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Exclusive: Microsoft responded quietly after detecting secret database hack in 2013

Microsoft Corp's secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees, in only the second known breach of such a corporate database.

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New cancer drugs help Johnson & Johnson top profit estimates

Johnson & Johnson posted better-than-expected third-quarter earnings, raising its full-year forecast due to growth from new cancer drugs and high-margin treatments picked up in its $30 billion acquisition of Actelion earlier this year.

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Airbus takes control of Bombardier CSeries in rebuff to U.S. threat

MONTREAL/TOULOUSE, France Airbus has agreed to take a majority stake in Bombardier's troubled CSeries jetliner program, securing the plane's future and giving the Canadian firm a possible way out of a damaging trade dispute with Boeing. | Video

Mexico, Canada poised to push back over U.S. NAFTA demands

WASHINGTON Trade ministers from the United States, Canada and Mexico on Tuesday wrap up a contentious round of NAFTA negotiations dominated by aggressive U.S. demands including a sunset clause that Canadian and Mexican officials say will be rejected.

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Patently tough: Long road ahead for Qualcomm in China case against Apple

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Qualcomm Inc wants to hit Apple Inc where it hurts most: iPhone sales in China - one of its biggest global markets where most of its flagship smartphones are made.

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Obituary: Jim Saft, Reuters columnist, a man of humor and insight

This headline by Jim Saft, who died on Monday after suffering a stroke last month, was typical of the writing of one of Reuters smartest and most engaging columnists on investment and markets. [SAFT/]

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