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The lawsuit is the latest flare-up in what’s become an increasingly acrimonious relationship over affiliate fees.

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The lawsuit is the latest flare-up in what’s become an increasingly acrimonious relationship over affiliate fees.

Cablevision’s Viacom Lawsuit: How We Got Here

Why can’t we be friends? You may have read yesterday that Cablevision is suing Viacom for forcing it to take lower-rated channels along with its most popular networks, a practice the pay-TV company claims is illegal. Cable operators and networks...

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Lux Capital is investing in areas of science that many venture capitalists have backed away from.

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Lux Capital is investing in areas of science that many venture capitalists have backed away from.

Lux Capital Raises $245 Million to Fund Unpopular Science Startups

Over the past half-decade, venture capitalists have been retreating from biotech and energy, burned by bad bets and turned off by excessive costs. Meanwhile, one firm with former executives from Pfizer and the Central Intelligence Agency is doubling down. Lux...

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Nextdoor CEO Nirav Tolia has raised more money just seven months after his company's last round of financing.

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Nextdoor CEO Nirav Tolia has raised more money just seven months after his company's last round of financing.

Early Facebook, LinkedIn Backer Bets Big on Nextdoor With $15M

David Sze, a 13-year veteran of venture-capital firm Greylock Partners, has gained acclaim for his lucrative bets on Facebook, LinkedIn and Pandora. But he’s never written a check as big as the one he just gave to Nextdoor.com, a social-networking...

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As Dell takes itself private, Hewlett-Packard is vying for its rival's PC customers.

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As Dell takes itself private, Hewlett-Packard is vying for its rival's PC customers.

Payback Time? HP Tries to Nab Dell’s PC Customers

(Updates with comment from Lenovo.) Say this for Hewlett-Packard — the beaten-down computer maker still has chutzpah. A little more than an hour after rival Dell said it would go private in a $24.4 billion leveraged buyout, Hewlett-Packard made a...

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and her husband sponsored the bison paddock in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and her husband sponsored the bison paddock in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

No Bull: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Big on Buffalo

Deep in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, which spans more than 50 city blocks, is a fenced-in area where several buffalo can be seen roaming around. Recently, a sign appeared in front that reads: “The Bison Paddock has been graciously...

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