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Alibaba Flexes Muscles Before IPO

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 19:15
Despite challenges, a big surge in profits and revenue has put the Chinese e-commerce giant on track for a $15 billion stock sale, just shy of what Facebook sold when the social-networking firm went public in 2012.

When Spine Implants Cause Paralysis, Who Is to Blame?

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 19:12
More than 100 patients have experienced partial or permanent paralysis in recent years after having spinal-cord stimulators inserted in their backs, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis.

FCC to Set Aside Spectrum for Smaller Wireless Firms

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 19:04
Federal regulators plan to set aside a portion of choice spectrum for smaller wireless carriers at an auction of TV airwaves scheduled for next year.

GM Chief Can't Shake Recall Furor

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 18:26
General Motors' Barra sought to shift the focus to the auto maker's coming new vehicles and away from investigations of a troubled ignition-switch recall.

Price War Erupts in Cloud Services

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:49, Microsoft and Google are battling over the future of corporate computing, and companies that use their services are reaping the benefits.

CSX Profit Falls 14%

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 16:45
CSX Corp. said its first-quarter earnings fell 14% as winter-related disruptions contributed to higher costs and weighed on the railroad company's revenue growth.

Telefónica, Blackstone Team Op on Mobile-Ads

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 16:01
Spanish telecom giant Telefonica SA is teaming up with an arm of private-equity powerhouse Blackstone Group LP in a mobile-advertising venture.

Intel's Profit Slides as PC Market Shrinks

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:16
Intel reported a decline in first-quarter profit as the Silicon Valley chip maker continues to share the pain of the shrinking personal computer market.

Yahoo Shows Signs of Growth

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:10
Yahoo on Tuesday reported its revenue, minus commissions paid to partners for Web traffic, rose 1% in the first quarter after four straight quarters without growth.

Companies Try to Get Kids Hooked on Fish Sticks

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:08
Fish sticks just aren't cutting it anymore. The frozen-fish industry has faced a problem of making the easy dinner staple more appealing, especially to children at home and in school.

Ford to Overhaul Infotainment System

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:05
Ford is working on a major overhaul of its My Ford Touch in-car infotainment system that could be introduced in new vehicles as soon as late this year, a person familiar with the matter said.

Shale Boom's New Problem: Radioactive Waste

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:02
North Dakota has been slow to address repercussions from the surge in crude output, including the proliferation of radioactive oil filters. The state has no place to store such waste, which has lead to illegal dumping.

Why People Are Eating Less Fish

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:01
At a time when some Americans have started to improve their diets, they're turning their noses up at one of the healthiest foods around: fish. Consumers aren't sure how to cook fish and prices can be high, while the seafood industry hasn't been able to organize any major marketing campaigns to promote fish consumption.

Court Lifts Injunction Against Boston Scientific

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:25
Vascular Solutions said a U.S. appeals court has lifted a preliminary injunction placed by a district court on a Boston Scientific guide-extension catheter, the latest development in a patent fight between the medical device makers.

ADM Plans to Sell Fertilizer, Chocolate Businesses

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:56
Archer Daniels Midland Co. agreed to sell its Brazilian fertilizer business to Mosaic Co. for $350 million and said it plans to pursue a sale of its global chocolate business as well.

GM's Brand Marketing Offsets Recall

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:44
General Motors's biggest automotive brands may be sidestepping much of the fallout over a troubled recall, says the car maker's Cadillac marketing chief.

Twitter to Buy Data Partner Gnip

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:22
Twitter agreed to acquire data partner Gnip, as the messaging service seeks to increase its role in providing analysis of tweets to advertisers.

Editor Says He Wasn't Aware of Dowler Phone Hacking

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:19
Former tabloid editor Andy Coulson testified that he had no role in editing a story about a missing girl that became the epicenter of the U.K. phone-hacking scandal.

Scaroni's 9-Year Reign as Eni CEO

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:11
By proposing to remove the chief executive of Italian oil giant Eni, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is pushing aside one of Italy's most resilient and politically connected businessmen.

Glaxo Wins U.S. Approval for Diabetes Treatment Albiglutide

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:04
GlaxoSmithKline PLC's diabetes treatment albiglutide was approved for use by U.S. regulators, after a series of drug-development setbacks for the company.


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