Record Bids in U.S. Airwave Auction

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A U.S. auction of wireless spectrum has collected $34 billion in bids, turning what was expected to be a relatively sleepy affair into a major windfall for taxpayers and posing enormous commitment of capital for the carriers.

Why Barnes & Noble Is Selling Beer Kits

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Barnes & Noble is diversifying into gifts like popcorn makers and turntables for the holidays, part of a new merchandising strategy as it tries to reverse declines in store traffic and prepares to split up.

European Critics Envision Google's 'Unbundling'

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Some European legislators, with German government backing, are preparing a draft resolution calling for the breakup of Google, adding pressure on the EU’s new competition chief to proceed forcefully.

Elite Law Firms Lift Year-End Bonuses

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Three big law firms, Simpson Thacher, Paul Weiss and Clearly Gottlieb, are raising year-end bonuses for associate attorneys by as much as $40,000, partly reflecting this year’s resurgence in lucrative M&A work.

U.S., Mexico Agree on Greater Access for Airlines

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The U.S. and Mexico have reached an aviation agreement that will expand access for passenger and cargo airlines flying between the two countries, the State Department said Friday.

Telecom Italia to Explore Oi SA Deal in Brazil

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Telecom Italia said it will explore options to integrate its Brazilian unit with Oi SA as Brazil’s telecom sector undergoes a major shake-up.

European Telecoms Bet on 4G

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Iliad and other European telecom groups are rushing to invest in data-handling capabilities and faster fourth-generation wireless networks, as consumers use their phones more as devices for messaging apps and video.

Meat Producer JBS Continues Expanding

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JBS, the world’s biggest meat producer, said it would buy Brazil’s poultry company Big Frango Group for $165 million.

The Trouble With Trustees

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Beneficiaries can clash with the people who oversee a trust. Here’s how to manage a delicate relationship.

BMW and Lexus Heat Up the Compact-Crossover Market

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The growth in the compact-crossover sector is explosive. These cars offer the raised seating position and higher sightlines consumers love with the stability and versatility of a car-based wagon. Now, BMW and Lexus are entering the market in a big way.

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