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Viacom is seeking a minority investor in its struggling Paramount Pictures film studio.

Time Inc is pursuing an acquisition of Yahoo’s core business, Bloomberg reports.

Thomas H. Lee approached Shutterfly with a buyout proposal, Reuters reports.

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Vinod Khosla wants $30 million from California to restore public beach access.

The Justice Department is trying to force Apple to extract data from about 12 other iPhones.

Zynga puts its San Francisco headquarters up for sale.

London Stock Exchange enters merger talks with Deutsche Börse.

Dell can buy out EMC, say U.S. antitrust regulators

Obama offers plan to close Guantanamo prison.

Mastercard will accept selfies and fingerprints as an alternative to passwords.

The New York Times wants to get rid of the $100 bill.

Whole Foods is investing in delivery startup Instacart, Re/Code reports.

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