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Iceland is preparing for the eruption of one of its largest volcanoes after recording hundreds of earthquakes at the site.

Delivery startups are back like it’s 1999. Can the new breed succeed where their predecessors failed after the tech bubble burst in 2000?

There’s a solar boom, which is causing a shortage of solar panels.

Music and video streaming service Vevo is off the market, after its owners decided it was poised for rapid growth.

Fortress Investment Group is expected to take its recently closed infrastructure fund public, providing limited partners instant liquidity.

Are private equity secondaries on dangerous ground? With pricing in the secondaries market higher than ever, some are concerned the market may be headed for a correction.

Seems like a terrible idea: state Republican parties in New York and Tennessee are challenging the SEC pay-to-play rules, arguing investment firms should be able to make political donations to any politician, even if those donations cause conflicts of interest.

California’s cell phone ‘kill switch’ bill, which allows authorities to remotely shut down mobile devices, could become a tool in the hands of police, who under the law can shut down mobile devices in ‘emergency’ situations.

Apple’s iMessage has become polluted with spam.

More on the fading need of Silicon Valley majors for investment banking help: businesses can achieve awareness far easier than in the past, without the need for human subject-matter expertise.

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Strategic Value Partners nears Fund III target

RCP Advisors draws $258 mln for Fund IX

Uncovering more Swedish entrepreneurs

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