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Citi's Lehman Settlement Closes Door on 2008 Post-Mortem

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Citigroup will hand over $1.74 billion to walk away from disputes with now-defunct Lehman Brothers, a deal that cuts short an autopsy of the banks' crisis-era derivative-trading practices.

Jeff Immelt Steps Aside as GE Chairman, Months Ahead of Schedule

Jeff Immelt, the longtime leader of General Electric Co., is stepping aside as chairman and leaving the board of the industrial giant several months ahead of schedule.

Tesla Misses Model 3 Production Goals

Tesla badly missed its goal of building 1,500 Model 3 cars in the third quarter, the first sign that the production ramp-up for the new sedan isn't going as smoothly as planned.

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Uber Document Shows Ex-Google Engineer Possessed Secret Files

Google parent Alphabet Inc. has produced a long-anticipated document in the high-stakes legal battle with Uber Technologies Inc. that showed the ride-hailing company knew a former Google engineer had confidential Google files before buying his self-driving-car startup.

Uber Investors Clash With Board Over Voting Power

Uber Technologies Inc.'s board is bracing for a contentious battle over voting control after two investors threatened legal action ahead of a planned vote Tuesday that could upend the board and diminish the power of some of the company's earliest shareholders.

Facebook Estimates 10 Million Users Saw Russian-Backed Ads

Facebook Inc. on Monday said it estimates 10 million people saw ads it has discovered on its platform paid for by Russian entities, but warned that it may not have uncovered all malicious activity that attempted to interfere in the American political process.

Google, Facebook Tackle Misinformation About Las Vegas Shooting

Alphabet Inc.'s Google and Facebook Inc. displayed false information in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, raising further concerns over people's ability to manipulate the heavily trafficked platforms for social media and news.

Sony's PlayStation Business Gets a New Chief

Andrew House, who has served as the global chief executive officer of Sony Interactive Entertainment since 2011, has passed the baton to Tsuyoshi "John" Kodera, deputy president of the unit.

Regulators Disagreed Sharply on Freeing AIG of Federal Oversight

U.S. regulators disagreed sharply about whether to remove AIG from federal oversight, including over whether Friday's vote to release the company was legal, documents released Monday show.

Cloud Market Not Winner Take All: AWS Chief

Most CIOs test the waters with a single cloud provider, simply because it's easier to manage, AWS Chief Executive Andy Jassy said. But later, many worry about getting "locked in" with one infrastructure provider.

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October 03, 2017 05:15 ET (09:15 GMT)