MLB Tech Unit Wins NHL Streaming Business

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Major League Baseball’s technology arm struck a $600 million deal with the NHL for digital and television rights to its out-of-market games, setting up MLB’s digital unit to become a bigger player in online video.

Shire's Blind Test With Baxalta

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Shire is venturing into bigger, riskier deal making with its $31 billion unsolicited bid to buy U.S. biotech Baxalta.

SEC Set to Approve CEO Pay-Gap Disclosure Rule

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Regulators are set to approve a contentious new rule requiring companies to disclose the pay gap between rank-and-file employees and the chief executive.

Paring Sprint's Subscriber Gains

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Sprint’s fiscal first-quarter results showed better subscriber numbers and churn, but the company’s fundamental challenges remain.

Stocks Fall on Rate-Move Comments

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U.S. stock indexes slipped Tuesday after the Fed’s Dennis Lockhart said the economy is ripe for a rise in short-term interest rates.

Tesla Executive Presses Auto Makers on Electrification

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Tesla Motors executive Diarmuid O’Connell said that most other auto makers are producing electric cars to meet minimum regulatory standards while continuing to build and sell less-efficient gas-engine vehicles in droves.

Apple, Google Aim to Predict What You Want

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Apple and Google are developing technology for smartphones that will study users’ activities and deliver information before they ask for it. The companies hope new features will keep users loyal.

Soros Fund Management Chief Investment Officer Bessent to Depart

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The head of George Soros’ investment firm is departing to start his own hedge-fund firm, according to an internal memo reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

A Hard Lesson on Building in Chile

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Last summer, Chilean billionaire Horst Paulmann completed what he expected to be a crowning achievement of his business career: South America’s tallest building. But the development is turning into a black eye.

Chesapeake Energy's Moody Shareholders

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The market’s reaction to Chesapeake Energy’s dividend cut has provided a buying opportunity and potentially makes the company attractive to an acquirer.

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