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This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (October 4, 2017).

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Yahoo's 2013 data breach was much worse than previously disclosed, affecting all 3 billion accounts, new parent Verizon said.

Berkshire agreed to acquire a 38.6% stake in truck-stop operator Pilot Flying J, Buffett's latest bet on traditional transportation.

Some Facebook accounts allegedly tied to Russia posted divisive messages as recently as August.

Equifax's ex-CEO testified that executives didn't immediately realize the significance of the data breach.

Uber's board approved steps to strengthen its governance while curbtailing its former CEO's influence.

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Ford plans to shift about $7 billion toward the development of more trucks and SUVs.

Car sales hit their fastest pace of 2017, helped by discounts and replacements of storm-damaged vehicles.

U.S. stocks extended gains, boosted by the car-sales data. The Dow rose 84.07 points to 22641.67.

Chernin Group is forming a digital-media platform aimed at fantasy-sports fans and sports bettors.

Altria and BAT are set to run court-mandated ads over misleading statements about cigarettes.

Wells Fargo's CEO defended the bank's handling of its sales-practices scandal before a Senate panel.

Samsung is releasing a virtual-reality headset that works with Microsoft's Windows platform.

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October 04, 2017 02:47 ET (06:47 GMT)