PE HUB First Read

Pop music superstar George Michael dies at 53.

Snapchat is buying Israeli augmented reality startup Cimagine.

Some Trump picks will be facing stiff and costly confirmation fights.

70 pct of Americans have shopped online, compared to 22 pct in 2000.

Russia finds black box from military plane that crashed into Black Sea killing 92.

The minimum wage is going up in 21 states and 22 cities.

Inside Snopes’ fact-checking operation, which continues to expand.

Jason Miller resigned as Trump’s communications director after accusations of affair.

Why 2017 is gearing up to be a year of cyber attacks on “insecure” smart home gadgets.

Drexel University professor under fire for ‘white genocide’ tweet.

Photo: Singer George Michael performs on stage during his ”Symphonica” tour concert in Vienna, September 4, 2012. Reuters/Heinz-Peter Bader