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DowDuPont Signs a Deal to Surveil Farms With Satellites

It might not be apparent unless you’re driving through the mid-longitudes of Interstate 70, but around 40 percent of the land in the United States is farmland. Understanding what happens on that acreage is complicated—for individual farmers and agricultural conglomerates. Understanding how to improve what’s going on is even harder. ...

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Worries Rise as Pope and China Edge Closer to Deal on Bishops

Advertisement ROME — Pope Francis and his diplomats have been quietly pouring energy into negotiations with the Chinese government that could help end a decades-long dispute over control of the Catholic Church in the country. But as signs of a possible breakthrough have emerged — how bishops get ordained has ...

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Disney’s Deal for 21st Century Fox Is Said to Be Close

Advertisement LOS ANGELES — The Walt Disney Company was poised to complete a once-unthinkable deal to swallow most of Rupert Murdoch’s movie and television empire, a $ 60 billion-plus acquisition that would supercharge Disney’s global streaming-service ambitions, threaten to undercut Silicon Valley’s entertainment aspirations and most likely prompt further consolidation ...

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Uber Reaches Deal to Sell Stake to SoftBank

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber completed a deal on Sunday to sell a significant stake of itself to SoftBank, a Japanese conglomerate, paving the way for the ride-hailing company to make sweeping governance changes and to go public by 2019. Under the agreement, a consortium of investors led by SoftBank will ...

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Broadcom Targets Qualcomm in Largest-Ever Tech Deal

For years, Hock Tan studiously avoided the limelight, even as he built a onetime division of Hewlett-Packard into what is now Broadcom, a semiconductor maker whose chips help power the newest iPhone. Yet there he was last Thursday, standing beside President Trump at the White House and announcing plans to ...

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