peHUB Second Opinion 08.12


Old But Still Good: Seven surprises to expect when negotiating employment with a PE firm.

Deals: Blackstone, TPG and Stifle Financial are bidding for Morgan Keegan. And, Rovio Entertainament Oy is in talks to get funding that would value Angry Birds at $1.2 bln.

Divided: A U.S. appeals court rules that a key part of Obamacare is unconstitutional.

Not that Bad: Taking stock of Wall Street’s wild week.

Apple: Don’t expect Apple to host a Sept. 7 event to launch the iPhone 5.

Smart Phones: 14 million Americans scanned QR or bar codes on their mobile phones in June.

Gawker: The S&P downgrade was basically Michele Bachmann’s fault.

Just Mean: Sam Odio has hacked Jon Stark’s communal Starbucks card and gotten $625 on his own Starbucks card. He says he’s donating the money to charity.

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