In Whole Foods, Bezos Gets a Sustainably Sourced Guinea Pig by FARHAD MANJOO


By FARHAD MANJOO

By purchasing the upscale chain, Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s chief, has a chance to tinker with how people buy groceries — and map the future of the physical store.

Published: June 16, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Slack Is Said to Be in Talks to Raise $500 Million by KATIE BENNER


By KATIE BENNER

The office messaging company is not yet profitable, but new funding could raise its valuation to $5 billion as it faces rivals like Microsoft’s Teams.

Published: June 14, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Daily Report: Europe Gets Tough on Facebook by JIM KERSTETTER


By JIM KERSTETTER

The European Union’s antitrust chief fined the social media company about $122 million for providing misleading statements in its WhatsApp acquisition.

Published: May 18, 2017 at 02:00PM

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E.U. Antitrust Officials Fine Facebook $122 Million by MARK SCOTT


By MARK SCOTT

The fine — one of the largest regulatory penalties against Facebook — was imposed for misleading statements given during the company’s acquisition of WhatsApp in 2014.

Published: May 17, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Toshiba Auction of Chip Unit Is Slowed by Dispute With U.S. Partner by JONATHAN SOBLE


By JONATHAN SOBLE

Western Digital, an owner of a Toshiba semiconductor factory, said it was entering arbitration with the company, claiming Toshiba needs its consent to a sale of the business.

Published: May 13, 2017 at 02:00PM

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AT&T’s Words on Time Warner Deal Say ‘Underdog.’ Its Actions Speak Otherwise. by CECILIA KANG


By CECILIA KANG

AT&T has told federal regulators it needs the merger to compete with cable companies. But it has acted like a powerhouse in dealings with cities and states.

Published: April 22, 2017 at 02:00PM

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