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Authorities are closing in on hackers who stole data from JPMorgan Chase.

Holcim board rejects Lafarge merger terms.

KKR, Varde and Deutsche buy GE Capital consumer finance arm for $6.3 billion.

Everest Capital said to shut most funds as clients flee over losses.

Secure messaging app Wiper adds bitcoin support, gets yanked in China.

China put its crackdown on foreign tech companies on hold—for now.

Alibaba teases new face recognition tool for mobile pay.

Want to be a CIA spy? Be careful on Facebook.

Russia’s Putin appears in public for first time since March 5.

Real estate heir and subject of HBO’s “The Jinx” Robert Durst says he “killed them all.”

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