The Accountant, the Tweet and the Oscar: Inside the Best-Picture Snafu

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A managing partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers posted a celebrity photo on Twitter backstage at the Academy Awards on Sunday night just minutes before he mistakenly gave an envelope to actor Warren Beatty that set off the disastrous announcement of the wrong best-picture winner.

Uber's All-Out Meritocracy Comes Under Fire

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Uber enshrines “meritocracy and toe-stepping” in a list of 14 corporate values. That culture is now under scrutiny as the company faces allegations from a former engineer who said last week that managers dismissed her sexual-harassment complaints because the accused employee was a top performer.

Samsung Heir Lee Jae-yong to Be Indicted on Bribery Charges

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South Korean prosecutors said they would indict the Samsung conglomerate’s de facto leader Lee Jae-yong on charges of bribery and four other offenses, setting in motion legal proceedings that could put the tycoon behind bars for years.

What Do You Buy When Trump Wins? A Bentley

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A soaring U.S. stock market is propelling sales of superluxury cars. Buyers are feeling more confident about shelling out six figures for a set of wheels as market investors have been on a tear in recent months on bets that the Trump administration will enact business-friendly policies.

SoftBank-Backed Venture in Talks With Intelsat

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OneWeb is discussing a possible merger with the debt-laden satellite operator in a bid to maximize subscribers per satellite deployed, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

Senate Confirms Wilbur Ross as Commerce Secretary

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The Senate confirmed Wilbur Ross as Commerce secretary Monday, an appointment key to allowing President Donald Trump to make progress on his campaign promise to overhaul U.S. trade policy.

Takata Pleads Guilty to Criminal Wrongdoing, Agrees to Pay $1 Billion

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Japanese automotive supplier Takata pleaded guilty to criminal wrongdoing and agreed to pay $1 billion in penalties for providing misleading testing reports to auto makers on rupture-prone air bags installed in millions of vehicles.

Snap IPO: A $22 Billion Test for the Unsocial Social Network and Its Elusive Founder

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Snap, which this week could become the biggest technology public offering in years, defiantly operates unlike most Silicon Valley outfits, where collaboration and wide-open office spaces are prized. The question is whether this management style and focus on privacy will help the company challenge the Facebook juggernaut.

SpaceX Proposes Taking Tourists Around the Moon

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX has proposed taking tourists around the moon in as soon as two years, touting such missions as the evolution of public-private partnerships favored by the Trump administration.

Beijing Needs To Do More To Lift Its Bonds Appeal

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China’s latest effort to attract more foreign investors to its bond market likely won’t open the floodgates.

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