Amazon, Simon & Schuster Reach Book Contract

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Amazon and CBS Corp.’s Simon & Schuster publishing arm have reached a new multi-year print and digital contract, according to people familiar with the situation.

Nutreco Agrees to SHV Takeover Offer

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Animal nutrition and fish feed company Nutreco NV said it agreed to a $3.44 billion takeover offer from Dutch conglomerate SHV Holdings NV.

TPG to Take Majority Stake in Hollywood Powerhouse CAA

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Private equity firm TPG Capital is investing close to $250 million in Creative Artists Agency LLC, a deal that will increase its stake in Hollywood’s largest talent agency to 53%.

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Sears Seeks New Cash Via Two Paths

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Sears is again turning to billionaire CEO Edward Lampert for funds, as the struggling retailer shores up its balance sheet ahead of the holiday season and seeks to reassure vendors worried about its health.

Dexcom's Remote Glucose-Monitoring Device Cleared

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Dexcom Inc. said Monday it received regulatory approval for a new tool that will enable partial remote blood-sugar monitoring for people with diabetes.

IBM Pulls Profit Goal, Sees Slowdown in Client Spending

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IBM missed its third quarter profit estimate and acknowledged it won’t meet a goal of achieving earnings of at least $20 a share next year, a target it stood by for five years, amid slowdowns in its hardware and services businesses.

Andreessen to Leave eBay Board

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EBay said venture capitalist Marc Andreessen has decided to resign from the company’s board. His presence on the board had been criticized by activist investor Carl Icahn.

Twitter to Offer New Tools for App Developers

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Twitter, at its first developer conference in four years, is expected to announce on Wednesday a suite of tools to make it easier for programmers to build apps, according to people familiar with the matter.

Strikes by Train Drivers, Pilots Hit Germany

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Strikes by German train drivers and airline pilots are threatening Europe’s largest economy and pushing the government into toughening up labor laws, a senior politician said Monday.

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