Why Silicon Valley Recruiters Are Flocking to Ontario

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The University of Waterloo, in Ontario, has become a magnet for recruiters at Google parent Alphabet, Electronic Arts and Amazon, who seek the school’s entrepreneurially minded engineering graduates.

California Governor Signs Bill Raising Tobacco-Purchase Age to 21

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California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed into law a bill raising the legal purchase age for cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21 years from 18.

For 'Brexit,' Like 'Grexit,' It's Not About Economics

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Britain’s flirtation with leaving the European Union is as puzzling as Greece’s desire to stay. After all, Britain’s economy has done quite well inside the bloc while Greece’s has been decimated. What explains both sentiments, WSJ chief economics commentator Greg Ip writes, is that the European project has always been about more than economics.

Many Crowdfunding Consultants Come Up Short

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As more entrepreneurs turn to online sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo to raise money for their ventures, a cottage industry of service providers has emerged. But are they worth it?

Breeders Stew Over How to Slow Pace of Chicken Growth

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The U.S. chicken industry has spent decades in figuring out how to grow its birds fast. Now, many of its customers are looking for producers willing to slow the pace of weight gain.

Fitbit: The Cost of Competing With Apple

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Fitness band maker expects earnings to recover by year’s end, but the heavily shorted stock is unforgiving.

Takata Air-Bag Recall More Than Doubles in the U.S.

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Federal regulators ordered auto makers to recall up to another 40 million rupture-prone Takata air bags, more than doubling the largest automotive safety campaign in U.S. history.

EU Court Backs Tough New Antismoking Law

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The European Union’s highest court rejected a challenge by Philip Morris and other tobacco companies against tough new tobacco regulations.

New U.S. Rules Make Foreign Goods Better Deal for E-Shoppers

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A change in trade rules is making it cheaper and easier for American consumers to buy overseas goods online, heartening merchants abroad but threatening stiffer competition for U.S. retailers.

Tesla's Losses Widen on Lower-Than-Expected Deliveries

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Tesla Motors posted a loss of $283 million in the first quarter but stuck to its 2016 delivery forecast. Separately, two of its top manufacturing executives said they were leaving the company.

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