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Sunday, May 1, 2016

New York Times Business

Vocations: A Young Logger With Deep Roots in the California Timberlands

Yesterday
A newly graduated forestry technician enjoys the sense of continuity that comes from playing his part in the business his family started 70 years ago. by As told to PATRICIA R. OLSEN

Hackers’ $81 Million Sneak Attack on World Banking

Yesterday
Thieves used the Swift network to steal $81 million from Bangladesh’s central bank in February, raising concerns about vulnerabilities within the system. by MICHAEL CORKERY

Blackie Sherrod, 96, Texan Who Wrote About Sports With an Informed Swagger, Dies

Yesterday
Mr. Sherrod, voted the state’s best 16 times, was admired for his lively style and for mentoring Dan Jenkins and other younger writers. by BRUCE WEBER

Inside Wealth: One Top Taxpayer Moved, and New Jersey Shuddered

Yesterday
The hedge fund manager David Tepper’s relocation to Florida is a case study in how tax collection changes when income becomes concentrated in the hands of a few. by ROBERT FRANK

Selling Bottled Water That’s Better for the Planet

Yesterday
Companies like Just Water are addressing customers’ demand for convenience while working to make their bottles more environmentally friendly. by GLORIA DAWSON

Remo Belli, Developer of the Synthetic Drumhead, Dies at 88

Yesterday
Mr. Belli’s Weather King, so named because it was impervious to humid conditions, largely replaced animal hides and helped feed rock ’n’ roll fever. by SAM ROBERTS

Dispatches From ‘Woodstock for Capitalists’

Yesterday
Highlights and analysis from the annual shareholder meeting of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate. by MICHAEL J. de la MERCED

Bits: Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: The Unstoppable Facebook

2 days ago
The (relative) decline of Apple, the ascendance of Amazon and the continuing dominance of Mark Zuckerberg’s social network. by FARHAD MANJOO and MIKE ISAAC

The Haggler: Hauling a Load of Breakdowns and Broken Hearts

Yesterday
The Haggler follows up on the American Truck Group, whose rent-to-own program offered truckers a chance to be their own boss but left many angry and bitter. by DAVID SEGAL

A Crusader in the Coal Mine, Taking On President Obama

Yesterday
The energy tycoon Robert Murray has fought the president all the way to the Supreme Court with a message: To keep America strong, keep mining coal. by JAD MOUAWAD

Philip Kives, K-tel Pitchman Who Perfected ‘As Seen on TV’ Infomercials, Dies at 87

2 days ago
Mr. Kives’s company saturated North American airwaves for decades with ads for gadgets including the Veg-O-Matic and compilation albums like “Hit Machine.” by MARGALIT FOX

Big Severance for Marissa Mayer if Ousted From Yahoo After a Sale

2 days ago
The $55 million severance package for Ms. Mayer, Yahoo’s chief executive, was disclosed in an S.E.C. filing. by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Files Overdue U.S. 2015 Financial Report

2 days ago
The Canadian drug maker is dealing with three federal inquiries into its accounting and business practices, and a huge plunge in its stock price. by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Nissan Recalls 3.5 Million Vehicles for Airbag Problems

2 days ago
The recall ends a two-year effort by regulators to get Nissan to fix problems in the sensing system of the airbags. by CHRISTOPHER JENSEN

Dole Knew About Listeria Problem at Salad Plant, F.D.A. Report Says

2 days ago
Four people died and 33 became ill in a listeria outbreak. by STEPHANIE STROM

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