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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2012, file photo, the sun is reflected in the exterior of Dell Inc.'s offices in Santa Clara, Calif. Dell is going public again, as the company offers to exchange tracking stock for a new class of common shares in a $21.7B deal. The transaction is expected to close in the 4th quarter. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
July 02, 2018 - 5:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dell is going public again after a five-year sojourn as a privately held company. In the $21.7 billion agreement announced Monday, the PC and data storage company is offering to exchange tracking stock for a new class of common shares, simplifying the complex ownership structure...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 2, 2018. A central bank survey released Monday showed Japan's corporate outlook has worsened from three months ago, underlining fears in this export-reliant economy about trade tensions. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 02, 2018 - 2:48 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global markets fell Monday as weaker-than-expected Asian economic surveys ratcheted up worries over the potential impact of higher tariffs due to be imposed by China and the U.S. in a festering trade dispute. Over in Europe, a prolonged German government crisis weighed on sentiment...
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From left, handy Japan CEO Hiro Katsuse, Tink Labs Founder and CEO Terence Kwok and Softbank President and CEO Ken Miyauchi pose for a photo during a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, July 2, 2018. Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank is investing in a mobile device service for hotel guests, called handy Japan, offering tourist spot information and internet access. Handy, developed by Hong Kong-based Tink Labs, is available in 650,000 rooms in 4,000 hotels in 82 countries. (AP Photo/Nicola Shannon)
July 02, 2018 - 2:30 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank is investing in a mobile device service for hotel guests, called handy Japan, that offers information on tourist attractions and internet access. Terms of the deal, announced Monday, were not disclosed. Handy, developed by Hong Kong-based Tink...
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July 02, 2018 - 1:38 am
LONDON (AP) — British supermarket chain Tesco and France's Carrefour are creating a strategic alliance to give them more clout with global suppliers. The companies say in a statement Monday that the three-year deal will cover their relationship with suppliers and include joint purchasing of the...
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In this Monday, June 25, 2018, photo, a man inspects cooking woks in a factory in Hangzhou in east China's Zhejiang province. Surveys show Chinese manufacturing decelerated in June as exports weakened, Beijing tightened lending controls and trade tensions with Washington rose. (Chinatopix via AP)
July 02, 2018 - 12:57 am
BEIJING (AP) — Two surveys show Chinese manufacturing slowed in June as exports weakened, Beijing tightened lending controls and trade tensions with Washington rose. The business magazine Caixin said Monday its monthly purchasing managers' index edged down to 51.0 from May's 51.1 on a 100-point...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 2, 2018. A central bank survey released Monday showed Japan's corporate outlook has worsened from three months ago, underlining fears in this export-reliant economy about trade tensions. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 01, 2018 - 9:27 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower on Monday after surveys showed a deterioration in the outlook for Chinese manufacturing ahead of the expected imposition of higher tariffs by Beijing and Washington starting Friday. Japan also reported weaker data. U.S. attempts to gain an upper hand...
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FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, people enter the Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo. A central bank survey released Monday, July 2, 2018 showed Japan's corporate outlook has worsened from three months ago, underlining fears in this export-reliant economy about trade tensions. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
July 01, 2018 - 8:45 pm
TOKYO (AP) — A central bank survey released Monday showed Japan's corporate outlook has worsened from three months ago, highlighting risks to this export-reliant economy from trade tensions. The Bank of Japan's "tankan" survey measuring confidence among large-scale manufacturers was at 21 points,...
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July 01, 2018 - 4:10 pm
Electric car maker Tesla Inc. has delivered on its CEO's promise to build a lower-priced car at a rate of 5,000 per week by the end of June. CEO Elon Musk sent an e-mail to company employees Sunday praising them for producing 5,000 Model 3s, a compact car that's designed to shift Tesla from a niche...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) meeting in Tokyo Sunday, July 1, 2018. Trade ministers from 16 Asian countries are meeting in Tokyo on a regional trade pact, highlighting efforts to ensure free and rules-based commerce in the face of an increasingly protectionist United States under President Donald Trump. (Sadayuki Goto/Kyodo News via AP)
July 01, 2018 - 4:23 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday called for an early conclusion of a regional trade pact that ensures free and rules-based commerce in the face of an increasingly protectionist United States under President Donald Trump. At a meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, Bill Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, talks to the media after a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris. The Seattle region is home to the two richest men in America, but while Amazon's Jeff Bezos is blamed by some for rising rents and clogged city streets, Gates is largely admired for helping lead the computing revolution and for the billions he donates through his philanthropy. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
June 30, 2018 - 2:58 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle region is home to America's two richest men, but their local legacies to date represent two very different eras for the city. While Amazon's Jeff Bezos is blamed by some for rising rents and clogged city streets, Bill Gates is largely admired for helping lead the...
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