Fight Over Flickr's Use of Photos

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Yahoo, owner of the Flickr photo-sharing site, has upset some photographers by selling canvas prints of photos uploaded to the site and keeping all of the profits.

Houghton Goes Digital to the Core

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Textbook publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, two years out of bankruptcy, is counting on Common Core standards to drive demand for school curriculum products with both print and digital components. A Boss Talk interview with Linda Zecher.

PC Short-Term Outlook Improves, but Caution Lingers

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The outlook for worldwide personal-computer shipments improved after a better-than-expected third quarter, but caution remains, International Data Corp. said Tuesday.

Merrill Lynch's European Unit Pressured on Risk Management

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British regulators are pressuring Bank of America’s European investment-banking arm to improve the way it manages risks, saying its current practices are “simplistic” and need to be retooled.

Home Depot Facing at Least 44 Civil Suits in Data Breach

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Home Depot said Tuesday that it faces at least 44 civil lawsuits in the U.S. and Canada related to a widespread data breach the home-improvement retailer suffered earlier this year.

Amazon's Polish Sites Help Deflect German Strikes

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The launch of distribution centers in Poland adds necessary capacity for growth in Europe and helps buffer any potential impact from strikes in Germany, online retailer Amazon.com Inc. said.

OECD Warns on Eurozone Economy

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The eurozone needs monetary stimulus and a softening of fiscal discipline to ward off the threat of persistent economic stagnation, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said.

Did Saks Sell Itself Too Low?

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Saks’ flagship store in Manhattan has been appraised at $3.7 billion, well above what Hudson’s Bay paid to acquire the luxury retailer a year ago.

Judge Holds Up C&J Deal For Nabors Unit

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A Delaware court put on ice C&J Energy’s merger with a unit of Nabors Industries, finding C&J’s board didn't adequately shop the company.

Valspar Results Top Expectations on Higher Sales

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ValsparCorp. said its sales rose in the October quarter, lifted by a strong performance in the company’s coatings segment.

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