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In Second Opinion, Energy Future Holdings bankruptcy is now expected Tuesday, GoDaddy to pay out a dividend before going public, Apple is raising $17 bln in debt and a pro golfer knocks a drone out of the sky with a golf ball.

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In Second Opinion, Deutsche Bank faces pressure to raise capital, why may be called upon more to treat people, Apple is working on Siri for Apple TV and Facebook gets U.S. antitrust approval for its $19 billion buy of Occulus.

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In Second Opinion, PE-backed companies are borrowing money to pay dividends like it’s 2007, Y Combinator boosts its payout to startups, WhatsApp hits 500 million users and Happy Earth day!

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Today in Second Opinion, El Pollo Loco is looking to go public, Dropbox unveils Carousel, Apple sours on making an offer for Square and White Castle is now offering breakfast.

Letterman and Obama
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Today in Second Opinion, Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference will begin this year on 2nd June, Brendan Eich resigns as Mozilla’s CEO, the myth of the CEO and Dave Letterman is retiring in 2015.

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In Second Opinion, Amazon enters the streaming video set-top box competition with its Fire TV product, the most popular jobs in every state, Microsoft is bringing back the start menu to the Windows desktop and the reorganization of Energy Future Holdings Corp. will likely nearly wipe out owners KKR, TPG and Goldman.

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In Second Opinion, Gmail launched 10 years ago today, Jawbone buys Playground.fm, how Google fumbled Glass and why co-investing is more likely to produce poor returns.

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peHUB Second Opinion

To start your weekend, La Quinta is the third hotel chain Blackstone is taking public, Amazon denies that its working up a free, ad-supported TV and music-video service and why does someone want to follow Rob Ford around with a tuba.

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In Second Opinion, Aafederal jury convicts five Bernie Madoff employees of fraud, Apple is in talks with Comcast for a streaming-television service, about 36% of all Web traffic is considered fake. Plus, guess who is Business Insider’s’ new political columnist. Just guess.

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Vegas TechFund backs Stir

Stir has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. The investors included Vegas TechFund and several Apple alumni. Based in Los Angeles, Stir is a maker of a height-adjustable desk.

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Today in Second Opinion, there’s news that talks to sell J. Crew have broken down, which coffee shops dominate the U.S., NYSE leads the race to get the Alibaba IPO and Amazon will begin shipping its video-sharing device in April.

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peHUB First Read

This Thursday morning First Read brings you the most active VCs in NYC, angel and VC friends and foes and the former head of Deutsche Bank PE joining Swiss Re.

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peHUB Second Opinion 9.10

Second Opinion has news about Apple’s $99 iPhone, Intel building tiny chips for wearable devices, Microsoft shareholders pushing for a turnaround expert to replace Ballmer, and an Elvis Costello sighting in Cupertino, California.

Amazon CEO Bezos by Gus Ruelas of Reuters

peHUB Second Opinion 9.6

In today’s Second Opinion, Amazon is thinking about giving away smartphones to catch up to Apple and Samsung, the Fed could start tapering as soon as this month, encrypted email is a joke to the NSA, and Miley Cyrus has lost her twerking crown.

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peHUB Second Opinion 8.30

Today’s Second Opinion has news about continued market turmoil due to concerns about a U.S. attack on Syria, Apple launching an iPhone trade-in program, Google buying a smartwatch maker, the merits of a Lego Room for employees, and lots more.

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peHUB Second Opinion 8.8

In today’s Second Opinion Fannie outdoes Freddie, Wall Street bounces back, Gupta goes pro-weed, former YouTubers launch a new video startup, iPhone porn and other cool links.

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