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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.

bowling
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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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peHUB Second Opinion

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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peHUB Second Opinion

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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peHUB Second Opinion

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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peHUB Second Opinion

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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peHUB Second Opinion

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.”

fathers day
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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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peHUB Second Opinion

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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peHUB Second Opinion

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.

donuts
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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, GlamGlow goes up for sale, Apple plans to launch its wearable devices in October and John Legere will likely run the combined Sprint/T-Mobile. Happy National Doughnut Day!

knicks
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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, a majority of Americans think global warming is indeed happening, the New York Knicks are worth nearly $5 billion, Google plans to spend more than $1 bln on a fleet of satellites and N.J. Gov. Chris Christie looks like he’s lost 85 lbs.

friday
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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Amazon Prime will now be offering streaming music, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife donate $120 mln to needy Bay Area schools and why working at Vice Media isn’t as cool as it seem.

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peHUB First Read

To end your late spring week, First Read has news Donald Sterling ruled mentally unfit to reject the sale of the L.A. Clippers, National Spelling Bee ended in a tie, KKR loan rejected by nervous banks and mysterious man-eating holes appearing in Indiana.

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