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Boeing Tries to Overcome Brazil's Resistance to Embraer Takeover

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Boeing is in talks with Embraer and Brazil's government on ways to address concerns about the U.S. planemaker's potential takeover of its Brazilian rival.

Tim Cook Stumbles at His Specialty, Shipping Apple Products on Time

Under CEO Tim Cook, Apple has been late shipping new devices, delayed by factors including a large and growing global customer base, and more sophisticated technology.

Last month's report shows delivery companies added 2,100 workers as the warehouse sector lost 4,800 jobs

Ripple Steals Bitcoin's Thunder, Surges 1,184% in a Month

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The digital currency offered by the San Francisco startup Ripple has soared 1,184% in the past month, becoming the second-largest crypto-asset. While such moves by virtual currencies have become almost normal, Ripple's move is surprising because of its differences with bitcoin.

Corona Distributor: Legal Weed in California a 'Nonevent' For Beer Sales

Constellation Brands Inc. isn't worried beer sales will slow down in California now that recreational cannabis is legal, even as the Corona distributor develops cannabis-infused drinks that could launch in Canada by 2019.

Businesses Rush to Contain Fallout From Major Chip Flaws

Businesses and institutions raced to patch computer systems as they tried to gauge the fallout from the disclosure this week of two, long-hidden vulnerabilities affecting chips running most of the world's computers.

Why the U.S. Suspects Kaspersky's Software Is a Russian Spy Tool

U.S. officials haven't offered conclusive evidence that antivirus products made by Kaspersky Lab were behind national-security breaches, but a series of incidents drove them to raise alarms about the Russian security-software company.

No Longer A Unicorn, Jessica Alba's Honest Co. Struggles to Grow

Sales growth at the Honest Company stalled in 2017, as product woes continued and the consumer-goods startup co-founded by actress Jessica Alba lost its unicorn status, according to people familiar with the matter.

Uber Co-Founder Kalanick Plans to Sell 29% of His Shares in Company

Travis Kalanick plans to make the sale as part of a broader investment deal led by SoftBank Group. Mr. Kalanick, who holds about 10% of Uber, had previously indicated he wouldn't sell shares into the offer.

Norway's Statoil Expects to Benefit From U.S. Tax Overhaul

Norway's Statoil said the reduction in the U.S. corporate-tax rate from 35% to 21% will benefit the oil-and-gas giant.

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January 05, 2018 15:15 ET (20:15 GMT)