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In Second Opinion, Computer Sciences is interested in doing an LBO, Shyp is launching in NYC, Ripplewood Holdings stopped being a PE firm a while ago and who will be the next mayor of London.

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In Second Opinion, Rackspace is no longer for sale, that NFC chip on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will only be used for Apple Pay and another round of layoffs at MSFT is expected later this week.

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In Second Opinion, Microsoft buys Mojang, maker of Minecraft, Alibaba is raising the terms of its IPO to $66 to $68 a share and what do venture capitalists actually do all day.

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In Second Opinion, we have Megan Smith becoming the U.S. Chief Technology Officer, BP could be fined another $18 billion for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill four years ago and Twitpic is shutting down Sept. 25.

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peHUB First Read

To start your week, First Read reveals private equity’s own form of tax inversion, a startup is developing a tech-enabled, friendlier way to collect debt and an earthquake rocked Napa Valley this weekend.

Los Angeles Clippers' new owner Ballmer is introduced at a fan event at the Staples Center in Los Angeles
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In Second Opinion, Steve Ballmer steps down as a Microsoft board member, Uber hires President Barack Obama’s famous campaign manager, the skinny jean trend might be over and Lyft COO Travis VanderZanden has left his job.

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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Yahoo acquires Zofari, Apple releases its diversity stats and a study of venture outcomes reveals that nearly 65% of financings fail to return 1x capital. And, the new danger to smoking e-cigarettes.

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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, T-Mobile’s CEO is talking smack about Sprint, AOL still has 2.3 million subscribers to it Internet business, and Microsoft is continuing to lose money on its Surface tablets.

Microsoft adds Trilogy Equity chair Stanton to board

Software firm Microsoft Corp. has named John W. Stanton to its board of directors. Stanton is the current chairman of Trilogy Equity Partners and Trilogy International Partners. He is the former chairman and CEO of VoiceStream Wireless, which was acquired by Deutsche Telekom and later renamed T-Mobile USA.

A man is silhouetted against a video screen with an Facebook logo as he poses with an Dell laptop in this photo illustration taken in the central Bosnian town of Zenica
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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Facebook’s Q2 revenue jumps 61%, a review of Amazon’s Fire phone, why the Federal Reserve Bank of NY is really upset with Deutsche Bank again and Twitter releases diversity info.

Jay Carney gives his final briefing at the White House in Washington
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peHUB Second Opinion

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.

Israeli cyber security startup Hexadite nets $2.5 mln

Hexadite, which has emerged from stealth mode, said Tuesday that it has raised $2.5 million in seed funding. YL Ventures led the round with participation from Moshe Lichtman, a former corporate vice president at Microsoft. Based in Tel Aviv, Hexadite is a cyber security solutions provider.

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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 Second Opinion

In Second Opinon, we have why the NBA is taking so long to get rid of Don Sterling, Microsoft drops price of Xbox One to $400 with out Kinect, BWAY Corp. may go up for sale again and the Goldman banker who took Twitter public is leaving.

lostcellphone
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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Don Sterling could make a 63-fold return on the L.A. Clippers, a new app lets desperate users buy a parking spot from someone for up to $20 and AOL’s stock tumbles after first quarter results disappoint.

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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, RadiumOne’s abusive CEO needs to go, the bankruptcy filing from Energy Future Holdings could come as early as Monday evening, Amazon’s new smartphone will have a unique wireless data plan and Netflix is coming to cable.

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