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Boeing Raises Guidance on Tax Benefit

4 hours 11 min ago
Boeing reported forecast-beating third quarter profit and boosted its full-year guidance after a tax gain, but said commercial jet order activity was moderating.

Review: Amazon's Alexa Makes Fire Tablets More Useful

4 hours 24 min ago’s Alexa is stepping up to challenge Apple’s Siri on mobile devices, with Amazon is rolling out an update for all of its most recent Fire tablets that feature the company’s voice assistant built into the operating system.

U.S. New Home Sales Up in September After August Dip

4 hours 40 min ago
Sales of newly built homes rose in September after an August tumble, a sign modest momentum continues in the housing market.

U.S. Probes Aluminum Firms Over Chinese Imports

5 hours 6 min ago
Federal investigators have launched a probe into whether U.S. companies linked to a Chinese billionaire illegally avoided punitive import tariffs on Chinese aluminum.

Mega Contracts With Colleges Start to Pinch Under Armour

5 hours 10 min ago
Under Armour and its rivals have pledged more than $1 billion to secure outfitting deals with top college programs. Now those megadeals are starting to pinch profits at the sportswear maker.

Oil Companies Shift Exploration Tactics, Curb Spending

5 hours 13 min ago
Oil and gas companies are cutting their exploration budgets and shifting away from expensive, high-risk exploration. World-wide, oil-exploration spending last year was the lowest since 2007.

Megamergers Face Delays From Heightened EU Scrutiny

5 hours 17 min ago
An industrywide review by European Union antitrust authorities is slowing down approval for some of the megamergers that have promised to reshape the global agrochemicals business.

Coke's Profit and Revenue Fall

5 hours 55 min ago
Coca-Cola said profit and revenue fell less than expected in the latest quarter as developed markets buoyed the top line despite softness abroad.

Comcast Reports Strong Earnings

8 hours 6 min ago
Comcast reported better-than-expected financial results and added video customers in the third quarter, as its NBCUniversal business was powered by the Rio Olympics.

Japan Battery Maker Hopes Charge Into Future Won't Fall Flat

8 hours 7 min ago
One of Japan’s biggest makers of power-industry gear spent nearly two decades researching the next great thing in energy storage. Now its storage battery is ready, but the company may have bet on the wrong technology.

Ericsson Names New CEO to Steer Turnaround

10 hours 38 min ago
Ericsson appointed Börje Ekholm as its new chief executive, as the struggling Swedish telecom-equipment provider looks to turn around its business amid waning demand and stiff global competition.

Hyundai Profit Falls Again; Sales Target in Doubt

10 hours 47 min ago
Hyundai Motor on Wednesday posted its 11th straight year-over-year decline in quarterly profit and cast doubt on this year’s sales target amid weakening demand in its largest markets.

Toyota Recalls 5.8 Million Vehicles With Faulty Takata Air Bags

10 hours 58 min ago
Toyota is recalling vehicles around the world equipped with air bags that lack a drying agent, making them prone to exploding.

The Curious Case of Telefónica's Resilient Dividend

11 hours 30 min ago
Telefónica is scrambling to slash billions of dollars in debt to ward off a potential downgrade that would knock the Spanish telecommunications giant’s rating closer to non-investment grade.

Nintendo Earnings Rise on Sale of Stake in Seattle Mariners

11 hours 36 min ago
The company said the smash hit videogame “Pokémon Go” helped to lift its bottom line during the first half of the fiscal year.

Airbus Profit Falls Amid Battle to Boost Production

11 hours 39 min ago
Airbus Group’s most closely watched earnings measure fell 21% in the third quarter and more cash went out the door, underscoring the financial difficulties the European plane maker faces as it struggles to boost production of its jetliners.

The 9 Most Important Insights for Tech and Media in 2017

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 19:54
Technology strategist Michael Wolf predicts a fast-changing landscape that will get harder for advertising-supported content companies while enriching digital gatekeepers such as Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft.

AT&T CEO Says Time Warner Deal Not About Raising Prices

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 18:04
AT&T Inc. will launch a $35-a-month “mobile-centric” video service next month, Chief Executive Randall Stephenson said Tuesday, pointing to it as an example of how prices won’t rise as a result of the carrier’s $85.4 billion deal to buy Time Warner Inc.

Chipotle Outlines New Initiatives to Speed Recovery

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 17:19
Chipotle Mexican Grill reported profit tumbled 95% in the latest quarter amid concerns that pricey promotions to get customers to return after illness outbreaks aren’t working.

If Monsanto Loses Its Name, What Will Its Haters Have Left to Hate?

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 14:22
Bayer’s $57 billion offer for Monsanto—aka “Monsatan”—means GMO protesters must rethink familiar old slogans and insults, and compose new songs for a company that has long been a target for activists.


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