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Nokia agrees to $16.6 billion takeover of Alcatel-Lucent.

EU files antitrust charges against Google.

Private equity firm Abraaj appoints MENA investment head.

Ecommerce software maker Shopify files for IPO.

BlaBlaCar acquires its biggest competitor Carpooling.com to dominate European market.

Intel CEO expects PC market to shrink in 2015.

China’s economy hits slowest growth since 2009.

Net neutrality is important, and more so because most Indians don’t even have access to the internet.

U.S. runs out of visas for Chinese investors.

Virgin Australia is giving you free food, entertainment and luggage.

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ACG keeps wary eye on proposals to eliminate interest payment deduction.

JPMorgan exec: Banks may be making “bad loans” as LBOs boom.

Fund performance: LiveOak off to good start in Texas portfolio.

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