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eBay rose$. 54 or 1.0 percent, to $53.65. Groupon Inc. rose$. 11 or 1.7 percent, to $6.26. LinkedIn Corp. fell $1.40 or. 6 percent, to $217.26.
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eBay rose$. 47 or. 9 percent, to $53.11. Groupon Inc. rose$. 15 or 2.5 percent, to $6.15. LinkedIn Corp. fell $1.20 or. 5 percent, to $218.66.
FRANKLIN, Tenn.— Hospital operator Community Health Systems said a cyberattack took information on more than 4 million patients from its computer network earlier this year. Community Health has since removed the malware from its system and finalized "other remediation efforts" to prevent future attacks.
eBay rose$. 41 or. 8 percent, to $53.05. Groupon Inc. rose$. 09 or 1.5 percent, to $6.09. LinkedIn Corp. fell$. 75 or. 3 percent, to $219.11.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Ebay's PayPal is in talks with bitcoin transaction providers to integrate the currency within its payments system.
HONG KONG, Aug 15- Alibaba Pictures Group Ltd, the recently formed film and TV unit of Alibaba Group, said on Friday it had found possible accounting irregularities and asked for its Hong Kong- listed shares to be suspended until further notice.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- Activist investor Carl Icahn reported a 6.6 percent stake in Gannett Co Thursday and revealed that he planned to push the media company to split into separate print and broadcast firms before Gannett beat him to it, a regulatory filing showed.
Aug 14- Top U.S. hedge fund managers did some shopping for shares of discount retailer Dollar General Corp and drug store operator Walgreen Co in the second quarter.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 14- Ebay Inc's PayPal is in talks with Coinbase Inc and other bitcoin transaction providers to integrate the virtual currency within its Braintree payments system, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Ebay bought Braintree for $800 million in 2013 to boost PayPal's mobile presence.
Daniel Loeb's Third Point added 1 million shares of Dollar General, raising his stake by 33 percent, while Blue Ridge Capital, founded by Tiger Cub John Griffin, nearly doubled its stake in Walgreen when it bought 2.8 million shares.
Aug 14- With the cost of college textbooks surpassing $1,000 a year for many students, soon-to-be sophomore Matt Schroeder came up with a smart way to trim costs. "My calculus book that usually costs $180, I got for the semester for $10 and a Chick-fil-A biscuit," says Schroeder, 19, who attends Covenant College in Georgia.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 13- Amazon.com Inc unveiled a $10 credit-card reader and mobile app for businesses on Wednesday, expanding further into bricks-and-mortar retail and the rapidly evolving mobile payments arena. The new point-of-sale system, called Amazon Local Register, would give Amazon crucial data on how U.S. consumers shop offline, analysts say.
Amazon is going after Square and PayPal with "Local Register". The "Squawk Alley" crew, and Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, discuss the credit card processing device designed to help small businesses.
*Threat of Russia invading Ukraine appears to recede. NEW YORK, Aug 13- U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday amid a perceived easing of tensions in both Ukraine and Iraq, which pushed investors to seek bargains.