peHUB Second Opinion 4.17

Four months after Cerberus put up for sale gun company the Freedom Group, it’s found a possible buyer: Cerberus’s owner, Stephen Feinberg.

Speaking of guns, the Senate today defeated a plan to expand background checks for firearm purchasers, imperiling the President’s new gun bill.

Intel just bought the 7-year-old startup Mashery.

Twitter is sharpening its ad targeting by sifting through tweets.

The gourmet cupcake bubble is bursting.

This online game company grossed $100 million last year and $179 million in the first quarter of 2013 alone.

People are trying to crowdsource the identity of the Boston bomber through photo analysis. But there are hazards to crowdsourced detective work.

Watch CNN gradually walk back its reporting on the nonexistent Boston bombing arrest.

Why employees who aren’t the sharpest knives in the drawer might do best of all.

Photo: An illustration picture shows the logo of the Website Twitter on an Ipad, in Bordeaux, Southwestern France, January 30, 2013.
Credit: Reuters/Regis Duvignau

 

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