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Sunday, December 21, 2014

New York Times Business

Applied Science: The Guilt-Prone Can Hold Back the Team

Though research finds that guilt-prone people can be excellent colleagues and leaders, they may be reluctant to take on big challenges with others. by By PHYLLIS KORKKI

North Korea Warns U.S. Not to Take Sony Action

Warning of “serious consequences” if the United States retaliates against it, North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation with Washington to prove that it was not behind the cyberattack on Sony Pictures. by By MARTIN FACKLER

Business Briefing: Staples Says Breach Affected About 1.2. Million Cards

2 days ago
Criminals used malware that may have allowed access to cardholder names, payment card numbers, expiration dates and card verification codes. by By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

As Christmas Draws Nigh, Crowds Find Discounts but Less Variety

2 days ago
Retailers are offering plenty of deals as the holiday shopping season nears its end, but last-minute shoppers may find some coveted items in short supply. by By RACHEL ABRAMS

Chrysler Yields to Urging on Takata Airbag Recall

2 days ago
BMW America, the sole remaining automaker to limit the recall to high-humidity areas, has said it is “evaluating the situation.” by By HIROKO TABUCHI

Your Money: The Insurance Market Mystifies an Airbnb Host

2 days ago
Dropped by one homeowners’ insurance company, an Airbnb host gets conflicting information from two others. by By RON LIEBER

McDonald’s Is Charged With Punishing Workers

2 days ago
The National Labor Relations Board’s general counsel brought 78 charges against the fast-food company accusing it of retaliating against workers who protested for higher pay. by By STEVEN GREENHOUSE

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

3 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

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