Beijing Targets Mining Executive in Probe

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China placed the president of state-owned metals giant Aluminum Corp. of China under a graft probe, the latest in a string of high-level mining executives to be swept up in its anticorruption shake-up.

AMA Urges Overhaul of Electronic Records

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The American Medical Association is calling for a major overhaul of electronic-medical-records systems to make usability and high-quality patient care a higher priority.

Rebound Eludes TV Ads

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TV networks have been banking on a surge in ad spending in coming weeks, following weaker-than-expected "upfront" advance ad sales for the new season. But the fall season is looking tepid.

Beijing's Big Balancing Act: Reform and Growth

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With China's economy faring worse than thought, the country's long push toward financial reform is bumping up against another national goal: boosting growth.

Google's $105 Smartphone in India

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Google unveiled a new line of low-cost smartphones in New Delhi, hoping to persuade more people in India and other emerging markets to upgrade their handsets.

Don't Follow the Yellen Brick Road

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Ahead of the Tape: Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen may or may not yield ground to hawkish colleagues. But it might not matter as much as we think.

Gilead to Allow Cheaper Hepatitis C Drug in Developing Countries

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Gilead Sciences said it will allow generic drug makers to make cheaper versions of Sovaldi, its $1,000-a-day hepatitis C pill, to sell in developing countries.

Alibaba Raises IPO Price Range

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Alibaba Group, in the middle of marketing what could be the world's largest IPO, has raised the deal's price range to between $66 and $68 a share because of strong investor demand.

Lockheed Martin Forms Tech Unit in Israel

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Lockheed Martin, the world's largest defense contractor by sales, has formed a technology-focused Israeli subsidiary as it seeks to win new defense contracts in the country, a company executive said.

Firm Strikes It Rich With Fracking Sand

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Insight Equity Holdings owns about 30% of Emerge Energy Services, which started out supplying sand to golf courses but has done well mining the silica crystals for energy companies.

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