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Facebook Pledges Actions as Some Advertisers Exit
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:05:26 EDT - A handful of marketers suspended advertising on Facebook as the company hustled to quell anxiety about its platform in the wake of revelations that an outside company improperly handled data on tens of millions of its users.
Qualcomm Directors Draw Protest Vote
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 22:24:18 EDT - Six of Qualcomm’s directors, including Chief Executive Steve Mollenkopf, failed to win support from a majority of the company’s shares.
Inside J&J's Effort to Cut Costs and Drive Integration at Ad Firms WPP and Omnicom
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 00:38:01 EDT - Johnson & Johnson recently wrapped up a months-long process to review its creative agencies.
Uber Crash Highlights Growing Safety Concern: Pedestrians
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:37:04 EDT - A deadly crash in Arizona involving an autonomous vehicle operated by Uber Technologies Inc. spotlights a pedestrian-safety problem that is getting increasingly worse in an era of constant smartphone use and a surge in impaired driving.
Retaliation Threats, Intense Lobbying, Alliances: How Tariffs Exemptions Were Won
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 22:51:56 EDT - The countries excluded from the steel and aluminum tariffs all made the case that their metal exports don’t impair U.S. national security, but each emphasized a different approach.
China Started Trade War, Not Trump
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 00:59:38 EDT - China started the trade war long before Donald Trump became president, and while his China crackdown is risky, it’s on firmer legal, political and economic ground than many of his other trade complaints, Greg Ip writes.
U.S. Charges Nine Iranians With Cyberattack Campaign
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 22:24:07 EDT - Prosecutors unsealed criminal charges accusing nine Iranians of years of cyberattacks on behalf of the Iranian government to steal data from hundreds of universities and businesses in the U.S. and abroad.
U.S. Factory Goods Orders Rise at Best Rate Since June
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:49:07 EDT - Demand for long-lasting U.S. factory goods rose in February at the best rate in eight months, supported by an uptick in business investment.
U.S. New Home Sales Fell Slightly in February
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:39:24 EDT - U.S. new-home sales dropped slightly in February, continuing a trend of choppy sideways movement for a narrow segment of the housing market.
New FCC Rule Would Step Up U.S. Fight Against China's Huawei
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 01:07:30 EDT - The FCC is considering a new rule to further curb the U.S. business of Huawei, making it harder for small and rural carriers to purchase gear from Chinese telecom-equipment makers.
Dropbox IPO Defies Market's Gravity With 36% Jump
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 18:40:24 EDT - Shares of Dropbox surged in their market debut, a sign of investors’ thirst for a big-name tech initial public offering with solid growth prospects.
How Many Calories Are in That Cocktail? Soon You'll Know
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 18:07:49 EDT - New rules will require restaurant chains to show how many calories are in a cocktail—but will drinkers change their habits?
Trump Signs Bill to Fund Government But Blasts Measure
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 19:59:02 EDT - President Trump signed a sweeping $1.3 trillion bill detailing U.S. spending levels until October, dropping a threat to veto the bill just hours before the government’s funding was due to expire.
Retirees Reshape Where Americans Live
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:19:52 EDT - Almost three-quarters of a million Americans have moved into one of the 442 counties designated as retiree spots, census figures show.
Canada Inflation Rate Accelerated in February to 2.2%
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:25:16 EDT - Headline inflation in Canada rose at its fastest pace in more than three years in February, and measures of core inflation strengthened.
How Do You Deliver Crocodiles to Handbag Makers? Very Carefully
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 00:16:40 EDT - Farmers in Australia, supplying material for the hot fashion item, get creative to move reptiles across the Outback; ‘They are pretty good escapists.’
EPA Tentatively Decides to Ease Vehicle Emission Standards
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 18:23:18 EDT - The Environmental Protection Agency has tentatively concluded that future vehicle emissions standards should be eased, a decision long lobbied for by car companies that argued looming regulations are too stringent and need revision.
German Grocer Bought America's A&P but Couldn't Save It
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:40:22 EDT - Erivan Haub spent more than two decades trying to save the grocery chain with his son, and he left his stamp on America in other ways.

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