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Moody’s downgrades Japan’s credit rating.

Tech purchases on Black Friday were up despite weaker overall retail sales.

Vox Media is valued at nearly $400 million after $46.5 million investment from General Atlantic.

Star witness in Apple lawsuit Is Steve Jobs.

Sony hackers leaked movies to file-sharing sites.

Supreme Court to consider Facebook threats case

Centerbridge is nearing deal to buy IPC Systems from Silver Lake for more than $1.1 billion.

Twitter plans to peek at your apps to serve you targeted ads.

American universities are becoming less desirable for foreign students.

And, India just can’t get enough pizza.

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Silver Lake spin-out Luminate talks to LPs about debut fund.

Ten ways to maintain your cool (and equity) in distressed situations: Updated

Venture fundraising appears to slow in Q4.

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