PE HUB First Read

Renesas, of Japan, buys Intersil, a U.S. chipmaker, for $3.2 billion.

Twitter is changing the way it counts 140 characters. It isn’t including media attachments and quoted tweets.

A woman in Washington D.C., who was allegedly drunk, was arrested for stealing three fries.

Apple offers free apps to teach children coding.

A New York bicycle courier company is suing Berkshire Hathaway over allegedly cheating employers buying workers’ compensation policies.

Trump is claiming that Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen is keeping interest rates down in order to help President Obama.

Protesters disturb disgraced swimmer Ryan Lochte’s appearance on “Dancing with the Stars.”

Embattled online platform LendingClub hires Washington Mutual’s former CFO for same role.

For profit college Bridgepoint Education, which has been accused of misleading students about the cost of loans, has been ordered to refund student loans.


Photo of Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, takes his seat to speak at the Fortune’s Most Powerful Women’s Summit in Washington, October 13, 2015.  Reuters/Kevin Lamarque