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‘.Apple,’ ‘.auto’ among Internet suffixes proposed

NEW YORK — Proposals for Internet addresses ending in “.pizza,” ”.space” and “.auto” are among the nearly 2,000 submitted as part of the largest expansion in the online address system. Apple Inc., Sony Corp. and American Express Co. are among ...

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Tripping on global etiquette

I’m a lucky person. I landed a job I love. I help nurture businesses that are trying to sell their goods, services and technology in a country of more than 1.2 billion people. It takes about 20 hours to fly ...

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Crises make automakers rethink lean parts supplies

DETROIT — For the first time in more than 20 years, U.S. automakers are questioning a pillar of manufacturing: The practice of bringing parts to assembly lines right before they’re used. So-called just-in-time deliveries have helped automakers save billions and ...

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Ripken to visit Japan as U.S. sports ambassador

Cal Ripken Jr. aspires to one day become president and CEO of a major league baseball team. For now, the Hall of Fame infielder is satisfied with his current title: U.S. Public Diplomacy Envoy, a position that provides him the ...

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