U.S. Takeover Targets Wrest Fees, Guarantees From Chinese Suitors

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Many American companies are wary of Chinese acquirers, with some demanding that they put money in escrow accounts or provide letters of credit to guarantee deal financing or payment of breakup fees.

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.

E-Sports Draw Mainstream Advertisers

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Videogaming’s rapid shift from a living-room hobby to a spectator sport is luring mainstream advertisers and intensifying competition between big game publishers and nimble upstarts.

Why Tencent Wants a Global Gaming Clash of Clans

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Tencent’s quest for Finnish game maker Supercell won’t come cheap.

Tribune's Deal Rejection: Bad News in Business Section

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Tribune’s latest move shows its board’s top priority is to block a Gannett deal, not engage with its would-be acquirer.

Telecoms Work on Response to Messaging Apps

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Traditional texting is on the decline as consumers switch to messaging apps for texting and sharing of photos and videos. The global telecom industry is scrambling to come up with products and strategies to compete with popular apps such as Facebook’s WhatsApp and Apple’s iMessage.

Best Buy Doesn't Live Up to Its Name

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Best Buy is unlikely to withstand the tough environment hurting many retailers.

Homeownership Elusive for Young Adults Without College Degrees

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New research suggests that young people without a college diploma face especially big hurdles to owning a home, even when compared to college grads with student loans.

DuPont, Dow Chemical Detail Post-Merger Executive Roles

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DuPont and Dow Chemical Co. provided more details about plans for the leadership team following the planned merger of the chemical giants, including leadership for the three businesses that eventually would be split off.

Tribune Rejects Gannett's New Offer

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Tribune rejected a sweetened takeover offer from Gannett and brought on a billionaire investor to help rebuff the bid.

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