PE HUB First Read

How private equity firms hire CEOs: experience is overrated.

Private equity takes big risks in bids for Takata and Valeant.

Facebook and Microsoft are teaming up to lay a massive underwater cable from Virginia to Spain.

Ardian acquired fund stakes from the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan in several managers like BC Partners and EQT.

Twilio’s IPO could open the tech window in what has been the worst year for tech IPOs since 2009.

The FBI tries for warrantless access to even more email records through text included in secret Senate intelligence bill.

This former ecstasy smuggler launched startup KashFlow and became a multi-millionaire.

U.S. government study finds cancer-link in rats exposed to type of radio frequency emitted by cellphones.

Trump’s energy plan toes the Republican line on promoting fossil fuel production and rolling back environmental protections.

Nick Denton rips into Peter Thiel, the man his company outed in 2007.

Google doesn’t owe Oracle any money for using Java in Android.

Photo: A woman sits at the edge of the field of United States flags displayed by the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund on the Boston Common in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. May 26, 2016 ahead of the Memorial Day holiday on May 30. REUTERS/Brian Snyder