Investigators Tied to GSK Get Trial Date in China

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Two foreign investigators tied to U.K. drug company GlaxoSmithKline PLC will stand trial Aug. 8 on charges of illegally purchasing personal information about Chinese nationals, a Chinese court said.

Ford's New Pickups to Have Higher Price Tags

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Ford Motor Co.'s new collection of aluminum pickups will come with a higher price tag than outgoing models when they hit the market in the fourth quarter.

Faurecia Raises Full-Year Profit Margin Goal

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French auto parts maker Faurecia slightly raised its full-year profit margin target as sales in the first half of the year rose more strongly than expected.

Huawei Smartphone Shipments Rise

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China's Huawei Technologies Co. said its smartphone shipments rose 62% in the first half of this year, helped by strong demand in overseas markets such as Latin America and the Middle East for new handsets that work on faster-speed networks.

Skymark in Talks to Cancel $1.7 Billion Airbus Order

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Japanese low-cost carrier Skymark Airlines says it is in talks with Airbus Group about canceling a $1.7 billion order for up to six A380 superjumbos as it battles losses amid increased competition and a weaker yen.

Uber, Airbnb Court Business Travelers

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The fast-growing technology startups this week each announced new versions of their apps geared toward booking business trips.

Aecom to Buy Stadium Construction Firm

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Engineering firm Aecom Technology has acquired Hunt Construction Group, a construction-management company that specializes in stadium work.

Turner TV Tops Time Warner's To-Do List

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In fending off Fox's takeover advances, Time Warner has to show that it would be better off on its own. Key to this is turning around the slipping ratings at its Turner Broadcasting unit, which houses TNT, TBS and CNN.

China Probe Moves Into Canada

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A Chinese government anticorruption investigation is stretching into Canada, with a shake-up at state-run China National Petroleum's Canadian operations and a billion-dollar oil-sands project left in limbo.

Payments Puzzle Persists at Banks

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Hundreds of small and regional banks are clinging to a practice that can cause consumers to incur multiple overdraft fees in the same day.

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