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In Second Opinion, airplanes can be hacked via on board wifi, Square buys Caviar, and a female intern finds that venture capital is “no place for a woman.” Also, R.I.P. James Brady.

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, American Apparel is getting $25 mln from Standard General, Apple will eventually release info about the diversity of its workforce and teens are having a hard time finding a summer job.

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In Second Opinion, CEO Mickey Drexler has amassed more than $350 million from the LBO of J. Crew, only 2 percent of LinkedIn employees are black and another exec leaves Twitter. Happy Father’s Day everyone!

A protester holds a sign during a march in support of the girls kidnapped in Nigeria by members of Boko Haram, in Cape Town
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In Second Opinion, Barclays is cutting 7,000 IB jobs, female CEOs are more likely to be sacked than men, Dish Network’s Chairman says the company can’t afford a bid for DirecTV and will all the media attention actually help bring back the 200 girls kidnapped in Nigeria.

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In Second Opinion, the federal review process for Comcast’s $45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable kicked off today, an emergency room doctor uses Google Glass and saves a patient and San Francisco is cracking down on Air bnb rentals. Plus, how Universal Music CEO Lucian Graine became the most powerful man in music.

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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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Providence’s Fund VII Target Reduced to $5B

Providence Equity Partners’ seventh fund will likely come in at around $5 billion, according to two sources who attended the firm’s annual meeting last week. Separately, Providence has finally completed the sale of their 10% stake in Hulu for $200 million.

Integrate Raises $11M From Comcast, Foundry Group, Liberty Global

Integrate said it raised $11 million in a round led by Comcast Ventures and joined by Liberty Global and existing investor Foundry Group. The Series B financing brings the total raised by the company to $15.2 million. The new money will help the ad tech company push ahead on product development. PRESS RELEASE COMCAST VENTURES […]

VC-Backed Game Maker Trion Worlds Ponders IPO

(Reuters) – Little-known online games company Trion Worlds, after raising more than $100 million in venture capital since 2006, is looking at becoming the newest debutante at the digital media IPO ball. Not unlike larger and better-known games company Zynga, which filed for an IPO of up to $1 billion in July, Trion is considering […]

VC-Backed Tennis Channel Files Complaint Against Comcast

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Tennis Channel said on Wednesday it filed a complaint against Comcast Corp with U.S. regulators, alleging that the top U.S. cable operator favors its own programs over others. The Tennis Channel, seeking a wider audience, said Comcast offers its tennis programs on the premium tier of sports shows which is watched […]

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