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:38:58 EDT - An international court has ordered Volkswagen of Germany to sell its nearly 20% stake in Suzuki, allowing the Japanese auto maker to extricate itself from the tie-up after a four-year struggle.
Eni Reports Huge Natural-Gas Discovery off Egypt
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:37:06 EDT - Eni SpA said it made a massive natural-gas discovery off the coast of Egypt in what the Italian oil-and-gas company is calling the largest ever find in the Mediterranean Sea.
Fed Appears to Hold Line on Rate Plan
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:16:47 EDT - Federal Reserve officials emerged from a week of head-spinning financial turbulence largely sticking to their plan to raise U.S. interest rates before the end of the year.
In Japan, Foreigners Fill Workforce Gaps
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:17:03 EDT - Non-Japanese are taking a bigger role in powering Japan’s economy, as a labor shortage impels the nation to overcome its longstanding resistance to foreign workers.
For Emerging Markets, 2015 Isn't 1997
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:44:11 EDT - Capital Account: Falling currencies aren’t a sign that a repeat of the 1997 emerging-market crisis is brewing. But China’s slowdown and the accompanying slump in commodity prices are exposing structural weaknesses those economies have neglected for too long, Greg Ip writes.
Fed's Fischer: 'Good Reason' to Think U.S. Inflation Will Move Higher
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:42:09 EDT - The Fed‘s Stanley Fischer said there is “good reason” to think sluggish U.S. inflation will firm and move back toward the U.S. central bank’s 2% annual target, touching on a significant assessment facing the Fed ahead of its September policy meeting.
Suppliers Feel Pain as Coal Miners Struggle
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 01:16:30 EDT - As big coal miners struggle, their equipment suppliers—thousands of businesses sprinkled throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky—are scrambling to find new customers anywhere they can.
Netflix Ends Epix Cable Deal, Pulling High-Profile Films
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 21:03:08 EDT - Streaming service to focus on originals and exclusives; Hulu lands a film trove
Alibaba Targets Rural China for E-Commerce Growth
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 21:32:54 EDT - China e-commerce titans Alibaba and JD.com, facing a slowdown in the growth of their core urban customers, are battling to crack a new frontier: the sprawling countryside with some 600 million potential shoppers.
GDP Numbers Reveal Momentum Underlying U.S. Economy
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:53:42 EDT - Consumer, business and government spending helped propel better-than-expected U.S. growth in the second quarter.
Brazil's Big Bet on China Turns Sour
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:36:48 EDT - Brazil’s big bet on China is turning sour as the Asian country’s once voracious appetite for Brazilian exports dims.
China's Turbulence Exposes Risks to Europe's Growth
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 04:27:37 EDT - The eurozone’s heavy reliance on exports leaves the region vulnerable as emerging markets stumble.
What to Expect When You're Expecting an Apple Car
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:58:22 EDT - On its face, a car seems like a disastrous thing for Apple to build, writes Christopher Mims. One of his predictions about the Apple car: If Apple does go forward with it, the company is playing a long game, one that could easily span decades.
Campbell's Quest for Souped-Up Sales
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:09:40 EDT - In the past year, Campbell Soup started making organic varieties of classic products, cut its use of artificial ingredients, and pledged to remove high-fructose corn syrup from more foods. On Thursday, it will shed light on whether those efforts are souping up lackluster sales.


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