Google Envoy Urged European Telecoms to Work With Tech Firms

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At a private meeting with top European telecommunications firms in December, a Google Inc. envoy made a surprising pitch: let’s bury the hatchet.

Lumber Liquidators Says Floors 'Completely Safe'

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Lumber Liquidators countered accusations raised on “60 Minutes” Sunday that the company sold laminate flooring that didn’t meet safety standards, saying the attacks were driven by short sellers.

PayPal to Buy Mobile-Payments Firm Paydiant

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EBay’s PayPal unit is buying mobile wallet firm Paydiant as competition for in-store payments grows from rivals Apple and Google.

Microsoft Plays Waiting Game in Smartphone Race

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Microsoft has a new fix-it plan for the company’s smartphone business: Wait a little longer.

Rebekah Brooks Near Deal for News Corp Job

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Rebekah Brooks is close to finalizing a deal to return to News Corp, people familiar with the matter said.

Alibaba to Work With Taiwan on Ownership Rules

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Alibaba Group said it would work with Taiwanese officials after the Chinese e-commerce giant was told to withdraw from the market within six months for breaching investment rules.

RWE, Mikhail Fridman Group Close Oil-and-Gas Deal

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German utility RWE said it closed the sale of its oil-and-gas unit Dea for €5.1 billion ($5.7 billion) to a group of Russian investors led by Mikhail Fridman, who threatened legal action if the U.K. government blocked the British part of the deal.

Nasdaq Hits 5000 for First Time Since Dot-Com Era

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The Nasdaq Composite climbed briefly above the 5000-point level for the first time in almost 15 years on Monday, marking a milestone in the revival of an index that once was synonymous with dot-com excess.

Carlyle, Warburg to Challenge Ratings Agencies

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Officials with private-equity firms Carlyle Group LP and Warburg Pincus LLC say they hope to create a credible challenge to the three largest U.S. ratings agencies with their purchase this week of Canadian rater DBRS Ltd.

Google Confirms Wireless Service Plans

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Google plans to launch a small scale U.S. wireless service and will announce details in the coming months.

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