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SoftBank to invest $1 billion in South Korea’s Coupang

U.S. surveillance in place since 9/11 is sharply limited.

Private equity firm FFL raises new $2 billion fund.

New report says that there will be 6.1 billion smartphone users globally by 2020, overtaking basic fixed phone subscriptions.

Jamie Dimon becomes a billionaire ushering in era of the megabank.

Google has reportedly acquired sensor company Lumedyne for $85 million.

Venezuela’s currency isn’t worth a penny.

American woman killed by lion in South Africa is identified.

Designer ad banned for “unhealthily” thin model,

Southwest fares drop below $100 round trip in 72-hour sale.

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Cogent wins contract to run secondary sale for New York City.

New Mexico ERB commits $40 mln to Edison.

Fund performance: Texas LP turns bullish on venture.

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