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Talking Biz News Today — Feb. 5, 2014

Wednesday’s top stories: New York Times CVS vows to quit selling tobacco products, by Stephanie Strom Study of blood clot drug Pradaxa unnerved its maker, documents suggest, by Katie Thomas Bloomberg SoftBank said to...

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Microsoft goes with the cloud

In selecting Satya Nadella to head Microsoft, the company’s board opted for a 22-year veteran and someone who has led its cloud computing efforts. Microsoft took six months in the search process, ultimately coming...

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Talking Biz News Today — Feb. 4, 2014

Some of Tuesday’s top stories: New York Times Microsoft names new chief; Gates becomes adviser, by Nick Wingfield Health care law may result in 2 million fewer full-time workers, by Annie Lowrey Reuters U.S....

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The debt ceiling – again

Just when it seemed like the economy was on an up swing and recovery underway, the debt ceiling is rearing its ugly head– again. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned Congress on Monday that the...

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Talking Biz News Today — Feb. 3, 2014

Monday’s top stories: New York Times Bernanke takes post at Brookings Institution, by Binyamin Appelbaum Reuters U.S. sees slowdown in manufacturing growth, construction spending, by Lucia Mutikani and Dan Burns January auto sales yo-yo...

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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...