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Talking Biz News Today — Sept. 10, 2014

September 10, 2014

Posted by Meg Garner

Some of Wednesday’s top stories:

The New York  Times

Microsoft is said to be in talks to acquire maker of Minecraft, by Nick Wingfield and Michael J. De La Merced 

Detroit clears crucial hurdle on bankruptcy, by Mary Williams Walsh and Monica Davey

The Wall Street Journal

Apple’s Tim Cook Makes Boldest Bets Yet With New iPhone, Apple Watch, by Daisuke Wakabayashi, Greg Bensinger and Alistair Barr 

Japan’s Ajinomoto to Buy Texas Frozen-Food Producer, by Megumi Fujikawa and Atsuko Fukase 


Fiat CEO Grabs Ferrari Role Ahead of Wall Street Debut, by Tommaso Ebhardt

Fed Weighs Change to Rate Guidance for Added Flexibility, by Jeff Kearns, Christopher Condon and Steve Matthews 


Dollar General to go hostile with $9.1 billion Family Dollar bid: sources, by Soyoung Kim, Nadia Damouni and Olivia Oran


Lift Off: German Startup Incubator Rocket Internet Launches IPO, by Ryan Mac

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