Salesforce Weighs Twitter Bid to Spur Growth

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Snapchat's Sunglass Camera Poses Challenges

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Snapchat’s unveiling of camera-equipped sunglasses thrusts the messaging app maker into the cutthroat hardware business, a risky move that reflects its strength in video, but follows a shaky record by internet giants.

Jobs Recovery Reaches Plateau, Posing a Challenge for Forecasters

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After a half-decade of steady gains, the U.S. labor market appears to be leveling off. What that plateau means for the economy’s trajectory is one of the biggest questions hanging over policy makers and investors.

GM Workers in Canada Approve New Contract

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The union representing Canadian auto workers won approval for a new four-year contract with General Motors Co., securing future investment for Canada’s weakening auto sector and eventually giving GM more capacity for its profitable pickup trucks.

Self-Driving Hype Doesn't Reflect Reality

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To judge by recent claims, “fully autonomous” self-driving technology is just around the corner. But hopping into a car and disappearing into sleep, food or our phones won’t happen for a long time, writes Christopher Mims.

More Junior Lawyers Would Please Courts

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A growing movement is taking root among judges around the country to actively push younger lawyers into court.

At Carnival, It's No Time to Jump Ship

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Carnival shares have significantly underperformed the broad market heading into Monday’s earnings report.

Apple Goes Without a Lobby Into European Fray

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Apple is heading toward a battle with the European Union antitrust regulator over $14.5 billion in taxes without the army of lobbyists and public relations campaigners typical in such fights.

Lanxess to Acquire Chemtura for $2.7 Billion

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Specialty chemical company Lanxess said Sunday it is buying Chemtura in a deal with an enterprise value of around $2.7 billion.

All the Texas Tea in China Is Less Than It Was

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China’s oil consumption is closely watched, but its faltering domestic production may be having a bigger impact on the global balance.

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