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Apple founders Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs.
This Is 40: Four Decades In, Apple Appears Stronger Than Ever
From computers and phones and tablets, to television and potential autonomous cars, to stalemated privacy battles with the government, Apple has developed and won (and lost every now and then, too) since April 1, 1976. A look back, and ahead.
VW's Skoda Auto Inks China Investment Deal, Aims to Double Deliveries by 2020
For Skoda Auto, the investment "will involve expanding the model range and investing in pioneering automotive technologies."
Made in China
Asian Development Bank Cuts China Growth Forecast
The ADB's China economics head Jurgen Conrad said the government "urgently needed" to accelerate cuts to excess capacity in real estate and manufacturing, and cited high corporate debt as another challenge.
Hon Hai Seals Sharp Takeover for $3.5 Billion
Hon Hai Seals Sharp Takeover for $3.5 Billion
"We are committed to restoring profitability and strengthening operations to once again make Sharp a leader in the global electronics arena and a world-class company with a positive outlook," the companies said.
Unions Prevail as US Supreme Court Deadlocks in Fees Case
Unions Prevail as US Supreme Court Deadlocks in Fees Case
The deadlock affirms the right of public employee unions to collect mandatory fees from non-members in states that allow the practice.
VW logo.
VW Roundup: US Sues for Deceptive 'Clean Diesel' Campaign
Normally generous with shareholders, Volkswagen will also reportedly skip dividend payments in the wake of its emission scandal, and recall more than 5,000 American e-Golfs to fix batteries.
Carlos Tavares
Doubling of Peugeot Boss Salary 'Harmful,' Says France Finance Minister
The French government, which has a 13% stake in Peugeot, asked its representatives to vote against the salary increase.
Tesla logo and wordmark.
This Week: Newest Tesla Electric Aims at Middle Market 1
After what feels like a decade of talk (though the current name was announced just last June), the Model 3 is almost ready for its close-up: Tesla will unveil it Thursday at the company’s design studio.
ExxonMobil, Chevron  Must Allow Investor Climate Votes
ExxonMobil, Chevron Must Allow Investor Climate Votes
The two oil giants had sought to persuade regulators to allow them to drop the resolutions, which are backed by environmentalists and employee retirement programs in California and New York.
A small drone flies with a plane in the background.
FAA: Number of US Drones Will Triple by 2020
Drones will represent “the most dynamic growth sector within aviation,” according to the FAA, which predicts 7 million of the unmanned crafts flying through American skies within the next four years.
Supreme Court to Hear Samsung-Apple Patent Damage Appeal
The court will look at whether the penalty was excessive for copyright infringement of certain components within the electronics.
BP, Statoil to Remove Staff after Militant Attack on Algerian Facility
BP, Statoil to Remove Staff after Militant Attack on Algerian Facility
The companies took the action after an attack on March 18’ claimed by Al-Qaeda, against the In Salah facility, which is operated by BP, Statoil and Algerian company Sonatrach.
Takeover of GE Capital Online Unit by Goldman Approved
Takeover of GE Capital Online Unit by Goldman Approved 1
Critics of the deal had said it would simply enlarge a bank already labeled systemically important, or "too big to fail."
Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Apple Prepares to Introduce New iPhone, iPad
The introduction of a smaller phone and tablet are expected later today at an Apple media valley in California. Will it bolster sales until the iPhone 7 launch? And will the company make more public effort to cement its stance on encryption?
German Court Clears Porsche's ex-bosses of Market Fixing Claims
German Court Clears Porsche's ex-bosses of Market Fixing Claims
Porsche's ex-chief executive Wendelin Wiedeking, as well as former finance chief Holger Haerter, were accused of having publicly given "false information" on the company's plans in 2008 that allegedly affected the automaker's stock prices.
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