Verizon Finalizes $4.8 Billion Deal to Acquire Yahoo

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Verizon has agreed to pay $4.8 billion to acquire Yahoo, ending a drawn-out auction process for the beleaguered internet company. The web pioneer once had a market capitalization of more than $125 billion.

Booze Makers Court Consumers With 'Healthier' Drinks

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From nonalcoholic martinis to cocktails frothed with chickpea brine, drink purveyors are hustling to satisfy consumers’ growing desire for what they see as healthier quaffs.

'Pokémon Go' Surged by Building Community

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Columnist Christopher Mims writes that “Pokémon Go” became a monster hit by connecting people playing the game, even though it isn’t explicitly about bringing people together.

Best-Paid CEOs Lag in Results, Study Says

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The best-paid CEOs tend to run some of the worst-performing companies and vice versa, even when pay and performance are measured over the course of many years, according to a new study.

'Star Trek' Leads Box Office While 'Ice Age' Underwhelms

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Hollywood’s sequel slowdown continued this weekend, this time with “Star Trek Beyond” and “Ice Age: Collision Course” faring worse than their predecessors at the box office.

Dell, HP Take Opposite Tacks Amid Roiling Tech Market

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Dell and EMC are betting that a diverse product portfolio will make the combined company a one-stop shop, while Hewlett-Packard says two halves of the former tech giant are better able to focus on innovation.

Tesla Races to Finish 'Gigafactory' in Time for Model 3 Rollout

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Tesla is scrambling to finish building its massive $5 billion battery factory to meet demand for its coming cheaper sedan and provide power for new types of vehicles CEO Elon Musk says are under development.

Huawei's First-Half Revenue Up 40%

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Huawei Technologies didn’t disclose a revenue breakdown by business segment, but analysts said the Chinese technology giant, which is increasing its share of the global smartphone market, has seen revenue growth from its carrier business.

Terror Weighs on Europe's Travel Industry

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A cascade of terrorist incidents is driving away tourists at the height of Europe’s summer rush, casting a pall over hotel chains, airlines and luxury retailers.

Car-Sharing Industry Is Loaded Down by Taxes

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As more Americans go car-free, cities are increasing taxes on the car-sharing industry but not ride-hailing, according to research by DePaul University into the competitive landscape of the fledgling industries.

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