For Generation Z, 'Live Chilling' Replaces Hanging Out in Person

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For Generation Z, ‘live chilling’ replaces hanging out in person. Teens are finding their friends via video chat, in apps such as Houseparty, Fam and Kik, writes Christopher Mims.

India Begins Building on Its Citizens' Biometrics

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India is offering the world’s largest biometric-identity database for use by Indian companies and novice app developers—an opportunity that excites fans of cyber transactions but worries privacy advocates.

Trump Team Eyes Change in Calculating Trade Deficit

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The shift on counting exports would make the U.S. trade gap appear larger than it had in past years, which could give the administration ammunition in arguing that trade deals need to be renegotiated.

Global Economy Week Ahead: Eurozone PMI, U.S. Home Sales, Fed Minutes

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This week, housing data from the U.S. will offer clues on how a pickup in mortgage rates has affected the market, surveys of purchasing managers will give an early look at how the eurozone economy is holding up in February, and the Bank or Korea releases a policy statement.

Kraft Withdraws $143 Billion Offer for Unilever

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Kraft Heinz dropped its $143-billion offer for rival Unilever, just a little more than 48 hours after making an audacious bid to combine two of the world’s biggest packaged-food companies.

SpaceX Launches Its First Rocket From Iconic Florida Pad

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Space Exploration Technologies successfully launched a cargo capsule into orbit Sunday from the Kennedy Space Center pad from which Apollo 11 took off and which served as home base for the space shuttle.

Mining Giants Ride Copper's Wave

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Copper bulls are looking smart. Some of the world’s biggest mining companies are now poised to reap the rewards, with Anglo American, BHP Billiton and Glencore set to report earnings this week.

Former Business Partner Speaks Out Against Trump

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A billionaire real-estate developer is breaking with Donald Trump over the president’s immigration policies and stance toward Mexico, the latest high-profile businessman to publicly criticize the administration.

May to Meet Peugeot CEO Amid Concerns Over Vauxhall

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to meet Peugeot Chief Executive Carlos Tavares this week to discuss the French car maker’s proposal to buy General Motors’ Vauxhall unit.

Key to Pandora's Subscription Hopes: Country Music

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As the Internet-radio giant enters the competitive field of subscription streaming services, it hopes to ride its edge with country-music lovers.

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