EBay to Spin Off PayPal Business

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EBay disclosed plans to separate its PayPal business into a separate publicly traded company next year, a victory for activist investor Carl Icahn, who had pushed for the company to split.

News Corp to Buy Move Inc.

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News Corp agreed to buy online real-estate listings business Move Inc. in an all-cash deal valued at about $950 million, expanding the media company's presence in the U.S. real-estate market.

China iPhone 6 Sales to Start Oct. 17

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Apple's iPhone 6 will go on sale in China after winning final approval from regulators who scrutinized the device's security features amid rising concerns in the country about privacy.

Hundreds of Thousands Face Health Law Subsidy Deadline

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Hundreds of thousands of Americans are at risk of losing or having to pay back health insurance subsidies from the Affordable Care Act and face a Tuesday deadline for reconciling the problem.

Planet Geek Meets Planet Jock

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Gyms and fitness programs are catering to gamers and comic-lovers, using storylines from "Star Trek" in yoga class and teaching the art of swordplay.

Are Workplace Personality Tests Fair?

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Personality tests in the hiring process have sparked scrutiny, with some companies scaling back and civil-rights groups claiming the tests could constitute workplace discrimination.

Unlawful Seizure of AIG Claimed at Trial

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A $40 billion lawsuit against the U.S. government for its crisis-era bailout of American International Group got under way in federal court, with David Boies, a lawyer for the insurer's shareholders, accusing the government of unlawfully seizing a majority stake in the insurer.

Pay TV Takes Stock of Dodgers Fiasco

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Pay-TV distributors are hoping the fiasco over the Dodgers cable channel—which generally wasn't picked up—will be a turning point in a wider debate over sports programming costs.

From Africa to Ukraine, Deal Police Proliferate

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These days, many big mergers don't just need to win antitrust approval from regulators in the U.S. and the European Union. A growing roster of nations including China, Brazil and even Ukraine also want a say.

Japan Inc. Goes Deeper Into Southeast Asia

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Japanese companies are turning to frontier markets such as Laos and Cambodia in search of cheaper labor, stepping into what has until now been firmly in China's sphere of influence.

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