Facebook to Revamp 'Topics' to Reduce Bias Risk

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Facebook told a U.S. senator that an internal investigation had found “no evidence of systematic political bias” against conservatives in its trending topics tool, but that it will revamp how the feature works to minimize the potential effects of individual biases.

Sony Expects Device-Unit Loss

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Sony says profits at its image-sensor business will be hit by the impact of earthquakes in southern Japan, where its factory halted operations for several weeks.

Best Buy Issues Soft Profit Outlook

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Best Buy reported revenue for the latest quarter that fell less than analysts were expecting amid strong appliance sales, but issued a soft profit forecast for the current quarter and said its financial chief was stepping down next month.

Sony Rattled but Not Rolled by Earthquake Disruption

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Sony took a hit when its image sensor production was knocked out by a recent earthquake. The profit damage may not be as bad as it seems.

For Bond Traders Things Can Only Get Better

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These reasons mean a shocking first quarter should give way to a less bad year overall.

Viacom CEO Files Suit to Block Changes to Redstone Trust

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Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman and a board member have filed a lawsuit challenging their dismissals from the trust overseeing Sumner Redstone’s $40 billion media empire.

European Equities: Why We Shouldn't Write Them Off Just Yet

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European equities are clearly unloved. Investors are right to be skeptical, but there may be glimmers of hope.

A Rare Look Inside China's Central Bank Shows Slackening Resolve to Revamp Yuan

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Minutes of closed-door meetings show how leaders lost interest in making the yuan’s value more market-based, ditching changes announced in August.

China's Brokerages: The Next Leverage Frontier

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Regulatory changes that could boost leverage at the heart of China’s shaky financial markets seem like an invitation to trouble

Why Bayer's Big Monsanto Bid Has Fallen Flat

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Bayer has taken its interest in buying Monsanto public with a $62 billion bid. That raises as many questions for the German pharmaceutical and crop sciences company as it answers.

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