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Jos. A Bank makes another move

While the rest of the country was watching the Super Bowl, Jos. A Bank was trying to remain an independent company. In the latest chapter of the drama around the men’s retailer, the company is...

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Amazon earnings up, but disappointing

Internet giant Amazon.com Inc. missed analysts’ expectations for its fourth-quarter profit as it cost them more to get customers’ orders to them. Bloomberg’s Adam Satariano had this straightforward story: Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN:US), the world’s largest...

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Talking Biz News — Jan. 30, 2014

Thursday’s top stories: New York Times Revenue and profit rise at Google, but mobile struggles continue, by Claire Cain Miller Phone alerts at stadium, for the nearest entry gate or shortest beer line, by...

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Google selling Motorola to Lenovo

One thing about Google, it’s not one to invest in businesses that aren’t working. Less than two years after buying Motorola, Google is selling the unit to Lenovo. Rolfe Winkler and Spencer E. Ante...

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Talking Biz News Today — Jan. 29, 2014

Wednesday’s top stories: Bloomberg For-profit colleges face new wave of coordinated state probes, by John Lauerman Boeing 2014 forecast trails estimates as order pace slows, by Julie Johnsson Reuters Fed poised for $10 billion...

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Obama focuses on the economy

In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Barack Obama took the time to call for increasing the minimum wage, reducing the income gap and stimulating economic recovery. While the speech covered many...

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Talking Biz News Today — Jan. 28, 2014

Tuesday’s top business stories: Reuters Durable goods orders unexpectedly plunge in December, by Lucia Mutikani Pfizer beats sales, profit forecasts, by Ransdell Pierson Bloomberg Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rise most since February...

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Government strikes deal with tech firms

Ever since it came out that government agencies were relying on data from Internet companies to track people, the debate over privacy has been raging. Monday, the government announced new rules. Matt Apuzzo and...

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Talking Biz News — Jan. 27, 2014

Some of Monday’s top business stories: New York Times Liberty Global to buy Dutch cable provider Ziggo, by Chad Bray Reuters Caterpillar posts stronger-than-expected fourth-quarter profit, by James B. Kelleher Re/code Google to buy...