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Qualcomm helps fuel mobile patent wars in China - New York Post

Google Business News - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 20:51

New York Post

Qualcomm helps fuel mobile patent wars in China
New York Post
Qualcomm sued a Chinese smartphone maker backed by billionaire Jack Ma's Alibaba shopping site, accusing it of using its technology without a license. The Chinese smartphone brand, Meizu, which is offering high-end features at bargain prices, denies it ...
Qualcomm Sues China's Meizu for Patent InfringementPC Magazine
Qualcomm Gets Tough with Meizu: Right Time to Bring the Heat, Says CowenBarron's (blog)
Qualcomm Files Complaint Against Meizu In ChinaPR Newswire (press release)
CNET -ZDNet -eWeek -Trefis
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Breitling's 'Frack Master' bilked investors out of $80 million, SEC says - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Google Business News - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 16:36

Fort Worth Star Telegram

Breitling's 'Frack Master' bilked investors out of $80 million, SEC says
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Chris Faulkner, of Breitling Oil and Gas, spoke before the Denton City Council as it considered a fracking ban in July 2014. Joyce Marshall Star-Telegram. i. Chris Faulkner, of Breitling Oil and Gas, spoke before the Denton City Council as it ...
SEC Sues 'Frack Master' for Investor Cash Spent on StrippersBloomberg
SEC accuses Breitling CEO, others, of $80 million fraudSTLtoday.com
SEC Issues Charges Surrounding $80 Million Oil and Gas Fraud24/7 Wall St.
Patch.com -WFAA.com -Oil and Gas Investor (registration) -Dallas Morning News
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Auto Makers Shift Gears After 'Brexit' Vote - Wall Street Journal

Google Business News - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 14:12

Wall Street Journal

Auto Makers Shift Gears After 'Brexit' Vote
Wall Street Journal
Global auto makers suggested they would have to re-evaluate U.K. investments following Britons' startling vote to leave the European Union, raising the possibility of production moves and job cuts. While offering few specifics, car makers sounded ...
A split heard round the industryAutomotive News
Brexit roils stocks: US 'best house in bad neighborhood'Detroit Free Press
Car Makers Not Rattled By Vote for BrexitFox Business
MLive.com -Recode -Jalopnik -Financial Times
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Read President Obama's Remarks on 'Brexit' and Globalization - TIME

Google Business News - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 13:49

TIME

Read President Obama's Remarks on 'Brexit' and Globalization
TIME
President Barack Obama said Friday that the U.K. vote to leave the European Union would not change the “special relationship” the country has with the United States. Speaking at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University, Obama said he ...
Obama, Zuckerberg, Pichai preach entrepreneurship at conferenceUSA TODAY
President Obama calls for diversity efforts and openness with Mark Zuckerberg at GESTechCrunch
The Latest: Delegate files suit to avoid voting for TrumpMcClatchy Washington Bureau
The Mercury News -The Stanford Daily -CNBC -Bloomberg
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Piccard's Solar Flight Crosses the Atlantic - PC Magazine

Google Business News - Thu, 06/23/2016 - 10:28

PC Magazine

Piccard's Solar Flight Crosses the Atlantic
PC Magazine
Exploration is in Bertrand Piccard's blood: Grandfather Auguste and father Jacques each broke world records for the highest flight and the deepest dive, respectively. Now, the third-generation pioneer (pictured, taking a selfie) is the first person to ...
Solar Impulse arrives in SpainSolar Impulse arrives in SpainAOPA Pilot
Solar Impulse 2 makes history with successful Atlantic crossingCNN
'Beautiful Flight' Across The Atlantic Is Major Milestone For Solar PlaneNPR
Quartz -Ars Technica -Fox News -GeekWire
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Macy's Longtime Leader Terry Lundgren to Step Aside as CEO - Wall Street Journal

Google Business News - Thu, 06/23/2016 - 10:00

Wall Street Journal

Macy's Longtime Leader Terry Lundgren to Step Aside as CEO
Wall Street Journal
Macy's Inc. longtime leader Terry Lundgren will step down as chief executive at a time when the company he built over 14 years is struggling to adapt to changing consumer demands. The department store chain appointed one of Mr. Lundgren's top ...
Business Day|Jeff Gennette to Replace Terry Lundgren as Macy's ChiefNew York Times
Shake-up at Macy's: Jeff Gennette to become CEO, Terry Lundgren to step downUSA TODAY
UPDATE 4-Longtime Macy's CEO Lundgren to step down next yearReuters
Cincinnati.com -Syracuse.com -Forbes -New York Daily News
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ECB restores Greek banks' ability to tap cheap funding - MarketWatch

Google Business News - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 12:08

MarketWatch

ECB restores Greek banks' ability to tap cheap funding
MarketWatch
European Central Bank policy makers on Wednesday reinstated a waiver that will allow Greek banks to again participate in cheap funding operations. Greek banks will again be able to use debt guaranteed by the country's government as collateral in the ...
ECB Restoring Greek Banks' Access to Cheap FundingWall Street Journal
ECB takes Greek banks off emergency lifelineReuters
ECB Reinstates Greek Waiver After Nation Wins Bailout PaymentBloomberg
New York Times -Financial Times -Lynchburg News and Advance -Deutsche Welle
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11 million Americans spend half their income on rent - CNNMoney

Google Business News - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 23:04

CNNMoney

11 million Americans spend half their income on rent
CNNMoney
The number of renters dedicating at least half of their income toward housing hit a record high of 11 million people in 2014, according to the annual State of the Nation's Housing Report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University ...
Goal of owning home still strong, and 8 other housing trendsWashington Post
Housing costs rising in Houston and across the nation, report saysHouston Chronicle
Despite a Housing Recovery, Middle-Income Families Are Increasingly Losing Ground on AffordabilityWall Street Journal (blog)
Bloomberg -CBS News -WCPO -Sun Sentinel
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Bill Ackman Is Gearing Up for Another Campaign Against Herbalife - Fortune

Google Business News - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 15:19

Fortune

Bill Ackman Is Gearing Up for Another Campaign Against Herbalife
Fortune
Pershing Square videos says most Herbalife distributors don't make money. Bill Ackman is launching another assault on Herbalife HLF -0.25% , even as rumors that a settlement between the company and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission makes its way ...
Ackman releases new Herbalife video; stock climbsThe Fiscal Times

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United: Catching Up From a Long Delay - Wall Street Journal

Google Business News - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 12:25

Wall Street Journal

United: Catching Up From a Long Delay
Wall Street Journal
United Continental UAL 3.36 % CEO Oscar Munoz took a symbolic step toward righting the many wrongs at the carrier by acknowledging the seriousness of the task ahead. Speaking to investors Tuesday, Mr. Munoz said now that the airline had put behind it ...
United sets $3.1 billion plan to close profit gap with rivalsChicago Tribune
United Airlines Highlights Failures While Promising That It Will ImproveSkift
United Airlines to add slimmer seats, bigger planes and higher faresThe Denver Post
Reuters -TheStreet.com -Salt Lake Tribune -Forbes
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E-Book Buyers to Start Receiving Credits on Tuesday as Part of Apple Price Fixing Settlement - Mac Rumors

Google Business News - Mon, 06/20/2016 - 13:19

Baltimore Sun

E-Book Buyers to Start Receiving Credits on Tuesday as Part of Apple Price Fixing Settlement
Mac Rumors
ibooks-icon Starting on Tuesday, June 21, U.S. customers who purchased e-books from Apple and other retailers like Amazon and Barnes & Noble will begin receiving payouts from the $450 million settlement Apple agreed to pay after being found guilty of ...
E-book buyers to soon get settlement payments from Apple price-fixing caseComputerworld
Maryland e-book consumers to share in $9 million Apple settlementBaltimore Sun

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Solar Impulse 2 takes off for ambitious trans-Atlantic flight - CNN

Google Business News - Mon, 06/20/2016 - 07:45

CNN

Solar Impulse 2 takes off for ambitious trans-Atlantic flight
CNN
Solar Impulse 2 flies over the Golden Gate Bridge as part of a fly-by of the San Francisco Bay after flying for two and half days from Hawaii. Hide Caption. 1 of 27. Solar Impulse 2 departs Hawaii for the two-and-a-half day flight. Photos: Solar ...
A Transatlantic Flight Without Fuel: Solar Impulse Leaves New York On Ambitious TripNPR
Solar Impulse Leaves New York for Historic Atlantic Ocean CrossingABC News
WATCH: First solar plane to cross Atlantic takes off from NYCNJ.com
AviationPros.com -BBC News -CNET -Chicago Tribune
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Viewpoint: Why did India's central bank governor have to go? - BBC News

Google Business News - Sun, 06/19/2016 - 23:18

BBC News

Viewpoint: Why did India's central bank governor have to go?
BBC News
Raghuram Rajan, the governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), announced on Saturday evening that he would not serve a second term, and instead return to his teaching job at the University of Chicago. Economic analyst Vivek Kaul explains why Mr ...
Rajan's exit from RBI set to have wide-ranging consequences on India's economyCNBC
Morning News Call - India, June 20Reuters
Rajan Exit Notice Before Brexit Poses Double India Stress TestBloomberg
Wall Street Journal (blog) -Quartz -MarketWatch -Financial Times
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With oil price near $50, resilient US shale producers eye new chapter - Reuters

Google Business News - Sun, 06/19/2016 - 23:08

Reuters

With oil price near $50, resilient US shale producers eye new chapter
Reuters
HOUSTON Two years into the worst oil price rout in a generation, large and mid-sized U.S. independent producers are surviving and eyeing growth again as oil nears $50 a barrel, confounding OPEC and Saudi Arabia with their resiliency. That shale giants ...
Persian Gulf state producers issue debt to keep investments on track: Fuel for ThoughtPlatts (blog)
Oil Rally Runs Out of Steam as Canadian Wildfire Threat FadesBloomberg
Turns Out, OPEC Isn't Dead YetSeeking Alpha
Forbes -Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide -IranOilGas Network -Zawya (press release) (registration)
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Employers Cut Down on Wellness Benefits - Wall Street Journal

Google Business News - Sun, 06/19/2016 - 22:01

Wall Street Journal

Employers Cut Down on Wellness Benefits
Wall Street Journal
In the past few years, workplace wellness programs like health coaching were hot. Now they are not. A big new survey of benefits from the Society for Human Resource Management found that employers are cooling toward certain wellness benefits ...
5 ways employee benefits have changed in 20 years: SHRM surveycleveland.com
SHRM: 20-Year Employee Benefits Trends in the United States -- Now and ThenPR Newswire (press release)
Employers Are Cutting Back on Some Wellness ProgramsFortune
Advertising Specialty Institute (press release) -Employee Benefit Adviser (registration)
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California's jobless rate dips to 5.2 percent, 9 year low - New Jersey Herald

Google Business News - Sat, 06/18/2016 - 19:19

Sacramento Bee

California's jobless rate dips to 5.2 percent, 9 year low
New Jersey Herald
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's unemployment rate dropped to its lowest point in nine years as it continued a steady decline last month, the Employment Development Department reported Friday. The jobless rate fell to 5.2 percent in May, down a ...
Full Employment Is What Boosts Wages--Something We Can Now TestForbes
State: Ohio's unemployment rate ticks down slightly in MayWFMJ
Job growth in Texas, Houston stalls in MayHouston Chronicle
Pamplin Media Group -Kearney Hub -Honolulu Star-Advertiser -Telegraph.co.uk
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VIX ETF Trading Goes Bananas - Barron's (blog)

Google Business News - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 15:06

Schaeffers Research

VIX ETF Trading Goes Bananas
Barron's (blog)
It was an enormously busy week for trading in volatility-related exchange-traded funds and notes. The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index rose 13% over the past week to end at 19.27. The VIX is an options-based measure of how much ...
VIX Daily Update: Volatility Spikes 14% This WeekTradingGods.net (blog)

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These 15 electric cars will be here by 2020 - Tech Insider

Google Business News - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 13:27

Tech Insider

These 15 electric cars will be here by 2020
Tech Insider
These days, if you are in the market for a fully electric, long-range vehicle, your options are pretty limited. In fact, Tesla vehicles are currently the only cars that have an official range of more than 200 miles per charge. But it won't be long ...
Shares Trading Lower on the Week Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)Franklin Independent
Has Tesla Really Changed the Dynamics of the Auto Industry?Market Realist
Tesla's Growing Pains: The Wheel-Falling-Off IncidentProduct Design & Development (blog)

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Bloomberg looks West after bankrolling Philadelphia soda tax win - Reuters

Google Business News - Fri, 06/17/2016 - 12:34

The New Yorker

Bloomberg looks West after bankrolling Philadelphia soda tax win
Reuters
... * Billionaire contributed $1.6 mln to $2 mln pro-tax effort. * Bloomberg to support tax drives in San Francisco, Oakland. * Soda industry says Philadelphia success won't have ripple effect. By Luc Cohen. NEW YORK, June 17 After successfully funding ...
Philadelphia's Soda RevolutionBloomberg
Beverage industry vows soda tax suitPolitico
Philadelphia is 1st major American city with soda taxPeoria Journal Star
Christian Science Monitor -Press of Atlantic City -WLS-TV -Paste Magazine
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UPDATE 1-Stop oil by rail in our state, Oregon asks US regulator - Reuters

Google Business News - Thu, 06/16/2016 - 17:39

Washington Times

UPDATE 1-Stop oil by rail in our state, Oregon asks US regulator
Reuters
(Updating with details throughout). NEW YORK, June 16 Oregon has called for federal regulators to ban trains carrying oil in the state, ramping up pressure for more stringent safety checks weeks after an oil train derailed near Portland, the first ...
State: Defect That Caused Mosier Oil Train Crash Wasn't DetectableThe Portland Mercury (blog)

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