PE HUB First Read

More than 2,000 Google employees in offices around the world staged a walkout on Monday to protest the immigration ban.

Deutsche Bank AG has agreed to pay nearly $630 million to end investigations by U.K. and New York regulators into Russian equity trades.

Iconix Brand Group is exploring a sale of its majority stake in Peanuts Worldwide LLC, which owns the rights to cartoon strip characters Snoopy and Charlie Brown.

Gaming hardware maker Razer is buying Nextbit’s 30 person team.

The Boy Scouts of America have reversed their transgender ban.

Peter Capaldi is leaving “Dr Who.”

Virtually silent since leaving office, former President Obama speaks out against religious bias while praising the activism in his wake.

Since regulators blocked the service in 2009, Facebook has been trying to re-enter China and it’s not working.

Bankruptcy filings for big Brazil firms will be hitting another record in the country the third consecutive year due to a harsh recession and tight credit conditions.

The father of the arcade trailblazer Pac-Man dies at 91.

Brooklyn’s Barclays Center is dumping the New York Islanders.

 

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