21st Century Fox in Talks to Buy Rest of U.K.'s Sky for $14 Billion

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21st Century Fox is in late-stage discussions to buy all of Sky PLC, the U.K.’s market-leading pay-TV provider, in a $14 billion deal, as Fox moves to consolidate its holdings.

Apple's Mysterious AirPods Delay Marks Rare Misstep

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Three months after trumpeting the AirPods as a breakthrough technology, Apple still hasn’t made them available. The company says it needs time before the wireless airbuds are ready for consumers.

Big Spenders: Businesses on the Cusp of Capital-Spending Rebound

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Companies have been reluctant to spend, but rising stock-market optimism, labor costs and profits may be about to change that.

U.S. Regulators Step Up Pace of Takata Air Bag Recall

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U.S. highway safety regulators increased pressure on auto makers to address millions of rupture-prone Takata Corp. air bags, setting new deadlines for recalling and repairing devices linked to numerous deaths and injuries.

Fox and Sky: The Sequel May Have a Happier Ending

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After circling Sky for years, 21st Century Fox has finally pounced and it isn’t overpaying for the European pay-TV leader.

Politics and Business Don't Mix in Trump's America

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Companies and executives used to be able to air their political views, but some recent cases following Donald Trump’s election show that it can have negative consequences.

Nielsen and Foursquare Partner to Tie Digital Ads to In-Store Visits

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Measurement firm Nielsen and location data company Foursquare are teaming up to help marketers better understand when online advertising drives people into physical stores.

Goldman's Cohn Is Leading Candidate for Top White House Economic Post

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Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn is the leading candidate to serve as director of the White House National Economic Council, two Trump transition advisers said Friday, putting alums of the prominent Wall Street investment bank into the top two economic jobs of the new administration.

Facebook's Plan to Keep Zuckerberg in Control Was Flawed, Lawsuit Says

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Shareholders allege director Marc Andreessen privately coached the CEO by text message on how to win over other members of the board.

Italy Is Up Against the Wall With Bank Bailout

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European regulators’ rejected extension for a restructuring of Italy’s Banca Monte dei Paschi means tight deadline risks for investors.

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