Google Lab Puts Time Limit on Innovations

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Google is embracing a leaner, faster way to find the next big thing amid questions about the Internet giant’s heavy spending on long-term research projects.

Bright House Deal Advances Malone's Cable Ambitions

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John Malone missed out on acquiring Time Warner Cable, but his deal to buy Bright House Networks is putting him back at the center of the cable industry’s transformation.

23 People Charged in 'Sneakers Case'

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Twenty-three people, including nine doctors, were charged with taking part in a health-care-fraud scheme that raked in reimbursements from unnecessary medical services provided to poor New Yorkers.

Ballet Dancers Leap Into Instagram, Commerce

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For centuries, ballet was all about presenting its glittering, performance-ready side. Then came Instagram.

'Summer' Blockbuster That Debuts in March

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What makes a “summer” movie? As Hollywood churns out more big-budget “tentpoles,” a packed calendar from May-to-August means more such films are being released in March and April.

Philips Sells Lighting Business

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Electronics group Philips has sold a majority stake in its light-emitting diode components and automotive-lighting activities to a private-equity consortium in a cash deal that values the business at about $3.3 billion.

Samson Resources Says It May File for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

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Struggling oil-and-gas producer Samson Resources Inc. said, in a filing on Tuesday, that Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection might offer the best route to restructuring its heavy debt load.

GoDaddy Out to Lose Bad-Boy Image

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Customers recognize GoDaddy from ads with Danica Patrick, but the web-hosting firm now hopes a coming $20-a-share IPO will help its transition to serious small business Web partner.

A Sweet New Job for Comcast CFO

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Comcast is creating a $4.1 billion investment company in partnership with its chief financial officer, Michael J. Angelakis, to hunt for growth at home and abroad as the U.S. cable market matures.

Chinese Taxi-Hailing App's Valuation Soars to $8.75 Billion

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U.S. hedge funds are jumping aboard China’s dominant taxi-hailing app company, putting an $8.75 billion valuation on the Chinese startup.

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