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Energizer to Buy Spectrum's Batteries and Lighting Unit for $2 Billion

WSJ Company News feed - 13 hours 34 min ago
Energizer Holdings said Tuesday it will buy Spectrum Brands Holdings’s battery and portable lighting business for $2 billion in cash.
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UnitedHealth stock jumps after insurer's profit more than doubles on a one-time tax gain

CNBC Earnings - 13 hours 58 min ago
UnitedHealth reports profit that more than doubled from a year earlier, driven by a one-time tax benefit.
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UnitedHealth stock jumps after insurer's profit more than doubles on a one-time tax gain

CNBC Business News - 13 hours 58 min ago
UnitedHealth reports profit that more than doubled from a year earlier, driven by a one-time tax benefit.
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Meet Antifa's Secret Weapon Against Far-Right Extremists

Wired RSS Feed - 14 hours 9 min ago
Megan Squire doesn’t consider herself to be antifa and pushes digital activism instead, passing along information to those who might put it to real-world use—who might weaponize it.
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Yondr Wants to Neutralize Your Phone—and Un-change the World

Wired RSS Feed - 14 hours 9 min ago
The San Francisco startup helps restricts smartphone use in places where the people in charge don’t want it. But in allowing this, we may be compromising something about ourselves.
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Why Cloudflare Let an Extremist Stronghold Burn

Wired RSS Feed - 14 hours 9 min ago
The story of how an internet infrastructure company get locked into a free-speech dispute starts in the cubicles of SoMa and the brothels of Istanbul.
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Change My View: Why Our Best Hope for Civil Discourse Is on Reddit

Wired RSS Feed - 14 hours 9 min ago
What’s astounding about Kal Turnbull's brainchild is that no single radioactive topic—not Trump, Brexit, sex, guns—has overrun the subreddit.
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Free Speech, Tech Turmoil, and the New Censorship

Wired RSS Feed - 14 hours 9 min ago
Special Issue: How technology is upending everything we thought we knew about public discourse.
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6 Tales of Censorship in the Golden Age of Free Speech

Wired RSS Feed - 14 hours 9 min ago
Blocked by Trump, fired by Google, suspended by Facebook. The social internet gives everyone a voice, it also has countless ways of punishing us for speaking.
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It's the (Democracy-Poisoning) Golden Age of Free Speech

Wired RSS Feed - 14 hours 9 min ago
At a time when anyone can broadcast live or post their thoughts to a social network, we should be living in a utopia of public discourse. We're not.
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Exclusive: Saudi Aramco snubs UBS and Bank of America for listing roles - sources

Reuters Biz News - 14 hours 42 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco has not invited UBS and Bank of America Merrill Lynch to pitch for senior advisory roles in its stock market listing because they have not lent money to the state oil giant in recent years, according to five finance sources.
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UPDATE 1-UAE will complain to U.N. body over Qatar war planes

Reuters Company News - 14 hours 51 min ago
DUBAI, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates will lodge a complaint against Qatar at the United Nations' aviation agency on Tuesday after Qatari war planes allegedly intercepted UAE civilian aircraft, a UAE official said.
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Bitcoin slides 18 percent on crackdown fears; crypto rivals also plunge

Reuters Biz News - 14 hours 54 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin tumbled 18 percent on Tuesday to a four-week trough close to $11,000, after reports that a ban on trading of cryptocurrencies in South Korea was still an option drove fears grew of a wider regulatory crackdown.
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Shares stay on record run, metals suffer meltdown

Reuters Biz News - 14 hours 55 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Asia and Europe's big bourses kept world shares on their record-breaking run on Tuesday, though a steadier dollar halted the sizzling start to the year for the euro, yen and yuan and sent metals markets sprawling.
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares stay on record run, metals suffer meltdown

Reuters Company News - 14 hours 58 min ago
LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Asia and Europe's big bourses kept world shares on their record-breaking run on Tuesday, though a steadier dollar halted the sizzling start to the year for the euro, yen and yuan and sent metals markets sprawling.
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Saudi businessman Mulhem released in anti-corruption probe -sources

Reuters Company News - 14 hours 59 min ago
RIYADH, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Prominent Saudi Arabian businessman Khalid Bin Abdullah al-Mulhem has been released after being detained for more than two months, sources told Reuters on Tuesday.
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BRIEF-Houlihan Lokey Acquires Quayle Munro

Reuters Company News - 15 hours 4 min ago
* HOULIHAN LOKEY ACQUIRES QUAYLE MUNRO LIMITED AND ESTABLISHES A NEW GLOBAL DATA & ANALYTICS GROUP
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UPDATE 1-European stocks rise as corporate updates lift sentiment

Reuters Company News - 15 hours 4 min ago
* UK inflation edged down (Adds quotes, more share price moves)
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PRESS DIGEST- Canada - Jan 16

Reuters Company News - 15 hours 4 min ago
Jan 16 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
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UPDATE 1-New Zealand's a2 Milk expands U.S. business to north east

Reuters Company News - 15 hours 12 min ago
Jan 16 (Reuters) - New Zealand's a2 Milk Company Ltd said on Tuesday that it was expanding its operations in the United States to include the country's north-east region.
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