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Gávea Investments, of Brazil, is near final closing on a new PE fund that could exceed $1 billion.

Zillow has acquired Vancouver’s Retsly, a GrowLab portfolio company founded in 2013.

Time Warner rejects Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox’s $80 bln bid.

Murdoch really wants HBO along with rights to sports programming and international content distribution. 

Amazon is testing “Kindle Unlimited” which offers unlimited access to more than 600,000 titles and audiobooks for just $9.99 a month.

Ebay second quarter earnings rose 13 percent.

Samsung is in talks to buy SmartThings for $200 million.

To find out how much your Bitcoins are worth, just Google it. 

GE is in talks to sell its century-old household appliances business

Maria Zhang, the Yahoo engineering executive sued for sexual harassment, strikes back and alleges defamation against her accuser.

Smoking pot can occasionally make you paranoid, study finds. 

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