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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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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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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With LinkedIn, Microsoft Looks to Avoid Past Acquisition Busts by NICK WINGFIELD


By NICK WINGFIELD

The technology giant has not had a great track record with the companies it acquires. The hope is that it has learned from its mistakes.

Published: December 7, 2016 at 02:00PM

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How LinkedIn Drove a Wedge Between Microsoft and Salesforce by NICK WINGFIELD and KATIE BENNER


By NICK WINGFIELD and KATIE BENNER

Once so close they flirted with a merger, the software giants became archrivals when they realized the value of the data amassed by social networks.

Published: November 4, 2016 at 02:00PM

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