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Apple's iPhone Event: What You Need to Know

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Apple on Tuesday will unveil the latest iPhones, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Here's what you need to know about the company's most important product event in years.

DowDuPont to Change Breakup Plan

Two weeks after its formation, DowDuPont is altering its plan to splinter into three companies, a step that appears set to end the threat of a fight with as many as four activist investors.

Microsoft China Veteran Poached by in Cloud-Services Coup

In a blow to Microsoft Corp., a top cloud-computing executive in China has been hired by Inc., the e-commerce company that is ramping up its cloud-services business.

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Alexion to Cut Workforce by 20%, Move Headquarters to Boston

Alexion Pharmaceuticals is cutting its workforce by 20%, moving its headquarters to Boston and closing offices and manufacturing sites as it works to cut its overhead and move on from a sales-practices controversy.

What Apple's iPhone Launch Could Mean for Its Suppliers

Shares of companies that provide Apple with iPhone parts tend to underperform in the months following a new model's launch.

Battery Makers Fully Charged to Battle for Apple iPhone Business

A new push in smartphone batteries by one of Japan's biggest parts makers is likely to increase competition among the companies that power smartphones from Apple and Samsung.

How Two Years of Crisis Has Tested Volkswagen's CEO

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller speaks about a lingering "atmosphere of suspicion" at VW in the wake of its emissions-test scandal and the difficult work to transform the corporate culture.

Ex-Executive at Deutsche Bank Accused in Subprime Loan Case

Federal prosecutors accused the former head of subprime mortgage trading at Deutsche Bank AG of misleading investors about loans backing $1.4 billion in securities issued in 2007, according to a fraud complaint filed in Brooklyn federal court.

Equifax Lobbied for Easier Regulation Before Data Breach

Equifax was lobbying lawmakers and federal agencies to ease up on regulation of credit-reporting companies in the months before its massive data breach.

Fintech Firm SoFi Says CEO Mike Cagney Will Step Down by Year-End

Social Finance Inc., one of the most highly valued private financial-technology startups in the U.S., said on Monday night that Chairman and Chief Executive Mike Cagney would step down by the end of the year.

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September 12, 2017 09:15 ET (13:15 GMT)