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Nokia is in talks to buy its rival Alcatel-Lucent.

Nestle nears sale of frozen food unit to Brakes, says source.

Massachusetts ex-Governor Deval Patrick to run new Bain unit.

IBM launches new health unit, teams with Apple, Johnson & Johnson and Medtronic.

Rakuten is looking to acquire PopSugar for $580 million.

Amazon ends book pricing squabble with HarperCollins,

Ex-NFL RB Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing cellmate.

Led by Sequoia Capital, Indian investors are on fire this year.

Top 1% pay nearly half of federal income taxes.

High-skilled visa applications hit record high.

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Bankers prep 4.75 bln euros of loans to back buyouts.

Quantum Energy prepares final close on Fund VI.

Anthos, with Goldman pedigree, raises $300 mln: Updated.

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