Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent to Step Down Next Year

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Coca-Cola said Friday that Muhtar Kent would resign from his role as chief executive in May 2017, to be succeeded by James Quincey, the beverage company’s president and operating chief.

Trump Cabinet Picks Signal Deregulation Moves Are Coming

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Business leaders are predicting a dramatic unraveling of regulations on everything from overtime pay to power-plant emission rules as Donald Trump seeks to fill his cabinet with determined adversaries of the agencies they will lead.

Never Forget Your Passwords Again

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How to set up Dashlane or LastPass and securely log in to services on all your devices; Joanna Stern explains.

Getting 50-Somethings to Pay for Streaming Music

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Hooking older consumers on paid streaming is important for the music industry, which is counting on revenue from subscription streaming services to replace declining CD and download sales. Music Aficionado, launched in January, is one site trying to promote streaming to the senior crowd.

China's Central Bank Could Be Chef---Or Soup

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Rising prices in China create complications on how to handle the yuan.

Bayer Teams Up With Versant to Develop Stem-Cell Therapies

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Bayer and U.S. healthcare investor Versant Ventures plan to establish a stem-cell research company called BlueRock Therapeutics, with initial joint funding of $225 million.

Luxury Watchmakers Steeled for Christmas

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Luxury watchmakers have this year introduced stainless-steel and lower-priced watches in the face of falling demand for their more expensive products.

U.S. Regulators May Allow Phone Calls During Flights

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Federal regulators are considering allowing airline passengers in coming years to routinely make phone calls during flights—so long as travelers are warned in advance about potential midair distractions.

Telecom Industry Sees Relief in Trump Policy Agenda

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The telecommunications industry is embracing the idea of a Trump administration. President-elect Donald Trump’s promises to reduce corporate taxes and to eliminate regulations have been welcomed by executives.

South Africa's Sibanye Gold to Buy Stillwater Mining for $2.2 Billion

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South Africa’s Sibanye Gold plans to buy U.S. palladium and platinum miner Stillwater Mining for $2.2 billion, the company’s first foray outside of Southern Africa and latest bold move to diversify beyond gold mining.

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