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With Traffic Flowing, Netflix Steps Back from Fight Over Internet Rules

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Netflix helped spark the debate over net neutrality three years ago by raising concerns about how its internet traffic was being handled. But as the U.S. government prepares to repeal the rules on Thursday, the video giant has been less vocal on a key issue.

U.S., Japan Express Concern Over China's Interest in Saudi Oil Giant

The U.S. and Japan have urged Saudi Arabia to pursue an international listing for oil giant Aramco, fearing the possible sale of a stake to China would give Beijing too much sway in the Middle East.

Apple Invests in Face ID Tech Maker Finisar

Apple is awarding one of its key suppliers $390 million as part of its effort to fund domestic technology manufacturers.

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How Language in Job Listings Could Widen Silicon Valley's Gender Divide

Use of certain phrases like "whatever it takes" or "tackle" in job postings could affect who applies for tech jobs, possibly contributing to the lopsided gender makeup of the industry, new research suggests.

T-Mobile to Launch Pay-TV Service

T-Mobile US Inc. is launching a paid television service after it acquired a startup aimed at the high-end video market.

Target to Buy Grocery Delivery Startup Shipt for $550 Million

Target Corp. is paying $550 million to acquire grocery delivery startup Shipt Inc., moving to match services that have been rolled out by rivals Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Spirit Airlines CFO to Take Top Job in 2019

Spirit Airlines Inc. said Wednesday chief financial officer Ted Christie will take over as chief executive officer in 2019, replacing the company's current leader, Bob Fornaro.

China's LexinFintech Shrinks IPO Fundraising Goal

LexinFintech, a Chinese online lender planning to go public in the U.S., has scaled back its fundraising ambitions after regulatory changes in China sparked a rout in the shares of other online lenders, according to people familiar with the matter.

China's HNA Group Seeks to Reassure Lenders, Investors

Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is working to persuade lenders and investors that it is financially sound following sharp declines in the prices of bonds and shares of some of its units.

Steinhoff's Sleepy Board Needs Clearing Out

More heads need to roll if Steinhoff International is to regain credibility after its accounting scandal. The situation can't be resolved by the regime that failed to spot it.

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December 13, 2017 15:15 ET (20:15 GMT)