Europe Targets U.S. Web Firms

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Europe escalated its war against U.S. technology superpowers as the Continent’s two largest economies and the European Parliament backed fresh efforts to rein in the growing influence of companies such as Apple, Facebook and Google.

AT&T Backtracks on Threat to Halt Fiber Rollout

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AT&T backpedaled from a threat to freeze the rollout of its ultrafast Internet service because of uncertainty around the government’s net-neutrality rules.

EU Poised to Approve Lower-Cost Rockets

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European politicians are poised to approve a new generation of lower-cost rockets, partly in response to competition from U.S. launch providers, government and aerospace-industry officials say.

Wal-Mart Makes Cuts in China

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting nearly 30 directors and midlevel managers in China, where the retailer is pushing to contain costs and improve slumping sales.

Rio Tinto Committed to Higher Investor Returns

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Rio Tinto PLC said it was committed to giving significantly more money back to shareholders in 2015 despite a sharp slide in iron-ore prices.

In Thailand, Firms Add Apprentices

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An increasing number of companies in Thailand, including many in the auto industry, are rolling out apprenticeship programs aimed at beefing up the country’s workforce.

GoPro Developing Consumer Drones

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GoPro is developing its own line of consumer drones to expand from its core business of making wearable video cameras popular with surfers and other sports enthusiasts.

Outbrain Files for Possible Nasdaq Listing

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Outbrain, a pioneer in native advertising—ads that are meant to be more integrated into a website—filed confidentially earlier this month for preliminary approval to list on the Nasdaq Stock Market.

Carlos Slim to Invest Up To $875.4 Million in Spain's FCC

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Two companies owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim will invest up to 700 million euros ($875.4 million) in FCC in exchange for 25.6% of the debt-laden Spanish builder.

Lion Air Orders 40 More ATR Planes

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Lion Group, the parent of Indonesian discount carrier Lion Air, placed a US$1 billion order with European aircraft maker ATR for 40 additional planes.

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