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Microsoft looks to Windows 10 for a jolt in the mobile realm.

Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots prepare for the Super Bowl.

Meituan, China’s leading group deals site, raises $700 million at $7 billion valuation.

NSA monitored North Korean hackers since 2010 but were unable to prevent Sony hack.

Plaxo co-founder Minh Nguyen charged with murder.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick wants to create 50,000 jobs this year in the EU.

Why the rest of the world doesn’t suffer from leprosy like India does.

Death toll rises as “flash freeze” paralyzes Northeast.

Weekend Box Office: ‘American Sniper’ shatters records with $90.2 million weekend.

Apple cuts off developers In Crimea following U.S. sanctions.

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LP Scorecard: Big bet on middle market pays dividends for LACERS,

Chart of the Week: Blackstone, Apollo top charts with biggest mega-buyout funds since 2011.

CTI Life Sciences raises C$134 mln in first close of Fund II, boosts staff.

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