Sky, Telefónica in U.K. Mobile Partnership

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Sky said it has reached an agreement to partner up with the U.K. business of Spanish mobile-phone operator Telefónica, with the British pay-TV company launching a mobile service for the first time next year.

Ford Earnings Down on North America Ops, Venezuela

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Ford Motor said fourth-quarter net income plummeted to $52 million from $3 billion a year ago, as a $700 million charge related to removing Venezuela from consolidated earnings dragged results down.

Nokia Notches Up Better-Than-Expected Profit

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Finland’s Nokia Corp. reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter net profit and fattened its dividend but investors took fright at a fall in revenue from the licensing of its large catalog of patents.

Viacom Media Networks, Filmed Entertainment Post Revenue Gains

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Viacom Inc.said its media networks and filmed entertainment divisions propelled revenue growth in its most recent quarter.

Diageo Hurt by Weak Demand

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Diageo has turned in an 18% decline in first-half profit with a drop in revenue in North America weighing on the U.K. drinks group’s performance.

Raytheon Profit Rises 10%

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Raytheon reported a 10% rise in fourth-quarter profit that, like its 2015 guidance, fell short of investor expectations, even as the Pentagon’s third-largest supplier bolstered its backlog with more overseas orders.

China to Crack Down on Fake Goods Online

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China’s Ministry of Commerce said it would step up its efforts to prevent the sale of counterfeit goods online.

Shell to Cut Spending

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Royal Dutch Shell posted higher profit but said it would freeze dividend payments, curb its planned spending over the next three years by some $15 billion, and scale back its investments in shale resources world-wide as it struggles with weaker oil prices.

Samsung, Apple Battle for Top Spot

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The fortunes of the world’s two biggest smartphone makers crossed paths again, as contrasting earnings reports from Apple and Samsung Electronics put the two technology giants back in a dead heat for leadership of the global market.

Time Warner Results Miss

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Time Warner Cable reported an increase in subscribers as the pay-TV provider continued to await the completion of its acquisition by Comcast. The results came in below analysts’ expectations.

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