Snapchat's Sunglass Camera Poses Challenges

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Snapchat’s unveiling of camera-equipped sunglasses thrusts the messaging app maker into the cutthroat hardware business, a risky move that reflects its strength in video, but follows a shaky record by internet giants.

Self-Driving Hype Doesn't Reflect Reality

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To judge by recent claims, “fully autonomous” self-driving technology is just around the corner. But hopping into a car and disappearing into sleep, food or our phones won’t happen for a long time, writes Christopher Mims.

AMD No Longer Coming Up Short

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The chip maker’s improving prospects have made the stock a less appealing short target.

Japanese Banks: New Policy, Same Old Pain

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With profitability withering away, Japanese banks may need a lot more help than the central bank is willing to give.

Another $10 Billion Hong Kong Stock Market Mystery

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Property developer Fullshare is the latest hard-to-explain Hong Kong highflier.

Apple Goes Without a Lobby Into European Fray

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Apple is heading toward a battle with the EU antitrust regulator over $14.5 billion in taxes without the army of lobbyists and public relations campaigners typical in such fights.

Salesforce Weighs Twitter Bid to Spur Growth

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Jobs Recovery Reaches Plateau, Posing a Challenge for Forecasters

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After a half-decade of steady gains, the U.S. labor market appears to be leveling off. What that plateau means for the economy’s trajectory is one of the biggest questions hanging over policy makers and investors.

GM Workers in Canada Approve New Contract

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The union representing Canadian auto workers won approval for a new four-year contract with General Motors Co., securing future investment for Canada’s weakening auto sector and eventually giving GM more capacity for its profitable pickup trucks.

More Junior Lawyers Would Please Courts

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A growing movement is taking root among judges around the country to actively push younger lawyers into court.

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