Greece Uncertainty Weighs on European Stocks

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European stocks fell, as Greece’s negotiations with its international creditors kept investors on edge. The Stoxx Europe 600 was 0.7% lower midmorning.

Yahoo Japan Finds a Friend in Alibaba

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Yahoo Japan’s operational tie-up with Alibaba makes sense, and could portend a more serious relationship.

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.

Switzerland's Economy Shrinks

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Switzerland’s economy contracted for the first time in 4½ years in the first quarter as the strength of the Swiss franc hit foreign demand for the country’s pharmaceuticals and machinery products.

Scandal in World Soccer 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.

Data Giant Equinix to Acquire Telecity

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U.S. data center operator giant Equinix won a scramble to acquire U.K.-based peer Telecity Group in a cash and share offer worth $3.60 billion.

China to Ease Limits on Overseas Investments

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Beijing is set to announce changes that will allow individuals and businesses to directly purchase stocks, bonds and real estate in foreign markets—part of a long-stated goal of making the yuan a global currency.

Amazon to Add Its Own Line of Food

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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.

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