McDonald’s CEO Out as Sales Drop
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McDonald’s CEO Out as Sales Drop

McDonald’s said Chief Executive Don Thompson was leaving, less than three years into his tenure, and promoted a company veteran to try to revive the fast-food giant from its worst slump in more than a decade.

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Can Apple Keep Up Growth Spurt?
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Can Apple Keep Up Growth Spurt?

Record quarter may result from pent-up big-phone demand among Apple customers or the start of a new growth trajectory.

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Honeymoon Is Ending for Microsoft’s Nadella
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Honeymoon Is Ending for Microsoft’s Nadella

The honeymoon is over for Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Satya Nadella.

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China Raps Alibaba Over Fake Goods
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China Raps Alibaba Over Fake Goods

A Chinese government agency on Wednesday criticized Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. for offering fake goods on its online marketplaces and for lax internal controls.

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How China’s Draft Rules May Affect Foreign Investors
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How China’s Draft Rules May Affect Foreign Investors

China’s proposed new rules on foreign investment will help the Chinese government re-exert control over the flood of foreign money and interests coming into the country’s booming Internet industry.

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Apple Delivers Quarter for the Ages
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Apple Delivers Quarter for the Ages

Apple surpassed even the most bullish Wall Street expectations for its holiday quarter with an improbable trifecta: selling 46% more iPhones at higher prices—and earning more on each sale.

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FCC Warns Hotels, Others Not to Block Personal Wi-Fi
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FCC Warns Hotels, Others Not to Block Personal Wi-Fi

FCC officials issued a warning that it will prosecute businesses, including hotels and other establishments, that block people from using personal Wi-Fi networks.

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Don’t Sneeze: Office Etiquette for Flu Season
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Don’t Sneeze: Office Etiquette for Flu Season

Skip a handshake, don’t spray a colleague’s desk and other rules for getting through winter at work.

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PepsiCo Expands Stevia-Sweetened Cola Distribution
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PepsiCo Expands Stevia-Sweetened Cola Distribution

PepsiCo confirmed it is starting a limited rollout of stevia-sweetened Pepsi True in Denver, Minneapolis and Washington this week after launching the reduced-calorie cola on Amazon.com last October.

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Huawei to Focus on Higher-End Smartphones
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Huawei to Focus on Higher-End Smartphones

Huawei Technologies is focusing on selling more higher-end smartphones, a senior executive said, as it braces for tougher competition from low-cost Chinese vendors such as Xiaomi.

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Apple’s iPhone Is Closing In on Samsung
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Apple’s iPhone Is Closing In on Samsung

Strong sales of Apple Inc.’s new iPhones are pushing the company close to rival Samsung Electronics Co. as the world’s top seller of smartphones.

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Microsoft’s Windows Shows Its Age
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Microsoft’s Windows Shows Its Age

Microsoft said the stronger dollar and a shift to Web-based software cut into its sales of Windows, Office and computer-server products to corporations.

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Facebook’s Oculus to Make Virtual-Reality Movies
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Facebook’s Oculus to Make Virtual-Reality Movies

Facebook’s Oculus says its new Story Studios in-house lab will make movies to help popularize virtual-reality headset and build an entertainment community.

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