Small Business Owners Scramble to Prepare for New Tax Form

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Small employers are facing an unexpectedly onerous task: tallying their individual employees’ monthly health-care costs. The completed IRS forms aren’t due until next January.

Foreign Businesses Face Backlash in South Africa

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As South Africa’s economy falters, it is no longer so welcoming to outsiders.

Toyota to Diversify Senior Posts

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Toyota tapped a foreigner as an executive vice president for the first time in the company’s nearly eight-decade history.

Google, Wal-Mart Part Ways Over Local Ads

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The relationship between Google and Wal-Mart has frayed over the data used to lure shoppers into stores.

Car Makers Embrace Wireless Phone Charging

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More than a dozen cars from General Motors, Toyota and Fiat Chrysler now offering wireless charging pads and others are moving to add the optional gear in advance of an agreed-upon standard.

Pentagon Plans Cost-Plus Deal for New Bomber

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The Pentagon has delayed awarding a new long-range bomber until the summer, and plans to retain much of the risk in the $90 billion program.

Date Set for Hearings in Sysco-U.S. Foods Antitrust Suit

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A federal judge set a May 5 start date for court hearings on the Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust lawsuit against the merger of the nation’s two largest food distributors, Sysco Corp. and U.S. Foods Inc.

Alibaba Opens Silicon Valley Data Center

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Alibaba said it is opening a data center in Silicon Valley, the Chinese e-commerce company’s first in the U.S., as it expands its cloud-computing business outside China.

FCC Recommends Switch for Phone Number Portability Database

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The FCC delivered a setback to Neustar, recommending that a telecommunications database contract the company has held for about two decades and accounts for about half of its revenue be transferred to a rival.

McDonald's to Curb Use of Chicken Raised With Antibiotics

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McDonald’s said its U.S. restaurants will stop selling chicken raised with antibiotics that are important to human health, one of the biggest moves yet by a major food company to address concerns over antibiotic-resistant “superbugs.”

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