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In Second Opinion, Apple officially welcomes Beats to its family, you can now legally unlock your cellphones in the U.S., Alibaba invests $120 mln in Kabam and it’s okay to feel good about the U.S. economy.

Spiegel and Murphy arrive at the Time 100 gala celebrating the magazine's naming of the 100 most influential people in the world for the past year, in New York
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In Second Opinion, Snapchat is in talks to sell a stake worth $10 bln to the Alibaba Group, AMC is considering buying 50 percent of BBC America, and Best Buy CEO says tablet sales are crashing. Plus what part of New York City should Sharknado II attack?

XBox One which will be discounted at 6pm local time on Thanksgiving day is seen on display at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in the Porter Ranch section of Los Angeles
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In Second Opinion, Google’s Q2 revenue is up 22%, Facebook rolls out an app for famous people and celebrities, Twitter buys CardSpring and sales of Xbox One have doubled since the price was cut to $399.

Jay Carney gives his final briefing at the White House in Washington
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In Second Opinion, Microsoft may announce its biggest round of job cuts in 5 years this week, Yahoo Q2 earnings come in low, KKR is getting a $400 mln dividend from Capsugel and Twitter gets hit with an age discrimination suit.

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In Second Opinion, Don Sterling vows he will never sell the L.A. Clippers, the first man to buy Marijuana legally in Washington says he was fired from his job and Marc Andreessen’s first six months on Twitter were epic.

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peHUB First Read

To end this lovely June week, First Read finds computer scientists not heeding the lessons of science fiction, Congress warns U.S. investors about Chinese companies like Alibaba and a crack down on the annual dog-meat eating festival.

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GGV Capital raises $620 mln for fifth fund

GGV Capital, a U.S. and China-focused venture firm, said Wednesday that it has closed $620 million for its fifth fund. Its LPs include the University of California Regents. GGV Capital was an early backer of Alibaba.

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peHUB First Read

This midweek morning read all about what public pensions should and shouldn’t be disclosing about their PE portfolios, Cressey & co planning a new fund, what buyout funds are giving MassPRIM IRRs a boost and the latest on Alibaba and how it’s affecting Silicon Valley.

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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Alibaba finally files for an IPO, Target’s interim CEO doesn’t want the job permanently and the success of “Frozen” helps Disney fly past quarterly earnings expectations.

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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Square now accepts bitcoin for its online marketplace, Ares Management files to go public, Cloudera raises $900 million in financing and enrollment for Obamacare heads to 7 million.

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In Second Opinion, study finds that good-looking male entrepreneurs have the best chance of getting venture funding, more people work for Alibaba than Yahoo and Facebook combined. Plus Flappy Bird is returning!

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