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Elliott Management Looks to Remove Akzo Nobel Chairman

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Activist investor Elliott Management said it was seeking to remove Akzo Nobel Chairman Antony Burgmans because of the board's handling of the failed $27.6 billion bid from PPG Industries.

Buffett's Berkshire Signs Deal to Buy Electric-Grid Giant

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway agreed to buy one of the country's biggest power-transmission companies, which would cement electricity as one of the conglomerate's largest businesses.

Former Audi Engine Manager Charged in Emissions Scandal

U.S. authorities accused Giovanni Pamio, an Italian citizen who worked as head of thermodynamics for Audi's diesel engine development, of helping implement software designed to cheat U.S. emissions tests in thousands of vehicles.

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Samsung Electronics Expects Highest Operating Profit in Company History

The world's largest smartphone maker expects second-quarter operating profit of about $12.1 billion, a 72% increase from the same period a year earlier.

The World's Most Profitable Tech Company? Not Apple

The South Korean tech giant has surpassed Apple in profitability, but needs its U.S. peer's fortunes to stay healthy.

Apple Expands Bet on Cutting Edge Privacy Tech

Apple has kicked off a massive experiment with new privacy technology aimed at solving an increasingly thorny problem: how to build products that understand users without snooping on their activities.

China's 'Honor of Kings' Is Coming to America

An English-language version of Tencent's role-playing fantasy smartphone game "Honor of Kings," a huge hit in China, is being developed for U.S. release as early as this fall.

Mondelez Says Cyberattack Cost it Business

Mondelez International's sales in the most recent quarter took a hit from a cyberattack that wreaked havoc across Europe and the U.S. last week, the company said.

Campbell Expands Organic Business With Pacific Foods Purchase

The company plans to buy the organic-soup maker for $700 million, the food stalwart's latest effort to meet demand for fresher, more natural foods.

Univision Says It Will Fight Defamation Suit Over Deadspin Story

Univision Communications Inc. said it will fight a new defamation lawsuit, guided by Hulk Hogan's lawyer, over a Deadspin story the company acquired last year when it purchased Gawker Media's blogs in a bankruptcy auction.

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July 07, 2017 11:16 ET (15:16 GMT)