FIFA Scandal Pressures Sponsors

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The indictments alleging corruption among FIFA officials leave corporate sponsors facing dilemma of whether to back away from the powerful marketing outlet of the world’s most popular game.

How Google Aims to Delve Deeper Into Users' Lives

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Google showcased new offerings, including a mobile-payment system and photo service, designed to embed the Internet giant more deeply into users’ lives.

Oil Wells Yield a Gusher of Goofy Names

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Every oil well drilled must have its own name. There are wells named after planets and chili peppers as well as ones named Ron Burgundy and Dean Wormer.

Will Homeowners Shell Out Thousands for Super Batteries?

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Tesla and other companies are jumping into the budding business of electricity-storage batteries, but the current market is very small.

Switzerland's Economy Shrinks

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Switzerland’s economy shrank in the first quarter after the central bank’s repeal of its cap for the Swiss franc in January sent the currency soaring, hitting foreign demand for the country’s pharmaceutical and machinery products.

A Womb With a View: App to Help IVF Patients Monitor Embryos

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A new smartphone app could allow doctors and couples receiving in vitro fertilization treatment to monitor the growth of embryos in a lab thousands of miles away.

Amazon to Add Its Own Line of Food

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Amazon.com is preparing to broadly expand its fledgling lineup of private-label brands to include grocery items such as milk, cereal, and baby food, as well as household cleaners.

Japan Inflation Slips to Zero

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Data released Friday shows the paradox hampering Japan’s economic revival—while the labor market is improving, consumer spending remains stubbornly weak.

Lehman's Fuld Says It Wasn't His Fault

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Richard Fuld Jr. insisted he doesn’t want to play “woulda, coulda, shoulda” about the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings.

Abercrombie & Fitch Results Miss Expectations

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The business of remaking Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is costly. The company’s first-quarter loss was dragged down by a series of charges aimed at revitalizing the company by dialing back its sex-infused image.

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