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Apple and Comcast in talks

Streaming television is getting a new competitor. The Wall Street Journal had the internet abuzz Sunday night with a report that Apple is talking to Comcast about a TV service that would bypass the...

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Talking Biz News Today — March 21, 2014

The Wall Street Journal Exxon agrees to disclose its ‘carbon risk,’ by Daniel Gilbert U.S. maritime regulator approves mega shipping alliance, by Costas Paris The New York Times ‘The technology is out there,’ but...

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Airbnb valued at $10 Billion

Earning a piece of travelers’ wallets is big business, and Airbnb is proving just how lucrative it can be. The company is close to closing funding valuing it at more than $10 billion. Michael...

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Yellen makes Federal Reserve debut

Janet Yellen’s debut didn’t say anything out of the ordinary, but apparently, investors didn’t care for her commentary. The Wall Street Journal story by Jon Hilsenrath and Victoria McGrane led with investor reaction to...

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NY takes aim at high frequency traders

The opaque world of high frequency trading is coming under increasing scrutiny from regulators as the New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said he was looking into practices in the space. Andrew R. Johnson...

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More troubles for GM

General Motors Co. is increasing its response to safety issues, recalling more vehicles and vowing to do better. The coverage focused on various aspects of the crisis, but the long-term impact on the company...