PE HUB First Read

Softbank has acquired ARM Holdings, the British semiconductor designer, for $32 billion.

Samsung will announce the Galaxy Note 7 on Aug. 2.

Facebook made meager increases in the number of women and minorities working at the social-network giant.

The Republican National Convention starts this week.

Turkish military attempts a coup.

Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are blocked in Turkey during reported coup attempt.

National Amusements opposes Viacom’s planned Paramount stake sale.

Google’s latest election tool helps U.S. citizens to register to vote.

Drone helps find man suffering from heart attack.

 

 

Photo: User holding mobile device showing Facebook feed. Reuters