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Battery Rivals Tesla and Panasonic Poised for a Fight in Europe

Panasonic Corp., which makes the lithium-ion batteries for Tesla Motors Inc.’s cars, will begin selling batteries that power homes in Europe next year, starting in Germany, where people are given greater incentives to switch to solar-generated electricity.

The Case That Has Microsoft, Apple and Amazon Agreeing for Once

Microsoft Corp. responded swiftly to a pre-dawn fax from the FBI in January. The two terrorists who killed a dozen people at the newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris had Microsoft e-mail accounts stored on servers in the U.S., and 45 minutes later their contents were en route to the agency, to be shared with French authorities.

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Naspers CEO Defies China Slump to Leapfrog Netflix in Africa

Bob van Dijk’s $55 billion media company gets almost all of its value from a single Chinese investment, yet he’s more concerned about attracting Africans to Naspers Ltd.’s new video-on-demand service than about China’s economic slowdown.

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Google Gives Logo a Huge Overhaul

Google has decided to alter its iconic logo. Why are they doing this? Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde reports on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)

The Hong Kong Clothing Retailer Revolutionizing Shopping

Grana founder and CEO Luke Grana discusses his e-commerce luxury fashion brand, how the company is employing an offline-to-online retail strategy and where he sees growth. He speaks to Bloomberg's Rishaad Salamat on "Trending Business." (Source: Bloomberg)

225,000 IPhones Breached by Hackers

Today’s "BWest Byte" is 225,000, for how many Apple iPhone accounts have been breached by hackers, according to Palo Alto Networks. Bloomberg's Emily Chang reports on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Naspers CEO Defies China Slump to Leapfrog Netflix in Africa

Bob van Dijk’s $55 billion media company gets almost all of its value from a single Chinese investment, yet he’s more concerned about attracting Africans to Naspers Ltd.’s new video-on-demand service than about China’s economic slowdown.