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Facebook’s Daylong Malfunction Is a Reminder of the Internet’s Fragility

The incident, which also affected WhatsApp and Instagram, was caused by a small mistake that led to big problems.

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Who Deserves PG&E’s Assets? Fire Victims Face a New Ordeal

Employees, suppliers and bondholders all have claims against the utility in bankruptcy court, along with those counting on payouts over blazes started by the company’s equipment.

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White Collar Watch: Why Paying Bribes to Get Your Child Into College Is a Crime

The “right of honest services” turns paying a university employee to admit an unqualified student into a federal crime because it violates honest services owed to the school.

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A New Editor for People Magazine

Leaving after a five-year stint is the veteran entertainment journalist Jess Cagle. Taking his place is Dan Wakeford, who learned his craft in London.

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DealBook Briefing: The Fate of Financiers Tied to College Admissions Scandals

Business leaders are feeling the repercussions of charges issued by prosecutors relating to a college admissions scandal in which parents were accused of fraud and bribery to help their children.

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Wheels: Custom Cars, Made to Order While You Wait (a Couple of Months)

“The company that makes their dream car a reality is the company that’s going to get their money,” an auto dealer executive said.

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SoftBank and Other Investors May Buy $1 Billion Stake in Uber’s Self-Driving Cars

The talks precede Uber’s initial public offering and may ease worries about how costly it is to develop autonomous vehicles.

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