peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, fear of assistive technology is fueling all the Google Glass hate, the economic recovery is proving to be very lackluster, Discovery Channel sells HowStuffWorks at a big loss and look who won the Boston Marathon.


peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Google’s first quarter revenue misses, a young VC thinks Fred Wilson is wrong about young VCs, Kim Dotcom may get his assets back and a study finds that a person’s Facebook profile is a significant predictor of job performance.

blood moon

peHUB Second Opinion

Today in Second Opinion: Windows Phone 8.1 delivers on all fronts; Google buys Titan Aerospace, the drone maker Facebook wanted; how bad of a PE investment was Nuveen; and, get ready for the blood moon.

Google demonstrators protest in San Francisco

Individuals targeted as San Francisco tech money protests intensify: Reuters

Demonstrations against the grip on San Francisco held by wealthy technology workers took a personal turn on Friday with protesters taking aim at a Google lawyer they say personifies the tensions being stirred by abundant tech money, sister news service Reuters reported. One of those targeted recently is Kevin Rose, a partner at Google Ventures.


peHUB First Read

This rainy Friday morning, First Read has news the Chicago Sun-Times is the first major newspaper to accept bitcoin, some public agencies in California forgo receiving venture capital performance data to avoid reporting it to the public and a radar detector that harnesses crowdsourcing to avoid highway patrol.

Amazon fire tv

peHUB Second Opinion

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.


peHUB Second Opinion

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.


peHUB First Read

Read all about the latest midweek news including research on PE fund reporting, the latest on Monitor Clipper’s fourth buyout fund and how co-investments may help managers in the quest for higher returns and lower fees.

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