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    Quinn: The year venture capitalists sober up

    Venture capitalists keep the tech innovation cycle churning, but a rocky stock market in 2016 will cause them to pull back even more on their investments and make hard decisions about how they dole out money.  
    Venture capital firms raised less money and closed fewer U.S. funds last year, according to data from the National Venture Capital Association, a trade association. With less capital to invest, the decline from 2014 could signal an even tighter funding environment for technology startups this year.  
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    Uber Technologies is looking to raise as much as $2.1 billion in a financing round that would value the car-booking company at $62.5 billion, said people familiar with the matter. Uber has filed paperwork in Delaware detailing the fundraising plans, said the people, who asked not to be named because the plans are private.  
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    Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

    The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7 
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    Kanye West's super strict rules for Yeezy show models

    Kanye West had some pretty strict rules for how models at his Yeezy Season 3 fashion extravaganza should display his clothes.