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White House adopts new strategy to safeguard intellectual property

February 21, 2013 |

The U.S. will improve coordination by intelligence, diplomatic and law enforcement agencies to halt the cyber theft of trade secrets and technology.

WASHINGTON — Amid growing evidence that China and other countries are stealing U.S. trade secrets and technology through cyber attacks, the White House announced what it billed as a new strategy Wednesday to protect intellectual property.


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Tesla results renew worries about its long-term viability

February 21, 2013 |

Tesla Motors reported another good-not-great quarter, renewing concerns about its ability to produce enough electric vehicles to sustain the firm long term.

Tesla Motors Inc. reported another good-not-great quarter, renewing concerns about its ability to quickly churn out enough electric vehicles to sustain the company for the long term.


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Activist investors put climate-change issue up for vote at bank

February 20, 2013 |

PNC Financial Services Group shareholders will consider the resolution at the April 23 annual meeting. It seeks a review of how its loans lead to greenhouse gas.

Activist investors have succeeded for the first time in placing a shareholder resolution on the risks of greenhouse-gas emissions up for a vote at a major bank, a step toward making climate change an important consideration for corporations.


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Japan traces Boeing 787 problem to improper wiring, report says

February 20, 2013 |

Japan’s investigation into a burning lithium-ion battery aboard a Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight found it was improperly wired, according to an Associated Press report .


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Housing starts fall sharply at start of year

February 20, 2013 |

WASHINGTON — Residential construction starts in January fell sharply from last year’s soaring year-end activity, the government said Wednesday.


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Macy’s seeks to block Martha Stewart Living’s pact with Penney

February 20, 2013 |

Macy’s, which claims it has an exclusive right to sell some Martha Stewart-branded products, will ask a judge to permanently block the agreement.

Macy’s Inc., the second-largest U.S. department store chain, will go to court in New York on Wednesday to try to persuade a judge to permanently block Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc.’s pact with J.C. Penney Co.


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Health insurance rate-setting map would raise costs, official says

February 20, 2013 |

California’s insurance commissioner says splitting the state into six zones would drive up premiums as much as 23% next year. He’s pushing an 18-region plan.

A proposal to split California into six zones for setting health insurance rates would drive premiums up as much as 23% for some policyholders next year as part of the federal healthcare overhaul, the state insurance commissioner is warning.


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Google hits a milestone as it quietly grows its market value

February 20, 2013 |

Google’s shares top $ 800 amid a dramatic resurgence for the king of online advertising.

SAN FRANCISCO — While Wall Street obsesses over Apple Inc.’s free fall and Facebook Inc.’s face plant, a global Internet giant is quietly growing ever more valuable.


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Herbalife says its earnings soared in fourth quarter

February 19, 2013 |

Herbalife Ltd. reported that sales of its weight-loss and nutrition products increased significantly in the fourth quarter, even as a hedge fund manager was preparing a massive campaign to short its stock.


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Samuel Adams beer now in a can

February 19, 2013 |

Add Samuel Adams to the growing list of beers available in cans.


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