A Google self-driving vehicle drives around the parking lot at the Computer History Museum after a presentation in Mountain View, California
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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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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.

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Twitter buys VC-backed CardSpring

Twitter has acquired CardSpring, the latter confirmed in a post on its site. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in San Francisco, CardSpring is a payments infrastructure firm. CardSpring’s backers included Accel Partners, Greylock Partners, Morado Venture Partners, SV Angel, Data Collective, Felicis Ventures and the Webb Investment Network. To read the announcement , visit here.

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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peHUB First Read

This Wednesday morning First Read brings you news of new hires at The Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System, a venture capital arm for Twitter, Quantum Energy reaching a first close on Fund VI and late stage VC deals doubling in size.

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In Second Opinion, Portillos Hot Dogs finds a buyer, Leon Black does a VC art deal, Anthony Noto gets a job at Twitter and Rafael Nadal loses at Wimbledon.

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.

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peHUB First Read

Catch up on the latest happenings after the weekend including Andreessen Horowitz’s latest investment, how Florida SBA’s private equity portfolio performed last year, JMI Equity’s $1 bln fundraising and some LPs’ views on who the up and coming venture firms are.

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In Second Opinion, American Apparel finally boots Dov Charney, wheter starting a company make you fat, Twitter buys SnappyTV and no one is expected to buy Amazon’s Fire Phone.

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!

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To guide you through this Friday the 13th, First Read has news that Bain Capital Partners is suing EY, the Supreme Court wants companies to be more truthful about food labeling and we may be heading for higher prices at the pump as Iraq falls apart.

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In Second Opinion, Verizon sends cease and desist order to Netflix, report says Google Chrome is more popular than Internet Explorer and how to break into the yoga industry after you’ve been certified.

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