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Twitter is stepping up the targeted ads.

Why e-cigarettes may  wind up bringing unwanted, if necessary, attention to the world of social advertising.

Samsung acquires the streaming entertainment startup Boxee for a modest $30 million.

Apple hires former Yves Saint Laurent CEO Paul Deneve for special projects.

An ex-NYU professor is arrested for stalking Citigroup’s chief economist.

The investor of the mouse and desktop interface passes away.

More small businesses embrace bitcoin.

Knight Capital’s popular leader abruptly quits.

Private equity firms bite into burgers.

10 things MBAs should learn about startups.

And 100 great things about America!

Happy July 4th, all!

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