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Brian Williams is suspended without pay for 6 months by NBC.

Private equity firms in a frenzied race to hire young investment bankers.

Koch Brothers back debt fund for smaller takeovers. Their firm invests $100 million in new fund raised by ex-Citi bankers.

Rocket Internet’s food group eats up Talabat for $170 million and 24h in the Middle East.

Sigfox raises France’s biggest VC round ever at $115 million to expand its internet of things wireless network.

Jon Stewart is quitting “The Daily Show.”

Apple just became the first $700 billion company. Ever.

KKR assets under management up 5% for year.

Dating apps pose U.S. corporate security risk, says IBM.

Hundreds of ISIS social media accounts shut down.

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Sale of Cogent to Greenhill yields 20x return for Cogent’s outside backers.

Louisiana Teachers’ continues energy push, backs EnCap Fund X.

Data report: Corporate’s push into VC paying off with high returns.

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