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Samsung Predicts $3 Billion Hit to Future Profits After Pulling Galaxy Note 7

Photo A customer asking about returning a Galaxy Note 7 at a store in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday. Credit Ed Jones/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung Electronics said on Friday that it expected about $ ...

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Salesforce Rules Out a Bid for Twitter

The most likely bidder for Twitter has walked away, leaving the social network with few deal-making options as it tries to reverse its fortunes. Photo Marc Benioff, chief executive of Salesforce, told The Financial Times that Twitter “wasn’t the right ...

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State Rules 2 Former Uber Drivers Eligible for Jobless Payments

Photo Uber drivers in a staged strike in Long Island City, Queens, in February. Credit Kevin Hagen for The New York Times Two former drivers for Uber are eligible for unemployment payments, New York State regulators have ruled, finding that ...

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Help for a Business Idea Trying to Catch Fire

Within months of entering the program, Ms. Smith competed against 100 other teams and was awarded some $ 30,000 in 2014. Since then, she has increased her business’s sales exponentially. Her business, now called Simple Mills, has products in more ...

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Snap Is Said to Pick Bankers for an I.P.O.

Photo Snap Inc., as Snapchat recently renamed itself, is expected to make a splashy market debut. Credit George Etheredge/The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — The parent of Snapchat has picked banks to lead an initial public offering of stock, ...

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Samsung Estimates $2.3 Billion Loss Over Galaxy Note 7 Troubles

Photo Over the past week, Samsung temporarily stopped its production of Galaxy Note 7s, suspended sales of the phones around the world, and then killed production of the model entirely. Credit Ahn Young-Joon/Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung Electronics ...

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In ‘Black Mirror,’ Sci-Fi That Feels Close to Home

ANNABEL JONES We always try to have one leap of faith in an episode, and then keep the rest of the world incredibly grounded. You had to believe that Hayley [Atwell, who played the widow] would actually let this thing ...

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State of the Art: Zenefits, a Rocket That Fell to Earth, Tries to Launch Again

“This will be the month where we close the chapter on all that stuff, we move past it and we launch the future of the company,” Mr. Sacks said. Yet Mr. Sacks’s efforts to resurrect Zenefits highlight the difficulty of ...

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Unbuttoned: Fashion Becomes a Victim of Its Own Oversharing

It began with the confusion created by the lag between what happens on the runway and is immediately available for visual consumption and the time at which said products are available for actual consumption — a six-month gap. Retailers cited ...

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Amazon Pairs Its Speaker With Streaming Music, at a Bargain Price

Photo Steve Boom of Amazon said, “We think the next phase of growth for streaming is really going to come in the home.” Credit Kyle Johnson for The New York Times For years, Amazon has been a quiet but potent ...

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