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Sunday, August 2, 2015

New York Times Business

Research Scientists to Use Network Much Faster Than Internet

2 days ago
The Pacific Research Platform will allow West Coast universities to connect on a high-speed network tens or hundreds of times faster than is typical now. by JOHN MARKOFF

Business Briefing: Greek Markets Set to Reopen, With an Asterisk

2 days ago
Local investors will be allowed to buy shares with existing cash holdings, but not to withdraw money from Greek bank accounts to buy shares. by REUTERS

Business Briefing: Robust Jetliner Business Buoys Earnings for Airbus

2 days ago
Quarterly operating profit before one-off items jumped 15 percent to 1.23 billion euros. by REUTERS

Business Briefing: Russian Central Bank Cuts a Key Interest Rate

2 days ago
The bank cut the rate by 0.5 percentage points to 11 percent on Friday, bowing to pressure from businesses to make lending more accessible. by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Yahoo Buys Polyvore, a Site Focused on Shopping

2 days ago
Yahoo has acquired Polyvore, a social shopping site that lets users pick and share clothing ensembles — and purchase all items shown. by VINDU GOEL and MIKE ISAAC

New York State Awards 5 Medical Marijuana Licenses

2 days ago
The companies are required to be doing business within six months, meaning medical marijuana could be on sale in New York before the end of the year. by JESSE McKINLEY

U.S. Decides to Retaliate Against China’s Hacking

2 days ago
The Obama administration decided a response was needed after the Chinese stole data on 20 million Americans from the Office of Personnel Management. by DAVID E. SANGER

Music Artists Take On the Business, Calling for Change

2 days ago
As their attitudes toward the online economy shift, more artists are speaking out for an overhaul of the industry and how they are compensated. by BEN SISARIO

Microsoft Is Said to Invest in Uber

2 days ago
Microsoft has agreed to contribute a substantial amount of the financing in a recent round, which totals about $1 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said. by MIKE ISAAC and NICK WINGFIELD

Bits Blog: The Zuckerbergs Announce They’re Expecting a Baby — After a Personal Struggle

2 days ago
The chief executive of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, disclosed that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl. The road to get there wasn’t easy. by DINO GRANDONI

Asbury Park, Long Neglected, Shows Signs of Rejuvenation

2 days ago
There are still pockets of abandonment in this New Jersey seaside town, but there is a palpable sense among elected officials, entrepreneurs and many residents that Asbury’s moment has arrived. by CHARLES V. BAGLI

Your Money: In Delta’s Frequent-Flier Magic Trick, Not Just Rabbits Disappear

2 days ago
Over the last 18 months, the airline has been engaged in some sleight of hand, no longer posting a chart explaining how many miles a free ticket will require. by RON LIEBER

Labor Costs Rise at Slowest Pace in 33 Years

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The employment cost index, the broadest measure of labor costs, edged up 0.2 percent in the second quarter, the Labor Department said on Friday. by REUTERS

Into the Family Business at Perdue

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“We now have four of what we call G4s in the business” — members of the family’s fourth generation, Jim Perdue said, and they spent time in other companies. by STEPHANIE STROM

Perdue and the Race to End Antibiotic Use in Chickens

2 days ago
More than half of the chicken it sells can be labeled “no antibiotics ever,” a first for a major poultry company. by STEPHANIE STROM

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