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Google, Wal-Mart Part Ways Over Local Ads

published less than 1 hour ago
Google, Wal-Mart Part Ways Over Local Ads
The relationship between Google and Wal-Mart has frayed over the data used to lure shoppers into stores.

Dick's Calls Adidas 'Important Partner'

published less than 1 hour ago
Dick’s Sporting Goods’ CEO said that Adidas is “a large and important partner,” a day after telling analysts his chain would take space from the German manufacturer’s products to make room for a new activewear line.

Hiring by small businesses slowed again. Here’s why that’s not terrible news.

published about 1 hour ago
The nation’s smallest businesses, often considered the nation’s most dependable source of employment growth, have added fewer jobs every month since November, according to fresh data released Wednesday.Read full article >>

Alibaba Opens Data Center in Silicon Valley

published about 1 hour ago
Alibaba Opens Data Center in Silicon Valley
Alibaba said it is opening a data center in Silicon Valley, the Chinese e-commerce company’s first in the U.S., as it expands its cloud-computing business outside China.

McDonald's to Curb Purchases of Chicken Raised with Antibiotics

published about 2 hours ago
McDonald's to Curb Purchases of Chicken Raised with Antibiotics
McDonald’s said its U.S. restaurants will stop selling chicken raised with antibiotics that are important to human health, one of the biggest moves yet by a major food company to address growing concerns over antibiotic-resistant ‘super bugs.’