Samsung Considers Shuffling Top Ranks

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Samsung is considering a major leadership shake-up after a year that saw its profitability, market share and stock prices slide.

BT in Talks to Buy Telefónica's U.K. Unit

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BT said it is in talks to buy Telefónica’s U.K. mobile business, 02, as the British telecom incumbent lays out its ambitions to be a fully-fledged wireless operator in the U.K.’s converging telecom market.

BioMarin to Pay Up to $840 Million for Prosensa

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BioMarin Pharmaceutical said it agreed to acquire Prosensa Holding NV, a bet that regulators will approve Prosensa’s lead product candidate for a rare form of muscular dystrophy.

CMA CGM in Talks to Buy German Short-Sea Operator OPDR

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CMA CGM is in talks to buy Germany’s OPDR as part of its strategy to control so-called short-sea operators that will feed cargo into its oceangoing vessels.

Onex Buys Packaging Firm

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Canadian private-equity firm Onex Corporation said it would pay $4.64 billion to buy carton-packaging maker SIG Combibloc from Reynolds Group.

Slim Enters, Soros Exits in Spain

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Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas said that a firm controlled by Mexico’s Carlos Slim may take over a large stake in the debt-laden Spanish builder after earlier talks with billionaire George Soros broke down.

The Hassle of 'Hands Free' Car Tech

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Voice-activated car systems, once seen as aids to driver safety, are under scrutiny for software that often is unreliable, leading to a tide of complaints and research questioning how safe they really are.

Drone Flights Face FAA Hit

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Highly anticipated federal rules on commercial drones are expected to require operators to have a license and limit flights to daylight hours, below 400 feet and within sight of the person at the controls.

Year-Old Yik Yak Draws Big Valuation

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Yik Yak, the anonymous-messaging app that has spread rapidly across college campuses, is proof that it can take as little as a year these days to go from zero to a valuation of hundreds of millions of dollars.

Budweiser Ditches the Clydesdales for Jay Z

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AB InBev plans to concentrate future Budweiser promotions exclusively on the 21- to 27-year-old age bracket, after years of developing advertising and marketing that appeals to all ages.

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