U.S. Tech Firms Agree to EU Code of Conduct on Terror

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Google, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft have agreed with the European Union to remove from their websites information visible in Europe that incites hatred or acts of terror to help combat the growing threat of terrorism on the continent.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals Agrees to Buy Celator for About $1.5 Billion

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Jazz Pharmaceuticals agreed to buy Celator Pharmaceuticals in a roughly $1.5 billion deal that represents a huge premium for a company with a promising leukemia drug but no revenue.

Rocket Internet Says Portfolio Companies Are Progressing Toward Profitability

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Key companies in the portfolio of web-retailing group Rocket Internet narrowed their adjusted losses in the first quarter.

Airbus Ponders How to Blunt Boeing Range Advantage

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Airbus is studying whether to upgrade its new A330neo jetliner to blunt the range advantage of the plane’s main rival, Boeing’s 787-9 Dreamliner.

Why China's Banks Need a New Source of Funding

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China’s banks had long relied on steady deposit growth to fund themselves. With deposit growth drying up, banks are looking to less reliable debt markets instead.

Volkswagen Returns to Profit

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Volkswagen swung back to profit in the first quarter after reporting a record loss for the full year 2015, with the absence of new provisions against earnings feeding optimism that the German car maker has digested the bulk of the financial pain from the diesel crisis.

Noble Group: Why Big Moves Don't Signal New Chapter

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Noble Group bids farewell to its CEO and one of its best-performing businesses, hardly signs things are getting back to normal.

Rum Makers in Spirited Battle

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The prospect of a U.S. market return for a Cuban spirit is inflaming a decades-old battle pitting Pernod Ricard, the world’s second-largest spirits producer, against Bacardi, the dominant U.S. seller of rum.

Viacom Board Prepares for Fight

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Lead independent director Frederic Salerno said in a letter to Viacom constituencies the board is preparing for a legal battle to keep their seats because they don’t believe controlling shareholder and former chairman Sumner Redstone has the mental capacity to act of his own free will.

The Price 'Assertive' Women Pay At Work---and How to Minimize It

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Research shows women on average are penalized for direct, explicit forms of assertiveness but not for assertiveness expressed through nonverbal means.

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