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Friday, December 19, 2014

New York Times Business

T-Mobile to Pay $90 Million to Settle Claims of Wrongful Phone Charges

1 hour 10 minutes ago
The company is the third major mobile phone carrier, after AT&T and Sprint, to settle with regulators over the practice, known as cramming. by By EDWARD WYATT

At U.S. Ports, Even Santa’s Bag Might Be Peeked Into

1 hour 59 minutes ago
For months, federal safety agents have been screening thousands of shipments of toys and other imports, looking for hazards in the nation’s holiday gifts. by By RACHEL ABRAMS

Staples: Customer Data Exposed in Security Breach

3 hours 13 minutes ago
The retailer said nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach earlier this year. by By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

DealBook: Why the ‘Best Places to Work’ Often Aren’t

3 hours 14 minutes ago
Few companies recognize that it’s not the number of hours their people work that determines the value they create, but rather the energy they bring to the hours they work. by By TONY SCHWARTZ

AbbVie Wins Approval of Hepatitis C Treatment

3 hours 25 minutes ago
Insurers are hoping that a new competitor to Gilead Sciences’ drugs for the disease will drive down prices.

Fed Dissenter Warns Against Hasty Interest Rate Increase

3 hours 25 minutes ago
Narayana Kocherlakota, Minneapolis Fed president, said he voted against the action announced Wednesday, calling it an unnecessary gamble. by By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM

Google Files Suit Against Mississippi Attorney General

4 hours 59 minutes ago
The search giant accused the official, Jim Hood, of violating federal law in his efforts to get it to remove links to some content. by By CONOR DOUGHERTY

Macau Looks Beyond Gambling as the Take From the Tables Slows

5 hours 2 minutes ago
Casino revenue is falling in Macau, the world’s largest gambling destination, and China is urging its territory to offer family-friendly options. by By CHRIS HORTON

Walmart de México’s Chairman, Enrique Ostalé, to Double as Chief Executive

5 hours 49 minutes ago
Enrique Ostalé will succeed Scot Rank, who is stepping down after five years as chief executive. by By HIROKO TABUCHI

The Haggler: The Sculpture That Fell Through a System’s Cracks

5 hours 53 minutes ago
A U.P.S. customer asks for the Haggler’s help in getting a refund after a damaged shipment. by By DAVID SEGAL

Sinking Oil Price Is Hard on North Sea Producers

5 hours 55 minutes ago
The price plunge is forcing oil producers everywhere to recalibrate. But the high costs of Britain’s industry make it particularly vulnerable. by By STANLEY REED

Europe Challenges Subsidies to Boeing in W.T.O. Trade Case

6 hours 4 minutes ago
The European Union asserts that a package of tax breaks offered by Washington State to induce Boeing to build its planned forthcoming 777X jet there would violate W.T.O. rules. by By NICOLA CLARK

Motion Picture Association Criticizes Media Coverage of Sony Attack

6 hours 46 minutes ago
Christopher Dodd, the association’s chief, said focus on the “despicable” assault had been lost in the titillating details of Sony’s private emails. by By MICHAEL CIEPLY and BROOKS BARNES

Common Sense: The Insider Trading Morass

7 hours 39 minutes ago
The root of the problem is that insider trading is a crime entirely defined by common law — an accumulation of cases and judicial precedents that date from the 1960s — and fitting a case into that thicket can be problematic. by By JAMES B. STEWART

F.B.I. Offers Evidence Tying North Korea to Sony Attack

7 hours 45 minutes ago
The bureau said there were significant similarities between the cyberattack that debilitated Sony Pictures computers and previous attacks by North Korea. by By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and DAVID E. SANGER

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