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The Deal Professor thinks that Alibaba’s play for MoneyGram (via its Ant Financial arm) could tell us a lot about how the new administration will handle Chinese investment in the US – NYTimes

Lynn Tilton and her Patriarch Partners empire’s ongoing war with the SEC is apparently taking a toll – WSJ

Uber has announced plans to partner with Daimler to work on a fleet of autonomous vehicles, though neither company is making the relationship exclusive – NYTimes

Big shake-up at the SEC – Law360

So China may  not be in the cards for Facebook.  How about that other great untapped realm: television – WSJ

Let’s all keep an eye on TransDigm, the aircraft-parts supplier that activist Andrew Left is betting is the next Valeant – Bloomberg

Under Armour – the darling of the athletic world and a company on a meteoric rise just months ago—is taking it on the chin after missing revenue targets in Q4 and breaking a 26-quarter streak of 20 percent revenue growth – WSJ and Bloomberg and NYTimes

Portugal as Europe’s Silicon Valley?  It’s not as far-fetched as you may think (and Brexit’s not hurting things, either) – Bloomberg

The Vikings may have ended the season abysmally, but dammit, they’ve got some strong food game, giving them a leg up in the [slowly improving] NFL eating experience – NYTimes

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