Car Makers Rev Up Push Into Electric Vehicles

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At the Paris Auto Show, which begins this week, the world’s biggest auto makers are unveiling plans to accelerate development of electric vehicles.

Can CBS and Viacom Merge? It Depends on the Redstone-Moonves Dance

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The relationship between CBS chief Leslie Moonves and Shari Redstone holds the key to whether she can pull off what would be a dramatic finale to a year of corporate drama, by putting back together the two companies her father split apart a decade ago.

Music-App Maker Shazam Finally Turns a Profit---But Not From Music

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After 15 years, music-discovery company Shazam Entertainment is turning an operating profit. The app maker earns most of its revenue from advertisers, who pay to use its image-recognition and sound-recognition technology in their marketing campaigns.

Obama Administration Imposes New Requirements on Pay Data, Sick Leave

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The Obama administration on Thursday finalized new requirements on business to provide employee pay data by gender and race and for federal contractors to offer paid sick days, steps the administration portrayed as helping strengthen the middle class.

How India Listing Should Lift Prudential and its Peers

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The valuation put on an Indian life insurer shows that western investors may be missing something.

United Taps Criminology Students to Study Accident Data

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United’s new data visualization project has helped it cut injuries among its 85,000 employees by almost a quarter and damage to its aircraft on the ground by nearly a third since 2014.

Package-Delivery Drones Likely Years Away From Federal Approval

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Despite escalating industry pressure for approval of package-delivery drones, safety experts and federal documents indicate widespread flights aren’t likely before the next decade.

FCC Postpones Vote on TV Set-Top Box Plan

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Federal regulators delayed a vote on a proposal to overhaul the market for TV set-top boxes, dealing a major setback to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on one of his top priorities for the year.

Spotify Streams Into Japan

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Sweden’s Spotify has joined other online music providers trying to crack the Japanese market, where compact discs still dominate.

South African Regulators Raid Container Operators for Price Fixing

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South Africa’s Competition Commission has raided the local offices of some of the world’s biggest container shipping operators on price-fixing allegations.

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