U.S. Coding Website GitHub Hit With Cyberattack

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A popular U.S. coding website is enduring an onslaught of Internet traffic meant for China’s most popular search engine, in an episode that security experts say represents a likely attempt by China to shut down anticensorship tools.

Tobacco Companies to Meet with FTC Ahead of Merger Decision

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Reynolds American and Lorillard are expected to meet this week with members of Federal Trade Commission ahead of a final decision by the agency on whether to allow the companies to merge, according to people familiar with the matter.

Holcim Shareholder Opposes Lafarge Deal

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Eurocement Holding, the second-largest shareholder in cement company Holcim, plans to vote against the Swiss company’s union with Lafarge unless the financial terms of the deal are altered, according to a person familiar with situation.

Greece Gives Details on Port Sale

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Greece has told creditors it expects to raise at least $545 million from the privatization of the Piraeus port, according to Greek officials.

Aabar, Arabtec Consider More Investments in Egypt

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Abu Dhabi investment firm Aabar and U.A.E. construction company Arabtec are looking to step up their investments in Egypt, the chairman of both entities said, underscoring the deepening ties between the two countries.

Dufry Nears World Duty Free Deal

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Swiss airport retailer Dufry said it has agreed to buy Italy’s World Duty Free in a deal that values the latter at about $3.9 billion, including debt.

How Wall Street Helps Tech Workers Cash In

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Financial firms are creating a murky market where the red-hot stocks of closely held technology companies trade largely out of sight of regulators, other investors and the companies themselves.

ChemChina Won't Rule Out Pumping Up Pirelli Offer

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The Chinese chemical company behind a bid to buy tire maker Pirelli—in a potential $7.7 billion deal—won’t rule out an improved offer, even as it suggested it had limited financial firepower to offer more.

Chairman of Dubai's Drydocks World Resigns

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The chairman of Dubai’s shipyard arm Drydocks World has stepped down and has been replaced by an official from the emirate’s department of finance.

Best Buy to Shutter Canadian Future Shop Chain

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Best Buy Co. said it would shutter its Canadian chain Future Shop to focus attention on its namesake brand, a move that will cut about 1,500 jobs across the country.

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