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In Second Opinion, eBay splits its e-commerce business from PayPal, Reddit gets $50 million in VC funding and CDC confirms the first case of Ebola in the U.S.


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In Second Opinion, Computer Sciences is interested in doing an LBO, Shyp is launching in NYC, Ripplewood Holdings stopped being a PE firm a while ago and who will be the next mayor of London.

A BlackBerry Passport smartphone is shown at its official launching event in Toronto

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In Second Opinion, Pimco’s executive management committee had been meeting for a week to oust Bill Gross, there have been 200,000 orders for Blackberry’s Passport since its launch Wednesday and Battlestar Galactica is leaving Netflix as of Oct. 1.


Eckert joins FFL as Operating Partner

Robert Eckert, the former Chairman and CEO of Mattel, has joined FFL as an Operating Partner. Eckert served as CEO of Mattel from 2000 to 2011, and as Chairman from 2000 to 2012. San Francisco-based FFL, a private equity firm, focuses on investments in the middle market.

U.S. Attorney General Holder looks on during a special naturalization ceremony at the Department of Justice in Washington

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In Second Opinion, 20 reasons that startups fail, Moody’s says the 25 largest U.S. public pensions face about $2 trillion in unfunded liabilities and Eric Holder is stepping down as U.S. attorney general.

Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the IOS 8 operating system during his keynote address at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California

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In Second Opinion, Apple pulls its iOS 8.0.1 software update after it causes newer iPhones to crash, the dangers of upgrading your aging iPhone and Virgin Galactic won’t now make a commercial flight to space until early spring.

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In Second Opinion, Samsung is exiting the laptop market in Europe, Apple is weighing whether to rename Beats Music, while Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Dr. Pepper Snapple pledge to cut beverage calories by 20%.

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In Second Opinion, polar bears find a new source of food, EMC and HP held on and off merger talks for nearly a year and expect the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset to go on sale in 2015.

A security guard walks past a logo of Alibaba (China) Technology Co. Ltd at its headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou

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In Second Opinion, Silver Lake stands to make 5x its money with the Alibaba IPO, Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a rare type of cancer and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL will overhaul how it deals with player behavior.

Corporate Affairs Manager Samantha Bartholomew poses in her living room in London

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In Second Opinion, the U.S. poverty rate declines for the first time since 2006, how to download IOS 8 w/out deleting any of your data and tomorrow Scottish citizens will vote on whether to become independent.

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