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In 2019, Apollo Global plans to launch seven funds across a range of strategies.

More than 200,000 people subscribed to Apple News Plus in its first 48 hours.

Andreessen Horowitz is raising $2 billion to $2.5 billion growth fund.

Google is requiring that temporary workers and contractors get healthcare and parental leave.

Walgreen cuts its earnings expectations for the fiscal year after the drugstore chain said it made less money on prescription drugs.

Lori Lightfoot will be the first black woman to lead Chicago as mayor.

Goldman Sachs plans to hire more neurodiverse employees, including people on the autism spectrum.

Brain Corp debuts an autonomous delivery robot for factories and retail.

YouTube  floated a proposal that would have made Alex Jones among its highest-paid stars.

Germany’s Metro is still in talks with several investors, who are interested in buying its Real hypermarkets chain.