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In time for Amazon prime day, Google offers a great deal on eBay.

Study finds that having a purpose in life leads to better sleep.

President Trump is now backing down from his “impenetrable Cyber Security unit” with Russia.

U.S. and Russia reach cease-fire on Southwest Syria.

A filing reveals that Amazon beat out six other suitors, which included four unidentified private equity firms, to land Whole Foods; the ecommerce giant also raised its bid.

In the wake of the sexual harassment scandal engulfing the venture capital community, actor and investor Ashton Kutcher plans on hosting an open dialogue on gender equality “in the work place and in tech in general.”

UK private equity firm Terra Firma Capital and a consortium led by buyout shop Arcus Infrastructure Partners, are among the companies weighing bids for communications infrastructure firm Arqiva Group.

HBO drops hints about the first three “Game of Thrones” Season 7 episodes.


Photo: Actor Ashton Kutcher arrives at the 23rd Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California, January 29, 2017. Reuters/Mario Anzuoni