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SYDNEY, Feb 23- The world's top economies agreed on Sunday to develop stricter rules on cross-border taxation to close loopholes that have allowed multinationals such as Starbucks Corp, Google Inc, Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc to avoid paying taxes.
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U.S. stocks fluctuated on Friday, with the Nasdaq Composite rising for the week.
NEW YORK, Feb 21- Investment firm G Asset Management said on Friday that it had offered to buy a 51 percent stake in either Barnes& Noble Inc or in the bookseller's Nook digital business. The little known firm said the proposal for Barnes& Noble as a whole would be for $22 per share, which would value the top U.S. bookstore chain at $1.32 billion.
Wal-Mart, the World Wide Web and fracking. CNBC readers say the men behind these game changers should be on the most influential list.
CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight on Re/code's report saying industry sources say Amazon is getting ready to launch a Web TV box.
Industry sources say Amazon is getting ready to launch a Web TV box that would compete with Apple TV and Roku's line of products.
U.S. stock index futures traded higher on Friday ahead of home sales data and speeches from Federal Reserve officials.
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Feb 20- Groupon Inc forecast a surprise quarterly loss as it spends more to advertise its online marketplace, which is expected to make up for its lagging daily deals business, and its shares fell more than 13 percent in extended trading.
Feb 20- Daily deals website Groupon Inc forecast a surprise loss for the current quarter as it spends more on marketing, sending its shares down more than 13 percent in extended trading.
Determining who belongs on CNBC's list of business influencers has led to spirited debates. How about Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos?
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Feb 20- The struggles of the low-income U.S. consumer are playing out in Wal-Mart Stores Inc's grocery aisles. Wal-Mart shares fell 2.2 percent in morning trading. To combat sluggish sales, broaden its customer base and fend off aggressive rivals, Wal-Mart said it was doubling the number of smaller new stores it originally planned to open this year.
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Customer satisfaction with online shopping slipped 4.9 percent to a benchmark of 78, the lowest score since 2001.
Despite Amazon's tight grip on e-commerce, start-ups can capitalize on the giant's flaws, said Petflow.com co-founder Joe Speiser.
Feb 19- Asian chat services KakaoTalk, LINE and WeChat threaten to overturn the mobile order of things, usurping the role of Google Inc, Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc and telecoms carriers as gatekeeper to the consumer.
All eyes are on retail for signs on the consumer but there are a few reasons to be wary of fourth-quarter earnings, says the CEO of CardHub.com.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 14- Tom Perkins, the Silicon Valley venture capitalist who compared the plight of the wealthiest Americans to Jews in Nazi Germany, offered up a provocative new idea on what the rich deserve: more votes in public elections for every dollar they pay in taxes.