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China’s Baidu set to partner with Uber and reportedly invest up to $600 million.

The vanishing male worker: How America fell behind.

Banks fined over pursuit of work on Toys ‘R’ Us IPO. Finra says 10 Wall Street banks offered favorable coverage to secure spot as underwriters.

Mudslide fears for L.A. as ‘Pineapple Express’ storm pounds West Coast.

Apple-1, a computer sold by Steve Jobs out of his parents’ garage in 1976 for $600, fetches $365K at auction.

Private equity, venture capital returns outpace public equities in first 6 months, according to a new report.

Despite a rare uprising from Democrats, the House approves $1 trillion spending bill, narrowing averting a shutdown.

Iowa replaces drivers license with app.

Beverly Johnson, Vogue’s first black cover model, alleges Bill Cosby drugged her.

App-analytics company New Relic picks up $115 million in its IPO, setting price at $23.

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Calling all entries! Buyouts ‘Deal of the Year’ Awards 2015

Maybe CalPERS should have stuck to public equities.

Israel tech appealing more to China LPs.

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