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Talking Big: Battery Ventures expects nine IPOs. That’s nine companies going public… NINE TIMES.

Discoloration: Techcrunch reports Peter Pham has left Color

We Do it the Old Fashioned Way: How Steve Jobs really turned Apple into a juggernaut

Killing It: Ackman makes a mint on JCPenney’s new hire

Will He or Won’t He? One thing’s for certain, Rick Perry sounds like a presidential candidate

Moving Along:
Two leaders at Iperian head out

Greatness Delayed: The Yankee captain injures his calf on the way to 3,000 hits

Come Again? “Report: Alleged Shaq sex tape leads to kidnapping.” Yup.