Will FedEx Deliver on Its Target?

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FedEx's earnings report on Wednesday will provide a first glimpse into whether the company will be able to meet its ambitious annual profit target. Wall Street is hoping this will be the company's turnaround year.

Don't Underestimate Smartwatches

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It may seem like wearable computers will appeal only to fitness nuts and quantified-self geeks. But smartwatches will become indispensable as they find a central place in a larger tech ecosystem of apps and hardware.

Classical Singer Jackie Evancho Covers 'Game of Thrones' Tune

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Singer's new album will include a cover of 'Rains of Castamere' from the hit HBO show.

Peugeot CEO: Turnaround Is Off to Strong Start

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The turnaround of PSA Peugeot Citroën is well under way but not yet finished, the chief executive of the French car maker said.

Hermès Plans Expansion in China

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Hermès is set to formally open a lavish four-story outlet in Shanghai despite a clampdown on official gift-giving in China. The French luxury goods company plans more stores in Beijing and the city of Chengdu.

Alibaba Draws Brazil's Bargain Hunters

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Alibaba's marketplace website has caught on with Brazilian consumers in search of bargains that are hard to come by in their home market.

Air France to Cancel More Flights

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Air France-KLM said the airline would only operate four out of 10 scheduled flights on Monday because of a strike by pilots.

Europe Braces for Energy Shortages

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A fall in gas flows from Russia to two Eastern European countries has sent a chill through the region as it prepares for possible energy shortages.

Home Depot Upped Defense, but Hacker Moved Faster

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Retailer Home Depot immediately launched a review of its computer defenses after news reports of Target's data breach, but the months of reviews and testing left time for a hacker to penetrate its systems.

Upstart English-Test Services Take Aim

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With explosive growth under way in English-language testing, entrants to the market are offering lower-cost, or even free, exams in an effort to elbow aside the few established players dominating the industry.

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