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Hutch Scoops Orange Asia: Hong Kong’s Hutchison 3G will buy Orange Austria from France Telecom and a PE firm in a billion dollar plus deal

Don’t Worry: No ads after IPO Facebook promises

Unique Problem Solvers: Seven most interesting startups

Global M&A Bombs: Lowest YTD levels since 2003

Silicon Valley Magic: Marc Andreessen’s top tech tips in the startup ecosystem

Lessons From a Tech Star: Seven tips on building a startup culture

Dow Jones Poaches Bloomberg Exec: Former CEO of Bloomberg Ventures joins the home of the Wall Street Journal

Yammer Time: Crazy growth from the enterprise social network

Viva Las Vegas: Billionaire businessman Trump endorses Romney in Sin City

Courting Petroplus: More than 40 bidders have expressed an interest in its Coryton site

Blackstone in Talks with Brocade but striking a deal may prove difficult

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