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The logo for SFR, a mobile-phone unit of Vivendi SA, sits on a giant display screen at one of the company's stores in Paris, France.

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The logo for SFR, a mobile-phone unit of Vivendi SA, sits on a giant display screen at one of the company's stores in Paris, France.

Vivendi Goes Back to Future With SFR Spinoff Plan

In its unlikely transformation from a regional water utility into Europe’s biggest telecom and media conglomerate, Vivendi has ridden a lot of corporate trends. It may be on the verge of adding another to the list: the spinoff. Vivendi is...

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Donald Trump is the latest billionaire interested in owning the New York Times.

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Donald Trump is the latest billionaire interested in owning the New York Times.

Why It’s Hard for Trump — or Anyone — to Buy the N.Y. Times

Ridicule of Donald Trump has become an almost daily occurrence. This week, the mockery came after he was revealed to be the latest billionaire interested in owning the New York Times. Again, and again, and again. New York Magazine’s Joe Hagan, who decided...

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Founder Gabe Rivera said he would 'hate to see Techmeme wither or die inside a bigger company.'

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Founder Gabe Rivera said he would 'hate to see Techmeme wither or die inside a bigger company.'

No VC: Why Techmeme’s Gabe Rivera Resists Investors

This is the fifth in a five-part series called “No VC,” which highlights startups that have succeeded without venture capital, the lifeblood of Silicon Valley. Gabe Rivera often hears from Silicon Valley’s elite, who are eager to invest in his startup Techmeme, the...

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