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In Second Opinion, CBS wants CNN if it becomes available, Goldman and JPMorgan are providing a $25 bln loan for Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox’s $73 bln takeover bid of Time Warner and Amazon confirms Kindle Unlimited.

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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To end your week, First Read has news that a federal judge has ordered the IRS to explain under oath how it lost emails, Marc Andreessen’s summer reading list and sex workers are the secret entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley.

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This morning read all about Google’s European VC arm, CalSTRS targeting small-mid-market firms and the latest distressed debt and bankruptcy restructuring rankings for Q2 2014.

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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, nearly two-thirds of the U.S. population uses a smartphone, Apple’s secret eBay store returns, the potato salad Kickstarter surpasses $40K and our hearts go out to Brazil at the World Cup semifinal.

Jimmy Choo shoes founder Mellon shows off her OBE in London
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In Second Opinion, Tamara Mellon, co-founder of Jimmy Choo shoes, says sexual discrimination and inequality in private equity made her a feminist, Box raises another $150 mln in funding from TPG and Coatue, and Uber cuts the price of UberX rides in NYC by 20%.

The Blackphone, an Android software-based mobile which encrypts texts, voice calls and video chats, is displayed after being launched during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
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In Second Opinion, Twitter is buying Tap Commerce, the Blackphone ships this week, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg tells it like it is and why we should smother France with love.

first read march 27
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peHUB First Read

This Thursday morning find out how private equity is doing in your state, why it’s all about the buy-and-build and while Pritzker Group doesn’t seem to be such a fan of co-investing, UPS talks about plans for its own co-investment program.

An attendee photographs the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3, during the event in New York
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In Second Opinion, how a PE firm’s home management led to a child’s death, Google tests a domain registration service, Marissa Mayer sleeps through a business dinner and American Apparel’s co-chairman says the company isn’t for sale..

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In Second Opinion, Oracle is near a deal to by Micros Systems, Amazon is expected to announced its smartphone tomorrow and a pawn shop for sneakers opens in Harlem.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford attends a special council meeting at City Hall in Toronto
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In Second Opinion, PE dry powder hits $1 trillion, GM recalls 3 million more cars, Box buys Stream and get ready for “Rob Ford The Musical.”

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peHUB Second Opinion

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!

Branson waves from Virgin Galactic's mothership WhiteKnightTwo during its public roll-out in California
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In Second Opinion, Google in talks to take a stake in Virgin Galactic, the COO of Twitter has resigned, Amazon Prime Music went live today and being cool in high school can be very bad for you.

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In Second Opinion, Harvard is a great school but a lousy investor, Google pays $500 mln for Skybox Imaging, Amazon plans to launch a marketplace for local services and whether Britney Spears is a feminist role model.

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