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Saturday, July 26, 2014


Bits Blog: Bill to Legalize Unlocking Cellphones Passes Congress

Yesterday - New York Times Business
On Friday, the House of Representatives passed a bill that will make it legal for consumers to open the digital locks on their cellphones so that they can more easily switch wireless carriers by By NICK WINGFIELD

Argentina Bonds Dispute Up in Air

Yesterday - Wall Street Journal
Argentine negotiators headed home empty-handed after another fruitless trip to the U.S., leaving just a few days before a dispute with a small group of creditors could see the country default for the second time in 13 years

Bits Blog: Challenges for Amazon’s Cloud Computing Hopes

Yesterday - New York Times Business
Amazon Web Services, the company’s Internet computing service, declined in quarterly revenue. The company blamed competition from Google, but there may be more to the story by By QUENTIN HARDY

Sorted Food, a Cooking Channel, Is a YouTube Hit

Yesterday - New York Times Business
Recipe exchanges in a British pub have expanded into one of the most popular cooking channels on YouTube by By GEORGI KANTCHEV

Russia Hauls McDonald's to Court

Yesterday - Wall Street Journal
The regulator seeks to ban some of McDonald's most popular products, alleging violations of safety codes which the U.S. company denies

Tariffs Boost Solar-Panel Makers in U.S.

Yesterday - Wall Street Journal
New tariffs on Chinese solar panels, including widely anticipated duties imposed by Washington on Friday, are spurring companies to manufacture more solar-power equipment in the U.S

Regulators take over small bank in Illinois; brings US bank failures to 14 in 2014

Yesterday - Fox Business
Regulators have closed a small lender in Illinois, bringing U.S. bank failures this year to 14 after 24 closures in all of 2013

EPA official says North Dakota industrial fire cleanup to take weeks; debris still smoking

Yesterday - Fox Business
Cleanup efforts at the still-smoking site of an oil field supply company in North Dakota that caught fire earlier this week could take weeks, an Environmental Protection Agency Official said Friday

Ailing Grocer Open to Bids to Buy Chain

Yesterday - New York Times Business
Arthur T. Demoulas, whose firing as president of the family-owned chain Market Basket prompted employee protests, has made an offer by By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE

Solar Industry Is Rebalanced by U.S. Pressure on China

Yesterday - New York Times Business
The Commerce Department on Friday found that Chinese companies had dumped their products on the American market at below cost, and imposed duties of 10.74 percent to 55.49 percent by By DIANE CARDWELL and KEITH BRADSHER

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