Budweiser Ditches the Clydesdales for Jay Z

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AB InBev plans to concentrate future Budweiser promotions exclusively on the 21- to 27-year-old age bracket, after years of developing advertising and marketing that appeals to all ages.

Hong Kong Protests Sideline Jeweler

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Chow Tai Fook Jewellery, one of the world’s largest jewelers, is the latest high-profile corporate victim of the pro-democracy protests that have gripped Hong Kong for nearly two months.

Samsung Considers Shuffling Top Ranks

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Samsung is considering a major leadership shake-up after a year that saw its profitability, market share and stock prices slide.

BT in Talks to Buy Telefónica's U.K. Unit

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BT said it is in talks to buy Telefónica’s U.K. mobile business, 02, as the British telecom incumbent lays out its ambitions to be a fully-fledged wireless operator in the U.K.’s converging telecom market.

BioMarin to Pay Up to $840 Million for Prosensa

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BioMarin Pharmaceutical said it agreed to acquire Prosensa Holding NV, a bet that regulators will approve Prosensa’s lead product candidate for a rare form of muscular dystrophy.

CMA CGM in Talks to Buy German Short-Sea Operator OPDR

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CMA CGM is in talks to buy Germany’s OPDR as part of its strategy to control so-called short-sea operators that will feed cargo into its oceangoing vessels.

Onex Buys Packaging Firm

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Canadian private-equity firm Onex Corporation said it would pay $4.64 billion to buy carton-packaging maker SIG Combibloc from Reynolds Group.

Slim Enters, Soros Exits in Spain

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Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas said that a firm controlled by Mexico’s Carlos Slim may take over a large stake in the debt-laden Spanish builder after earlier talks with billionaire George Soros broke down.

The Hassle of 'Hands Free' Car Tech

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Voice-activated car systems, once seen as aids to driver safety, are under scrutiny for software that often is unreliable, leading to a tide of complaints and research questioning how safe they really are.

BHP Outlines Plan to Cut Costs

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BHP Billiton outlined plans to cut costs further and curb investment spending, as the world’s biggest miner by market value looks to simplify and strengthen its business amid falling commodity prices.

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