peHUB First Read

* The Son of Gutenberg: How WordPress changed the way we publish

* Rajiv Sethi: The flash crash was an extreme version of a routine event

* Stacey Higgenbotham: Will Silicon Valley remain the center of the tech universe

* First Read: U.S. futures point to mixed open, London keeps rising, European shares climb and the Nikkei slips.

* Up close with James Dolan

* An end to free checking accounts?

* On BP, it’s Simmons vs. Simmons

* Vinod Kohlsa: What really matters in thin-film solar startups

* Your daily carried interest: John Backus of New Atlantic Ventures makes his case

* Maybe the vuvuzelas aren’t all bad. Seems that they’ve created an entrepreneurial opportunity for some poor South African villagers.

* Tom Foremski: Steve Case should refrain from criticizing the AOL/Bebo situation

* The winners of North Bridge Venture Partners’ first seed-stage competition

* Mark Suster wrote a great post titled: “It’s better to beg forgiveness than ask for permission.” Unfortunately, his site has been hacked. So I’ll link tomorrow, when he gets things back to normal.

* Manatt Phelps’ Jay Rand on tech M&A:

* This week in Venture Capital, with Mo Koyfman of Spark Capital:

* Oh yes they did… The Smurfs go big-screen and live action:

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