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Mattel sales decline for fourth straight quarter

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Reuters: The toymaker's shares fell as much as 6% after the company announced that worldwide sales of Barbie dropped 21% at the end of Q3.

 

Converse sues to protect Chuck Taylor All Stars

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

NYT: The century-old American footwear maker has accused 31 companies of trademark infringement in 22 separate lawsuits.

 

Second U.S. health worker infected with Ebola

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

CNN: The Dallas health care worker was on a flight the day before her symptoms, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

Wells Fargo profit climbs to $5.73B

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

WSJ: The bank reported net income of $5.73 billion, compared with last year's profit of $5.58 billion.

 

Netflix to offer Ultra-HD content, will cost more

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Bloomberg: The higher-resolution, 4K stream will cost users $11.99 per month.

 

J.C. Penney names new CEO

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Monday, October 13, 2014

WSJ: The retail giant named Home Depot executive Marvin Ellison as its new chief executive officer.

 

French economist wins Nobel Prize

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Monday, October 13, 2014

BBC: Jean Tirole has won the Nobel Prize in economics for his work on market power and regulation.

 

Portland Wells Fargo employee emails CEO asking for a raise

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Business Insider: Tyrel Oates emailed the bank's CEO, John Stumpf, asking for a $10,000 raise for himself and his colleagues.

 

Larger Apple iPad to be delayed

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Friday, October 10, 2014

WSJ: Apple Inc. suppliers have delayed plans to mass produce a larger-screen tablet to meet the overwhelming demand for the new iPhone models.

 

IMF asks rich nations for support

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Thursday, October 09, 2014

NYT: The International Monetary Fund is showing heightened concern over a slowing world economy.

 

Snapchat will soon have ads

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Thursday, October 09, 2014

WSJ: Evan Spiegel, the startup's 24-year-old CEO and co-founder, announced that the company will "soon" debut its first ads.

 

AT&T to pay $105M settlement

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Wednesday, October 08, 2014

WSJ: AT&T Inc. agreed to pay $105 million to settle accusations that it added bogus third-party charges to subscribers' bills.

 

Study finds auto phone systems, Apple Siri, distract drivers

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Wednesday, October 08, 2014

LA Times: A new study found that voice-activated phone systems for music and navigation are dangerously distracting while driving.

 
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