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Monday, July 28, 2014

New York Times Business

Bits Blog: The Lessons Thus Far From the Transition to Digital Patient Records

9 hours 23 minutes ago
The use of digital patient records has not led to overbilling, as feared, according to a new report — but it has not yet delivered efficiency gains or improved care, either. by By STEVE LOHR

Fast-Food Supplier Suspends China Plant’s Operations

9 hours 48 minutes ago
As McDonald’s took some meat items off its menu on Monday, one of its suppliers, OSI Group, of Illinois, said it was reviewing all its China plants. by By REUTERS

DealBook: Zillow to Acquire Trulia for $3.5 Billion

9 hours 53 minutes ago
Zillow agreed on Monday to buy Trulia for about $3.5 billion in stock, creating a giant repository of online listings for real estate and home values. by By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED

The New Health Care: The Problem With 'Pay for Performance' in Medicine

10 hours 48 minutes ago
The idea is intuitively appealing: Reward doctors for positive outcomes, not per procedure. But it doesn't seem to work as well as hoped. by By AARON E. CARROLL

DealBook: Virgin America Files for I.P.O.

11 hours 4 minutes ago
Virgin America, the sleek low-cost American airline partly owned by Richard Branson, filed for an initial public offering on Monday. by By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED

You’re the Boss Blog: Getting a Loan: Is There a Home Bank Advantage?

11 hours 6 minutes ago
Banking officials say they give better terms to regular customers. But is that really the case? by By ROBB MANDELBAUM

DealBook: Dollar Tree to Buy Family Dollar for $8.5 Billion

11 hours 11 minutes ago
The deal comes amid pressure on Family Dollar by the activist investor Carl C. Icahn, who urged the company last month to explore a sale of itself. by By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED

Yukos Shareholders Awarded About $50 Billion in Court Ruling

13 hours 41 minutes ago
The owners of the defunct Russian oil company were seeking $100 billion in damages after the authorities jailed its founder and sold his main asset. by By STANLEY REED

DealBook: Mothercare Focuses on Turnaround After Destination Maternity Drops Bid

14 hours 24 minutes ago
The British company repeatedly rebuffed the American operator of A Pea in the Pod and Motherhood Maternity stores. Late Friday, Destination Maternity said it was abandoning its takeover efforts. by By CHAD BRAY

Nissan First Quarter Profit Rises, Exceeds Consensus as U.S. Sales Improve

14 hours 31 minutes ago
Nissan Motor Co posted a 13.4 percent rise in April-June operating profit from a year earlier as Japan's second-biggest car maker saw improved sales in the United States after it changed senior management overseeing operations there. by By REUTERS

OSI Group Probe Finds Standards at Supplier Unit Below Par

14 hours 55 minutes ago
An on-going internal investigation conducted by OSI Group LLC into its unit, the scandal-hit Chinese food supplier Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, has revealed that standards were below par. by By REUTERS

Netflix Bolsters Offerings in Documentary Genre

18 hours 27 minutes ago
While the company has received much attention for its scripted programs, including “House of Cards” and “Orange Is the New Black,” it has also picked up a series of documentaries. by By EMILY STEEL

Britain to Expand Land Available for Oil and Gas Drilling

The government is opening large new tracts of land for exploratory drilling as part of an effort to encourage exploitation of shale fuel. by By STANLEY REED

DealBook: Equinox Fitness Is Buying Rest of Millennium’s Gyms

The $110 million deal is for the remaining gyms owned by Millennium Partners, and it expands Equinox’s empire to 73 locations worldwide. by By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED

Advertising: Aiming to Reduce a Stigma, Depend’s New Pitch Is ‘Drop Your Pants’

A new campaign for Depend incontinence products aimed at people under 50 hopes to show that bladder incontinence is common — and not only among older people. by By ANDREW ADAM NEWMAN

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