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Just What Pandora Needs: A Lawsuit Over Its Logo

Payment processor PayPal Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) on Friday filed a lawsuit against Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) in federal court claiming trademark infringement and trademark dilution resulting from Pandora's ...
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10 States With the Most and Least Access to Internet Broadband Service

The average broadband speed across the 50 United States and the District of Columbia topped 10 megabits per second (Mbps) at the end of 2016. The average global broadband speed ...
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FAA to Require Engine Inspections for All 737 MAX Jets

Late Thursday afternoon, Reuters reported that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will require that all engines currently in use on Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) 737 MAX 8 (737-8) aircraft ...
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Has Anadarko Stock Been Punished Too Much?

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: APC) reported a worse-than-expected net loss last Tuesday, the same day the company was blamed for a natural gas explosion on April 17 that killed two ...
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How Much Staples Could Really Fetch in a Buyout

If you have followed the dust cloud of failed mergers over the years, chances are high that you know the saga of the failed merger between Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) ...
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Why the Airlines Don’t Really Care About Their Customers

The U.S. House Committee on  Transportation and Infrastructure is holding a hearing today with executives from major U.S. airlines to examine U.S. airline customer service. United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Toyota, Honda, BMW Come Under Patent Investigation

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM), Honda Motor Co. Ltd. (NYSE: HMC) and BMW are coming under investigation in the United States for potential patent law violations. Specifically, the investigation is ...
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China to Dwarf US Car Sales in 7 Years

The government of China said Tuesday morning that it expects its annual automobile production output to reach 30 million by 2020 and 35 million by 2025. The Ministry of Industry ...
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Ocwen Back on the Hot Seat as Regulators File Lawsuits

The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and 22 state regulators on Thursday filed lawsuits and enforcement orders against Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE: OCN) alleging that the subprime mortgage loan ...
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National Fuel Gas and Northern Access: When a State Trumps Federal

National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE: NFG) was supposed to have big upside. After a weekend decision by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), NFG's rejected planned Northern ...
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Can the FCC Stop 2.4 Billion Monthly Robocalls?

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would allow telecom carriers like AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) to ...
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Fuel Economy Rules Threaten Jobs, Vehicle Prices: Study

In 2012, the federal government and automakers agreed on a timeline to bring U.S. corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) ratings for new cars sold in the United States to an ...
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With Oil at $50 a Barrel, Is the Keystone XL Pipeline Even Necessary?

On Thursday morning, Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE: RDS-A) announced the sale of all its in-situ and undeveloped oil sands interests in Canada for $7.25 billion. Less than a month ago, ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Mixed Signals from Trump Administration on Pot Law Enforcement

Another week has passed and, if anything, the Trump administration's approach to legal marijuana sales and use is just as unclear as ever. In a recent public statement, Attorney General ...
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Why Mercedes-Benz Is Recalling 354,000 US Cars

German automaker Daimler's Mercedes-Benz division is recalling more than 354,000 model year 2015 to 2017 cars and light vehicles sold in the United States. The recall is related to a ...
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