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For tech companies like IBM, their tax rates may go up this year under the new bill

CNBC Earnings - 7 hours 52 min ago
IBM could face complications because of recently passed tax reform legislation, Bernstein analysts say.
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For tech companies like IBM, their tax rates may go up this year under the new bill

CNBC Business News - 7 hours 52 min ago
IBM could face complications because of recently passed tax reform legislation, Bernstein analysts say.
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The Project Veritas Twitter Videos Show the Conservative Backlash Against Moderation

Wired RSS Feed - 8 hours 51 min ago
James O'Keefe's Project Veritas has targeted Twitter, after the social media giant took steps to curb abuse on its platform.
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UPDATE 4-GE renews break-up talk as it discloses $11 bln Q4 hit

Reuters Company News - 8 hours 52 min ago
* GE Capital to make statutory reserve contributions of $15 bln
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BRIEF-Sagittarius Capital Announces Letter Of Intent With Israeli-Based Irri-Al-Tal

Reuters Company News - 8 hours 54 min ago
* SAGITTARIUS CAPITAL ANNOUNCES LETTER OF INTENT WITH ISRAELI-BASED IRRI-AL-TAL LTD.
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BRIEF-Toyota Motor North America Says Production In North America Is Nearly 2 Mln In 2017

Reuters Company News - 8 hours 55 min ago
* TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA SAYS IN 2017, TOYOTA BUILT ABOUT 2 MILLION VEHICLES AT ITS NORTH AMERICAN VEHICLE ASSEMBLY PLANTS
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Citigroup reports $18 billion loss on one-time tax items

Reuters Biz News - 9 hours 3 min ago
(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc posted an $18-billion quarterly loss on Tuesday because of charges related to a new U.S. tax law, but its adjusted earnings beat Wall Street expectations and management signaled that the bank may soon lift financial performance targets.
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UPDATE 3-Energizer adds Rayovac batteries to lineup with $2 bln deal

Reuters Company News - 9 hours 6 min ago
* Energizer shares up 15 pct, Spectrum up 3 pct (Adds details from conference call, analyst comments, updates shares)
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BRIEF-GE CEO Says Examining Options For Company's Businesses - Conf Call‍​

Reuters Company News - 9 hours 13 min ago
* GE EXPECTS 2017 EPS TO BE AT THE LOW END OF ITS GUIDANCE - CONF CALL‍​
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Where Banks and Tech Are Going Head to Head

WSJ Market News - 9 hours 13 min ago
New rules in Europe have opened a battleground between big tech and big banks over who will control consumers’ wallets.
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UPDATE 1-Cheniere signs 15-year LNG supply pact with trader Trafigura

Reuters Company News - 9 hours 15 min ago
LONDON Jan 16 (Reuters) - U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter Cheniere Energy has concluded a 15-year, 1 million tonne per annum sales deal with Swiss commodity trader Trafigura, a sign of how the sector's middlemen are expanding their market share.
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UPDATE 4-UnitedHealth raises 2018 profit outlook, to take benefit from tax law

Reuters Company News - 9 hours 16 min ago
Jan 16 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc on Tuesday raised its outlook for 2018 earnings per share by more than 16 percent due to the U.S. corporate tax cut and said it will speed up technology investments that aim to cut customer costs.
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Baltic index drops to more than 4-month low as capesize rates dip

Reuters Company News - 9 hours 18 min ago
Jan 16 (Reuters) - The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, hit a more than four-month low on Tuesday, as capesize rates dropped to their lowest since August last year.
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German strikes spread to Daimler, union mulls escalation

Reuters Biz News - 9 hours 19 min ago
BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of German industrial workers downed tools on Tuesday in support of trade union IG Metall's demands for a 6 percent pay rise and a right to the first new cut in weekly working hours since the 1980s.
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BRIEF-Amazon Studios Signs Overall Deal With Creator Sharon Horgan

Reuters Company News - 9 hours 20 min ago
* AMAZON STUDIOS SIGNS OVERALL DEAL WITH EMMY-NOMINATED CREATOR SHARON HORGAN Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
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GM to Take $7 Billion Charge for U.S. Tax Overhaul

WSJ Company News feed - 9 hours 23 min ago
General Motors said 2017 pretax profit last year ended up at the high end of its previous forecast, but disclosed it will take a $7 billion write-down on deferred-tax assets stemming from the sweeping tax-overhaul bill passed last month.
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Microsoft's mystifying Meltdown/Spectre patches for AMD processors - Computerworld

Google Technology - 9 hours 33 min ago

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Microsoft's mystifying Meltdown/Spectre patches for AMD processors
Computerworld
I've seen a lot of bizarre Microsoft patches-of-patches, but the new patches for AMD processors are in a world of their own. The security-only, manually downloadable patches appear to be Meltdown/Spectre patches for machines that were bricked by other ...
Windows Meltdown-Spectre: Watch out for fake patches that spread malwareZDNet
A Congressman has new questions for chipmakers about Meltdown and Spectre responseThe Verge
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GE to take $6.2 billion hit from insurance portfolio

Reuters Biz News - 9 hours 39 min ago
(Reuters) - General Electric Co will take a $6.2 billion charge in its fourth quarter results for a more than decade-old insurance portfolio covering long-term healthcare costs, the company said on Tuesday.
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