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Federal prosecutors charge SAC Capital with insider trading crimes.

Uber’s newest funding round could value the company at roughly $3.5 billion.

Zynga abandons real-money gaming efforts in the U.S.

Why Chromecast is such a big deal for Google (and not so great for Apple).

BMW goes head-to-head with Tesla, as the electric car race shifts into overdrive.

Robots are stealing your restaurant reservations.

Five alleged hackers are charged in the largest cybercrime credit scheme in U.S. history.

The flabby thinking behind Obama’s possible Fed nomination.

The Daily Show’s takedown of Anthony Weiner.

Poor Pippa Middleton.

Photo: Hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen, founder and chairman of SAC Capital Advisors, listens to a question during a one-on-one interview session at the SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada in this May 11, 2011, file photo.