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Source: Business - Google News | 13 Dec 2017 | 9:11 am

GOP Bridging Divide in House, Senate Tax Plans

Republicans reconciling House and Senate tax bills say they are narrowing their differences, putting a $1.4 trillion tax cut on track to be unveiled by Friday and passed by both chambers next week.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 13 Dec 2017 | 8:46 am

Gasoline Prices Lift US Consumer Inflation 0.4 Percent - U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report

Gasoline Prices Lift US Consumer Inflation 0.4 Percent
U.S. News & World Report
This Wednesday, May 3, 2017, photo shows a a sign with gas prices at a Chevron station in Miami. On Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer prices for November. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) The Associated Press. By PAUL WISEMAN ...
Gasoline boosts US consumer prices but core inflation coolsFinancial Times
Higher gasoline prices push US inflation rate up to 0.4%CBC.ca
US Wholesale Prices Climbed More Than Forecast in NovemberBloomberg
ABC News -Nasdaq -Courthouse News Service
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Source: Business - Google News | 13 Dec 2017 | 8:45 am

Some of Facebook's early friends now its sharpest critics - Online Athens


Online Athens

Some of Facebook's early friends now its sharpest critics
Online Athens
FILE - This Monday, June 19, 2017, file photo shows a user about to update Facebook on an iPad, in North Andover, Mass. Several people with tight connections to Facebook, some as early investors, some as former officials, are going public with a ...
Ex-Facebook executive says social media are destroying societyChron.com
Facebook hits back at former executive Chamath PalihapitiyaBBC News
Taking a social media breakYoungstown Vindicator
FRANCE 24 -Business Insider -ABC Online -South China Morning Post
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Source: Business - Google News | 13 Dec 2017 | 8:44 am

Ousting an Accused Harasser Wasn't Enough. Ad Agency Staff Wanted to Know Why

Shortly after Interpublic Group’s Martin Agency pushed out one of advertising’s star creative executives, employees demanded a full accounting of why—and unleashed more allegations of sexual harassment.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 13 Dec 2017 | 8:41 am

U.S. Consumer Prices Rose 0.4% in November

U.S. consumer prices rose in November, propelled by a rise in energy prices, while underlying inflation pressures showed signs of moderation.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 13 Dec 2017 | 8:35 am

Zara's Shrinking Profit Margins Expose a Fashion Behemoth

Shrinking profit margins at the parent company of Zara has exposed a rare weakness in the armor of a fashion behemoth that has largely resisted the headwinds currently battering the industry.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 13 Dec 2017 | 7:50 am

Unibail Who? The French Mall Owner Is Buying Westfield for $15.7 Billion

Even in its home market of France, Unibail-Rodamco isn’t a well-known corporate name. But if it consummates a deal with Westfield, it will be the world’s second-largest mall operator by market capitalization.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 13 Dec 2017 | 7:35 am

Facebook to Give Countries a Chance to Tax Its Profits From Local Ads

Facebook plans to book more revenue in the countries where it sells ads, becoming the latest tech company to bow to pressure from nations to simplify its tax structure and potentially pay more income tax overseas.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 13 Dec 2017 | 7:34 am

Apple Invests in Face ID Tech Maker Finisar

Apple is awarding one of its key suppliers $390 million as part of its effort to fund domestic technology manufacturers.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 13 Dec 2017 | 7:20 am

Behind What Central Banks Will Do This Week - Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Behind What Central Banks Will Do This Week
Bloomberg
The Fed will announce a 25 basis-point interest rate hike and reaffirm a plan to reduce its balance sheet. by. Mohamed A. El-Erian. @elerianm More stories by Mohamed A. El-Erian. December 13, 2017, 4:15 AM PST. Her last days as chair. Photographer ...
Dollar cements gains before Fed decisionReuters
The Fed and Interest Rates: What to Watch For TodayNew York Times
The future of Fed policy looks strongThe Hill
Chicago Tribune -CBS News -Fortune -WPLG Local 10
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Source: Business - Google News | 13 Dec 2017 | 7:15 am

Google, Looking to Tiptoe Back into China, Announces AI Center - New York Times


New York Times

Google, Looking to Tiptoe Back into China, Announces AI Center
New York Times
HONG KONG — Google pulled some of its core businesses out of China seven years ago, after concluding that government controls and surveillance ran counter to its commitment to a free and open internet. Since then, as China's online scene has grown and ...
Google is opening an artificial intelligence center in ChinaCNNMoney
Google to open artificial intelligence centre in ChinaBBC News
Google is opening a new AI research centre in ChinaBusiness Insider
Quartz -Bloomberg -Engadget -U.S. News & World Report
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Source: Business - Google News | 13 Dec 2017 | 6:46 am

Toyota Sees Half of Sales Coming From Hybrids, EVs

Toyota’s president became the latest auto chief to offer ambitious targets for hybrid and electric vehicles, saying the category would make up half of Toyota’s global sales by 2030.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 13 Dec 2017 | 6:36 am

Toshiba, Western Digital Make Peace

A battle of multibillion-dollar investments in the memory-chip business is set to accelerate after Toshiba and Western Digital patched up their differences to take on Samsung Electronics.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 13 Dec 2017 | 6:03 am

Zero hour nears for net neutrality rules - The Hill


The Hill

Zero hour nears for net neutrality rules
The Hill
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is moving forward with a plan to scrap net neutrality rules, defying a massive outcry from activists, Democrats and consumers. On Thursday, the FCC is expected to approve Chairman Ajit Pai's proposal to ...
As US Unwinds Web Rules, Industry's Voice Echoes the LoudestBloomberg
Let's calm down. No matter what happens with net neutrality, an open internet isn't going anywhere.Recode
It's Super Hard to Find Humans in the FCC's Net Neutrality CommentsWIRED
Inverse -Mail & Guardian -Marketplace.org
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Source: Business - Google News | 13 Dec 2017 | 6:03 am