Apple Delivers Quarter for the Ages

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Apple surpassed even the most bullish Wall Street expectations for its holiday quarter with an improbable trifecta: selling 46% more iPhones at higher prices—and earning more on each sale.

Yahoo to Spin Off Alibaba Stake

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Yahoo unveiled plans for a tax-free spinoff of its remaining holdings in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba as the company also reported declines in fourth-quarter earnings and revenue.

Will Yahoo's Spin of Its Alibaba Stake Satisfy Starboard?

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Yahoo Inc., in deciding to spin off its $40 billion stake in Alibaba Group, addressed the biggest concern of investor Starboard Value LP. But it may not completely satisfy the activist shareholder,

Port Snarls to Take Months to Unwind

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The labor dispute that has magnified the snarls at U.S. West Coast ports may be on the brink of a settlement, but it will take months to end the widespread pain, freight disruptions, and losses caused by the cargo jam.

On-Demand Workers: 'We Are Not Robots'

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Companies that rely on freelance labor describe their workers as micro-entrepreneurs. But lawsuits, protests and forums suggest that many flexible laborers feel less enthusiastic about the new work model.

FCC Warns Hotels, Others Not to Block Personal Wi-Fi

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FCC officials issued a warning that it will prosecute businesses, including hotels and other establishments, that block people from using personal Wi-Fi networks.

Electronic Arts Reports Profitable Holiday Season

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Electronic Arts swung to a profit on stronger than expected revenue in the holiday quarter, as more consumers snapped up software for discounted videogame consoles and downloaded more digital content.

Amgen Profit Rises 27% on Higher Sales of Key Drugs

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Amgen Inc. said its fourth-quarter earnings rose 27%, as sales growth was again driven by key drugs such as cancer therapy drug Kyprolis and osteoporosis treatment Prolia.

AT&T Results Narrowly Top Expectations

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AT&T Inc. added 854,000 of the wireless industry’s core customers in the last three months of the year, as profits and customer retention showed signs of strain from the heightened competition.

Steel's Heady Revival Is Short-Lived

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U.S. steelmakers gained new life with the energy boom, but now face a reversal of fortune as the slump in oil prices saps demand from drillers.

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