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    Twilio Shares Skyrocket in Market Debut

    Perhaps the market for initial public offerings isn't so sleepy after all. The stock of cloud communications company Twilio (NYSE: TWLO) rocketed on Thursday, its first day as a publicly traded entity. ...
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    Qualcomm Pushes Back on Patent Violations in China

    After a lengthy battle with China's regulatory bodies over its patent licensing fees, which included paying a whopping $975 million fine in February 2015 for abusing its dominant market position and engaging ...
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    Priceline's OpenTable Launches Mobile Payments App

    Priceline Group's (NASDAQ: PCLN) restaurant reservation service OpenTable wants to expand its role the dining experience beyond just getting you a table beforehand. It's launching OpenTable Tab, a mobile ...
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    Sears House Brands Are Tackling the Smart Home

    Sears (NASDAQ: SHLD) has been exploring ways to further exploit its house brands as it struggles to find a path forward. While the company has suffered from declining sales in recent years and has seen ...
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    Barnes & Noble Going Into the Restaurant Business

    Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) has stores located on prime real estate all round the United States. The chain generally picked sites in top malls or in heavily populated areas with attractive customer ...
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    Potash Sellers Rise on Hints of Cartel's Revival

    Shares of potash producers surged higher on Thursday after the president of Belarus hinted he would be willing to have the state-owned fertilizer group Belaruskali join forces once more with its Russian ...
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    Lions Gate and Starz Rise on Merger Chatter

    Shares of Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA) and Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE: LGF) jumped 5.5% and 5.8% respectively on Thursday after rumors spread that the two companies were planning to merge. TheStreet reported ...
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    Bed Bath & Beyond Rises Despite Weak Earnings

    Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ: BBBY) closed up 1.5% on Thursday after falling nearly 5% earlier in the day following weaker-than-expected first-quarter earnings. The retailer's revenue stayed flat year-over-year ...
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    Why Barnes & Noble's Quarterly Loss Widened

    Shares of Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) are trading notably higher in the wake of the company's fourth-quarter and fiscal 2016 results, despite the fact that it posted net losses in both periods.  For ...
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    Macy's CEO to Step Down in 2017; Successor Named

    The succession picture at struggling retailer Macy's (NYSE: M) has suddenly become much brighter. The company announced that current CEO Terry Lundgren will relinquish the position in the first quarter ...
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    Costco's Credit Card Switch Is a Massive Headache

    Shortly after finalizing its divorce from longtime credit card partner American Express (NYSE: AXP), Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST) is learning how difficult the transition to a new partner can be. Bloomberg ...
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    E-Cigarette Industry Sues to Block New FDA Rules

    The electronic cigarette industry is fighting back against the deeming regulations handed down by the FDA last month, that it claims will all but destroy the market, and serve to actually protect the ...
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    Bayer: We Don't Need Investors' OK to Buy Monsanto

    Bayer's new CEO, Werner Baumann, is certainly doing nothing to endear himself to his shareholders. After seemingly abandoning his predecessor's plan to focus on core businesses and pursue the acquisition ...
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    BlackBerry Hasn't Given Up on Making Phones -- Yet

    Shares of BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) rallied as much as 7% in pre-market trading on Thursday after the company reported financial results that show it to be a business in transition. However, though ...
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    Here's Why Sony's Big PS3 Settlement Is Good News

    Six years after angry customers brought a class action suit against Sony (NYSE: SNE) for disabling a feature that had allowed sophisticated users to install Linux on the popular PS3 console, the company ...
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