Rupert Murdoch and 21st Century Fox have fulfilled a mission derailed five years ago by a UK phone hacking scandal and have taken full control of British satellite TV giant Sky. Fox paid just shy of $15 billion to acquire the rest of the shares it doesn’t currently own (a bit more than 60 percent) – NYTimes
Well, Yahoo, that sure didn’t take long – WSJ
Warren Buffet’s favorite Brazilian buying partner, investment firm 3G Capital, is reportedly in a “buying mood,” and Mondelez is likely target #1 – NYTimes
Solar power turned an important corner in 2016, with new panels driving record-cheap solar costs that have made solar less expensive than wind power for the first time – Bloomberg
Reprogramming the body’s aging clock? Rejuvenating organs to lengthen life spans? Not the stuff of science fiction—just a normal day at the Salk Institute – NYTimes
Time again for the Daily Dose’s annual holiday hiatus. Have a wonderful couple of weeks with friends and family. We’ll see you back here in 2017.
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