PE HUB First Read

Snap, owner of Snapchat, files publicly for a $3 bln IPO. The stock could be biggest U.S. tech offering since Alibaba.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick drops out of Trump’s business advisory council.

Former Goldman senior executive Cohn defends plans to roll back Dodd-Frank rules.

Apple is no longer the world’s most valuable brand. That honor now goes to Google.

Police might get location information from mobile devices without a warrant.

Europe suddenly worries its biggest threat is the U.S.

Former ExxonMobile CEO Tillerson supports aggressive stance in South China Sea region eyed by Exxon, Russia oil companies.

Massive iceberg set to break off Antarctic ice shelf.

Spotify may delay IPO until 2018.

Amazon revenue misses estimates as holiday sales fall short.

Photo: Honorees and founders of Snapchat Evan Spiegel (L) and Bobby Murphy arrive at the Time 100 gala celebrating the magazine’s naming of the 100 most influential people in the world for the past year, in New York, April 29, 2014. Reuters/Lucas Jackson