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Judge Orders LinkedIn to Allow Startup Access to User Data

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A federal judge on Monday ordered LinkedIn Corp. to allow a startup company to scrape data publicly posted by LinkedIn users.

Warren Buffett Cashes Out on GE, Cashing In on Crisis Loan

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is getting out of one of America's oldest companies: General Electric. Berkshire received most of the shares after the investor lent roughly $3 billion to GE in October 2008 during the depths of the financial crisis.

Brazil's JBS Reports Drop in Quarterly Profit

JBS SA reported a sharp drop in quarterly profit amid corruption and food safety scandals that have ensnared the meatpacker, the world's largest supplier of animal protein.

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Pandora Names Sling TV's Lynch as New CEO

Pandora Media said former Sling TV Chief Executive Roger Lynch will lead the Internet-radio company as it faces an increasingly competitive landscape.

John Paulson Turns From Pharmaceutical Bets

John Paulson, the hedge-fund star of the financial crisis, decreased or sold off many of his bets on pharmaceutical companies in the second quarter, filings show.

Transplace to Be Acquired By TPG Capital

Transportation management company Transplace is expected to be acquired from Greenbriar Equity Group in a deal expected to be worth close to $1 billion

Google Cancels Daily Stormer's Site Registration

Google on Monday said it canceled the website-hosting registration for the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer, hours after GoDaddy Inc. told the site it needed to find a new host.

Jana Takes Stake in Blue Apron

The activist hedge fund whose investment in Whole Foods Market Inc. catalyzed the natural grocer's takeover by Inc. has taken a 2% stake in meal-kit maker Blue Apron Holdings Inc.

Navistar Ordered to Pay $31 Million Over Faulty Engines

Navistar must pay $31 million in damages for failing to disclose problems with its engines, a Tennessee jury ruled, in the first judgment against the truck maker from dozens of lawsuits filed over a troubled engine model.

Amazon Issues Eclipse-Glasses Refunds

Online retailer Inc. started issuing refunds to consumers who bought certain brands of eclipse glasses after reports that counterfeits were flooding the market.

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August 14, 2017 21:15 ET (01:15 GMT)