Are You Sure You Want to Use Email?
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Are You Sure You Want to Use Email?

Devastating leaks from Sony’s computer systems have dramatized the risks of storing corporate email for extended periods. Some people in Silicon Valley wonder if it is time to rethink that practice.

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U.S. Struggles for Response to Sony Hack
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U.S. Struggles for Response to Sony Hack

The White House is walking a fine line in its search for a response to North Korea’s apparent hack of Sony Pictures, a breach that doesn’t align with the scenarios laid out in the government’s contingency plans for cyberattacks.

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After Sony Hack, Hollywood Searches for a New Villain
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After Sony Hack, Hollywood Searches for a New Villain

Ripples from Sony Pictures’ decision not to release its controversial comedy “The Interview” immediately reached other entertainment projects in the works as producers and studios sought to distance themselves from productions involving North Korea.

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Google Seeks Partners for Self-Driving Car
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Google Seeks Partners for Self-Driving Car

The head of Google’s autonomous-vehicle project said the company is looking for auto industry partners to bring its vision of a self-driving car to market within the next five years.

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Emails Unveil Snapchat's Secretive CEO
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Emails Unveil Snapchat's Secretive CEO

Leaked emails involving a Snapchat director show the startup’s rapid rise was the work of a secretive entrepreneur with a distaste for Silicon Valley conventions.

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How an Open Door to Cuba Could Benefit Baseball
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How an Open Door to Cuba Could Benefit Baseball

President Barack Obama’s announcement that the U.S. would begin to normalize relations with Cuba raises a number of questions, including this: What could this mean for Major League Baseball?

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China Internet Giants Scramble for Content
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China Internet Giants Scramble for Content

Tencent and Alibaba are striking deals for music and video content to feed their online entertainment sites. The challenge will be getting Chinese consumers to pay.

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Nike Sales Jump, But So Do Growth Concerns
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Nike Sales Jump, But So Do Growth Concerns

Nike reported strong sales growth, but a dip in future orders coupled with underwhelming margin expansion tempered the outlook for the world’s biggest sportswear maker.

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Mobile's Rise Poses a Riddle for Banks
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Mobile's Rise Poses a Riddle for Banks

A new study indicates U.S. customers are interacting with their banks more through mobile devices than through any other means. That leaves banks with new challenges.

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Brazil Panel Ends Petrobras Inquiry
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Brazil Panel Ends Petrobras Inquiry

An eight-month inquiry into alleged malfeasance at Brazilian state-oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA by a special committee in Brazil’s Congress ended Thursday with recommendations that prosecutors indict 52 individuals.

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Amazon Confirms Rollout of One-Hour Delivery Service
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Amazon Confirms Rollout of One-Hour Delivery Service

Amazon on Thursday launched a new service in Manhattan to deliver daily essentials such as shampoo, paper towels and toys within an hour.

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Cuba-U.S. Thaw Could Heat Up Cigar, Rum Sales Fights
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Cuba-U.S. Thaw Could Heat Up Cigar, Rum Sales Fights

If the Obama administration’s move to normalize ties with Cuba does lead to an end to the U.S. embargo, it could reignite battles over the U.S. rights to sell two of the island’s most prized exports: cigars and rum.

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Fears Spread of Sony-Style Hack
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Fears Spread of Sony-Style Hack

Damaging revelations from the computer assault on Sony are playing like a horror movie in executive suites, prompting companies to review security measures and reconsider what is said in an email.

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Cuba Move Shakes Up White House Race
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Cuba Move Shakes Up White House Race

President Obama’s plan to seek diplomatic ties with Cuba gave potential GOP presidential candidates fresh ammunition and heightened the likelihood that world affairs would figure prominently in the 2016 race.

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Life Expectancy Increases by Six Years
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Life Expectancy Increases by Six Years

The rise in global life expectancy for men and women by about six years is mainly the result of dramatic advances in health care, according to a study published in the journal Lancet.

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