Samsung Overcomes Phone Addiction

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Components, rather than mobile phones, are driving the rebound at Samsung Electronics.

Asian Shares Lose Momentum

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A rally in Asia was losing momentum Wednesday, with shares in Japan down from their highest levels in weeks after the central bank kept its monetary policy unchanged.

Chinese Startups Near Merger to Form $15 Billion Company

Related Link: and Dianping Holdings are nearing a merger that would create a company with a combined value of more than $15 billion, creating the country’s biggest online-to-offline provider of services ranging from movie tickets to restaurant bookings.

Sue the Bank? You May Get Your Shot

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is moving toward new rules giving borrowers more rights to sue banks and credit-card companies, the agency’s latest attempt to shift the balance of power to consumers from financial institutions.

Tesla's Model X Mystery

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Lowered delivery forecasts dented Tesla’s stock. But expectations may still be too high.

Microsoft's Surface Book: The Reason for a Laptop Foray

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Microsoft’s move into laptops is late in the game but necessary given a rapidly changing computing world.

DuPont CEO Move: Beware Bad Global Chemistry

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Investors celebrating the retirement of DuPont chief Ellen Kullman should consider why she ended up leaving.

Fifth Third in $85 Million Settlement Tied to Faulty Mortgage Loans

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Fifth Third Bancorp reached a $85 million settlement of civil fraud charges related to roughly 1,400 mortgages the Cincinnati-based bank failed to report were defective, the Justice Department said.

Berlin's Housing Problems Boil Over

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Berlin has become a magnet for European youth, with 40,000 new residents flocking to the city every year. The problem: Only about 8,000 new housing units are added a year. Building more is proving a challenge.

Tech Startup Pure Storage Set to Price IPO at $17 a Share

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Flash-storage company Pure Storage is set to price its initial public offering at $17 a share, at the midpoint of its expected range, according to people familiar with the deal.

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