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Thursday, June 30, 2016

New York Times Business

Donald Trump Has Long Benefited From Trade Practices He Now Scorns

3 hours 3 minutes ago
As a businessman, Mr. Trump has relied on the type of cheap foreign labor that he vows to clamp down on if elected president. by ALAN RAPPEPORT

Sports Investor Buying Specialist in Broadcasts

4 hours 52 minutes ago
George Pyne’s Bruin Sports Capital is acquiring deltatre, which helps broadcast soccer and other sporting events. by MICHAEL J. de la MERCED

Lionsgate Is Said to Be Near Deal to Buy Starz

Yesterday
If an agreement is reached, it would be the end of a long road for Starz, which has been the subject of merger speculation for three years. by MICHAEL J. de la MERCED

Kleiner Perkins Raises $1.4 Billion With Two Funds

Yesterday
The venture capital firm joins a list of peers that have recently raised more than a billion dollars, despite talk of a Silicon Valley lull. by KATIE BENNER

Conservative to Fund Republicans Who Back Climate Change Action

Yesterday
The spending comes as Republican leaders have questioned or denied the established science of human-caused climate change. by CORAL DAVENPORT

Ronald Perelman Donates $75 Million for Arts Complex at World Trade Center Site

Yesterday
The long-stalled performing arts center, which will sit on an emotionally resonant and highly visited spot in the city, will be named for Mr. Perelman. by MICHAEL COOPER

Miss Teen USA Pageant Dumps the Swimsuit

Yesterday
The teenage contest is switching to athletic wear, but there are no such plans for the Miss Universe Organization’s competitions for women. by DANIEL VICTOR

Simon Ramo Dies at 103; Helped Develop ICBMs in the Cold War

Yesterday
Dr. Ramo advised presidents on science and technology, and was a postwar force in the aerospace and electronics industries. by PATRICIA COHEN

Google Capital Ventures Into Public Companies With Care.com

Yesterday
The Alphabet investment unit has invested $46.35 million in Care.com, a publicly traded company that helps connect families and caregivers. by MICHAEL J. de la MERCED

Jerome Fisher, a Founder of Nine West, Dies at 85

Yesterday
Mr. Fisher and Vince Camuto produced fashionable shoes at reasonable prices. by DANIEL E. SLOTNIK

Nearly All U.S. Banks Pass Fed’s Stress Test

Yesterday
Only Morgan Stanley did not pass unconditionally, and the American subsidiaries of Deutsche Bank and Santander failed outright. by NATHANIEL POPPER and MICHAEL CORKERY

Film Academy Broadens Voting Pool After Oscars Criticism

Yesterday
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences more than doubled the number of invitations to make good on a promise to increase female and minority membership. by MICHAEL CIEPLY

App Smart: Third-Party Keyboards Give Mobile Users More Options

Yesterday
Besides offering autocorrection and anticipating a user’s next words, keyboard apps provide search features and can customize the keys’ layout. by KIT EATON

How China Took Center Stage in Bitcoin’s Civil War

Yesterday
Through vast server farms and canny investments, Chinese companies have effectively centralized control over a currency designed to be borderless. by NATHANIEL POPPER

World’s Largest Uncut Diamond Fails to Sell at Auction

Yesterday
The 1,109-carat stone was offered at a public auction at Sotheby’s in London, but financial uncertainty after last week’s “Brexit” vote may have affected bidding interest. by GERALDINE FABRIKANT

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