Police Arrest Ex-Head of Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox

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Japanese police arrested Mark Karpelès, the head of collapsed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, alleging that he manipulated the company’s computer system to increase the balance in an account.

Virtual Reality Isn't Just About Games

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Virtual reality is going to be much bigger, much more compelling, and much less trivial than what its earliest adopters have so far envisioned, says Keywords columnist Christopher Mims.

'China's Airbnb' Raises $300 Million in Funding Round

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Tujia.com raised $300 million in its latest funding round, underscoring strong investor demand for Chinese startups despite volatility in the country’s domestic stock market.

Proxy Firm Georgeson Under Investigation

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Georgeson, a proxy-solicitation firm, is being investigated by federal prosecutors as part of the government’s increased focus on the illegal trading of confidential company information.

Aid's Role in Rising Tuition Gains Credence

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More economists believe the federal government’s loose standards for student loans are fueling a vicious cycle of higher college tuition prices, similar to what some say happened with the housing bubble.

For New York Times, a Gamble on Giveaways

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The New York Times has been experimenting with making its content available free across a multitude of platforms. It wants to boost its Web and mobile audience to help ad sales—but without undermining a steadily growing digital subscription business.

Coal Miner Alpha to Seek Chapter 11

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Alpha Natural Resources is expected to file for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early Monday to cut its more than $3 billion debt load.

Prison No Barrier for South Korean Tycoon

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Chey Tae-won will tighten his grip on South Korea’s third-largest conglomerate while serving a prison sentence, underscoring the power a small circle of families exert on the corporate landscape.

Fitbit's Valuation Puts It on the Treadmill

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Competition is growing in fitness wearables, and FitBit can’t afford to slip.

American Express, Discover to Pay Cost of Disruption

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AmEx’s and Discover’s ability to increase earnings may be held back by an evolving technological threat.

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