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The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes, but enhance scrutiny of such deals so they don't harm competition or limit free speech.
Three of the co-founders of CertusBank, who were fired earlier this month after investors raised concerns over spending, have filed a federal lawsuit protesting their dismissals.
Capital One tapped two documentary filmmakers from Brooklyn, N.Y., to take a road trip across the U.S. telling the stories of small businesses in nearly three dozen cities, including Charlotte. Their videos and photos are compiled on a website, IAmSmallBusinessProud.com, and social media channels Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

Apple is doling out more of its cash to shareholders and preparing to split its stock for the first time in nine years in an attempt to win back investors fretting about the iPhone maker's slowing sales growth and pace of innovation.

Harris Teeter said Wednesday that it is lowering prices on thousands of items in its Charlotte-area and Asheville stores, following its recent acquisition by the Kroger Co.

Facebook's earnings nearly tripled and revenue grew sharply in the first quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue.

McClatchy Co., owner of The Charlotte Observer, The (Raleigh) News & Observer and The Herald of Rock Hill, on Wednesday reported a net loss of $5.9 million in the first quarter largely because of a decline in advertising revenue and accelerated depreciation of printing equipment.

U.S. Postal Service workers are planning a protest uptown Thursday, as they rally against a plan to sell more postal services at Staples without postal service employees.

Toyota kept its position at the top in global vehicle sales for the first quarter of this year, outpacing rivals General Motors and Volkswagen.

Fans of classic HBO shows like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire" will soon have access to those series and more through Amazon Prime in the first online streaming deal signed by the cable network.

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