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In Second Opinion, the Dow and S&P close lower in biggest market reversal since October ’08, China cuts interests rates as concerns over the country’s economy grows and Airbnb will begin collecting taxes in its biggest market–Paris.

African-American Congressional staffers stage walk out with Hands Up Don't Shoot pose on the steps of the House of Representatives in Washington to protest the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner

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In Second Opinion, Jeb Bush shares Mitt Romney’s PE problem, Facebook considers adding a “dislike” button, you can now use Bitcoin to add funds to your Microsoft account and Wal-Mart sells the iPhone 6 for $129.

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In Second Opinion, Vodafone is in talks to buy Liberty Global, Steve Jobs has won 141 patents since his death, Outbrain files confidentially with the SEC to list on the Nasdaq and it’s Black Hole Friday, people!

Spiegel and Murphy arrive at the Time 100 gala celebrating the magazine's naming of the 100 most influential people in the world for the past year, in New York

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In Second Opinion, Snapchat is in talks to sell a stake worth $10 bln to the Alibaba Group, AMC is considering buying 50 percent of BBC America, and Best Buy CEO says tablet sales are crashing. Plus what part of New York City should Sharknado II attack?

Best Buy Extends Deadline for Founder Bid

Best Buy Co Inc agreed to extend the deadline to February 28 for founder Richard Schulze to make a bid for the company, continuing the uncertainty for shareholders over whether he can put a bid together.

Mobile Commerce Is More Than Just Coupons: Tips From Three Big Retail Brands

Consumer brands want to experiment with mobile commerce. But you might be surprised where they want to focus. It isn’t always on coupons that offer product discounts. Why condition a loyal customer to expect a price break? Three big consumer brand companies -– Coca Cola, Best Buy and Procter & Gamble –- offered tips on […]

Best Buy Leads Virtual World Venture Deal

IMVU Inc., a Palo Alto, Calif.-based online destination where adults and teens meet new people in 3D, has raised $10 million in Series D funding. Best Buy Capital led the round, and was joined by return backers Menlo Ventures, Allegis Capital and Bridgescale Partners.


Best Buy Backs Electric Motorcycle Maker

This morning, I asked PE Week Wire readers to name the latest electric vehicle company to raise its first round of funding. My only hint was “don’t think cars.” A few folks got it right, so now let’s share: The company is Brammo, an Ashland, Ore.-based developer of an electric motorcycle called the Enertia (no, […]

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