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PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Sept 8
September 8, 2017 / 4:15 AM / 16 days ago

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Sept 8

Sept 8 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- Equifax Inc, one of the three major consumer credit reporting agencies, said on Thursday hackers had gained access to company data that potentially compromised sensitive information for 143 million American consumers, including Social Security numbers and driver's license numbers. nyti.ms/2xTtBRI

- Amazon.com Inc took the unusual step on Thursday of announcing it wants a second home outside Seattle, starting what is sure to be a fierce bidding war to lure Amazon — and the thousands of high-paying jobs it will bring to town — using a combination of tax breaks and other sweeteners. nyti.ms/2wMJ1sQ

- Two planned streaming services of Walt Disney Co took clearer shape on Thursday, as the entertainment giant vowed to bring "Star Wars" and Marvel movies to one and proposed a novel approach to the other: sports á la carte. nyti.ms/2f7TyFJ

- The Food and Drug Administration this week accused the drugmaker Pfizer Inc of failing to properly investigate reports of malfunctioning EpiPens, including incidents when patients died or became severely ill after the device failed to work. Pfizer manufactures the EpiPen, which treats allergic reactions, for the drugmaker Mylan NV. nyti.ms/2ePWWZ0

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