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Fiat Chrysler's Green Autos Have a Problem: They're Not for Sale

The auto maker suspended production of its well-regarded Pacifica hybrid minivan in recent weeks and has recalled it, leaving customers and dealers disappointed.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 24 Jun 2017 | 6:37 pm

Google's 'Trust Us' Approach Doesn't Satisfy Pay Gap Skeptics

Google, which has long portrayed itself as one of the world’s best workplaces, is facing government accusations that it underpays women and resisting pressure to turn over salary data to disprove them.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 24 Jun 2017 | 4:26 pm

The hunting down of Uber's Travis Kalanick - CNBC


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The hunting down of Uber's Travis Kalanick
CNBC
Travis Kalanick had serious faults, but he was hunted down because he challenged an established and politically connected industry. The war on Uber is evident in politics and the news media. The next true disruptor may be chilled by what happened to ...
Working yourself to death isn't worth it, and Silicon Valley is starting to realize thatBusiness Insider
Why Ruth Porat Should Be Uber's Next CEOFortune
Here's Why Mulally Makes Sense For UberForbes
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Source: Business - Google News | 24 Jun 2017 | 3:01 pm

U.S. Probes SeaWorld Over Executives' Comments on Documentary

SeaWorld Entertainment said it received subpoenas from the government related to trading in its securities and statements made by its executives, including those discussing the impact of “Blackfish,” a critical documentary that sent ripples through the company.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 24 Jun 2017 | 2:16 pm

LA's new tallest building is poised to become a lightsaber with massive LED displays - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

LA's new tallest building is poised to become a lightsaber with massive LED displays
Los Angeles Times
The Wilshire Grand skyscraper, center. The 73-story structure's spire makes it the tallest building west of the Mississippi. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles). By Benjamin Oreskes Contact Reporter · Architecture · Apple iPhone · Empire State Building · NBA ...
Tallest building west of Mississippi River opens in LAWJLA
The Wilshire Grand Is Officially OpenLAist
LA's Wilshire Grand Center opens with hotel, restaurants and bragging rightsLA Daily News
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Source: Business - Google News | 24 Jun 2017 | 1:51 pm

Mark Zuckerberg Visits Local Ice Cream Shop in Small Iowa Town - Fortune


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Mark Zuckerberg Visits Local Ice Cream Shop in Small Iowa Town
Fortune
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg visited a small town in Iowa, stopping by a local ice cream shop and marking another stop on his tour of the United States. Zuckerberg arrived in the small town of Wilton, Iowa, on Friday. He posted about his ...

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Source: Business - Google News | 24 Jun 2017 | 1:35 pm

Exploring Amazon's Plans for Its Whole Foods Acquisition - Motley Fool


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Exploring Amazon's Plans for Its Whole Foods Acquisition
Motley Fool
The e-commerce leader is paying a hefty multiple for the organic grocer despite its many setbacks -- what kind of opportunities do they have? Author Picture. Motley Fool Staff. (the_motley_fool). Jun 24, 2017 at 1:11PM. On June 16, Amazon.com ...
How Amazon Embraces Risk As Its Best Friend To Get Out In Front Of ChangeForbes
Why Amazon Bought Whole Foods? Just Look at How It Crushed WalmartNewsweek
What Amazon's Purchase of Whole Foods Really MeansThe New Yorker
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Source: Business - Google News | 24 Jun 2017 | 1:11 pm

Shipping Firm Frontline to Abandon Pursuit of Gener8

Frontline Ltd., the tanker firm owned by Norwegian billionaire John Fredriksen, has abandoned plans to acquire U.S.-listed rival Gener8 Maritime Inc., a person familiar with the matter said.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 24 Jun 2017 | 12:11 pm

SeaWorld subpoenaed on disclosures about 'Blackfish' impact, trading - New York Daily News


New York Daily News

SeaWorld subpoenaed on disclosures about 'Blackfish' impact, trading
New York Daily News
(Reuters) - SeaWorld Entertainment Inc said on Friday it received a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice in connection with an investigation over disclosures made about the impact of the "Blackfish" documentary and trading in the company's ...
SeaWorld faces federal investigations for 'Blackfish' discussionsMarketWatch
SeaWorld subject of federal probes related to documentaryWFMZ Allentown
Federal agencies demand records from SeaWorld theme parkTampabay.com
Raw Story -ABC2 News -TeenVogue.com -TIME
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Source: Business - Google News | 24 Jun 2017 | 11:43 am

American Airlines Bid Puts Qatar Airways' Chief in New Role: Raider

Akbar Al Baker, the Qatar carrier’s sometimes abrasive CEO, isn’t backing down from his bid for a stake in American Airlines despite opposition from the target’s chief, its pilots and unions.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 24 Jun 2017 | 11:21 am

Model 3 Photos Show Tesla's New Car in the Wild - Fortune


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Model 3 Photos Show Tesla's New Car in the Wild
Fortune
Tesla's new Model 3, an electric car aimed at middle-income buyers, is projected to begin delivery soon. On Thursday, a sharp-eyed photographer named You You Xue says he spotted one on the road in San Matteo — presumably in the hands of a Tesla ...
Tesla looks to begin car manufacturing in ChinaSlashGear
Reports suggest Tesla may be planning to set up shop in ChinaDigital Trends
Musk Pleases Progressives by Bailing on Trump; Will His Record on Workers' Rights Drag Him Down?HuffPost
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Source: Business - Google News | 24 Jun 2017 | 10:39 am

Leaderless Uber Scrambles to Prevent Employee Exodus

Uber’s senior managers have been urging its more than 15,000 employees to stick around and see how the embattled company reinvents itself after the ouster of its CEO.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 24 Jun 2017 | 8:35 am

From Music to Maps, How Apple's iPhone Changed Business

Apple’s iPhone, and the smartphone boom that followed, gave rise to whole new industries, laid waste to others and forced new business models. As the device turns 10, we take stock of its impact.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 24 Jun 2017 | 8:13 am

Fed's Long, Strange Inflation Trip Feels Like a 1960s Flashback - Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Fed's Long, Strange Inflation Trip Feels Like a 1960s Flashback
Bloomberg
Joblessness in the U.S. has fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade, yet wages and inflation have been slow to respond. It's a puzzle for the Federal Reserve, and history may prove a relevant guide. The Fed grappled with a similar situation in ...
Here's what to expect from the bond market for the rest of the yearBusiness Insider
Official urges limited Fed role in addressing US inequalityNew York Daily News
The Fed Makes A Type 1 Error As Markets Move Toward Low Terminal RateValueWalk
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Source: Business - Google News | 24 Jun 2017 | 4:48 am

Takata Plans Bankruptcy Filing as Soon as Sunday

Takata Corp., the supplier of rupture-prone air bags linked to numerous deaths and injuries, is preparing to seek bankruptcy protection as soon as Sunday with a tentative deal to sell operations to a rival.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 24 Jun 2017 | 12:59 am