More Cable Companies Take TV Off Menu

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Some cable companies, faced with rising costs for programming, are pulling the plug on TV service, focusing instead on Internet service. Others are dropping major groups of channels to manage their costs.

Amazon.com, Disney Back at Peace

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Amazon.com appears to be close to settling a nearly two-month dispute with Walt Disney during which the e-commerce giant stopped offering Disney DVDs for preorder.

New Balance Shoe Materials Aren't All U.S. Made

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New Balance acknowledges that only about 70% of the value of its U.S.-made shoes reflects domestic content and labor.

Wipe That Smog Off Your Face

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The effects of air pollution on skin are the beauty industry's next frontier.

Chicago Airport Traffic Rebounding

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Flights in and out of Chicago's two main commercial airports Tuesday climbed back to more than 80% of average volume over the past two months, while repairs continued at a damaged air-traffic center.

Vivint IPO Prices at $16 a Share

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Vivint Solar Inc.'s initial public offering priced at $16 a share, according to a person familiar with the offering, at the low end of expectations.

A Chinese Fracking Bet Goes Wrong

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The Bakken Shale formation has revolutionized North America's energy industry. But an early Chinese private-equity bet into Canada's side of the oil field has little to show for its investment.

'Made in USA' Spurs Lawsuits

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Chinese nets and bolts ensnare Lifetime Products' basketball hoops in litigation over whether they qualify for "Made in USA" labeling.

Doctors Net Billions From Drug Firms

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Drug and medical-device companies paid at least $3.5 billion to U.S. physicians and teaching hospitals during the final five months of last year.

EBay to Spin Off PayPal Business

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Coming competition in paying for everyday purchases with smartphones, including an aggressive entry from Apple, pushed online retailer eBay to reverse course and set free its PayPal unit.

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