PE HUB First Read

QVC is acquiring rival HSN for more than $2 billion.

Qualcomm is asking U.S. trade regulators to ban iPhone imports, according to a new lawsuit. The chipmaker is contending that Apple allegedly infringed on six of their patents.

Blackstone Group to buy minority stake in Leonard Green.

Most Republicans in the U.S. like Medicaid. Who knew?

The motorcycle industry is dying. Can millennials save it?

Consumer electronics business Jawbone, once valued at $3 bln, is going out of business.

An “Uber for garbage” picks up steam and $11.7 million in Series A funding.

Soundcloud cuts about 40 pct of staff as it struggles against larger rivals like Spotify.

Fox News anchor Charles Payne suspended amid sexual harassment allegations.

Photo: Qualcomm’s logo is seen at its booth at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) 2015 in Beijing, China, April 28, 2015. Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon