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Associated Press
      
Wall Street Journal
EBay is being circled by a pair of activist investors who want the online marketplace to consider parting with StubHub and its classified-ad business.
IBM’s revenue fell 3.5% in the latest quarter, a second consecutive quarterly drop that underscores significant challenges the tech giant faces in recapturing growth.
Johnson & Johnson said it expects its sales growth to slow in 2019, citing pricing pressures and generic-drug competition for its pharmaceutical division.
Startup investors and company founders warn that the unchecked growth of the past several years could be hitting a limit. A rout of publicly traded tech companies is fostering newfound restraint.
Compostable bags, cups and cutlery are becoming more popular amid the mounting backlash against plastic waste, but many products aren’t making it to the compost heap.
      
CNNMoney
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Softbank and Toyota are partnering on an effort to use autonomous vehicles and other technologies to change the world of transportation.
Aston Martin is joining the ranks of listed automakers with an IPO that values the British company at more than $5 billion.
Barnes & Noble jumped more than 20% after it said it would review a sale of the troubled company.
Howard Marks, co-chairman of Oaktree Capital, explains why investors should start treading lightly.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
Stocks slumped from the start, with selling worsening through the day. Tech and industrial shares weighed heavily on the market.
The consulting firm is the subject of another complaint by a retired turnaround specialist who accused McKinsey of working with a bankrupt company to improperly route its payments.
Tax breaks, land deals and cheap energy have spurred cryptocurrency mining in Georgia, which wants to be a digital data leader.
As the Chinese telecommunications giant faces scrutiny over its security, its careful cultivation of European governments and customers is at risk of unraveling.
A law passed last month allows the authorities to compel tech companies to build tools to bypass their products’ encryption. It has global implications.
      
USA Today Business Headlines
Stocks closed lower on Wall Street amid new signs the global economy is slowing after the International Monetary Fund cut its 2019 growth forecast.
     
 
 
Creditors are offering assistance for federal workers. For many, it’s the first time they have rolled a nationwide plan for a government shutdown.
     
 
 
Besides, Target, Apple Pay will now be accepted at Taco Bell, Speedway, Hy-Vee and Jack in the Box. Google Pay and Samsung Pay come to Target, too.
     
 
 
Waymo, formerly Google's self-driving car project, said it will locate manufacturing at a plant in southeast Michigan.
     
 
 
The chain was named the NFL official pizza sponsor last year; this is its first Super Bowl. The previous company to have the title was Papa John's.
     
 
 
      
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